Umm Farwa bt. al-Qasim
Umm Farwa (Arabic: اُمّ فروة) was Imam al-Baqir's (a) wife and mother of Imam al-Sadiq (a). She was the daughter of al-Qasim b. Muhammad b. Abi Bakr and her lineage also reaches Abu Bakr from her mother's side. Umm Farwa was a good woman who was praised by Imam al-Sadiq (a). She was also considered a narrator of hadith.
|Umm Farwa bt. al-Qasim|
Mother of Imam al-Sadiq (a)
|Full Name||Fatima (or Qariba) bt. al-Qasim b. Muhammad|
|Well-known Relatives||Imam al-Baqir (a) (husband), Imam al-Sadiq (a) (son)|
|Place of Residence||Medina|
|Burial Place||Al-Baqi' Cemetery, Medina|
Umm Farwa was the daughter of al-Qasim b. Muhammad b. Abi Bakr, Imam al-Baqir's (a) wife and mother of Imam al-Sadiq (a). Her father was al-Qasim who was trustworthy to Imam al-Sajjad (a) and his companion and was known as the faqih of the people of Hijaz.
The name of Imam al-Sadiq's (a) mother was Fatima or Qariba and her teknonym was Umm Farwa or Umm al-Qasim. Her mother was Asma', daughter of 'Abd al-Rahman b. Abi Bakr. Since Umm Farwa reached Abu Bakr from both his mother's side and his father's side, Imam al-Sadiq (a) has been called a grandson of Abu Bakr by