Imam Taqi al-Jawad (AS) and Mamun
The tale of Mamun-or Rashid’s first meeting with the young son of Imam Ali Ridha (A.S) is interesting. Once when our 9th Imam, Imam Taqi (A.S) was only nine years old, he was walking down a street of Baghdad, when Mamun-or Rashid and his soldiers came by. All the other children on the street ran away but Imam Taqi (A.S) did not.
A Little Collection of Imam al-Jawad (AS) Maxims
There are quoted in Tuhaf al-Uqoul a large collection of maxims of Imam Muhammad bin Ali Taqi Al-Jawad (AS), who was martyred on Dhol-Qa'adah 29 … following are some of these:
Imam Jawad - Symbol of Prophet's Affability
The life span of Imam Muhammad Taqi Al-Jawwad, peace be on him, was shorter than that of his predecessors as well as his successors. He became imam when he was eight years old and was poisoned at the age of 25.