The thirteenth of the holy month of Rajab; the sun of Imamate has shined by the birth anniversary of the guardian of the Messenger of Allah; the Commander of the Faithful and the Leader of the Leader of the Resplendent and the dragonfly of the pious Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb (peace be upon him), the only one who was born inside the holy Kaaba twenty-three years before immigration, a virtue that was attributed only to him by the Almighty.
He is Ali son of Abi Taleb son of Abd Al-Muttalib son of Ibn Hashim son of Abd Manaf son of Qusay son of Kilab son of Murrah son of Ka'b son of Lu'ay son of Ghalib son of Fihr son of Malik son Nidhr son of Kinanah son of Khuzaymah son of Mudrikah son of Ilyas son of Mudar son of Nizar son of Ma'd son of Adnan.
Ali (peace be upon him) was at the custody of the Prophet Muhammad (Allah's prayers be upon him) and lived under his auspices. Lady Khadijah bint Khuwaylid; the wife of the Holy Prophet (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household) was like a mother for Ali (peace be upon both of them). This student has learned from his great mentor the truth of the universe, the laws of nature and the mysteries of existence, and has become the supreme idole by all his merits, deeds and the peak of the moral and ethical perfection. Ali has the honor to grow up in the house of the Prophecy, the house of the ethics, intellectual and spiritual ideals, wisdom and knowledge, so he (peace be upon him) was the only one who could realize the secrets of prophecy after the Messenger of Allah (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household).
Our master, Imam Ali (peace be upon him) is the Minister of the Prophet (Allah's prayers be upon him and his holy Household) and the speaking Quran, the dragonfly of religion and the Leader of the Resplendent was the one who have demolished the idols in the Kaaba, and he had incomparable valor, valiance and Jihad in wars and invasions, and so he has killed in the great Battle of Badr -the first battle of the Muslims against the infidels - the fiercest warriors and courageous knights of Arabia, until he has killed half of the unfaithful in that battle, while the other half was killed by the rest of Muslims supported by the angels who descended for their victory.
Among his titles: Al-Murtadha [The Chosen one of Allah], Nafsu Rasulillah [The Soul of the Holy Prophet], his brother, the husband of Al-Batool, Sayfullah Al-Maslool [The sword of Allah], Ameer Al-Bararah [The Commander of the pious], Qatel Al-Fajarah [The Killer of the wicked], Qaseem Al-Nar [The Distributor of Hell], Saheb Al-Liwa' [The bearer of the Banner], Sayed Al-Arab [The Master of Arabs], Kashef Al-Karb [The dispeller of the anguish], Al-Siddiq Al-Akbar [The Greatest Truthful], Al-Hadi [The Guider], Al-Farooq Al-A'dham [The Greatest Distinguisher (between the truth and the falsehood)], Bab Al-Madeenah [The Gateway of the city (of knowledge)], Ghurrat Al-Muhajireen [The leader of the Muhajireen], Haydar Al-Karrar [The Charging Lion]...
The auspicious birth of Imam Ali (peace be upon him) according to the historical sources of all Muslims, was in Kaaba. Allamah Al-Amini has stated in his famous book Al-Ghadeer about his great birth (peace be upon him): "The wall of the House [of Allah] has opened up for his mother Fatima bint Asad to enter, and the Kaaba wall was closed. And she remained inside the holy house, eating the fruits of paradise until the auspicious birth, and the universe was enlightened by his sacred coming. A clear truth approved by the two teams in all their books, and we will not give any attention to those who doubt it..."