Imam Ja’ffar As-swadiq contributions
- He the 16th Imam of the Shia faith
- Possessed great knowledge in astronomy and other sciences
- Lectured students in the grand mosque of the prophet p.b.u.h in Mdina
- Taught students who become renowned scholars eg Imam Shafii Imam Malik
- Changed the divine right of the Shia Imam
- Overcome the big challenges from Abassid Khalifs and the Shia community because of his knowledge and wisdom.