Tamim al-Ansari

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Tamim al-Ansari
BornMedina, Arabia

Tamim ibn Zayd al-Ansari (Arabic: تميم بن زيد الأنصاري, romanizedTamīm ibn Zayd al-Anṣārī) was a companion of Muhammad and Muslim saint (walī) whose dargah (shrine) is located in Kovalam, Tamil Nadu, India. Al-Ansari was born in Medina, Saudi Arabia and participated in the Battle of Badr). He visited the Indian subcontinent during the caliphate of Umar ibn al-Khattab and stayed in Sindh for 18 years.


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