Imam Ali (AS) has numerous undeniable characteristics that undoubtedly make him the Prophet’s unique companion. Every single moment in Imam Ali’s life, from his miraculous birth inside the Ka’ba, his upbringing by the Prophet before Islam, his companionship with the Prophet during his prophethood, to his endless efforts in establishing justice and guiding the Muslims, are all reflections of his divine and holy character. Even his enemies could not resist admiring him. His great personality gives honor and dignity to his Shia followers who proudly follow him as their first Imam.