Literally means: ‘People of the Cloak.’

This title refers to the five infallibles who are honored in the famous ‘Ḥadith al-Kisa’ or ‘Narration of the Cloak.’ They are Prophet Muḥammad (ṣ), Fāṭimah binte Muḥammad (ʿa), Imām ʿAlī (ʿa), Imām Ḥasan (ʿa), and Imām Ḥusayn (ʿa).