Ayatollah
Ayatollah (/aɪəˈtɒlə/ or /aɪəˈtoʊlə/; Persian: آيت‌الله‎ ayatollah from Arabic: آية الله‎, āyatu allah "Sign of Allah") is a high-ranking title given to Usuli Twelver Shī‘ah clerics. T...
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Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Assures Public US Still "Great Satan" And Predicts Israel Gone In 25 Years
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei falls back on decades-old rhetoric about the "Great Satan" and the imminent end of the "Zionist regime". Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that his cou...
Marja' (Islamic law)
Marjaʿ (Arabic: مرجع) (Plural: marājiʿ), also known as a marjaʿ taqlīdī or marjaʿ dīnī (Arabic : مرجع تقليدي / مرجع ديني), literally means "Source to Imitate/Follow" or "Religious Reference"....
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Muhammad Yar Shah
Grand Ayatollah Allama Syed Muhammad Yar Shah Naqvi Najafi (born 1913 in Alipur Panjab, died 1990) the First Biggest prominent Shia scholar in Pakistan. He proceeded to Najaf Ashraf and returned from ...
Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah
Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Hussein Fadl-Allāh (also Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadl-Allāh; Arabic: محمد حسين فضل الله‎; 16 November 1935 – 4 July 2010) was a prominent Lebanese Twelver marj...
Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim
Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim (1939- 29 August 2003; Arabic: سيد محمد باقر الحكيم‎), also known as Shaheed al-Mehraab, was a senior Iraqi Shia cleric and the leader of the Supreme Counc...
Ali Asghar Mazandarani
Grand Ayatollah Ali Asghar Mazandarani (1826–1911) was an Iranian cleric originally from Amirkola. He was a spiritual guide for many Shia Muslims.
Mazandarani was educated in formal Islamic studie...
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Hamid Hussain Musavi
Hamid Hussain Musavi Kintoori Lakhnavi (born 1830 - died 1880) (Hindi: अयातोल्लाह सय्यिद मीर हामिद हुसैन मुसावी किन्तूरी लखनवी, Urdu: آيت‌الله سیید میر حامد حسین موسوی کنتوری لکھنوی), was a leading Sh...
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Ahmad Khatami
Ahmad Khatami is a senior Iranian Ayatollah, as well as a senior member of the Assembly of Experts. In December 2005, Ali Khamenei appointed him as Tehran’s substitute Friday prayer leader.He was born...
Mohammad Saeed Al-Hakim
Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammad Sa'id al-Tabataba'i al-Hakim is an Iraqi Twelver Shi'a marja, one of the four members of the Hawza of Najaf and one of the most senior Shia clerics in Iraq after Ayato...
Sayyid Sadeq Rohani
Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammad Sadeq Hussaini Rohani (Persian: سید محمد صادق حسینی روحانی‎) is an Iranian Twelver Shia Marja currently residing in Qum, Iran. He was born in the city of Qum, Ira...
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List of current Maraji
This article provides the list of Maraji (plural of Marja, the supreme legal authority or the source of emulation), followed by Twelver (also known as Imamiyyah) Shia Muslims around the world. The con...
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Mahdi Puya
Ayatullah Agha Hajji Mirza Mahdi Puya Yazdi (1899 (1317 , also spelled as 'Pooya') – 1973 (1393 )) was a Twelver Shia Muslim and an Islamic scholar, most notable for his famous tafsir of the Qur'an. T...
Syed Mohsin Nawab Rizvi
Syed Mohsin Nawab Rizvi (1911–1969) (سید محسن نواب رضوی), popularly known as Mohsin-ul-millat, was a Shia Scholar, Grand Ayatollah and a Mujtahid from India. He served as Vice Principal of Sultanul M...
Najmul Millat
Ayatullah 'Najm al-Ḥasan (Arabic: نجم الحسن‎), popularly known as Najmul Millat or Najmul Ulama, (25 May 1863 to 18 April 1938) was a top faqīh (Islamic jurist) and the founder of Jamia Naz...
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Mohammad Va'ez Abaee-Khorasani
Ayatollah Mohammad Va'ez Abaee-Khorasani (محمد عبایی خراسانی) (1940?-October 13, 2004) was an Iranian cleric and reformist politician. He was a representative of Mashhad in the Majlis of Iran from 200...
Ayatollah Haj Muhammmad-Hassan Jazayeri
Ayatollah Seyyed Haj Muhammad-Hassan Jazayeri was from khuzestan and he was a direct descendant of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad and was a descendant of Seyyed Nama'tolla Jazayeri who started the name...
Dildar Ali Naseerabadi
Ayatollah Syed Dildar Ali Naseerabadi (مولانا سيد دلدار على نصيرابادى) - also known as (غفران ماب نصيرابادى) Ghufran-Ma'ab Naseerabadi (1753-1820) was a Shia scholar of India who originated from a fam...
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Bibi Khanum
Bibi Khanum (died 1950) was a female (Mujtahideh) from Najaf, Iraq. She was the daughter of the Shiite scholar Ayatollah Sheykh Mohammad Hasan Mamaqani (d. 1905), and one of her sons became a great Sh...