Hawza
A Hawza (Arabic/Persian: حوزة) or ḥawza ʻilmiyya (Arabic/Persian: حوزة علمیة) is a seminary where Shi'a Muslim clerics are trained.Several senior Grand Ayatollahs constitute the hawza. The institutio...
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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...
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...
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 ...
Qom Seminary
Qom Hawza (Persian: حوزه قم‎) is largest Hawza (seminary of traditional Islamic school of higher learning.) established in 1922 by Grand Ayatollah Abdul-Karim Ha'eri Yazdi in Qom.Although big ...
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...
List of Ayatollahs
This is a partial list of Ayatollahs, a title given to high ranked Twelver Shi'a Muslims clerics.
Current
Syed Ali Naqi Naqvi Qumi
Ayatollah Syed Ali Naqi Naqvi, (Arabic/Persian/Urdu: آية الله سيد على نقى نقوى) born 1970 is one of the ayatollahs of Pakistan. His father, Allama Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi, was the principal of Hawz...
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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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Ijtihad
Ijtihad (Arabic: اجتهاد‎ ijtihād, "diligence") is an Islamic legal term that means "independent reasoning" or "the utmost effort an individual can put forth in an activity." As one of the fo...
Ahmad Khonsari
Ahmad Khonsari, also Aḥmad Khvānsārī, or Khvunsārī, (1887-1985) was an Iranian grand ayatollah and attained marja status after the death of marja Boroujerdi in 1961. In contrast to all other maraji of...
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...
List of current Maraji - Wikipedia