Molla Fathollah Kashani
Molla Fathollah Kashani was a 15th-century jurisprudent, theologian, and commentator. He is most famous for his commentary on Quran Menhaj Al-Sadeghin. He was a student of Ali Ibn Hassan Zavväri that ...
Abu Hamza al-Thumali
Thābit ibn Safiya famously known as Abū Hamzah al-Thumālī Thābit ibn Dīnār (Arabic: أبو حمزة الثمالي‎) was a close companion of Imam Ali Zayn al-Abidin.
Abu Hamza al-Thumali was pious an...
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Mujtaba Musavi Lari
Mujtaba Musavi Lari is a Shi'a Twelver Islamic scholar.
Ibn Babawayh
Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn 'Ali ibn Babawaih al-Qummi (Persian: ابو جعفر محمد بن علي بن بابويه القمي; c. 923-991 ), commonly referred to as Ibn Babawayh or Al-Shaykh al-Saduq was a Persian Shi'te Islamic...
Nizam al-Din Nishapuri
Nizam al-Din Hasan al-Nisaburi (d. 1328/9) (in Persian: نظام الدین حسن نیشاپوری) was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, jurist, exegete, and poet. His full name was Nizam al-Din Hasan ibn Mohammad i...
Mulla Sadra
Ṣadr ad-Dīn Muḥammad Shīrāzī, also called Mulla Sadrā (Persian: ملا صدرا‎; also spelt Molla Sadra, Mollasadra or Sadr-ol-Mote'allehin; Arabic: صدرالمتألهین‎) (c. 1571/2 – 1640), was th...
Ghulam Rasool Noori
Ghulam Rasool Noori (Urdu: مولانا شیخ غلام رسول نوری‎) is a Shia Muslim alim and cleric from Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is known for his religious lectures, especially during the Muslim mo...
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Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Hussain Najafi
Grand Ayatollah Allama Shaikh Muhammad Hussain Najafi (Arabic/Persian/Urdu/Punjabi: آية الله العظمی علامہ الشیخ محمد حسین النجفي) (born April 1932) is a Twelver Shi'i alim from Pakistan and has been e...
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Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi
Maulana Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi (مولانا سید صفدر حسین نجفی) was a scholar and leader of Islam.
Maulana Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi was born in 1932 at Alipur, a tehsil of Muzaffargarh District i...
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Ali Ibn Ibrahim Qomi
Abu al-Hasan Ali Ibn Ibrāhim al-Qummi, was a 10th-century Shi'a commentator and jurist. He lived during the time of the eleventh Shi'a Imam Hasan al-Askari. Many traditions in the famous book Al-Kafi ...
Sheikh Jafar Shooshtari
Sheikh Jafar ibn Hussein ibn Ali Shooshtari (born 1230 AH, 1814/1815 AD) was a prominent Shia scholar from the city of Shooshtar.
He was born in 1230 AH in Shooshtar. He was a descendent of Ali ib...
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Tusi-couple
The Tusi couple is a mathematical device in which a small circle rotates inside a larger circle twice the diameter of the smaller circle. Rotations of the circles cause a point on the circumference o...
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Sultanu'l-Wa'izin Shirazi
Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Shirazi (12 May 1894 – 11 October 1971), commonly known as Sultan al-Wa'izin Shirazi ("Prince of Preachers from Shiraz") was a prominent Shi'a scholar. He authored Peshaw...
Muhammad Ibn Ibrahim Ibn Jafar al-Numani
Muhammad Ibn Ibrahim Ibn Jafar al-Numani also known as Ibn Abi Zaynab, was a Shi'a scholar. His last name suggest that his family came from al-Numaniyya, near Baghdad. He is reportedly a disciple of K...
Al-Hurr al-Aamili
Muhammad bin al-Ḥassan b. Ali b. al-Ḥusayn al-ʿĀmili al-Mashghari (Arabic: محمد بن الحسن بن علي بن الحسين العاملي المشغري), commonly known as Al-Ḥurr Al-ʿĀmili (1033/1624 - 1104/1693), was a muhaddith...
Waheed Akhtar
Syed Waheed Akhtar (Urdu: سید وحید اختر ‎) (12 August 1934, Aurangabad (Deccan) — 13 December 1996) was an Urdu poet, writer, critic, orator, and a Muslim scholar and philosopher.
Wahee...
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Shaykh Tusi
Shaykh Tusi (Persian: شیخ توسی‎), full name: Abu Jafar Muhammad Ibn Hassan Tusi (Persian: ابوجعفر محمد بن حسن توسی‎), known as Shaykh al-Taʾifah (Arabic: شيخ الطائفة‎) was a prom...
Kalbe Jawad
Maulana Syed Kalbe Jawad Naqvi (مولانا سيد كلب جواد نقوى) is a Twelver Shia Muslim cleric and scholar from Lucknow, India.
He comes from a family of scholars known as "Khandaan-e-Ijtehad". He tra...
Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni
Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Ya'qub ibn Ishaq al-Kulayni Al-Razi (Persian: شیخ ابوجعفر محمّد بن یعقوب بن اسحاق رازی ‎) AH/864 CE - 329 AH/941 CE).
Al-Kulayni is the foremost Shia compiler of had...
Ali Shariati
36°20′28.98″E / 33.4450361°N 36.3413833°E / 33.4450361; 36.3413833Ali Shariati (Persian: علی شریعتی ‎,  23 November 1933 – 19 June 1977) was an Iranian revolutiona...
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Syed Ali Nasir Saeed Abaqati
Syed Ali Nasir Saeed Abaqati Musavi better known as Agha Roohi, is a leading Shia cleric from Lucknow, India.
Maulana Syed Ali Nasir Saeed Abaqati popularly known as Agha Roohi is a Shia scholar f...
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Nasir al-Din al-Tusi
Khawaja Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Hasan Tūsī (Persian: محمد بن محمد بن الحسن طوسی‎) (born 17 February 1201 in Ṭūs, Khorasan – died on 25 June 1274 in al-Kāżimiyyah district of metropolitan Baghd...
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Sheikh Haron
Man Haron Monis (19 May 1964 – 16 December 2014) was an Iranian-born Australian citizen who took hostages in a siege at the Lindt Chocolate Café at Martin Place, Sydney on 15 December 2014, last...
Mohsen Fayz Kashani
Muhsen Feyz Kashani (Persian: محسن فیض کاشانی‎) was an Iranian Muslim poet, philosopher and muhaddith (died 1680).
Mohsen Fayz Kashani was born in Kashan to a scholarly family renowned for i...
Zij-i Ilkhani
Zīj-i Īlkhānī (Persian: زیجِ ایلخانی‎) or Ilkhanic Tables (literal translation: "The Ilkhan Stars", after ilkhan Hulagu, who was the patron of the author at that time) is a Zij book with astrono...
Mahdi al-Modarresi
Sayed Mohammad Mahdi Al-Modarressi comes from a family of scholars which includes supreme religious jurists, or Grand Ayatollahs, such as Grand Ayatollah S. Mohammad Taqi al-Modarresi, one of Iraq’s l...