Islamic Personalities

Sayyid Muḥammad Baqir Ḥakīm

Place of birth: Najaf, Iraq Born Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Hakim, was born in 1939, is the son of the late Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Muhsin al-Hakim (who was the spiritual leader for the Shia world in the period 1955-1970).Family The Al-Hakim family is a well known religious Iraqi family loved and respected by millions of Shia

Sayyid Mūsā Ṣadr

Place of birth: Qum – Iran Born Ayatullah Imam Moosa Sadr was born in Qum, Iran in 1928. he was among a rare few of his time to both be a religious scholar and a university graduate. from an early age he had shown a great deal of intelligence and wit, but this comes as no

Sayyid Muḥammad Bāqir Ṣadr

Place of birth: Kazemiyeh – Iraq Place of Demise: Baghdad – Iraq Born and Upbringing Mohammad Baqir Al-Sadr was born in Kazemiyeh, Baghdad, on 1st March 1935. At the age of two, his father, the scholar Haider Al-Sadr, died. Education After completing primary school in Kadhimiya, Al-Sadr and his family moved to Najaf in 1945, where he

A Look at the Life of Ayatollah Sayyid Muḥammad Beheshtī

Sayyid Muḥammad Ḥusayni Behishtī  was an influential and noticeable clergy in the Islamic Revolution of Iran. He studied under scholars such as Ayatullah Burujirdi, Imam Khomeini, Muhaqqiq Damad and ‘Allama Tabataba’i In seminary of Qom. Born and Upbringing Shahid (the martyr) sayyid Muhammad Husseini Beheshti was born in Aban 2nd, 1307 (October 24th, 1928) in a

Ayatollah Sayyid Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi Passes Away

Ayatollah Sayyid Mahmoud Hāshemī Shāhroudī an Iranian scholar in fiqh, politician and a Shi’a religious authority who was born in Najaf and Passed Away at the age of 70. Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Discernment Council Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, passed away at 70, on. The health condition of Ayatollah Shahroudi had turned worse on Sunday, and

Abd al-Karim Haeri Yazdi Founder of the Modern Ḥawza of Qom

Known for  reviving  the  renowned  Islamic  seminary in  Qom  and  his  disinterest in the  world of  politics,  this  paper  will  seek to  provide  a  brief  biography  into  the  esteemed  life  of Ayatollah  Shaykh  Abd al-Karim  Haeri  Yazdi. After  providing  a  brief  introduction  followed by  a  transitory  overview  of  his  early  childhood  and  his  illustrious  education, 

Al-Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr

Martyr Ayatullah al-Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr (b. 1353/1935 – d. 1400/1980) was a Shi’a faqih (jurisprudent), exegete of the Qur’an, and thinker, and also he was a political activist in Iraq…. (AhlulBayt News Agency) – Martyr Ayatullah al-Sayyid Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr (1935 – d. 1400/1980) was a Shi’a faqih (jurisprudent), exegete of the Qur’an, and thinker, and also

Grand Shia Scholar Ayatollah Nasrollah Shahabadi” Passes Away

Grand Shia Scholar “Ayatollah Shahabadi” Passes Away. He was son of Grand Shia cleric, Ayatollah Mohamamd Ali Shahabadi, the Imam Khomeini’s teacher. (WELAYAT.ORG) – Ayatollah Nasrollah Shahabadi passed away in Baqiyatallah Hospital in Tehran on Monday at the age of 86.Ayatollah Shahabadi was a member of the Assembly of Experts, who was elected from Tehran. He

Maulana Syed Ali Taqvi

Maulana Syed Ali Taqvi was a brilliant religious Ulema and orator. After completion of education from India, Maulana went to Najaf-e-Ashraf and after receiving higher knowledge from Maraj-e-Ikram and Ayat Azam, Maulana came back to. In India he contributed a lot from Mimbar-o-Mehrab in the national services and was related to every movement. For more


A DIVINE LEGACY A BEST WAY TO SERVE IMAM HASAN ASKARI (S) . He collected books by buying. He collected money by doing labour in a rice mill. He collected funds by saving from his own scholarships. He accumulated costs of books by performing Salah istirjā of others. Finally, he had 2 lakh books ,

Maulavi Muhammad Baqar

Rana Safvi explores the life of Urdu journalist Maulavi Muhammad Baqar, who recorded the siege of Delhi during the 1857 mutiny in his paper Dehli Urdu Akhbar. In 1884, Russian artist Vasily Vereshchagin painted his famous Suppression of the Indian Revolt by the English, in which he showed a man being tied to the mouth of

Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani

Ali Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani born in 1934 in the city of Rafsanjan, located in central Iran to a family of farmers, he studied theology in the holy city of Qom with Ayatollah Khomeini, whose close follower he became. Rafsanjani began his political activism in the 1960s and 1970s when he was part of the Islamic student

Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr

Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr (آية الله العظمى السيد محمد باقر الصدر) (March 1, 1935 – April 9, 1980) was an Iraqi Shia cleric, philosopher, and ideological founder of the Islamic Dawa Party, born in al-Kazimiya, Iraq. He is the father-in-law of Muqtada al-Sadr and also a cousin of his father Muhammad Sadeq al-Sadr and Imam Musa

Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i

Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i or Seyed Mohammad Hossein Tabataba’i (Persian: علامه سید محمد حسین طباطبائی‎‎, 16 March 1903 – 7 November 1981) was one of the most prominent thinkers of philosophy and contemporary Shia Islam.He is famous forTafsir al-Mizan, a twenty-volume work of Quranic exegesis, which he worked on from 1954 until 1972.He is commonly known

who is Zakzaky

Who is Shaikh Zakzaky Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky (alternately Ibraheem Zakzaky; Ibrahim Al-Zakzaky) (born May 5, 1953) is an outspoken Shi’a Muslim cleric in Nigeria, and head of Nigeria’s Islamic Movement (IMN). Zakzaky founded Islamic Movement in late 1970s when he was a student at Ahmadu Bello University and began propagating Shia Islam around 1979,

Allama Zeeshan Haider Jawwadi

Life History Name Syed Zeeshan Haider Rizvi alias Allama jawadi Fathers Name Syed Mohammed Jawad Rizvi Date of Birth 01’st October 1938, 22’nd Rajab 1357 H Place of Birth Karari, Allahabad, India. Native Place Mohalla Shareefabad, Dist Karrari Allahabad, UP. Primary Education Madersa Amjadia Primary Education. Religious Education 1949, from Jamia Nizamia, Lucknow, UP. Higher

Ali Naqi Naqvi

Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Naqi Naqvi (Urdu: آية الله العظمی سيد على نقى نقوى) (born 26 December 1905 – 18 May 1988) (26 Rajab 1323 AH – 1Shawal 1408 AH), also known as Naqqan Sahib (Urdu: نقن‎), was a mujtahid from Lucknow, India who graduated from Najaf, Iraq. He is famous for his writings in Urdu,