The Muslim world has lost one of its brightest stars when, at 3:13 pm on Saturday, Safar 8, 1413 (August 8, 1992), Ayatollah al-Uzma (Grand or Supreme Ayatollah, the highest theological degree in Shi'a Islam) Abul-Qasim Khu’i died at...
Mīrzā Habībullah Rashtī (b. 1234/1819 - d. 1312/1894), a famous Shi'a jurist (faqih) and marja' in Qajar period, was born in Amlash a village near Rasht, Iran...
Jamāl al-Dīn b. ʿAbd al-Nabī b. ʿAbd al-Ṣāniʿ al-Nishābūrī al-Istarābādī (Mīrzā Muḥammad al-Istarābādī)
Abū Aḥmad Jamāl al-Dīn b. ʿAbd al-Nabī b. ʿAbd al-Ṣāniʿ al-Nishābūrī al-Istarābādī (b. 1178/1764- d. 1232/1816), known as Mīrzā Muḥammad al-Akhbārī, was a scholar of fiqh and hadith and a founder of the Akhbari approach in Shi'a fiqh...
Muḥammad Ḥosayn Gharawī Isfahānī (b.1296/1879 - d.1361/1942), known as Kumpānī, is a scholar of fiqh, usul (principles of fiqh) and a philosopher of 14th/20th century...
Sayyid Muḥammad ʻAlī b. Waḥīd Bihbahānī known as Aqa Muhammad Ali Kirmanshahi was a Shia influential scholar of fiqh, usul and rijal (biographical evaluation) in 12th/18th and 13th/19th centuries. It is said that Aqa Muhammad Ali reached the level of...
'Abdollāh b. Muḥammad Ḥasan Māmaqānī or Mamaqāni (b. 1290/1873 - d. 1351/1933) is a Shi'a scholar in rijal of the 14th/20 century. He was one of the great scholars of Najaf and had many students, including Sayyid Shihab al-Din Mar'ashi Najafi. He has written some works, the most important of...
Al-Sayyid Muḥammad b. ʿAlī al-Ṭabāṭabāʾī (b. 1180/1766 - d. 1242/1827) , known as al-Sayyid Muḥammad al-Mujāhid and Ṣāḥib al-Manāhil; the author of al-Manahil, was a Shi'ite scholar of fiqh in the...
Mīrzā Muḥammad Taqī al-Shīrāzī known as the Second Mīrza or the Mirza the Junior, was a Shiite authority or marja' and the political leader of the Independence Movement in Iraq in nineteenth and...
Shaykh Yūsof al-Baḥrānī who was a Faqih and Muhaddith ( Hadith Scholars) belong to Akhbari School of thought and authored many works on Shiʻa thought and belief...
Shaykh Murtada bin Muhammad Amin Ansari was a descendent of the Holy Prophet's (S) noble companion, Jabir bin `Abdullah Ansari. He was born on 18th Dhul Hajj (the day of `Id ul-Ghadir) 1214/1799 in...