List of Ayatollahs

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See also: List of marjas (Grand Ayatullahs), List of Shi'a Muslim scholars of Islam

This is a partial list of Ayatollahs, a title given to high ranked Twelver Shi'a Muslims clerics.

Bahrain[edit]

Current

Kuwait[edit]

Current

India[edit]

Deceased

  • Al-Allamah, Al-Faqeeh, Al-Adeeb Ayatollah Shaikh Ali Hazeen Lahiji (17th century)[1]
  • Ayatollah Mufti Syed Muhammad Quli Khan Kintoori (1775-1844)[2][3][4]
  • Ayatollah Syed Hamid Hussain Musavi Kintoori (1830-1880)[1]
  • Ayatollah Aga Syed Mehdi Kashmiri (d.1892)[5]
  • Ayat-ul-Ilm-e-wat-Tuqa Ayatullah Syed Imdad Ali – First Ameed Jamia-e-Imania, Banaras[1]
  • Jawad-ul-Ulama Ayatollah Syed Ali Jawad Al-Husaini, Zangipur/Banaras (1857-1920) – Mu'aasir wa Ham-Jama'at Sahib-e-Abaqaat[1]
  • Munaitiq-e-Zaman Ayatullah Syed Mohammad Sajjad Al-Husaini – Founder Jamia Jawadia, Banaras (1928)[1]
  • Qudwat-ul-Fuqaha Ayatullah Syed Sibte Husain, Jaunpur[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Ali Shah Rizvi Kashmiri[1]
  • Ayatollah Najmul Millat (25 May 1863 to 18 April 1938) – leading Ayatollah and father of Maulana Syed Mohammad the founder of Madrasatul Waizeen[1]
  • Alam-ul-Aalaam Ayatullah Syed Muzaffar Husain Al-Husaini – First Haadi (Supreme Authority) Jamia Jawadia, Banaras (d.1944)[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Mohammad Abul Hasan Rizvi Kashmiri – Founder of Sultanul Madaris son of Ayatollah Syed Ali Shah Rizvi Kashmiri[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Mohammad Mosawi Ichgami Kashmiri (1910–1959)[6]
  • Ayatollah Syed Ahmed Rizvi Kashmiri (1901–1964)[7][8][9][10]
  • Ayatullah Agha Hajji Mirza Mahdi Puya Yazdi (1899–1973) – A Twelver Shia Muslim and an Islamic scholar, most notable for his famous tafsir of the Qur'an[1]
  • Ayatollah Syed Yusuf Kashmiri (1908–1982)[5]

Current

Iran[edit]

Current

Iraq[edit]

Current

Pakistan[edit]

Deceased

Current

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Deceased

Current

United Kingdom[edit]

Current

Australia[edit]

Current

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Rizvi, Syed Saeed Akhter. "Indian Ulema List (Source- Khursheed Khawar:Tazkratul ulamae hind o pak)". islamic-laws.com. Ma'arif Publications. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Roots of North Indian Shi‘ism in Iran and Iraq Religion and State in Awadh, 1722–1859, by J. R. I. Cole, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS Berkeley · Los Angeles · Oxford
  3. ^ Sacred Space and Holy War The Politics, Culture and History of Shi`ite Islam by Juan Cole, I.B.Tauris Publishers, London · New York
  4. ^ Dar al-Kitab Jazayeri
  5. ^ a b "SHIAS OF KASHMIR: Past Tense, Present Imperfect". saisaonline.org. South Asian Institute of Strategic Affairs (SAISA). January 11, 2014. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  6. ^ Syed Mohammad Mosawi was born in 1329 hijrah in Ichgam, Kashmir. Studied in Jamia Nazimiyyah , Sultan-ul-Madaris , Shia Arabic College and Lucknow University. After Completion of Sadr-ul-Fazil, Emad-ul-Adab,Emad-ul-Kalam and Fazil-ul-Adab moved to Najaf and received for Ijtihad. During his stay in Najaf Seminary learned from the best teachers of Hawzah and attained the degree of Ijtihad. He studied for about 23 years in Najaf.
  7. ^ "MEHRI TABAN" , AGHA TEHRANI
  8. ^ "کوه توحید و عرفان، سید علی قاضی". Saghiyekosar.ir. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  9. ^ "IRANSEDA Network-کتاب گویا-شرح حال و حکایات سیدعلی قاضی". Iranseda.ir. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  10. ^ کتاب عتش/کتاب اسؤه عارفان 157 صفحه

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Notes[edit]

  1. The book "Durr-e-Mansoor dar Halaat-e-Ulama-e-Zangipur"
  2. The research work of Dr. Inayet Ali on "life of Jawad-ul-Ulama" from Aligarh Muslim University.
  3. The booklet "Haqnuma" published Jamia-Imania,Banaras.