Mohsen Araki

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Mohsen Araki
Mohsen Araki
Religion Twelver Shi'a Islam
Other name(s)
Arabic: محسن الأراكي
Born 1956
- Najaf, Iraq
Senior posting
Based in Iran - , Qom
Title Ayatollah
Religious career

Ayatollah Sheikh Mohsen Araki (Persian: محسن اراکی‎; Arabic: محسن الأراكي‎) is an Iranian scholar, cleric, university lecturer, and politician. He is a former member of the Assembly of Experts in Iran, and a prominent Iranian cleric and one of the students of the Islamic thinker Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Sadr.


He was born in Najaf, Iraq. He benefited from the Islamic seminary in Najaf and Qom. He speaks fluent Arabic and English and has authored to this day dozens of books in three languages of Persian, Arabic and English. He was the personal representative of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (the Supreme Leader of Iran) in London and also the Head of the Islamic Centre of England until 2004.[1]


Causality and Freedom (Al-Tawhid, Volume 17, n.2, Spring 2003)


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