Hossein Vahid Khorasani

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Grand Ayatollah
Hossein Vahid Khorasani
Religion Usuli Twelver Shia Islam
Other names Arabic: حسین وحید الخراساني
Persian: حسین وحید خراسانی‎‎
Born (1921-01-01) January 1, 1921 (age 94)
Nishapur, Iran
Senior posting
Based in Qom, Iran
Title Ayatollah
Period in office 1972 - Present
Religious career
Post Grand Ayatollah
Website www.wahidkhorasani.com

Grand Ayatollah Hossein Vahid Khorasani (Arabic: حسین وحید الخراسانیPersian: حسین وحید خراسانی‎‎, born January 1, 1921) is an Iranian Twelver Shia Marja. He was born in Nishapur, Iran and moved to Najaf, Iraq in 1960 and studied in seminaries of Grand Ayatollah Khoei until he moved back to Iran in 1972, currently residing in Qom. He is considered the leader of the Seminary of Qom, Iran. He is also the father-in-law of Sadeq Larijani.[1]

Steps Education and Teachers[edit]

After spending Preparations And Arabic literature Level course Learned from Mohammad Nahavandi And then to complete the acquisition of religious knowledge In the course outside Mirza Mehdi Esfahani and Ayatollah Ashtiani was present. Rational sciences,Philosophy and wisdom From Abu al-Qasim Mirza and Mirza Mahdi Isfahani Elahi Trained And to complete the basics at age 27 went to Najaf,And At Lesson Mirza Hadi Shirazi, Ali Mohammad Boroujerdi, Muhsin al-HakimAnd participated in the Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei And one of his leading disciples."[2]

Khorasani only the phrase "I don't have anything other than fault" As a biography on his personal website has"[3]


  1. ^ Khalaji, Mehdi (14 August 2009). Militarization of the Iranian Judiciary, lebanonwire.com ("Sadeq Larijani is the son of Grand Ayatollah Hashem Amoli and the son-in-law of Grand Ayatollah Hossein Vahid Khorasani, currently one of the most widely followed marjas")
  2. ^ wahidkhorasani. web. 
  3. ^ biography. I don’t have anything other than fault. 

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