Mohaqiq Kabuli

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Grand Ayatollah
Mohaqiq Kabuli
Religion Twelver Shia Islam
Other names Persian: حضرت آية الله العظمى محقق كابلى
Personal
Born (1928-06-01) June 1, 1928 (age 87)
Parwan, Afghanistan
Died Living
Senior posting
Based in Kabul, Afghanistan
Title Grand Ayatollah
Period in office Present
Religious career
Post Grand Ayatollah
Website www.mohaqeq.org

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Grand Ayatullah Mohaqiq Kabuli (Persian: حضرت آية الله العظمى محقق كابلى) was born in the village of Turkman in Afghan province of Parwan north west of Kabul. He is a Twelver Shia Marja in Afghanistan.[1][2] He is an ethnic Hazara.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

He started basic religious schooling, at the age of seven, by learning Holy Koran and religion related books in Persian language. He got involved deep in Islamic beliefs, literature, logic, jurisprudence and sciences after he joined local religious schools. Later, he went to Kabul where educational resources were limited and political situation was not appropriate either. Then, for further studies, he left Afghanistan[3] for Iran. In the Solar year 1332, he went to Najaf Iraq to study.[4]

Life in Najaf[edit]

His higher education started in 1332 (solar) in Najaf, his teachers were Ayatullah Abdul Ali Sabzevari, Sheikh Kazim Tabrezi, Sayed Abdul Hussein Rashti, Mohammad Taqi Al-Razi, Late Shiekh Sadra, and Late Sheik Mujtaba Talmaz. He also attended lectures of Imam Khomeini. In 1334 (Solar) his teachers were Ayatullah Khoi and Ayatullah Sheikh Mohammad Baqir Zanjani.[5]

Return to Afghanistan[edit]

After completing his education he returned to Afghanistan in 1973, he was welcomed by thousands of people on his arrival.[6]

Afghanistan[edit]

He establishes many educational and religious institution to promote Islamic education and cultural awareness.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Ayatullah's Official website. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ Admin. "Muhaqiq Kabuli". Islamopedia Online. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biography - Basic Education". Ayatullah Mohaqiq Kabuli's Official Website. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Biography - Entering Najaf". Ayatullah Mohaqiq Kabuli's Official Website. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Biography - Higher Education". Ayatullah Mohaqiq Kabuli's Official Website. Retrieved October 13, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Biography - Return to Homeland". Ayatullah Mohaqiq Kabuli's Official Website. Retrieved October 13, 2011.