Mousa Shubairi Zanjani

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Mousa Shubairi Zanjani
Grand Ayatollah Shobeiri Zanjani is an Iranian Twelver Shi'a Marja.
Religion Usuli Twelver Shia Islam
Other names Arabic: السید موسی الشبيري الزنجاني
Persian: سید موسی شبیری زنجانی
Born (1928-03-02) March 2, 1928 (age 89)
Qom, Iran
Senior posting
Based in Qom, Iran
Title Ayatollah
Period in office 1995–Present
Religious career
Post Grand Ayatollah

Grand Ayatollah Mousa Shobairi Zanjani (Arabic: موسی الشبيري الزنجانيPersian: موسی شبیری زنجانی‎ , born on 2 March 1928) is an Iranian Twelver Shia Marja'. He was born in Qom, Iran. He has studied in the Qom Seminary under Grand Ayatollah Borujerdi and Mohaqeq Damad. He currently resides and teaches in the Seminary of Qom. He is a leading expert on the discipline of Ilm ar-Rijal, which seeks to authentically and efficiently pass judgment on the reliability of narrators of Hadith. He leads the prayers in the Fatima Masumeh Shrine.[1]

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  1. ^ profile on Archived September 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.