Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi

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Twelver Shī'ah Scholar
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi
سید علی اختر رضوی
Born (1948-09-19)19 September 1948
Gopalpur, district siwan Bihar state, India
Died 10 February 2002(2002-02-10) (aged 53)
Gopalpur, district siwan Bihar state, India
Resting place Gopalpur, district siwan Bihar state, India
Ethnicity Indian
Occupation Islamic scholar
Title Adeeb-E-Asr, Sha'oor, Allama etc.
Religion Islam (Twelver Shia)
Relatives Irfan Nasirabadi (son-in-law)

Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi(Arabic: السيد علي اختر رضوي‎‎ Urdu: سیدعلی اختر رضوی‎) ,(19 September 1948 – 10 February 2002) was a Twelver Shī'ah Scholar, Speaker, Author, Historian and Poet. He was popularly known as "Adeeb-E-Asr" as a scholar and "Sha'oor" as a poet.

Early life[edit]

Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was born at Gopalpur, district Siwan, Bihar state, India on 19 September 1948. His father was Syed Mazhar Hussain Rizvi.

He had six sons and one daughter. His second eldest son Hujjat-ul-Islam wal Muslameen Maulana Syed Shahid Jamal Rizvi lives in Qom, Iran. He followed his father's footstep and has written many Islamic articles and more than 55 books, He also translated two volumes of books Al-Ghadir. His daughter is married to the well known poet, writer and famous nauhakhawn Syed Irfan Abbas Rizvi popularly known as Irfan Nasirabadi. He wrote many poetry and also recited nauhe since 1996. Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was an exceptionally friendly and generous person. He was a loved person and many people would be honored to be like him.[1]


Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was awarded many popular titles, like Adeeb-E-Asr, Sha'oor, Mutarajjim Al-Ghadir, Allama etc. The title 'Adeeb-E-Asr' was awarded by Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi in Iran. Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi’s poetic title was "Sha'oor Gopalpuri".[2]

Death and funeral[edit]

Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi died on 10 February 2002 leaving behind great works in the field of Islamic literature. His funeral was attended by many scholars and preachers and was followed by huge crowds of people at Gopalpur, district Siwan, Bihar state, India



Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi wrote many books, He also translated many books from Arabic to Urdu and Persian to Urdu. Some of his literary works are below:-

Al-Ghadir conference

Books Translated By Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi[edit]

Al-Ghadir Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi on the request of Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi translated book Al-Ghadir. The first volume of which published in year 1991. Then in 2010 the complete set of volume got published by Qur'an o itrat foundation.[3][4]

Funeral ceremony of Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi
  • Masa'eb-e-Aale Muhammad(pbuh). Qom, Iran: The World center for Shitte studies. 2007. ISBN 978-964-94976-0-0. [18]
  • Al-Hayat(2 vol.). 
  • Shahr-E-Shahadat. Lucknow: Majlis-e-Ulma Wa'ezeen. 1999. 
  • Imam Mehdi(A.S) Hadees Ki Roshni Me. Lucknow: Majlis-e-Ulma Wa'ezeen. 1999. 
  • Resala Amaliya Imam Khomaini(2 vol.). 
  • Mayyat pe Girya. 2002. 
  • Khushboo Bahar Ki. 
  • Masaji-O-Imambara. 
  • Khanwada-e-Shairazi Biswi Sadi me. 

Books written[edit]

  • Ghadeer ke Char Alamti Shayer. Qom, Iran: Qur'aan o itrat foundation. [19]
  • Hayat Ayatullah-ul-uzma Shirazi. 
  • Tohfe ka meyar Tahzeeb. 
  • Sha'oor-e-Shahadat. 
  • Sha'oor-e-Wilayat. 
  • Anwaar-e-Sha'oor. 


His articles was greatly influenced by Islamic Literature and enlighten many historic knowledge of Islam. His articles mainly laid emphasis on Qur'an, wilayat, tragedy of Karbala, and usool-e-deen. Some of his articles are listed below:

Beside Islamic article, he had also written articles on Urdu Literature. This type of articles were related to different aspect of life and way of living it. The articles also describe the way of spreading Love, affection and generosity among mankind.

Poetic work[edit]

Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi wrote many Nauhe, Qaseede and Gazals. They are as many as 1000. They are compiled into three different books:

  • Abshaaro Ka Tarannum. 
  • Mauj Dar Mauj(Salam-O-Nauhe). 
  • Mauj Tabassum(Majmua Ghazliyat). 

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sha'oor-E-Wilayat". Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  2. ^ "Maktaba Minar-E-Sha'oor". Retrieved 2014-02-24.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  3. ^ "Taqribnews (TNA) - Urdu version of Al-Ghadir to be unveiled". 2011-11-14. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  4. ^ "Urdu translation of "Al-Ghadeer" to be unveiled". 2011-11-14. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  5. ^ "Algadeer 1" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  6. ^ "Ghadeer - Quran, Hadees aur Adab may - 01 of 11". 2013-07-23. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  7. ^ "Ghadeer-Quran,Hadees,Adab may - 02, 03 of 11". Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Algadeer 2.3" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  9. ^ a b "Ghadeer - Quran, Hadees aur Adab may - 04, 05 of 11". Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  10. ^ "Algadeer 4.5" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  11. ^ "Algadeer 6" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  12. ^ "Ghadeer - Quran, Hadees aur Adab may - 07, 08, 09 of 11". Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  13. ^ "Algadeer 7.8.9" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  14. ^ "Algadeer 10.11" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  15. ^ "Ghadeer - Quran, Hadees aur Adab may - 10, 11 of 11". Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  16. ^ "Laayeshakakirdar" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  17. ^ "Tareekh e Islam Main Ayesha Ka Kirdar Vol 1_2_3.pdf : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive" (PDF). 2001-03-10. Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  18. ^ "Masaibeaalemohammadbook" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 
  19. ^ "Ghadikecharalamatishayer" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-02-23. 

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