Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi

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Sayed Aqeel Algharavi
سيد عقيل الغروي
Sayed Aqeel Algharavi
Ayatollah Sayed Aqeel Algharavi
Title Ayatullah
Born February 2, 1964
Religion Islam
Creed Usuli Twelver Shia Islam

Ayatullah Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi (born 2 February 1963) is an Indian Shia scholar and community activist.[1] He was the principal of Hauz-e-Ilmiya Jamiat-us-Saqalain, Delhi.[2] and co-supervisor of Safinatul Hidaya Trust, India.[3] He is the current vice-President of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat[4] and member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board.. He is also a member of the Majma Jahani Ahlulbayt, Iran.

He is currently appointed representative of Majma Taghrib by Ayatullah Sheikh Mohsen Araki for the Indian sub-continent.


He got ijazah for ijtihad in 1994 from Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi and became a mujtahid.[5]

Lectures and seminars[edit]

Ayatullah Syed Aqeel al Gharavi
  1. Unified Syllabus, Varanasi, India - Dec 1983 - Presided by the VC Dr. Iqbal Narain. International Seminar on the same theme in Delhi - 1988.
  2. A three-day International seminar on Imam Khomeini.
  3. Seminar on Educational Theory of Abul Kalaam Azad - April 1988.
  4. International seminar on Nahjul Balagha. Ayatullah Hashemi Rafsanjani graced this seminar by his eminent presence - 1989.
  5. International Seminar on Mulla Sadra at Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with the Ministry of Irshaad (Moral Guidance) - Delhi - 1992
  6. Symposium on Imam Ali (as) presided by Dr. S.D Sharma, former president of India.
  7. Since 1999, Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi is addressing majalis in Pakistan.

In Lahore, he addressed five majalis in 2003 at 6-B, Model Town, Lahore. Since then, he has been coming to Lahore and addressing at various venues from 2003-2010 specially at 6-B, Model Town and "Imam Bargah Gulistan-e-Zahra (sa)" at Abbot Road, Lahore on different topics like theology, philosophy, science & Islam etc.

Sayed Aqeel Algharavi with his teacher, Late Ayatullah Falsafi in Mashhad, Iran.

In 2007, Allama Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi extended his visit to Multan. He addressed two majalis at "Imambargah Haideria", Gulghast Colony and one at Mumtazabad. In March-2014 Ayatullah Aqeel-ul-Gharavi visited City of Edmonton, Alberta Canada on the invitation of HCECA of Edmonton to address three Majalis in connection of Ayam E Fatmiah at Hussaini Centre.

In month of Muharram, 2007, Ayatullah Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi visited the boys and girls campuses of Fatimiyah College.[6]

In 2008, he addressed majlis at ""Imambargah Shah Gardez" on the topic "Aqal aur Ishq". Allama Aqueel-ul-Gharavi also addressed majlis in Kuwait.

In 2009, Syed Aqeel-ul-Gharavi addressed majalis in Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan at Dar ul uloom Muhammadia ( دارالعلوم محمدیہ ) on 1 and 2 February 2009 on the topic Ramz-e-Quran.

Ayatullah Gharavi visiting Jamia'h AlKauthar, Pakistan


  1. Naya Taleemi Tajreba (1985) published by Novelty Printers, Mumbai, India.
  2. Angbeen (1987) published by Maktaba-e-Kainat, New Delhi, India (Granted award by the Delhi Urdu Academy.
  3. Tajalliyat (2005)
  4. Ilm-o-Irada (March 2005) - Published by Mahfooz Book Agency, Karachi, Pakistan.
  5. Chiragh-e-Rah (September 2004) - Published by Maktaba-e-Kainat, New Delhi, India.
  6. Qaza-o-Qadr (January 2008) - Published by Mahfooz Book Agency, Karachi, Pakistan.
  7. Husn-e-Ikhtiyaar - Published by Mahfooz Book Agency, Karachi, Pakistan.
  8. Maqaam-e-Khatme Nubuwat aur Insaan - Published by Mahfooz Book Agency, Karachi, Pakistan.
  9. Wilayat-e-Haq aur Imamat-e-Hussain (as) - Published by Mahfooz Book Agency, Karachi, Pakistan.
  10. Falsafa-e-Meraj
  11. Thematic study of the Holy Quran. (2002)
  12. Eid-e-Hashr or Jashn-e-Mahshar - Based on 10 lectures at Mehfil-e-Shahe Shaheedan, Karachi (2000)
  13. Salaam-e-Shauq - Literary and spiritual exegesis of Ziarat-e-Waritha - (1994)

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