Hamid Hussain Musavi

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Hamid Hussain Musavi Kintoori Lakhnavi (1830 - 1880) (Hindi: अयातोल्लाह सय्यिद मीर हामिद हुसैन मुसावी किन्तूरी लखनवी, Urdu: آيت‌الله سیید میر حامد حسین موسوی کنتوری لکھنوی), was a leading Shia scholar of his time in India. He was son of Mufti Syed Muhammad Quli Kinturi and author of book Abaqat ul Anwar fi Imamat al Ai'imma al-Athar.[1][2][3]

Works[edit]

He wrote Asfār al-anwār ʿan waqāʾiʿ afḍal al-asfār and Zayn al-wasāʾil and al-Dharāʾiʿ. `Abaqat al'anwar fi imamat al 'A'immat al'athar is popular among Twelver Shi'a scholars worldwide, and quoted even today.[4]

Lineage[edit]

His family is renowned and respected in Lucknow, where his son late Maulana Syed Nasir Hussain aka Nasir-ul-Millat and grandson late Maulana Syed Mohammad Saeed aka Saeed-ul-Millat enjoyed much respect in their lifetimes. His great-grandson, the son of Maulana Syed Mohammad Saeed, is Maulana Syed Ali Nasir Saeed Abaqati who is better known as Agha Roohi.

Titles[edit]

  • Shams-ul-Ulama - Conferred by British Raj on 16 February 1887, entitled him to take rank in Darbar immediately after titular Nawabs.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leader of Heaven #18
  2. ^ Roots of North Indian Shi‘ism in Iran and Iraq Religion and State in Awadh, 1722-1859, by J. R. I. Cole, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS Berkeley · Los Angeles · Oxford
  3. ^ Islam, politics, and social movements By Edmund Burke, Ervand Abrahamian, Ira M. Lapidus
  4. ^ GHADEER-E-KHUM WHERE THE RELIGION WAS BROUGHT TO PERFECTION By I.H. Najafi, Published By A GROUP OF MUSLIM BROTHERS, NEW ADDRESS P. 0. Box No. 11365- 1545, Tehran - IRAN.
  5. ^ Lethbridge, Roper (1893). The golden book of India : a genealogical and biographical dictionary of the ruling princes, chiefs, nobles, and other personages, titled or decorated of the Indian empire (illustrated, reprint ed.). Delhi: Aakar Books. p. 164. ISBN 9788187879541. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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