Islamic Personalities



IMAM KHOMEINI: A SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Twenty years after the Islamic Revolution swept Iran and brought forth a wave of social reform unrivaled in the 20th century, the first comprehensive English biography of its founder, Imam Khomeini, was published. Thirty-one years…


BIOGRAPHY OF AYATOLLAH AL-KHOEI

Ayatullah Abul-Qasim al-Khoei was born on Rajab 15, 1317 A.H. (November 19, 1899) at Khoei in Iranian Azerbaijan, heartland of many great Shi’a thinkers and sufis, ascetics. Even in his early childhood, al-Khoei was versed…


BIOGRAPHY OF AYATOLLAH BEHJAT

  By his deeds and words, this great scholar has always directed himself to God alone. A great mujtahid has said about Agha Behjat, “It cannot be just said about him that he is a…


THE LIFE OF MURTADHA MUTAHHARI (RA)

  Ayatullah Murtaza Mutahhari is one of the principal architects of the new Islamic consciousness in Iran. Murtadha Mutahhari was born in a village some forty kilometres from Mashhad in 1338/1919­. His father Skaikh Muhammad…