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Kamal al-Haydari

Kamal al-Haydari

Muslim scholar
Kamal al-Haydari
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Intro Muslim scholar
Is Writer Scholar
From Iran Iraq
Type Academia Literature
Gender male
Birth 1956, Karbala, Iraq
Age 65 years
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Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Kamal bin Baqer bin Hassan al-Haydari (Arabic: السيد كمال بن باقر بن حسن الحيدري آيت الله العظمى‎; born 1956) is a Twelver Shia Marja' from Iraq, and currently resides in Qom, Iran. He is best known for his ideological debates on doctrines and Islamic groups across his television programs, such as Debates in Beliefs and Mahdism Thesis on Al-Kawthar TV.

He has more than 6000 lectures and 137 books in various Islamic sciences.


Kamal al-Haydari was born in the city of Karbala in Iraq in 1376 AH (Hijri year), corresponding to 1956. His father was a cloth dealer. He completed his elementary, middle and high school education in public schools. He then moved to Najaf in 1974 and completed his academic study at the Faculty of Fiqh. He garnered a bachelor's degree in Islamic sciences with honors in 1978 and then migrated to Kuwait in 1980 due to the prosecution of authorities, and then to Damascus, Syria, where he remained for nearly four months. He then left for Iran via Turkey and settled in the city of Qom.

His Teachers

  1. Abu al-Qasim al-Musawi al-Khoei
  2. Mohammed Baqir al-Sadr
  3. Mohammed Taqi al-Hakim
  4. Sayyid Ali Al Gharawi
  5. Abdul-Sahib al-Hakim
  6. Mohammad Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi
  7. Abdullah Jawadi Amoli
  8. Hassan Hassanzadeh Amoli
  9. Nasrallah Mustanbit
  10. Abbas Alqojani
  11. Hussein Alaithan
  12. Muslim Al-Hilli

Compilations and Books

Quranic Books [11]

  1. Koran preservation from distortion
  2. Interpretation of the Koran
  3. Logic of understanding of the Koran - methodological foundations of explanation and interpretation in the light of a verse of the Kursi (3 parts)
  4. Pulp of interpretation of the book Koran
  5. Miracles between theory and practice
  6. Piety in the Qur'an
  7. Joseph the righteous (AS)
  8. Interpretative approach of Allamah al-Haydari
  9. Assets of interpretation (two parts)

Ideological Books [12]

  1. Science of Imam, researches in fact and matters of the science of infallible Imams (AS)
  2. Landmarks of Umayyad Islam
  3. Tawheed (two parts)
  4. Tawheed lessons
  5. Researches in Creed (two parts)
  6. Formative mandate, its reality and manifestations
  7. Philosophy of Religion
  8. Firmly grounded in science
  9. Concept of intercession in the Qur'an
  10. In the shadow of faith and morals
  11. Understanding of religion
  12. Intercession
  13. Infallibility - analytical researches in light of the Quranic approach
  14. Ma'aad in Koranic vision (two parts)
  15. The Greatest Name, its truth and manifestations
  16. Hyperbole, its reality and divisions
  17. Bada and how it occurs in the divine science
  18. Fate and destiny and the problematic of human act disability
  19. Authority and making of situation and interpretation
  20. Tawheed of Sheikh Ibn Taymiyyah
  21. Researches on the Imamate

Philosophical Books [13]

  1. The Philosophy of Mulla Sadra Shirazi: a Reading in the Focal Points of Transcendent Wisdom
  2. Ma'aad (the Return)
  3. Intellect, Intellector, and Intellected
  4. Philosophy (two parts)
  5. An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge as discussed among Islamic Philosophers
  6. The Essential School of Thought concerning the Theory of Knowledge
  7. Explorations in Philosophical Psychology
  8. Commentary on the End of Wisdom (by Allameh Tabataba'i) (two parts)
  9. Lessons on Transcendental Wisdom (two parts)
  10. Commentary on Muzzaffar's Logic (five parts)
  11. Commentary on the Beginning of Wisdom (by Allameh Tabataba'i) (two parts)
  12. Divine ideals: Analytical Research concerning the Theory of Plato

Fiqh Books [14]

  1. No Damage, nor reciprocating
  2. Fiqh approach of Allamah al-Haydari
  3. A necessary denier, his truth, terms and rules
  4. Zakat is due and the dispute of its identification
  5. Landmarks of Fiqh Renewal
  6. Book (Zakat)
  7. Selections from the provisions of the women
  8. Elected of Hajj and Umrah Rites
  9. Rites of Hajj
  10. Fataawa Fiqhiyyah - Worship (two parts)
  11. Fataawa Fiqhiyyah - Transactions
  12. Research in the jurisprudence of the sales contract
  13. One fifth of gains profit
  14. Book (whole of forbidden gains Fiqh)

Fundamentals of Islamic Jurisprudence Books [15]

  1. Conjecture, a study in the authoritative and its divisions and its provisions.
  2. Explanation of the first episode of Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Sadr
  3. Explanation of the third episode of Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Sadr (two parts)
  4. Explanation of the third episode of Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Sadr
  5. Explanation of the second episode for Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Sadr (four parts)
  6. The Reality
  7. The Fixed and variable in religious knowledge

Moral books [16]

  1. Introduction to Ethics
  2. Tawbah, its reality, conditions and effects
  3. Spiritual Education
  4. Innovations of Allamah Al-Haydari, in the methodology, Tawheed and Imamate
  5. Priorities methodology in understanding religious knowledge
  6. Du'aa, givens

Books on Gnosis [17]

  1. Knowledge of God (two parts)
  2. From Creation to the Real (min al-khalq ila al-haqq)
  3. Shiite Gnosis (Irfan)
  4. Commentary on Establishing the Principles (by Ibn Turka) (two parts)
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