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Leader condoles demise of prominent cleric Ayatollah Safi Golpaygani

Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed Imam Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed condolences over the passing of senior Iranian theologian Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani.

In a Tuesday message, the Leader condoled the demise of Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani to his honorable family and his pupils at Seminary.

Ayatollah Khamenei also pointed to Ayatollah Safi Golpaygani’s revolutionary services and important responsibilities during the Islamic Republic era and prayed to God to bestow divine forgiveness and blessings on him and elevate his ranks [in the Heavens] to the highest.

Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani who was the author of several significant books on Shia jurisprudence died from cardiac arrest on 1 February 2022, at the age of 103. 

Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani was born in 1919 in Golpayegan. He studied in seminaries of Qom under Grand Ayatollah Borujerdi. Also, he resided and taught in the Seminary of Qom. Ayatollah Safi was a supporter of the Islamic Revolution in Iran.

Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani’s scientific efforts and practical endeavors left a valuable legacy and capital for the Islamic world.

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