Today, 4th August marks 91st birth anniversary of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali al-Husayni al-Sistani. Ayatollah Sistani was born in Mashhad, to a family of religious clerics.
He is described as the leading spiritual leader of Shia Muslims around the globe
and one of the most senior scholars in Shia Islam. He has been included in all editions of "The Muslim 500: The World's Most Influential Muslims" mostly in the top ten positions since 2009.
He is one of the eight Maraji’ mentioned in the most recent edition.
In 2005 al-Sistani was listed among the Top 100 intellectuals of the world. In 2005 and 2014, he was also nominated for Nobel Prize Award towards his efforts for establishing peace.
May Allah bless him with long life so that we can continue benefitting from his wisdom. Ameen🤲