RNA – Ayatollah Ebrahim Amini passed away on the evening of Friday, April 26, 2020, the first night of the holy month of Ramadan, at Shahid Beheshti Hospital in Qom.
Due to suffering from a long illness, he had been in and out of the hospital several times over the past month and re-entered the hospital a few days ago.
His Eminence was born on June 30th, 1925 in Najafabad, Esfahan province.
After finished his primary studies in Najafabad, he joined the Islamic Seminary of Esfahan in 1942. After completing his curriculum of religious studies in Esfahan, he joined the Islamic Seminary of Qom in 1947, where he studied dars al-kharij, jurisprudence and principles, under the tutorship of most eminent religious scholars of that period.
While pursuing his religious studies at Esfahan and Qom he also taught Arabic literature, jurisprudence and philosophy. Because of his special attitude and inclination towards the sciences of psychology, child psychology, education and training, family-rights, family-ethics and the narrations of Prophet Muhammad and the Infallible Imams, he pursued advanced studies and research in these areas.
From the very beginning, he was interested in writing and academic research and therefore, since 1945 he had been engaged intensively in writing and research.
He also wrote many miscellaneous articles written on various issues, including ideological, political, social, ethical and educational topics for presentation at national and international seminars and conferences.
Ayatollah Amini was involved in teaching, writing and research activities and after the victory of the Islamic Revolution, he took part in various political activities and was always a defender of the Islamic Revolution. He also frequently represented the Islamic Republic of Iran at various international conferences.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities he also held many important national positions as follows:
A member and vice-president of Assembly of Experts (Majles-e Khobregan), the secretary-general of the office of the Educational Research Centre of the Assembly of Experts, a member of the Academic Council of the Islamic Seminary of Qom and the chief of Cultural Affairs, a member of the board of trustees of the World Centre for Islamic Sciences, a member of the board of trustees Imam al-Sadiq University in Tehran and a member of the Supreme Council of the Ahl al-Bayt World Assembly.
Rasa News Agency