Allama Talib Jauhari passes away at the age of 81

Eminent religious scholar Allama Talib Jauhari has passed away at a private hospital in Karachi, here on Sunday.

Allama Talib Jauhri 81, was one of Pakistan’s most well-respected and known Shia scholars.

He was suffering from chronic illness for a long time and had been hospitalised for a while and was in the ICU. His death was confirmed by his son Riaz Johri.

He is survived by three sons, and they will announce the details of the funeral.

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Talib Jauhri was born in Patna, India on August 27, 1938. He was a poet and orator, who had been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz.

According to his official website, his father Maulana Muhammad Mustafa Jauhar was a prominent scholar and an Urdu poet known for his exceptional poetry related to the Household of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH),.

“Allama Talib Jauhari studied Islamic theology in Najaf, Iraq under Ayatullah al Uzma Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei.

He was a student of Ayatullah Shaheed Sayyid Baqir Al-sadr. He has been a class fellow of Ayatullah al Uzma Sayyid Ali Sistani, although Ayatullah Sistani was among his seniors.  Allama Zeeshan Haider Jawwadi was also one of his class fellows in Najaf.”