About Ayatollah al-ozma Sayyid Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi 

After finishing Montadi al-Nashrschools, Ayatollah al-ozmaHashemi Shahroudi, entered Najaf-e Ashraf Hawzaand attended Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir Sadr's trainingclasses. Due to outstanding talents, he soon became one of the prominent scholars in Najaf Hawza.  He received Ijtihad's permission from his martyred master in his third decade of life 

He started social, political and cultural activities when he was a student in Najaf. After The Islamic Revolution in Iran, he immigrated from Najaf to Iran. From then to now  he have achieved heavy responsibilities such as Head of Judiciary, Head of Arbitration Body for Resolving discords between chiefs of Judiciary, Parliament and Government and Creating Balance between them, and the member of Guardian Council. 

Today he teaches Kharij of Fiqh and Osoolin the Hawza of Qom and his classes are among the most dynamic and active study sessions of Hawza in the city of Qom. 


About Fiqh and Maaref of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) Foundation

The Fiqh and Maaref of Ahl al-Bayt (peace be upon them) Foundation was founded by the great Marja, Ayatollah al-ozmaHashemi Shahroudi in 2005. The main purpose of the Foundation is to disseminate and promote Islamic culture based on Islamic jurisprudence and teachings of Ahl-e Bayt (peace be upon them). The Foundation offers cultural, educational and research programs. 

In addition of  cultural and research programs, the Foundation publishes his works actively as one of its outstanding activities.