Famed Islamic Scholar Alama Talib Jauhari passes away at Karachi

wilayattimes (Pakistan)

Karachi | WTNS | June 22:Globally Renowned Islamic Scholar Alama Talib Jauhari has passed away at a private hospital in Karachi at Pakistan.

The 81-year-old Alama Jauhari had been under treatment at the ICU of a private hospital for past few days. He had been on a ventilator since he was admitted to the hospital on June 10.

His body has been shifted to Ancholi Imambargah, according to the family sources. Funeral prayers will be offered today after Zuherain prayers in Amroha Ground, Ancholi Society, said the family sources.

Alama Jauhari was born on August 27, 1938 in Patna, India to Maulana Muhammad Mustafa Jauhar – a prominent scholar and an Urdu poet.

Alama Talib was a student of Ayatollah Shaheed Sayyid Baqir Al-sadr in Najaf, Iraq, where he studied Islamic theology under Ayatollah al Uzma Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei.

The deceased scholar had enjoyed central position amongst the Pakistani ulema for past several years. With his Majlis Sham-e-Ghariban at Nishtar Park, his fame crossed the national borders. His audience included people from all schools of thought.

Alama Talib was a student of Ayatollah Shaheed Sayyid Baqir Al-sadr in Najaf, Iraq, where he studied Islamic theology under Ayatollah al Uzma Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei.Allama Talib Jauhari was a poet and orator, who had been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz for his contributions to society. Prime Minister Imran Khan and many other personalities expressed deep grief over the passing of Alama Talib Jauhari. 

Alama Talib Jauhari had his own impressive and soul-stirring style of oratory. Besides being a heartwarming speaker, he had certain other aspects to his personality, as he authored several books, penned an exegesis of the Holy Quran. He was an established historian and philosopher as well. Moreover, he was a poet with three poetry books to his credit.

Alama Talib Jauhari was a poet and orator, who had been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz for his contributions to society. He was known as a philosopher and had written several books. “His book Hadees-e-Karabla is one of the few Maqtal written in Urdu and has been considered as one of the most well compiled sources to the traditions related to the Event of Karbala,” according to his website.

Several political and religious leaders have expressed deep sorrow over the demise of the scholar and offered condolences to the bereaved family. Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed deep grief over the passing of Alama Talib Jauhari.

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