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Al-Shaykh al-Mufid

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The tomb of al-Shaykh al-Mufid in Kadhimiya
Personal Information
Full Name Muhammad b. Muhammad b. Nu'man
Teknonym Abu 'Abd Allah
Epithet Al-'Ukbari, al-Baghdadi, Ibn al-Mu'allim
Well-Known As Al-Shaykh al-Mufid
Religious Affiliation Twelver Shi'a
Well-Known Relatives Abu Ya'la al-Ja'fari (son-in-law)
Birth 336/948 or 338/950
Place of Birth Ukbara, Baghdad
Residence Baghdad
Studied in Baghdad
Death Ramadan 3, 413/November 30, 1022
Burial Place Shrine of Kazimayn, Kadhimiya
Scholarly Information
Professors Al-Shaykh al-Saduq, Ibn al-Junayd al-Iskafi, ...
Students Al-Shaykh al-Tusi, al-Sharif al-Radi, al-Sharif al-Murtada, al-Najashi, Sallar al-Daylami, ...
Works Al-Irshad, al-Muqni'a, Awa'il al-maqalat, ...
Scholarly
Activities
Foundation of a new approach in jurisprudence, defending Shi'a beliefs in debates with the scholars of other sects,
Socio-Political Activities
Socio-Political
Activities
Head of Shi'a

Abu ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad b. Muḥammad b. al-Nuʿmān al-ʿUkbarī al-Baghdādī (Arabic: محمد بن محمد بن النُعمان العُکبَري البغدادي) (b. 336/948 or 338/950 - d. 413/1022) known as al-Shaykh al-Mufīd (Arabic: الشيخ المفيد) was among the greatest