Mulla 'Ali Tabrizi
|Full Name||Ali Tabrizi|
|Well-Known As||Wa'iz Khiyabani|
|Professors||Ahmad Sharabyani, Muhammad Sadiq Sa'ati, ...|
|Permission for Hadith|
|Sayyid Abu l-Hasan Isfahani, Mirza 'Ali Aqa Shirazi, Shaykh Muhammad Husayn Kashif al-Ghita' and Sayyid Husayn Burujirdi|
|Works||Tuhfat al-ahibba' fi sharh qasida Sayyid al-shu'ara', 'Ulama al-mu'asirin, ...|
ʿAlī Tabrīzī (Arabic: علی تبریزی) (b. 1282/1866 - d. 1367/1947) known as Ḥāj Mullā ʿAlī Tabrīzī and also known as Wāʿiẓ Khiyābānī (Persian: واعظ خیابانی) was a scholar and eminent Shi'a preacher of 14th/20th century. He received Permission for hadith transmission from Sayyid Abu l-Hasan Isfahani, Mirza 'Ali Aqa Shirazi, Shaykh Muhammad Husayn Kashif al-Ghita' and Sayyid Husayn Burujirdi. He wrote more than 50 books and treatises. Tuhfat al-Ahibba' fi Sharh Qasida Sayyid al-Shu'ara, Waqay'i' al-Ayyam, and Dhakha'ir al-Asfar are some of his works. He passed away in Safar 1367 / December 1947.
Birth and Demise
After studying morphology (sarf), syntax (nahw), rhetoric (Balagha), logic and mathematic, he studied under teachers like: Haj Mirza Ahmad Sharabyani, Muhammad Sadiq Sa'ati, Ahmad Tahbaz, Sayyid Ahmad Khusrushahi and Mirza Asad Allah Tabrizi.
Travels to Different Cities
He traveled to Mecca, Medina, Mashhad, Khuy, Urumiyya, Zanjan, Qom, Tehran and some of the cities in Iraq. He received Permission for hadith transmission from scholars like: Sayyid Abu l-Hasan Isfahani, Mirza 'Ali Aqa Shirazi, Shaykh Muhammad Husayn Kashif al-Ghita' and Sayyid Husayn Burujirdi. Likewise, he gave Permission for hadith transmission to many scholars.
He had more than 50 works, including:
- Tuhfat al-ahibba' fi sharh qasida Sayyid al-Shu'ara': commentary on "al-Qasida al-'Ayniyya" composed by al-Himyari. It also contains biography of al-Himyari. This book is his first work.
- 'Ulama al-mu'asirin: (in Persian) biographical profiles of twelver Shi'a scholars who lived at his time.
- Waqa'i' al-ayyam: in several volumes about events and practices in Rajab, Sha'ban, Ramadan, Shawwal, and Muharram.
- Dhakha'ir al-asfar.
- Tara'if al-saha'if.
- Muntakhab al-maqasid wa muntajab al-fawa'id: 9 volumes in style of a Kashkul.
- The material for this article is mainly taken from حاج ملاعلی تبریزی in Farsi Wikishia.