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Musawi Sayyids

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Mūsawī Sayyids (Arabic: ساداتُ الموسَوی) are a branch of Sayyids descending from the seventh Imam of Shi'a, Imam Musa al-Kazim (a).[1] Many of Musawi Sayyids live in Iraq and also great branches of them live in Iran, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Egypt, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Families of Ayatullahi Shirazi, Ayatullahi Yazdi, Isfahani, Bujnurdi, Bihbahani, Jazayiri, Khomeini, Khwansari, Zanjani, Shahristani, Shirazi, Sadr, Kashfi, Gulpayigani, Musha'sha'i, and Mirluhi are among famous Musawi families in Iran.[2]

Notes

  1. Samʿānī, al-Ansāb, vol. 12, p. 479.
  2. Saʿīdīzāda, "Wākāwī-yi iqlīmī-yi khāndānhā-yi sādāt-i Iran", p. 76-81.

References

  • Samʿānī, ʿAbd al-Karīm b. Muḥammad al-. Al-Ansāb. Edited by ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Yaḥyā al-Muʿallimī al-Yamānī. Hyderabad: Majlis Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif al-ʿUthmānīyya, 1382 AH.
  • Saʿīdīzāda, Rasūl. 1387 Sh. "Wākāwī-yi iqlīmī-yi khāndānhā-yi sādāt-i Iran." Waqf Mīrāth-i Jāwīdān 61:76-81.