List of Works by Al-Hurr al-'Amili

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Muhammad b. al-Hasan b. 'Ali b. al-Husayn al-'Amili (b.1033/1624 – d.1104/1693), commonly known as Al-Hurr al-'Amili, was a prominent Twelver Shi'a muhaddith, jurist and the author of Wasa'il al-Shi'a. He was an Akhbari scholar who believed in the authenticity of all hadiths in the Four Books. He is buried in the holy shrine of Imam al-Rida (a).

The Book Amal al-amil

Al-Shaykh al-Hurr al-'Amili penned numerous valuable works. The below is the list of his works:


  • Wasa'il al-Shi'a is considered as the most important and priceless work of al-'Amili, which is still regarded highly among Shi'a jurists and mujtahids. It consists of Shi'a narrative hadiths from Shi'a hadith collections such as the Four Books and other jurisprudential books. This great collection contains 36.000 hadiths with their sources in jurisprudential matters. It was also translated and many different commentaries and glosses were written on it.
  • Al-Rijal
  • Amal al-amil, consists of the names of scholars and their biographies.
  • Al-Iqaz ala al-haj'at bi-l burhan ala al-raj'a
  • Bidayat al-hidaya
  • Al-Arabiya al-'alawiyya wa al-lughat al-marwiya
  • Tawatur al-qur'an
  • Diwan-i She'r, collection of poems which contains 20000 verses of poems.
  • Diwan al-Imam Zayn al-'Abidin (a)
  • Tahrir wasa'il al-shi'a wa tahbir masa'il al-shari'a fi sharh wasa'il al-shi'a
  • Al-Akhlaq
  • Maqtal al-Imam al-Husayn (a)
  • Risala fi al-ghina'