VI Kirmani-Iraqi

VI

 The 6th  Kirmani-Iraqi Shaykhī leader

   

  Ḥajjī `Sayyid `Ali `Abd Allah al-Mūsāwī al-Ḥifzih 

With the assasination of the Vth Kirmani Shaykhi leader  Ḥajjī  Sarkar Aqa,`Abd al-Riḍā' Khān al-Ibrahīmī (1340-1400/1921-1979) in the wake of the Iranian revolution of 1979 the leadership was transferred (in 1983 ?) out if Iran to Basra (Iraq),  though the son of the Kirmani Shaykhi leader was considered the wakil (agent or representative) in Iran (Kirman).

 

 

 

 

 

In his al-Shaykhiyya, nasha'āthā wa taṭawwūrhā wa maṣādir dirāsathā  nishāti-hā  ("Shaykism, its origins, its evolution and the sources for  its study") Sayyid Muhammad Ḥasan ibn `Abd al-Rasūl ibn Mashkūr al-Ḥusaynī, al-Ṭāliqānī, al-Najafī. (b. Najaf, 1350/1931 d. ADD), devotes a few paragraphs to Musawi and refers to various of his writings many of which are still in ms.