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n. Islam. 1.A high-ranking Shiite religious authority regarded as worthy of imitation in matters of religious law and interpretation. 2.Used as a title for such a leader. lit. Sign of God Ayatollah is a high rank given to major Shi'a clerics. The word means 'sign of God', and those who carry the title are experts in Islamic studies such as jurisprudence, ethics, philosophy and mysticism, and usually teach in schools (hawza) of Islamic sciences. The next lower clerical rank is Hojat-ol-Islam ("authority on Islam"). The rank is granted by consensus, rather than ceremonially: an esteemed religious scholar who has earned the respect and admiration of his teachers for his knowledge and behavior after completing his Hawza studies. By then he would be able to issue his own edicts from the sources of religious laws (Quran, Sunna, Ijma'e, Aql). Most of the time this is attested by an issued certificate from his teachers. This Ayatollah then can teach in religious Hawza according to his speciality and can act as a reference for their religious questions and as a judge. Only a few of the most important Ayatollahs are accorded the rank of Grand Ayatollah (ayat ullahi 'l-`udhma, "great sign of God"), or Marja al-taqlid ("reference for emulation"). This usually happens when the followers of one of the ayatollahs refer to him in many situations and ask him to publish his Jurdistic book in which he answers the vast majority of daily Muslim affairs. The book is called Risalah 'Ilmiyah which is usually a reinvention of the book Al-Urwat-ulWuthqah according to their knowledge of the most authentic Islamic sources and the current life. There is usually one Grand Ayatollah in Iraq that heads the Hawza (curently Ali al-Sistani). There are more in Iran and wherever Shi'a exist. There are more than 20 living, the most famous of them are: Grand Ayatollahs worldwide: Jawad Tabrizi, Ali Khamenei, Ali al-Sistani, Kazem al-Haeri, Muhammad Fazel Lankarani, Ali Montazeri, Mohammad Hussein Fadlullah and Sadiq Hussaini Shirazi. When Westerners say 'the Ayatollah', they usually mean Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who brought the word into the international limelight during the 1979 Iranian Revolution; a possible secondary meaning would be the term's use to indicate the serving Supreme Leader of Iran.
The current Supreme Leader of Iran, who guides the country based on the Islamic Laws, is Ayatollah Syed Ali Khamenei.
A rag-wrapped asshole who thinks he posseses sufficient tallent to be a head of state. In reality they generally possess no tallent at all and barely have the brains to wipe their asses correctly.
The ayatollah Kolmeinei...super Iranian douche bag.
A man who uses religion as an excuse for all sorts of evil. A man who claims to be religious while using religion to excuse murder and other criminal acts.
Pat Robertson is the Grand Ayatollah of the GOP.
n The title given to a person in a position of power or respect. Alluding to the title of the same name in the Islamic faith. It may, however, be used in situations as far as can be from Islam as imaginable, such as the Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla from The Road Warrior, or Inspectah Deck’s lines in U-God’s “Rumble.”
Songs about Ayatollah:
Ayatollah of Rock 'N' Rolla by Soulfly from the Album Savages
Ayatollah's Revenge by Ayatollah from the Album Drum Machine
Another Brick In The Wall (Hey Ayatollah Leave Those Kids Alone) by Blurred Vision from the Album Another Brick In The Wall (Hey Ayatollah Leave Those Kids Alone) - Single
Naturally Born (Prod. By Ayatollah) [Explicit] by Kool G Rap, Large Professor Big Noyd from the Album Naturally Born [Explicit]
Fuck That Man Up (feat. Sean Price, Willie The Kid, La The Darkman & Ayatollah) [Explicit] by J-Love from the Album Fuck That Man Up (feat. Sean Price, Willie The Kid, La The Darkman & Ayatollah) - Single [Explicit]
Ayatollah by Siniestro Total from the Album Ante Todo Mucha Calma
The Ayatollah by Nick Kane from the Album The Balls Come Out Swinging
Books about Ayatollah:
The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran by Hooman Majd (Jul 28, 2009)
The Ayatollahs' Democracy: An Iranian Challenge by Hooman Majd (Sep 12, 2011)
Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden (Mar 13, 2007)
Khomeini: Life of the Ayatollah by Baqer Moin (Jul 7, 2009)
Guardians of the Revolution: Iran and the World in the Age of the Ayatollahs by Ray Takeyh (Apr 8, 2011)
Blood & Oil: A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian (Dec 13, 2005)
Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard: A Journey Through the Inside-Out Worlds of Iran and Afghanistan by Nicholas Jubber (May 4, 2010)
Movies about Ayatollah:
Interviews with Shah of Iran and Ayatollah Khomeini 1977 TV-14 CC - Directed by: MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Biography - Ayatollah Khomeini: Holy Terror 2006 NR - Runtime: 50 mins Starring: Ayatollah Khomeini
An Ayatollah Speaks: Insights Into Islam in Iran 2002 - Starring: Ayatollah Mahdi Hadavi Hehrani Directed by: Ted Koppel ABC NEWS/Host
Declassified: Ayatollah Khomeni 2006 NR - Runtime: 50 mins
Biography - Ayatollah Khomeini 2000 NR -
Guests of the Ayatollah -
Wiki information Ayatollah:
Ayatollah is a high-ranking title given to Usuli Twelver Shī‘ah clerics. Those who carry the title are experts in Islamic studies such as jurisprudence, ethics, and philosophy and usually teach in Islamic seminaries. The next lower clerical rank is...
Ali Hosseini Khamenei is the second and current Supreme Leader of Iran and a Shia Cleric. Ali Khamenei succeeded Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the Iranian Revolution, after Khomeini's death, being elected as the new Supreme Leader by the Assembly...