Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was born at Gopalpur, district Siwan, Bihar state, India on 19 September 1948. His father was Syed Mazhar Hussain Rizvi.
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was a Shiah Scholar, Speaker, Author, Historian and Poet. He was popularly known as Adeeb-E-Asr as a scholar and Shaoor Gopalpuri as a poet.
He had six sons and one daughter. His second eldest son Hujjat-ul-Islam wal Muslameen Maulana Syed Shahid Jamal Rizvi lives in Qom, Iran. He followed his father's footstep and has written many Islamic articles and more than 55 books, He also translated two volumes of books Al-Ghadir. His daughter is married to the well known poet, writer and famous nauhakhawn Syed Irfan Abbas Rizvi popularly known as Irfan Nasirabadi. He wrote many poetry and also recited nauhe since 1996. Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was an exceptionally friendly and generous person. He was a loved person and many people would be honored to be like him.
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi was awarded many popular titles, like Adeeb-E-Asr, Sha'oor, Mutarajjim Al-Ghadir, Allama etc. The title 'Adeeb-E-Asr' was awarded by Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi in Iran. Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi’s poetic title was "Sha'oor Gopalpuri".
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi died on 10 February 2002 leaving behind great works in the field of Islamic literature. His funeral was attended by many scholars and preachers and was followed by huge crowds of people at Gopalpur, district Siwan, Bihar state, India
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi wrote many books, He also translated many books from Arabic to Urdu and Persian to Urdu. Some of his literary works are below:-
Books Translated By Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi
Al-Ghadir Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi on the request of Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi translated book Al-Ghadir. The first volume of which published in year 1991. Then in 2010 the complete set of volume got published by Qur'an o itrat foundation.
Al-Ghadir(vol.1). Qom, Iran. 2010. ISBN 978-600-6088-08-2.
Al-Ghadir(vol.2 & 3). Qom, Iran. 2010. ISBN 978-600-91931-5-8.
Al-Ghadir(vol.4,5). Qom, Iran. 2010. ISBN 978-600-6088-08-2.
Al-Ghadir(vol.6). Qom, Iran. 2010. ISBN 978-600-91931-6-5.
Al-Ghadir(vol.7,8 & 9). Qom, Iran. 2010. ISBN 978-600-91931-9-6.
Al-Ghadir(vol.10 & 11). Qom, Iran. 2010.
Tareekh-e-Islam me Ayesha ka kirdaar(3 vol.). Qom, Iran: Ansariyan Publications. 2008. ISBN 964-438-643-4.
Masa'eb-e-Aale Muhammad(pbuh). Qom, Iran: The World center for Shitte studies. 2007. ISBN 978-964-94976-0-0.
Shahr-E-Shahadat. Lucknow: Majlis-e-Ulma Wa'ezeen. 1999.
Imam Mehdi(A.S) Hadees Ki Roshni Me. Lucknow: Majlis-e-Ulma Wa'ezeen. 1999.
Resala Amaliya Imam Khomaini(2 vol.).
Mayyat pe Girya. 2002.
Khushboo Bahar Ki.
Khanwada-e-Shairazi Biswi Sadi me.
Ghadeer ke Char Alamti Shayer. Qom, Iran: Qur'aan o itrat foundation.
Hayat Ayatullah-ul-uzma Shirazi.
Tohfe ka meyar Tahzeeb.
His articles was greatly influenced by Islamic Literature and enlighten many historic knowledge of Islam. His articles mainly laid emphasis on Qur'an, wilayat, tragedy of Karbala, and usool-e-deen. Some of his articles are listed below:
wilayet-e-Ali(a.s) Qur'an ki raushni me
Kalma-e-Innama Qur'an Ki Raushn Me
wilayat-e-Ali(a.s) ki Ma'wun Ahadees
Ghadir aur Qur'an
Ghadeer: Daaman ki Dhajjiyan
Wilayat ke dunyawi wa Aakhari fawayed per Ajmali Nazar
Eid per Sahaba ki hasdana nazar
Ahmiyat Ghadir: Masumeen(a.s) ki nazar me
Shuja'at Hazrat Zahra(s.a)
Imam Hussain(a.s) paikar-e-Muhabbat
Imam Hussain(a.s) per Girya
Zikr-e-Khuda aur Karbala
Aadi Tariqa shahadat kyu
Ghulamo ke Hukhuq aur Karbala
Ek maqbool Nauha
janabe Qasim(a.s) ki Shahadat
Beside Islamic article, he had also written articles on Urdu Literature. This type of articles were related to different aspect of life and way of living it. The articles also describe the way of spreading Love, affection and generosity among mankind.
Syed Ali Akhtar Rizvi wrote many Nauhe, Qaseede and Gazals. They are as many as 1000. They are compiled into three different books:
Abshaaro Ka Tarannum.
Mauj Dar Mauj(Salam-O-Nauhe).
Mauj Tabassum(Majmua Ghazliyat).