Grand Ayatollah Seyyed Taqi al-Qumi has passed away on the 25th of the holy month of Muharram in the holy city of Karbala.
The funeral took place in the holy city of Karbala, and the Prayer for the Deceased was held in the presence of a number of religious and public figures. Another funeral will be held in the holy city of Najaf where he will be buried.
His eminence was the student of a number of prominent Shia top clerics namely; Seyyed Muhammad Hadi al-Milani, Seyyed Abdul Hadi al-Shirazi, Sheikh Hassan al-Hilli, Seyyed Muhammad Kadhum al-Shirazi, and Abu al-Qassim al-Khoei, may Allah bless their souls, in the holy city of Najaf.
It is worth mentioning that his eminence was one of the defenders of the Husseini rituals and he had always stressed the importance of practicing such rituals