|Ayatollah Mojtaba Tehrani laid to rest||
TEHRAN – Grand Ayatollah Mojtaba Tehrani was laid to rest in the courtyard of Shah Abdol Azim Shrine in Rey in southern Tehran on Thursday.
Ayatollah Tehrani, 77, who was a marja taqlid (a high-ranking Shia cleric who is regarded as a source of emulation), passed away on Wednesday.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issued a message on Wednesday offering condolences over the death of Ayatollah Tehrani.
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani, and Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani also issued separate messages of condolence.
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