I.M.A.M.’s Structure

The Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeya (I.M.A.M.), Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt religious organization, Federal EIN #20-1159387, based in California and registered as a foreign entity in Michigan and other U.S. states.

Religious Authority

The Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeya, Inc. is a religious organization adhering to the teachings of the Islamic religion in accordance with the Ahl al-Bayt school of thought, also known as the Shia, the Jafaria, the Imamiyyah, and the Ithna Ashariyya (Twelver), which refers to the twelve infallible divine successors to the Prophet (pbuh&hp). During the occultation of the twelfth divine leader, Imam al-Mahdi (p), we are following the Marjaeya. The Marjaeya is the Highest religious Authority of Shia Muslims worldwide and presently is the Grand Jurist, Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani.

I.M.A.M. is under the supervision of the Marjaeya’s Special Representative of Religious Affairs of Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Ali al-Sistani for Europe and North America, the Honorable Scholar Sayyid Murtada al-Kashmiri.

I.M.A.M.’s Scholarly Team 

Sayyid Murtada al-KashmiriChairman
Sayyid M. B. al-KashmiriV-Chairman and Director of Religious Affairs
Dr. Shaykh Mehdi Saeed Hazari Secretary and Research Scholar
Shaykh Fawzi Mohammed al-BattahiBoard Member and Instructor
Sayyid Mehboob Abidi al-NajafiBoard Member and Instructor
Shaykh Mohammad al-Ali al-Halabi Research Scholar and Instructor
Sayyid Muntadher Aljabery (Almusawi) Research Scholar
Dr. Shaykh Faiyaz Jaffer Research Scholar
Shaykh Hazem al-Zirjawi  Research Scholar
Dr. Shaykh Rasoul Naghavi Nia Research Scholar