A Marja' (Arabic: مرجع‎; plural: marājiʿ), also known as a marjiʿ taqlīd or marjiʿ dīnī (Arabic: مرجع تقليد مرجع ديني‎), literally meaning "source to imitate/follow" or "religious reference", is a title given to the highest level Shia authority, a Grand Ayatollah with the authority to make legal decisions within the confines of Islamic law for followers and less-credentialed clerics. After the Qur'an and the prophets and imams, marājiʿ are the highest authority on religious laws in Usuli Shia Islam.

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  • A Marja' (Arabic: مرجع‎; plural: marājiʿ), also known as a marjiʿ taqlīd or marjiʿ dīnī (Arabic: مرجع تقليد مرجع ديني‎), literally meaning "source to imitate/follow" or "religious reference", is a title given to the highest level Shia authority, a Grand Ayatollah with the authority to make legal decisions within the confines of Islamic law for followers and less-credentialed clerics. After the Qur'an and the prophets and imams, marājiʿ are the highest authority on religious laws in Usuli Shia Islam. (en)
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  • A Marja' (Arabic: مرجع‎; plural: marājiʿ), also known as a marjiʿ taqlīd or marjiʿ dīnī (Arabic: مرجع تقليد مرجع ديني‎), literally meaning "source to imitate/follow" or "religious reference", is a title given to the highest level Shia authority, a Grand Ayatollah with the authority to make legal decisions within the confines of Islamic law for followers and less-credentialed clerics. After the Qur'an and the prophets and imams, marājiʿ are the highest authority on religious laws in Usuli Shia Islam. (en)
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