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THE PERIOD OF EDUCATION

Ayatullah Murtaz . a Mut.ahhari2 was born into a clerical family on 2 February

1920 (13 Bahman 1298/12 Jama¯di I, 1338) in Farima¯n,3 a town 75 kilometres south-east of Mashhad,4 one of the famous centres of Shi‘ite pilgrimage and learning in the east of Iran.