A List of Shia to Sunni converts

Copied from brother Muslim Khorasani’s twitter: https://twitter.com/MuslimKhorasani

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Note: Most of these people are either scholars, researchers or people with deep polemical knowledge. Pls DM if any name is missing.

  1. Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Abul Fazl Borqie borqie_tabatbaiehttp://www.borqei.com/?q=en/life Lecture: www.youtu.be/SY0MSVlo5x4
  1. Grand Ayatollah Shaykh Hussein Al-Moayyad ex_Shia_almoayyadhttps://gift2shias.com/2013/11/15/shia-cleric-shaykh-al-moayyad-who-left-shiism-for-islam-and-sunnah/ His website: https://www.almoaiyad.com/

  1. Ustad Haydar Ali Qalamdaran Qomi – known for works such as “Highway to Unity – An Analysis of Evidences for Imamah” & “Imamate and Khilafat” and many others.

    [Farsi] https://www.aqeedeh.com/writers/view/51/%D8%AD%DB%8C%D8%AF%D8%B1-%D8%B9%D9%84%DB%8C-%D9%82%D9%84%D9%85%D8%AF%D8%A7%D8%B1%D8%A7%D9%86-%D9%82%D9%85%DB%8C

  1. Dr. Ali Muzafarian (Executed in Iran).
    [Farsi] https://islamhouse.com/fa/articles/414425/
  1. Dr.Kalhur, Iranian Professor living in the US. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSsiE1hTgp4
  1. Abdullah Efendi @gift2shias – Islamic researcher of Sunni and Shia issues. Author of online books “Merits of the People of the Cloak” & “Merits of Ahlulbayt” and many other great articles in defense of Sunnah. https://gift2shias.com/
  1. Farhad Amirebrahimi author of the book: “Up from Shiism: An Analytical Study of the Shia and Sunni Doctrines” It can be read here: http://www.shiaorsunni.com/
  1. Shaykh Abdul Malik al-Shafi’i @alshafei2019
    One of his great works translated into English is about the crisis between Quran and Shia scholars can be read here: http://www.twelvershia.net/2013/04/05/the-fractious-schizophrenia-discussing-the-reality-of-the-crisis-between-the-shia-scholars-and-the-quran/
    His other work translated into English: http://www.twelvershia.net/2013/04/05/the-imamah-of-the-shia-a-hidden-call-for-the-continuation-of-prophet-hood/
    Also author of “al-Fikr al-Takfiri end al-Shia” Takfiri Ideology among the Shia.
  1. Allama Ismail ale-Ishaq Kho’ainy
    [Farsi] https://www.aqeedeh.com/book/view/879/%D8%B2%D9%86%D8%AF%DA%AF%DB%8C-%D9%86%D8%A7%D9%85%D9%87-%D8%B9%D9%84%D8%A7%D9%85%D9%87-%D8%AD%D8%A7%D8%AC-%D8%B4%DB%8C%D8%AE-%D8%A7%D8%B3%D9%85%D8%A7%D8%B9%DB%8C%D9%84-%D8%A2%D9%84-%D8%A7%D8%B3%D8%AD%D8%A7%D9%82-%D8%AE%D9%88%D8%A6%DB%8C%D9%86%DB%8C-%D8%B1%D8%AD%D9%85%D9%87-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%84%D9%87
  1. Sayyed Musa Musawi Isfahani known for his work “O Shias of the World, Wake up!”
    [Farsi] https://www.aqeedeh.com/writers/view/80/%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B3%DB%8C-%D9%85%D9%88%D8%B3%D9%88%DB%8C#author_books
    [Arabic] https://waqfeya.com/book.php?bid=5051
  1. Hujjatul Islam Murtaza Radmehr. His famous work چگونه هدایت یافتم؟ – چرا سنی شدم؟How I was guided? Why I became Sunni? [Farsi] https://www.aqeedeh.com/book/view/194/%DA%86%DA%AF%D9%88%D9%86%D9%87-%D9%87%D8%AF%D8%A7%DB%8C%D8%AA-%DB%8C%D8%A7%D9%81%D8%AA%D9%85%D8%9F—%DA%86%D8%B1%D8%A7-%D8%B3%D9%86%DB%8C-%D8%B4%D8%AF%D9%85%D8%9F
  1. Dr. Sayyed Mahdi Musawi – Left Iran for his safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQYAYMJnwIcex-Shia-mahdi_musawi
  1. Mohammad Baqir Sajoody, Iranian writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5n-F6B5oHE
  1. Ahmad al-Katib – His famous work available in English is “THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHIITE POLITICAL THOUGHT” Link to his book & more info about him : https://sonsofsunnah.com/2013/10/19/ahmad-al-katib-a-shia-reformist-who-refuted-the-core-of-shiism/ Also featured on @TheSunniDefense https://youtu.be/RTuX-yV6u1o?t=738
  1. Seyyed Hassan Shemrani Tehrani @EbnHussein1424 Islamic researcher and author of many articles in refutation of twelver Shia sect – Also a host of a show on Iranian Sunni TV network Towheed/WesalFarsi. His interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxQ_YABUmJ8
  1. Abdul Hamid (aka Abu Ismail al-Farsi) @82Shaikh Debater of comparative religions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ecbu8XFGui0
  1. Sister Aisha from Tehran, Iran: [Farsi] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmVyLdqM1MA
  1. Fahad Abdul Rahim, Researcher and Debater
    [Arabic] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSfUTEw7glI
  1. Adnan al-Mutayri [Arabic] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0oHiw6qtr4
  1. Ustad Reza Zangene [Farsi] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrAokRpgkyg
  1. Reza al-Hamoud from Qatif Saudi Arabia https://youtu.be/hzZykKpinyQ?t=733
  1. Ali al-Hasawi from Ahsa, Saudi Arabia https://youtu.be/1eCRoBYwi-g?t=793
  1. Abdul Aziz Makki, Bahrain: https://youtu.be/1eCRoBYwi-g?t=858
  1. Badr Hilal: https://youtu.be/pctXD6xdZjE?t=882
  1. Wasel al-Moayaid https://youtu.be/9JJs_EbE068?t=149
  1. Abubakr Tehrani https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=362l6X2BHkI
  1. Amin Askari, Former IRGC member & Shia preacher.
    [Arabic] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU3UkaBjNwo
  1. Ustad Abdul Majid Naseri [Farsi] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vok2olgnWY
  1. Mohandis Amir Shokri [Farsi] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYbC0BwJOnA
  1. Adil Asadi Nia, Former Iranian Ambassador to Portugal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVHGUFVAhaI
  2. Ahmad Kasravi, Iranian intellectual (stabbed to death inside the courtroom)
  1. Sayed Ameer Hussain Shah Bukhari, Pakistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBcGYRVcwtY
  1. Alama Molana Mohsan Raza Farooqi, Pakistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQScTOvwYPA
  1. Allama Kifayat Hussain Naqvi, Pakistan https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCRZXE4cR3A
  1. Brother Ali On Wesal Farsi TV interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPTYwN8uPvs
  1. Abu Ammar Interview on @TheSunniDefense https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-WY26iK7gY
    or you can read his brief post: http://forum.twelvershia.net/ex-shias/my-journey-(in-breif)-from-shi’ism-to-sunni-islam/
  1. Brother Husayn from Southern Lebanon, debated Sunnis for years on the online forums http://forum.twelvershia.net/ex-shias/random-thoughts-of-an-ex-shii/
  1. Sayyed Saeed Rasouli Nejad https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJI1CciTGVY


  1. Abu Khalifa Ali bin Muhammad al-Quzaiby known for his famous work “I found the Sahaba without losing the Ahlulbayt”.
    Arabic: https://islamhouse.com/ar/books/74691/
    Farsi: https://islamhouse.com/fa/books/255796/
    also available in several other languages.
  1. Brother Amir @persian_ami Saman Interview on @TheSunniDefense
  1. Nawab Muhsin al Mulk Sayed Muhammad Mahdi Ali Khan, Former Shia scholar.
    Known for his masterpiece “Ayat Bayyinat” available in English: https://mahajjah.com/ayat-bayyinat/
  1. Anwar Al-Ahwazi https://twitter.com/IbnAlahwaz
  1. Shia scholar: 200 top Shia religious students from Hawza of Qom travelled to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah where they engaged in debates with people there. 30 of them returned back to Iran with Sunni beliefs.


  1. Ustaad Khalid Ansari, Iranian ex-Shia researcher interview on Towheed TV on why he left Shiism. He has also been a guest analyst on this TV Channel for several years in a show that was hosted by @EbnHussein1424. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NGjNXaCEYQw

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One response to “A List of Shia to Sunni converts

  1. Shoaib Khan

    ASSALAM o ALAIKUM, majority of these scholars were martyred by shites due leave shiteism, May ALLAH swt pleased with these scholars and gave hidayah to shites

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