Hujjat ul-Islam as-Saiyed Mehboob Mehdi ‘Abidi al-Najafi is the son of as-Syed ‘Abul Hashim ‘Abidi. He had his early education in Najaf at Madrasa as-Sadiq under the tutelage of Hujjatul Islam Shaykh Munir at-Turaihi, Shaykh Ibrahim Gharavi and Ayatullah Syed Kazim ash-Shubbar. His family became the target of the ruthless regime of Saddam and he was forced to leave the holy city of Najaf and migrated to Delhi, India. He went to Madrasa Nazimia, Lucknow, India, to pursue his studies under the tutelage of Hujjatul Islam Moulana Syed Muhammad Ayyub Naqavi, Hujjatul Islam Moulana Syed Muhammad Shakir Naqvi, Hujjatul Islam Maulana Muhammad Ghaffir Jawrasi and completed his Sutooh studies under Hujjatul Islam Shaykh Muhammad Husain Najafi and other teachers.
Later he continued his advanced studies and Dars Khariij under the tutor of Hujjatul Islam Shaykh Baqir al-Irawani and Hujjatul Islam Sayyid Kamal al-Haidery. He was crowned ‘Amamah by Ayatullah al- Uzma Syed Shahabuddin Marashi al-Najafi in Qom, Iran. He still continues his academic prosperity and participates in Duruze Kharij by Ayatullah Udhma Ishaq al-Fayyaz (Najaf, Iraq) through telecommunication capabilities.