Author Archives: Talib Ghaffari

Mawlana Waliyunnabi Mujaddidi Naqshbandi (d.1903)

Mawlānā Shaykh Walī an-nabī Mujaddidī Naqshbandī Rāmpurī was one of the distinguished deputies of Shāh Ahmad Saʻīd Mujaddidī. He was a male descendant of the great Mujaddid Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī (d.1034 AH). Genealogy Shaykh Walī an-Nabī was son of Mawlānā … Continue reading

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Mawlana Sayyid Abdus-Salam Haswi (d.1882)

Mawlānā Sayyid ʻAbd as-Salām Haswī Naqshbandī was one of the distinguished deputies of Shāh Ahmad Saʻīd Mujaddidī. He was son of Sayyid Shāh Abul-Qāsim Naqshbandī. He was born in Haswa, a town near Fatehpur, UP, India, in 1234 AH (1818/9). … Continue reading

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Shaykh Muhammad Mazhar Mujaddidi Naqshbandi (d.1883)

Shaykh Muhammad Mazhar Mujaddidī Naqshbandī was a venerable master of the Mujaddidi Order in the holy sanctuary Madīnah. He was the youngest son and deputy of Shāh Ahmad Saʻīd Mujaddidī, who migrated to Madīnah after the Indian rebellion of 1857. … Continue reading

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Shaykh Muhammad Umar Mujaddidi Naqshbandi (1829-1880)

Shaykh Muhammad ʻUmar Fārūqī Mujaddidī Naqshbandī was a renowned Sufi master of the Naqshbandī Order and a member of the Mujaddidī family of Sufi masters. He was the middle son and spiritual deputy of Shāh Ahmad Saʻīd Mujaddidī (d.1860). Biography … Continue reading

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Shaykh Abd ar-Rashid Mujaddidi Naqshbandi (1820-1871)

Shaykh ʻAbd ar-Rashīd Fārūqī Mujaddidī Naqshbandī was a renowned Sufi master of the Naqshbandī Order and a member of the Mujaddidī family of Sufi masters. He was the eldest son and spiritual deputy of Shāh Ahmad Saʻīd Mujaddidī (d.1860). Biography … Continue reading

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Amir Ahmad Bukhari (922 AH, Turkey)

Amīr Ahmad Bukhārī Naqshbandī Ahrārī was a well renowned Sufi master of the Naqshbandī Sufi Order in Istanbul. He was the spiritual successor of Mullā Abdullāh Ilāhī Simāvī, one of the distinguished deputies of Khwāja ʻUbaydullāh Ahrār quddisa-sirruhūm (may their … Continue reading

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Shaykh Muhammad ibn Yaqub Hijazi Bahraini Naqshbandi

Shaykh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn Yaʿqūb Ḥijāzī Shāfiʿī Baḥrainī was a prominent Sufi scholar and shaykh of the Naqshbandī tarīqah in Bahrain. He was born in Muḥarraq, a city in Bahrain, in 1908 / 1328 AH. He died in 1996, … Continue reading

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Sayyid Badruddin Badri Kashmiri Naqshbandi

Sayyid Badruddin ibn Abdus-Salam Badri Kashmiri was a Sufi of the Naqshbandi Ahrari Order, an author, historian and a prolific poet. He lived in the tenth and eleventh centuries A.H, exact dates are unknown. Initially he learned the Kubravī Sufi … Continue reading

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Shaykh Jamaluddin Dana Naqshbandi

Hadrat Shaykh Sayyid Jamal ad-Din Dana Naqshbandi Ahrari was a renowned Sufi master of Gujarat, India. He was born in the Middle East, possibly in Turkey. His father Sayyid Badshah Parda-Posh was of Husaini lineage of sayyids, and was martyred … Continue reading

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Over 100 Sunni scholars declare Wahhabis to be outside mainstream Sunni Islam – Chechnya

An International conference of Sunni scholars was held in Grozny, Chechnya, attended by more than 100 renowned Islamic scholars and Sufi shaykhs who came from Russia, Syria, Turkey, India, Egypt, Jordan, South Africa, United Kingdom and other countries. Shaykh Ahmed … Continue reading

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