Author Archives: Talib Ghaffari

Shaykh Muhammad Murad Bukhari Naqshbandi Mujaddidi

The venerable Sufi master Sayyid Shaykh Muhammad Murād Husaynī Bukhārī was one of the most reputed deputies of Khwāja Muhammad Ma‘sūm Fārūqī, son and successor of Mujaddid Alf-i Sānī Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī. He was born in Samarqand in 1050 AH … Continue reading

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Shaykh Fazl-i Ahmad Faruqi Naqshandi Mujaddidi (1231 AH)

One of the renowned Naqshbandī Sufi masters of Peshawar city was the luminary saint and mystic Ḥaz̤rat Shaykh Faz̤l-i Aḥmad Fārūqī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī, also known as Ḥaz̤rat Jio Ṣāḥib. In written works, he is often referred to as Faz̤l-i Aḥmad … Continue reading

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Shaykh Ismaeel Anarani Naqshbandi Khalidi

The venerable Shaykh Ismāʻīl Anārānī Kurdī Dimashqī qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū was an exalted saint and a master of the Naqshbandī Khālidī tarīqah and the successor to Mawlānā Khālid Baghdādī. He lived only for three weeks after his shaykh’s death and died … Continue reading

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Sayyid Taha Hakkari Naqshbandi Khalidi

Haḍrat Sayyid Ṭāhā Hakkārī Jīlānī Naqshbandī Khālidī qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū was one of the superior deputies of Mawlānā Khālid Baghdādī. He was a true Sayyid and a descendant of Sayyid ʻAbdul-Qādir Jīlānī raḍiy-Allāhu ʻanhu. His uncle Sayyid ʻAbdullāh Jīlānī Hakkārī was … Continue reading

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Mawlana Khalid Baghdadi Kurdi Naqshbandi (d.1242 AH)

Hadrat Mawlānā Khālid al-Baghdādī ʻUthmānī Kurdī Shāfiʿī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī (d.1242 AH) qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū is one of the greatest Naqshbandi masters who spread and firmly established the noble Naqshbandi Sufi Order in the Middle East, Turkey and Europe. He was an … Continue reading

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Sayyid Abdul Halim Siwani Naqshbandi (-1912)

The venerable saint Mawlānā Sayyid ʻAbdul-Halīm Sīwānī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū was the deputy and successor of Muftī Razā Alī Fārūqī Banārasī (d. 1895). He was also a student of Muftī Razā Alī in exoteric knowledge and studied with him … Continue reading

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Mawlana Muhammad Hashim Bagharvi Naqshbandi (-1896)

Mawlānā Muhammad Hāshim Baghārvī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū was one of the noble deputies of the venerated Sufi saint Khwāja Muhammad ʻUthmān Dāmānī of Mūsā Zaī Sharīf, Dera Ismāʻīl Khān, Pakistan. He was initiated in the Spiritual Path by Khwāja … Continue reading

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Makhdum Abul Qasim Naqshbandi Thattvi (1138 AH)

The venerable Makhdūm Abul-Qāsim Thattvī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī was one of the illustrated saints and Sufi masters of the Naqshbandī Path in Sindh during the early eighteenth century. He was a murīd of Makhdūm Ādam Thattvī and a deputy of Khwāja … Continue reading

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Books related to Mawlid written by Naqshbandi scholars

Hundreds, rather thousands of books and treatises have been authored by a vast number of Sunni scholars on the topic of Mawlid (Mīlād) for many centuries. There are indices of such works available (one index in Urdu, a list in … Continue reading

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Celebrating the noble Mawlid and Mujaddid Alf-i Sani

During the blessed month of Rabīʻ al-Awwal, the whole Muslim nation celebrates the blessed birth of the Master of All Prophets ṣallAllāhu ʻalayhi waSallam. However, there are a few extremist sects that oppose this noble tradition of Muslims and follow … Continue reading

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