Author Archives: Talib Ghaffari

Naqshbandi Order in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The country that is now called Bosnia and Herzegovina, informally called Bosnia, is located in the Balkan region of Europe. The modern state became independent in 1992. The capital and the largest city of Bosnia is Sarajevo. The history of … Continue reading

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The superiority of Abu-Bakr Siddiq over other Sahaba

It is a collective agreement [Ijmāʻ] of the scholars of Ahl as-Sunnah wal-Jamāʻh that the greatest person in this Ummah is Abū Bakr, then ʿUmar, then ʿUs̱mān and then ʿAlī, radiyAllahu anhum. The greatest Sufi masters have also affirmed this … Continue reading

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The Dogs of Hell: Destruction of mosques and Muslim shrines by the Wahhabi terrorists of ISIL

ISIL, in Arabic: Daesh (داعش), proclaims to be a Sunni caliphate in the middle east. The hypocrite Western Media label them as “Sunni extremists” instead of “Wahhabi terrorists”, in a propaganda against peace-loving and Sufism-oriented Sunni Muslims. But if we … Continue reading

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Naqshbandi Order in Syria

The Naqshbandī Order has been one of the most vibrant Sufi orders in Syria until today. There have been several prominent Naqshbandī Sufi masters in Syria. Pre-Mujaddidi era The earliest encounter of the Naqshbandī Sufi masters and Syria is probably … Continue reading

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Sayyid Muhammad Jeeal Shah Jilani Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (1947-2015)

Pīr Sayyid Muḥammad Jīʿal Shāh Jīlānī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī raḥmatullāhi ʿalayhi passed away in the night preceding 11th August 2015 (26 Shawwāl 1436 AH), being close to 68 years. He was one of the most beloved deputies of the renowned Sufi … Continue reading

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Shaykh Yusuf of Macassar (d.1109 AH)

Shaykh Yūsuf al-Makassarī Naqshbandī Khalwatī qaddas-Allāhu sirrah ul-ʿazīz (1626-1699), also called Sheikh Yusuf of Macassar, is known to be the first person who established Islam in South Africa in the seventeenth century. He was originally from Indonesia and a follower … Continue reading

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Shaykh Abul-Wafa Ahmad ibn Muhammad Ibn-Ijeel al-Yamani (983-1074H)

Shaykh Abu al-Wafā Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad Ibn-ʿIjīl al-Yamanī alias al-ʿIjl (983-1074 AH) was a great scholar and a Sufi shaykh of the Naqshbandī Aḥrārī tarīqah. He was a deputy of Shaykh Tāj ad-Dīn Sambhalī ʿUthmānī (d.1051 AH) who was a … Continue reading

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Imam Murtada Zabidi (1145-1205)

Imām Sayyid Muḥammad Murtaḍa al-Zabīdī Ḥusaynī Naqshbandī (1145-1205 AH) was an illustrious scholar and master of many sciences. He was a Sayyid by descent and from a prominent family of Sayyids in Bilgram, India. He was born and raised there … Continue reading

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Shaykh Abd al-Baqi Mizjaji Hanafi Naqshbandi (1074 AH)

Shaykh ʿAbd al-Bāqī Mizjājī Tuḥaytī Zabīdī Ḥanafī Naqshbandī Aḥrārī (d. 1074 AH) qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū was a great Islamic scholar and a Sufi master of the Naqshbandī Path in Yemen during the eleventh century AH. He was a deputy of Shaykh … Continue reading

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Shaykh Abdullah ibn Saeed Baqushir Shafii Makki (1076 AH)

Shaykh ʿAbdullāh Bāqushīr Makkī (d.1076 AH) was a renowned Islamic scholar, author and a shaykh of the Naqshbandī Sufi path in Makkah during eleventh century AH. He was the deputy and successor of Shaykh Tāj ad-Dīn Sambhalī ʿUthmānī (d.1051 AH), … Continue reading

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