Author Archives: Talib Ghaffari

Mawlana Qitar Kasighari Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (d.1300 AH)

Hadhrat Mawlānā Shaykh Mullā Qitār Kasīgharī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified) was a great scholar and a master of the Naqshbandī Mujaddidī order. Name in Arabic: حضرۃ الشيخ العلامة ملا قطار الفقيه الكسيغري ال‏أفغاني النقشبندي المجددي … Continue reading

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A letter on preparing for death: by Imam Ghazali

This is an English translation of a treatise called Risalah Sharh as-Sadr written by the great Imam Hujjat al-Islam Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali (d. 505 AH). Although published as a book, it was actually a letter written to … Continue reading

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Six letters of Shaykh Abd al-Qadir Jilani in English

Following are six of the letters of the greatest Islamic saint Sayyidinā Shaykh Abd al-Qādir Jīlānī Baghdādī quddisa sirruhū. These are translated from an Arabic translation into English by Muhtar Holland and are freely available on the Al-Baz Publishing website … Continue reading

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Khwaja Abdul Khaliq Ghujdawani (435-575 AH)

Hadhrat Khwaja Abd al-Khaliq al-Ghujdawani qaddas-Allahu sirrahu was born on 22 Sha’ban 435 AH in Ghujdawan near Bukhara (modern-day Uzbekistan). He passed away on 12 Rabi’ al-Awwal 575 AH in his hometown Ghujdawan, near Bukhara (Uzbekistan), where his tomb is … Continue reading

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Abul-Muzaffar Muhiy-ud-Din Mohammad Aurangzeb Alamgir

Hadhrat Hāfiz-ul-Qurān Abul-Muzaffar Muhiy-ud-Dīn Muhammad Aurangzeb Ālamgīr qaddasa-Allāhu sirrahū (may Allāh sanctify his secret) was the sixth Mughal emperor of India. He was the greatest among all Mughal emperors as well as the wealthiest among all his contemporary kings. He … Continue reading

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Khalifa Mawlana Sa’d-Allah Soomro Naqshbandi (1876-1956)

Hadhrat Mawlānā Shaykh Sa’d-Allāh Soomro Naqshbandī Mujaddidī quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified) was a deputy of Hadhrat Khwāja Fazal Alī Qureshī quddisa sirruhū and also of Shaykh Abd al-Ghaffār Fazalī Naqshbandī quddisa sirruhū. He was born circa 1876 … Continue reading

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Khalifa Mawlana Abd al-Wahid Bhutto Naqshbandi (1880-1953)

Hadhrat Khalīfa Shaykh Abd al-Wāhid Bhutto Naqshbandī Mujaddidī (1880-1953) quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified) was a deputy of Hadhrat Khwāja Fazal Alī Qureshī quddisa sirruhū and also of Shaykh Abd al-Ghaffār Fazalī Naqshbandī quddisa sirruhū. His father was … Continue reading

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Shaykh Fath-Allah Naqshbandi Mujaddidi

Hadhrat Shaykh Fath-Allāh (فتح الله) Naqshbandī Mujaddidī quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified) was one of the distinguished deputies of Hadhrat Imām Muhammad Ma’sūm Sirhindī Fārūqī quddisa sirruhū. Not much is known about him, except that he left behind … Continue reading

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Khwaja Muhammad Sadiq Sirhindi (1000-1025 AH)

The most venerable among the saints Hadhrat Khwāja Muhammad Sādiq Fārūqī Sirhindī (1000-1025 AH) radiyAllāhu anhu (may Allāh be pleased with him) was the eldest son of Imām Rabbānī Mujaddid Alf-i Sānī Hadhrat Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī (971-1034 AH) radiyAllāhu anhu. … Continue reading

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Shaykh Aziz al-Qadr ibn Muhammad Isa Mujaddidi Faruqi

Hadhrat Shaykh Azīz al-Qadr ibn Shaykh Muhammad Īsā Mujaddidī Fārūqī Sirhindī, quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified), was one of the great saints in the Mujaddidī family, i.e., the descendants of Imām Rabbānī Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī. His family lineage … Continue reading

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