Category Archives: Madinah

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 al-Muminin Imam Hasan ibn Ali (49, Madinah)

Commander of the Faithful Imām Ḥasan Mujtabā ʿalaihi as-salām was the elder grandson of the Prophet ṣall-Allāhu ʿalaihi wa-sallam from his youngest daughter Sayyida Fāṭima ʿalayhā as-salām, and son of Imām ʿAlī Murtaḍā ʿalayhi as-salām. He was born on 15 … Continue reading

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Imam Muhammad ibn Hasan Askari (Madinah)

The twelfth Imām in the Golden Chain was Imām Muḥammad ibn Ḥasan ʿalaihi as-salām, son and successor of Imām Ḥasan ʿAskarī. His epithet was Abu’l-Qāsim. He was born in the month of Shaʾbān 255 or 256 AH in Sāmarrā, Iraq. … Continue reading

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Sayyida Sukayna bint al-Husayn (117 AH, Madinah)

Sayyida (our mistress) Sukayna was a blessed daughter of our master Imām Ḥusayn ibn ʿAlī ibn Abī-Ṭālib and Lady Rabāb, may Allāh be pleased with them all, and a princess of the family of the Prophet ṣall-Allāhu ʿalaihi wa-sallam. She … Continue reading

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Sayyid Adam Bannuri: a great wali in the Naqshbandi Order

Ḥaḍrat Sayyid Ādam Ḥusainī Bannūrī quddisa-sirruhū was one of the well known deputies of Imām Rabbānī Shaykh Aḥmad Fārūqī Sirhindī. His spiritual legacy still lives on in the form of many active branches of his Order spread across the world. … Continue reading

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Imam Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr (24-107 AH)

Hadhrat Imām Qāsim ibn Muhammad ibn Abū Bakr as-Siddīq (24-107 AH), radiyAllāhu anhum ajma’īn, was one of the greatest Tābi’īn and one of the great seven jurists of Madinah. He was grandson of Amīr al-Mu’minīn Abū Bakr as-Siddīq radiyAllāhu anhu, … Continue reading

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Sayyidina Abu Bakr as-Siddiq (d.13H)

The first caliph of Islam Ḥaḍrat Amīr al-Muʾminīn Sayyidinā Abū Bakr aṣ-Ṣiddīq radiyAllahu anhu is the best of humans after the prophets, the direct caliph of the Messenger of Allah sallAllahu ta’ala alaihi waSallam and his best friend. His name … Continue reading

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Sayyidina Muhammad al-Mustafa (571-632)

The Seal of the Prophets, the Lord of the Messengers, the Best of Creations, Sayyidinā wa Mawlānā Abul-Qāsim Muḥammad al-Muṣṭafā ibn ʿAbd-Allāh ibn ʿAbd al-Muṭṭalib sallAllāhu ta’ālā alaihi waSallam was born in the tribe of Quraish at Makkah in the … Continue reading

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Imam Ja’far as-Sadiq (80-148 AH)

Hazrat Sayyidinā Imām Ja’far as-Sādiq raziyallahu anhu (80-148 AH) was the sixth Imam of the twelve Imams of Ahl al-Bayt and one of the greatest Tābi’een. He was the heir to the throne of sainthood of his grandfather Imam Ali, … Continue reading

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Hazrat Salman Farsi (33 H)

Hazrat Salmān Fārsī, may Allah be pleased with him, was one of the companions of the Final Prophet Muhammad sall-Allahu alaihi wa-sallam. He passed away on 10th Rajab 33 AH (4/5 February 654 CE). His shrine is located in Mada’in, … Continue reading

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