Category Archives: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

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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The seven golden chains of Shaykh Muhammad Siraj ad-Din Naqshbandi (d.1915)

Hazrat Khwājā Muhammad Sirāj ad-Dīn Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (1879-1915), may Allah be pleased with him, had been authorized by his shaykh and father in seven Sufi orders. Following are those seven Sufi tariqahs: The Naqshbandi Mujaddidi Mazhari tariqah The Qadri tariqah … Continue reading

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Shaykh Haji Dost Muhammad Qandahari and the Wahhabi sect

Excerpt from letter 30 of the Maktubat of Hāji Dost Muhammad Qandahāri Naqshbandi (1801-1868), a great Naqshbandi master of India in the 19th century Written to Molvi Abdullāh, advising him to refrain from the beliefs of the Wahhabi sect It … Continue reading

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Letter 16 from the Maktubat of Haji Dost Muhammad Qandahari

Letter no. 16 from the Maktūbāt of Hazrat Khwaja Hājī Dost Muhammad Qandahāri Naqshbandi Mujaddidi, may Allah sanctify his soul. Written to Khalifa Sher Muhammad Kulāchvi, about following the noble Shariah, and that the practice upon knowledge is necessary.   … Continue reading

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Sayings of Khwaja Dost Muhammad Qandahari (1801-1868)

Hazrat Khwāja Hāji Dost Muhammad Qandahāri Naqshbandi (1801-1868) was the chief deputy and spiritual successor of Shah Ahmed Saeed Mujaddidi Faruqi, may Allah be pleased with them both. Following are few excerpts from his sayings: “A bit of true action … Continue reading

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Shaykh Haji Dost Muhammad Qandahari Naqshbandi (1801-1868)

Hadhrat Shaykh Hājī Dost Muhammad Qandahārī Naqshbandī (1801-1868), may Allah sanctify his soul, was the chief deputy and spiritual successor to Shāh Ahmad Saeed Mujaddidi Faruqi (d. 1860), and lived in the 19th century in areas currently in Pakistan and … Continue reading

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Shaykh Muhammad Usman Damani Naqshbandi (d.1897)

Hadhrat Shaykh Muhammad Usman Damani Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (d.1897), may Allah sanctify his soul, was one of the greatest Naqshbandi shaykhs and spiritual successor to Khwaja Dost Muhammad Qandahari (d.1868), may Allah sanctify his soul, who established the noble khanqah Musa … Continue reading

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Shaykh Muhammad Siraj ad-Din Naqshbandi (1297-1333 AH)

Hadhrat Shaykh Muhammad Sirāj ad-Dīn Naqshbandī Mujaddidī is the son and spiritual successor of Hadhrat Shaykh Muhammad Usmān Dāmānī Naqshbandī. He was born on Monday 15 Muharram 1297 AH (29 December 1879) at the noble khāniqāh Mūsā Zaī Sharīf, district … Continue reading

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