Category Archives: Wahhabism

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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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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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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Mawlana Abu as-Sad Ahmad Khan Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (d.1360H)

Mawlānā Abū as-Saʿd Aḥmad Khān Naqshbandī Mujaddidī was one of the most prominent deputies of Shaykh Muḥammad Sirāj ad-Dīn Naqshbandī of Mūsā Zaī Sharīf, district Derā Ismāīl Khān, Pakistan. He was initially murid of Sayyid Laʿal Shāh Hamdānī (d.1313H) who … Continue reading

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Mawlana Ghulam Muhiy-ad-Din Qusoori Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (1270 AH)

Hadhrat Mawlānā Khwāja Ghulām Muhiy-ad-Dīn Qusūrī Siddīqī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī qaddas-Allāhu sirrahu was one of the chief deputies of the great Indian Naqshbandi master Shāh Ghulām-ʿAlī Dahlawī quddisa-sirruhu. He was from the descendants of the first caliph of Islam Sayyidinā Abū … Continue reading

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Mufti Raza Ali Faruqi Banarasi Hanafi Naqshbandi (1240-1312 AH)

The knower of the hidden secrets, excellent scholar and jurist, master of the Naqshbandī path, Hadhrat Shaykh Hāfiz Muftī Razā Alī Fārūqī Banārasī Hanafī Naqshbandī, may Allāh be pleased with him, was a deputy of Hadhrat Shāh Ahmad Sa’īd Mujaddidī … Continue reading

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Mawlana Mufti Muhammad Irshad Husain Mujaddidi Rampuri (1248-1311 AH)

Master of the scholars, light of the jurists, spiritual mentor for the seekers, Hadhrat Mawlānā Muftī Muhammad Irshād Husain Mujaddidī Rāmpurī Hanafī radiyAllāhu anhu (may Allāh be pleased with him) was a great Islamic scholar, author, jurist, and Sufi master … Continue reading

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Shah Ahmad Saeed Mujaddidi and the Indian Wahhabism

Hazrat Shāh Ahmad Saeed Mujaddidi Naqshbandi Hanafi (1217-1277 AH) was the spiritual successor to the great Sufi master Hazrat Shāh Abdullāh alias Ghulām Ali Dehlavi (1156-1240 AH), may Allah be pleased with them. He was one of the chief scholars … Continue reading

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