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Sayyid Badruddin Badri Kashmiri Naqshbandi

Sayyid Badruddin ibn Abdus-Salam Badri Kashmiri was a Sufi of the Naqshbandi Ahrari Order, an author, historian and a prolific poet. He lived in the tenth and eleventh centuries A.H, exact dates are unknown. Initially he learned the Kubravī Sufi … Continue reading

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Shaykh Jamaluddin Dana Naqshbandi

Hadrat Shaykh Sayyid Jamal ad-Din Dana Naqshbandi Ahrari was a renowned Sufi master of Gujarat, India. He was born in the Middle East, possibly in Turkey. His father Sayyid Badshah Parda-Posh was of Husaini lineage of sayyids, and was martyred … Continue reading

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Shaykh Muhammad Murad Bukhari Naqshbandi Mujaddidi

The venerable Sufi master Sayyid Shaykh Muhammad Murād Husaynī Bukhārī was one of the most reputed deputies of Khwāja Muhammad Ma‘sūm Fārūqī, son and successor of Mujaddid Alf-i Sānī Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī. He was born in Samarqand in 1050 AH … Continue reading

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Sayyid Taha Hakkari Naqshbandi Khalidi

Haḍrat Sayyid Ṭāhā Hakkārī Jīlānī Naqshbandī Khālidī qaddas-Allāhu sirrahū was one of the superior deputies of Mawlānā Khālid Baghdādī. He was a true Sayyid and a descendant of Sayyid ʻAbdul-Qādir Jīlānī raḍiy-Allāhu ʻanhu. His uncle Sayyid ʻAbdullāh Jīlānī Hakkārī was … 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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Sayyid Wilayat Shah Hamdani

Hadrat Sayyid Wilāyat Shāh Hamdānī Bilāwalī was one of the blessed deputies of Khwāja Muhammad Sirāj ad-Dīn Naqshbandī Mujaddidī of Mūsā Zaī Sharīf, Pakistan. He lived in village Danda Shāh Bilāwal, established by one of his pious great-grandfathers. He was … Continue reading

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Sayyid Muhammad Shah Hamdani

Hadrat Sayyid Muhammad Shāh Hamdānī Bilāwalī was nephew of Sayyid Laʻl Shāh Hamdānī who was one of the greatest deputies of Khwāja Muhammad Usmān Dāmānī quddisa-sirruhumā. Sayyid Muhammad was a direct descendant of the Holy Prophet sallAllāhu ʻalayhi wasallam, and … 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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Sayyid Barkat-Ali Shah Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (d.1345 AH)

The venerable Sayyid Abū-Muhammad Barkat-ʻAlī Shāh Azharī  ʻUthmānī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī quddisa sirruhū was one of the prominent deputies of Khwāja Muhammad Sirāj ad-Dīn Naqshbandī (1297-1333 AH) of Mūsā Zaī Sharīf, Pakistan. Biography of Sayyid Barkat Alī Shāh He was born … 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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