Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pir Fazal Ali Qureshi Naqshbandi and the Deobandi school

Hadhrat Shaykh Fazal Ali Qureshi was the greatest Shaykh of Naqshbandi Mujaddidi tariqah in the 20th century in the Indian subcontinent. Considered as a Mujaddid (reformer) by his Khulafa, he had hundreds of thousands of followers in all over the … Continue reading

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The Reformers of Islam (Mujaddid)

In his short essay entitled Tuhfat al-Mujtahidin bi Asma’ al-Mujaddidin (“The Gem of the Striving Scholars: the Names of the Renewers of the Religion”) al-Suyût.î listed the Renewers as follows: 1st century: Umar ibn Abd al-Aziz 2nd century: Imam al-Shafi’i … Continue reading

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Deputies of Pir Fazal Ali Qureshi Naqshbandi

List of deputies of Hadhrat Pir Fazal Ali Qureshi (d.1935) quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified) is presented here, as this information is sought after by many Naqshbandi followers. Originally, 66 or 67 names were usually known from the … Continue reading

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