Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sayyid Laal Shah Hamdani Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (d. 1896)

Hadrat Sayyid Laʻl Shāh Hamdānī Bilāwalī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī (d.1896) was one of the greatest deputies of Khwājā Muhammad Usmān Dāmānī Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (1828-1897), may Allah sanctify their souls. He was from Dandā Shāh Bilāwal, a town established by his great … 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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Mawlana Yaqub Charkhi

The great Naqshbandi shaykh and student of Khwaja Baha al-Din Naqshband, Hazrat Mawlana Yaqub Charkhi (762-851 AH) was not only a Sufi master but also a reputed Islamic scholar. His full name was Yaʻqūb ibn ʻUthmān ibn Maḥmūd Ghaznavī Charkhī. … Continue reading

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Distinctive Qualities of the Naqshbandi Order

The Naqshbandi Sufi Order is a distinctive exalted and sublime Sufi order, with many qualities that distinguish it from other methods of Sufism. I will list some of them here, narrated from authentic sources. Superior Nisbat (Reference) The foremost distinctive … Continue reading

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Shaykh Abd al-Ghaffar Fazali Naqshbandi alias Pir Mitha (1880-1964)

Khwāja Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Ghaffār Fazalī Naqshbandī alias Pīr Mitthā, may Allah sanctify his soul, was a great Naqshbandi Sufi shaykh of Sindh in the 20th century. He was the chief deputy and successor of Khwāja Pīr Fazal ʿAlī Shāh Qureshī … Continue reading

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Lessons of the Naqshbandi Mujaddidi Tariqah

Following is a short description of the lessons and spiritual stages of the Naqshbandī Mujaddidī Ṭāhirī ṭarīqah, as taught by the masters of the Mujaddidī order. It is important to know that these lessons are learned properly from a perfected … Continue reading

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Mawlana Rafiq Ahmad Shah Qureshi Fazali Naqshbandi

Hazrat Maulana Rafiq Ahmad Shah Qureshi Fazali Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (born 1957) is the present sajjada-nashin (successor) at the noble khanqah of Miskeenpur sharif, in district Muzaffargarh, Pakistan, which was established by his grandfather Hazrat Pir Fazal Ali Shah Qureshi, may … Continue reading

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