Monthly Archives: July 2014

Mawlana Qitar Kasighari Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (d.1300 AH)

Hadhrat Mawlānā Shaykh Mullā Qitār Kasīgharī Naqshbandī Mujaddidī quddisa sirruhū (may his secret be sanctified) was a great scholar and a master of the Naqshbandī Mujaddidī order. Name in Arabic: حضرۃ الشيخ العلامة ملا قطار الفقيه الكسيغري ال‏أفغاني النقشبندي المجددي … Continue reading

Posted in Pakistan | Leave a comment

A letter on preparing for death: by Imam Ghazali

This is an English translation of a treatise called Risalah Sharh as-Sadr written by the great Imam Hujjat al-Islam Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali (d. 505 AH). Although published as a book, it was actually a letter written to … Continue reading

Posted in Maktubat (letters) | Leave a comment

Six letters of Shaykh Abd al-Qadir Jilani in English

Following are six of the letters of the greatest Islamic saint Sayyidinā Shaykh Abd al-Qādir Jīlānī Baghdādī quddisa sirruhū. These are translated from an Arabic translation into English by Muhtar Holland and are freely available on the Al-Baz Publishing website … Continue reading

Posted in Maktubat (letters) | Leave a comment

Khwaja Abdul Khaliq Ghujdawani (435-575 AH)

Hadhrat Khwaja Abd al-Khaliq al-Ghujdawani qaddas-Allahu sirrahu was born on 22 Sha’ban 435 AH in Ghujdawan near Bukhara (modern-day Uzbekistan). He passed away on 12 Rabi’ al-Awwal 575 AH in his hometown Ghujdawan, near Bukhara (Uzbekistan), where his tomb is … Continue reading

Posted in Masha'ikh, Uzbekistan | 3 Comments

Abul-Muzaffar Muhiy-ud-Din Mohammad Aurangzeb Alamgir

Hadhrat Hāfiz-ul-Qurān Abul-Muzaffar Muhiy-ud-Dīn Muhammad Aurangzeb Ālamgīr qaddasa-Allāhu sirrahū (may Allāh sanctify his secret) was the sixth Mughal emperor of India. He was the greatest among all Mughal emperors as well as the wealthiest among all his contemporary kings. He … Continue reading

Posted in India | 1 Comment