Hazrat Khwājā Hājī Safiyyullāh Mujaddidī Kābulī (1156-1212 AH) was a great shaykh of the Naqshbandi Mujaddidi Sufi order in Kabul (now Afghanistan). He is said to be a Qayyūm, the highest spiritual rank among the Awliya of Mujaddidi tariqah.
He was born on 4 Dhu al-Qa’da 1156 AH at Sirhind (India), though he lived in Kabul (Afghanistan). His birth and high spiritual ranks were predicted by his ancestors. He was born as a wali and many Karāmāt are reported from his childhood. His father passed away while he was a child, so he received the spiritual training in the Mujaddidi tariqah from his eldest brother Shāh Ghulām Muhammad Sirhindī (d. 1177 AH).
1. Imām Rabbānī Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī (971-1034 AH)
1.3. Imām Muhammad Ma’sūm Sirhindī (1007-1079 AH)
1.3.1. Khwājā Muhammad Sibghatullāh Sirhindī (1033-1122 AH)
126.96.36.199. Khwājā Muhammad Ismā’īl Sirhindī (d. 1136 AH)
188.8.131.52.1. Khwājā Ghulām Muhammad Ma’sūm Sirhindī (d. 1161 AH)
184.108.40.206.1.9. Khwājā Safiyyullāh Mujaddidī Kābulī (1156-1212 AH)
His khulafā are said to be 28, among them were the following:
- His niece was appointed by him as a spiritual deputy, a rare example of a woman Sufi shaykh.
- Shaykh Fazalullāh Sirhindi, author of Umdat-ul-Maqāmāt (Persian) which is a collection of biographies of the Sufi masters of Sirhindi family
- Shaykh Ziā-ul-Haqq Shaheed Sirhindi
- Makhdoom Muhammad Ibrāhīm Thattvī who was himself a popular Sufi master and scholar in Sindh.
Khwājā Safiyyullāh passed away in Yemen while on a journey to Hajj, in Dhu al-Qa’ada 1212 AH. His Janazah prayer was offered by his khalifa Makhdoom Muhammad Ibrāhīm. He was buried in the coastal city of Al Hudaydah, Yemen.