Mujaddid
A mujaddid (Arabic: مجدد‎), is an Islamic term for one who brings "renewal" (tajdid Arabic: تجديد‎) to the religion. According to the popular Muslim tradition, refers to a person w...
Mohammadi Begum
Mohammadi Begum (or Muhammadi Begum) (death 1966), a lady from the Punjab region of India, was the daughter of Mirza Ahmad Baig, who was a cousin of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (the founder of the Ahmadiyya Mo...
Early life of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mīrzā Ghulām Aḥmad (13 February 1835–26 May 1908, or 14 Shawal 1250–24 Rabi' al-thani 1326 AH) was a religious figure from India who founded the Ahmadiyya movement.
Ahmad was born on Friday, 13 Fe...
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirzā Ghulām Ahmad (Urdu: مرزا غلام احمد‎, Hindi: मिर्ज़ा ग़ुलाम अहमद; 13 February 1835 – 26 May 1908 CE, or 14 Shawal 1250 – 24 Rabi' al-thani 1326 AH) was the founder of the Ahmadiyya ...
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Bahishti Maqbara
Bahishti Maqbara (English: The Heavenly Graveyard), located originally in Qadian, India and then in Rabwah, Pakistan is a religious cemetery established by the Ahmadiyya Community as a directive from ...
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Fakhr al-Din al-Razi
Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Umar ibn al-Husayn at-Taymi al-Bakri at-Tabaristani Fakhr ad-Din ar-Razi (Arabic:أبو عبدالله محمد بن عمر بن الحسن بن الحسين بن علي التيمي البكري فخرالدین الرازی ), most commo...
Aurangzeb
Abul Muzaffar Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad Aurangzeb, (14 October 1618 – 3 March 1707) commonly known as Aurangzeb Alamgir and by his imperial title Alamgir ("world-seizer or universe-seizer") was the sixth M...
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Nizamuddin Auliya
Sultan-ul-Mashaikh, Mehboob-e-Ilahi, Hazrat Shaikh Khwaja Syed Muhammad Nizamuddin Auliya (1238 – 3 April 1325) (Urdu: حضرت شیخ خواجہ سیّد محمد نظام الدّین اولیاء‎), also known as Hazrat Niz...
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Muhammad Tahir
Khwaja Muhammad Tahir Bakhshi Naqshbandi (Urdu: حضرت خواجہ محمد طاہر بخشی نقشبندی‎, born 1962), also known as Sajjan Saeen (Urdu: سجن سائیں‎, Sindhi: سڄڻ سائين), is a prominent...
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Al-Suyuti
Jalal al-Din al-Suyuti (Arabic: جلال الدين السيوطي‎) (c. 1445–1505 AD), whose full Arabic name is Abu al-Fadl 'Abd al-Rahman b. Abi Bakr b. Muhammad Jalal al-Din al-Khudayri al-Suyuti, also...
Al-Nasa'i
Al-Nasā'ī (214 – 303 AH; c. 829 – 915 CE), full name Aḥmad ibn Shu`ayb ibn Alī ibn Sīnān Abū `Abd ar-Raḥmān al-Nasā'ī, was a noted collector of hadith (sayings of Muhammad), and wrote one of...
Akhundzada Saif-ur-Rahman Mubarak
Akhundzada Pir Saif ur Rahman Mubarak (آخوندزاده سيف الرحمان مبارك(رحمةالله عليه also known as Mubarak Sarkar) (1925-2010) was a Sufi sheikh of the Naqshbandi Mujaddadi Tariqa, the founder of the Saif...
Nawab Khwaja Abid Siddiqi
Nawab Khwaja Abid Siddiqi/Kwaja Abid (Qalich Khan title given by Shahjahan) (became Nawab under Aurangzeb and was a Siddiqi by lineage) a loyal general for the Mughal Empire. He is most famous through...
Yahya ibn Ma'in
Yahya ibn Ma'in (Arabic: يحيى بن معين‎) was a classical Islamic scholar.
He was a close friend of Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal He is often quoted regarding Ilm ar-RijalImam Yahya ibn Ma’een (ra...
Mirza Bashir Ahmad
Mirza Bashir Ahmad (1893–1963) was the son of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad who was the claimant to be the promised Messiah and Mahdi. He was born in 1893. He obtained an MA (Arabic) in 1916. The author of many ...
Hasan of Basra
Hasan Al-Basri (Arabic: الحسن بن أبي الحسن البصري‎; full name: Al-Hasan ibn Abi-l-Hasan al-Basri), (642–728), was a well-known Muslim preacher, theologian, and scholar of Islam who was born ...
A'la Hadrat Maulana Shah Abdul Wahab
A'la Hadrat Maulana Shah Abdul Wahab (9 October 1831 – 1921) (Tamil:அஃலா ஹள்ரத் மவ்லானா ஷாஹ் அப்துல் வஹ்ஹாப்), born Shah Abdul Wahab, also known as (A'la Hadrat, A'la Hazrat, Ala Hadrat, Ala Hazrat) (...
Nusrat Jahan Begum
Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan Begum (1865-1952), also known by the title Ummul-Mu’mineen meaning ‘Mother of the Believers’ and Hazrat Amman Jan ‘Beloved Mother' by members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, ...
Al-Bayhaqi
Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn Husayn Ibn 'Ali Ibn Moussa al-Khosrojerdi al-Bayhaqi, البيهقي also known as Imam Al-Bayhaqi was born 994 CE/384AH in the small town of Khusraugird near Sabzevar, then known as ...
Ahmad Sirhindi
Imām Rabbānī Shaykh Ahmad al-Farūqī al-Sirhindī (1564–1624) شیخ احمد الفاروقی السرہندی was an Indian Islamic scholar of Arab origin, a Hanafi jurist, and a prominent member of the Naqshbandī Sufi orde...
Malik ibn Anas
Mālik ibn Anas ibn Mālik ibn Abī 'Āmir al-Asbahī (Arabic: مالك بن أنس‎; 711–795 CE / 93–179 AH) is known as "Imam Malik," the "Sheikh of Islam", the "Proof of the Community," and "Imam of the Ab...
Shah Ghulam Ali Dehlavi
Shah Abdullah alias Shah Ghulam Ali Dehlavi (1743–1824, Urdu:شاہ غلام علی دہلوی) was a very prominent Sufi Shaykh in Delhi during early 19th century. He was a master of the Naqshbandi tradition and al...
Chishti Order
The Chishtī Order (Persian: چشتی‎ - Čištī) (Arabic: ششتى‎ - Shishti) is a Sufi order within the mystic Sufi tradition of Islam. It began in Chisht, a small town near Herat, Afghanista...
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Moinuddin Chishti
Moinuddin Chishti was born in 1141 and died in 1236 CE. Also known as Gharīb Nawāz "Benefactor of the Poor", he is the saint of the Chishti Order of Sufism of the Indian subcontinent. Chishti introdu...
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Ibn Sirin
Muhammad Ibn Sirin (Arabic محمد بن سيرين) (born in Basra) was a Muslim interpreter of dreams who lived in the 8th century. He was a contemporary of Anas ibn Malik.
According to Yehia Gouda's most ...
Al-Ghazali
Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī (/ɡæˈzɑːli/; Arabic: ابو حامد محمد ابن محمد الغزالي‎; c. 1058–1111), known as Al-Ghazali or Algazel to the Western medieval world, was a Muslim t...
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Family of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad belonged to a royal family who had come from Greater Khorasan and settled in India. The family was a pioneer of promoting Islam in the country until the claiming of Mirza Ghulam Ahm...
Family of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad - Wikipedia
Qazi Mian Muhammad Amjad
Qazi Mian Muhammad Amjad (Urdu: قاضی میاں محمد امجد‎), was an eminent legal scholar of Qur'an, Hadith, and the Hanafi school of Islamic law. He was an acknowledged authority on Muslim jurisp...
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Mihna
The Miḥnah (Arabic: محنة‎, English: "trial" or "testing") refers to the inquisition first instituted by the 'Abbasid Caliph al-Ma'mun in 218 AH/833 AD in which religious scholars were punish...
Sufi metaphysics
Major ideas in Sufi metaphysics have surrounded the concept of waḥdah (meaning "unity"). Two main Sufi philosophies prevail on this controversial topic. waḥdat al-wujūd literally means the "Unity of E...