Ml. Maseehullah Khan


Monday, 15 October 2007 14:55


Hadhrat Maseehul (Ummat, Maulana Mohammed Maseehullah Khan, one of the greatest of authorities in Tasawwuf of our times, hails from the renowned and distinguished Sherwani family of Pathans. Although the Sherwani clan is famed as Pathan, it in reality is Sayyid in its origin, for its ancestral progenitor was Sayyid Husain Ghauri (RA.) who migrated from Ghauri during the reign of Khalif Abdul Malik Bin Marwaan (d. 65 Aft) and settled in the region neighboring `Koohe Sulaimaan'. Sayyid Husain Ghauri (R.A.) settled among the Pathans and married the daughter of Batan Bin Qais Abdur Rashid. She bore him two sons, Lodi and Sherwani. The descendents of Sherwani became known as Sherwaani. It is then to this family of Sayyids that Hadhrat Maseehullah Khan Saheb belongs.

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Ml. Muhammad Zakariyya


Monday, 15 October 2007 14:54

Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Zakariyya bin Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Yahya bin Shaikh Ismail Al Kandhlawi was born on Thursday 11th of Ramadhaan, 1315 hijri (2/2/1898), in a deeply religious and pious family. His father was known for his extensive religious knowledge. He acquired his knowledge from the Faqih (jurist) and outstanding Muhaddith (expert in hadith) of his time ---- the famous leader and saint Maulana Rashid Ahmad Gangohi (may Allah shower his mercy upon him - died 1323 AH). 

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Ml. Anwar Shah Kashmiri


Monday, 15 October 2007 14:53

Born in Kashmir on 27th of Shawwal 1292 A.H. (November 25, 1875)
Died in Deoband on 3rd Safar 1352 A.H. (May 27, 1933)


"The Past five hundred years of Islamic history
can not produce the like of
Maulana Kashmiri"  - Dr. Muhammad Iqbal


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Ml. Qasim Nanotwi (Different)


Monday, 15 October 2007 14:52

Maulana Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi (Rahmatullahi Alayh) founded the greatest religious institution of the Indian Subcontinent, the prestigious Darul Uloom Deoband. He is the teacher of erudite scholars such as Maulana Mahmood-ul-Hasan (also known as Shaikhul Hind).

Maulana Yaqub Nanotwi describes Maulana Qasim Nanotwi in the following words:

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Ml. Ashraf Ali Thanwi (Different)


Monday, 15 October 2007 14:51

Maulana Ashraf Ali Thanwi, commonly known as 'Hakeem ul-Ummah' qaddasAllahu sirrahul-azeez is one of the great a'immah of the ummah and is included from amongst the akaabir ulema of al-Hind.

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