Muhammad Abdul Aleem Siddiqi
Muhammad Abdul Aleem Siddique was an Islamic scholar and teacher who was born on 3 April 1892 (15 Ramadhan 1310), in Meerut, India.
Abdul Aleem Siddiqui travelled continuously for 40 years to all...
Abdur-Razzaq Nurul-Ain
Hazrat Syed Abdur-Razzaq Nurul-Ain is the successor of the great Sufi saint Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani. He is the 11th descendant of the greatest Sufi Syed Abdul Qadir Jilani of Jilan, Iraq. Abdur-...
Younus AlGohar
Younus AlGohar (یونس الگوھر, born Mohammad Younus; 16 June 1970) is a co-founder of Messiah Foundation International (also known as Kalki Avatar Foundation and Mehdi Foundation International), a spiri...
Allama Muhammad Idrees Dahiri
Allama Muhammad Idrees Dahiri Naqshbandi (Urdu: علامہ محمد ادریس ڈاہری‎, Sindhi: علامه محمد ادريس ڏاهري) is a notable Islamic scholar, preacher, writer, author, poet and researcher of Si...
Bawa Muhaiyaddeen
Muhammad Raheem Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (died December 8, 1986) was a Tamil-speaking teacher and Sufi mystic from the island of Sri Lanka who first came to the United States on October 11, 1971 and establis...
Arif Ali-Shah
Arif Ali-Shah (Dari/Urdu: عارف علی شاہ, Hindi: आरिफ़ अली शाह) is an award-winning British film writer and screenplay writer. Following in his distinguished family's footsteps, he is also a teacher in ...
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...
Shaʿrānī
ʿAbdul Wahhab Shaʿrani (b. AD 1492 / AH 898, d. AD 1565 / AH 973, full name ʿAbd al-Wahhāb ibn Aḥmad aš-Šaʿrānī عبد الوهاب ابن أحمد الشعرانى) was an Egyptian Hanafi scholar and mystic, founder of an ...
Kunta-haji
Kunta-haji Kishiev (Chechen: Киши КIант Кунт-Хьаж) (1829 or 1830 in Melcha Khi, Chechnya - 1867 in Ustyuzhna, Novgorod Gubernia, now Vologda Oblast, Russia ) was Chechen Muslim mystic, the founder...
Akhi Siraj Aainae Hind
Akhi Siraj Aainae Hind – a 14th-century Bengalese Sufi saint of the Chishti mystic tradition, disciple of Nizamuddin Auliya. His shrine in Gaur, West Bengal, India, attracts hundreds of thousands of d...
Sayyad Laal Shah Hamdani
Sayyad Laal Shah Hamdani was a Muslim scholar and prominent Sufi shaykh of Naqshbandi tariqah in South Asia (present day Pakistan). One of his forefathers Hazrat Shah Bilawal Hamdani migrated from Ham...
Muhammad Usman Damani
Khwaja Muhammad Usman Damani (Urdu: خواجہ محمد عثمان دامانی‎) was a prominent Muslim scholar and Sufi shaykh of Naqshbandi tariqah of 19th century (1828–1897) in South Asia (present day Paki...
Yusuf Hamdani
Hadrat Abu Yaqub Yusuf Hamdani (died 1140) is the first of the group of Central Asian Sufi teachers known simply as Khwajagan (the Masters) of the Naqshbandi order.
Born in Buzanjird near Hamadan ...
Omar Mo’allim Nur
Omar Mo’allim Nur (Somali: Cumer Macalin Nuur) is a commander of Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a in Banaadir region in Somalia.
Muhammad Sirajuddin Naqshbandi
Khwaja Muhammad Sirajuddin Naqshbandi (Urdu: خواجہ محمد سراج الدین نقشبندی‎) was a prominent Islamic scholar and Sufi shaikh of Naqshbandi Sufi order in South Asia (present day Pakistan). He...
Wahiduddin Khan
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan (born 1 January 1925) is a noted Islamic scholar and peace activist. He has received, among others, the Demiurgus Peace International Award, under the patronage of the former S...
Shah Badakhshi
Mullah Shah Badakhshi, popularly known as Mullah Shah was a 17th-century Muslim Sufi, and spiritual successor of the famous Sufi saint Mian Mir (1550 – 1635). He belonged to the Qadiri order of Sufis...
Nahid Angha
Nahid Angha, Ph. D. is a Sufi scholar, human rights activist, women's rights activist, lecturer, translator and author of over fifteen published books. She is the co-director and co-founder of the Int...
Alaul Haq Pandavi
Shaikh Alaul Haq Pandavi was a 13th Century eminent Sufi saint of Bengal belonging to the Chisti spiritual order. He was the disciple of another prominent Chishti Sufi of Bengal Khwaja Akhi Siraj Aain...
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...
Harith al-Muhasibi
Al-Muhasibi (781–857) was the founder of the Baghdad School of Islamic philosophy, and a teacher of the Sufi masters Junayd al-Baghdadi and Sari al-Saqti.His full name is Abu Abdullah Harith bin Asad ...
Ashraf Jahangir Semnani
Hazrat Makhdoom Sultan Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani (Urdu: سئد مقدم ﺁشرف)‎‎ (1287 – 1386 CE) was a great Sufi saint of both the Chishti and Qadiri orders of Sufism. He was the disciple...
Omar Muhammad Farah
Sheikh Omar Sheikh Muhammad Farah (Somali: Cumar Sheekh Maxamed Faarax) (1975 – 26 May 2012) was the chairman of Ahlu Sunna Waljama'a from 22 February 2009 to 18 April 2010.From 18 April 2010 he h...
Naqshbandi Tahiri Golden Chain
Naqshbandi Tahiri Golden Chain is the spiritual chain of successors of the Naqshbandi Sufi order which descendants on Khwaja Muhammad Tahir Bakhshi Naqshbandi commonly known as Sajjan Saeen. The recit...
Teaching stories
Teaching stories is a term used by the writer Idries Shah to describe narratives that have been deliberately created as vehicles for the transmission of wisdom. Whilst it is a term that has been used ...
Abdul Khaliq Gajadwani
Abdul Khaliq Gajadwani (died 1179) was one of a group of Central Asian Sufi teachers known simply as Khwajagan (the Masters) of the Naqshbandi order.Abdul Khaliq was born in the small town of Ghijduva...