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All Praise is due to Allah . Peace and Blessings be upon His Beloved Prophet ],
his noble Family and the illustrious Companions.
None can be a perfect Muslim with out the love for Allahs Beloved Prophet
], his Companions and Ahl ul Bayt i.e. the Family of the Prophet ]. This
valuable book, The Superiority of Sayyids is the translation of Al Kalam al
Maqbul fi Taharati Nasab al Rasool which was compiled by the eminent scholar
of Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamah, Hazrat Allama Mufti Ahmad Yar Khan Naeemi. He
is a prolific author of many books related to the Belief and Creed of Ahl us
Sunnah wal Jamah. All his books are marked with the authenticity of the content
and deep love for the Beloved Prophet ].
The topic of this book is the Superiority of the Ahl ul Bayt as well as their
progeny who are called as Sayyid. There are many verses of the Holy Quran and
the traditions of the Prophet ] which emphasize their Superiority over the rest
DEDICATION
of the Muslims. The author has proved their excellence through many narrations
and proofs.
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authored books specially dedicated to the merits of the respected Sayyids
such as Al Ilm uz Zahir fi Nafai Nasab it Tahir by the great Hanafi Jurist
PUBLISHER'S PREFACE Imam Sayyid Ibn Abidin Shami, Ihya al Mayyit fi Fazail al Ahl ul Bayt by
All Praise belongs to the All Powerful Lord-Allah Almighty and Peace, Imam Jalaluddin Suyuti, Irath ul Adab li Fazil un Nasab & Az Zahr al
Blessings and Salutations be upon the Beloved of Allah - Muhammad Basim fi Hurmat iz Zakat ala Bani Hashim by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza
Mustafa ] and upon his Noble Progeny. Khan Quadri Bareilvi and the exceptionally excellent Al Sharf ul Mawbad
li Aali Muhammad ] by Imam Yusuf bin Ismail Nabhani Shafai'.
We, as Muslims know that Allah Almighty bestowed upon our Prophet
- Muhammad ] numerous Khasayis {Peculiarities and Specialities} and But the merits, greatness, superiority, nobility and genealogy of the Sayyids
or Ahl ul Bayt has also become one of the most debatable points between
Mujizat {Miracles} unfound in any of His former Prophets. Among these
the Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamah and numerous other astray sects of Islam in
uncountable Khasayis and Mujizat is the continuation of the Progeny of
recent times, most importantly the most deviant Wahhabiya and its
the Beloved Rasul-Allah ] through his noble and youngest daughter
numerous by-products of the past century such as the Salafiya {Ahle
Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % and her sons Sayyiduna Imam Hasan and
Hadith}, Deobandiya and Jamat al Islami. These sects deny the immense
Sayyiduna Imam Husayn . This continuance of Progeny through one's
merits of the present day Sayyids or Ahl ul Bayt which is based upon their
daughter is unique to the Beloved Prophet of Islam ] only and is
noble genealogical lineage and consider only piety as the criteria for one's
considered as one of his Miracles {Mujizah}. greatness, superiority and nobility.
Amir ul Muminin Sayyiduna Umar bin Khattab narrated that the Al Kalam ul Maqbul fi Taharati Nasab al Rasul was written by one of the
Beloved Rasul Allah ] said: greatest Mufassirin {Exegators of Quran} and Muhaddithin {Hadith Masters}
Every genealogical lineage {Sababin wa Nasabin} will get terminated of the Indian subcontinent - Ashraf ul Mufassirin Hakeem ul Ummat
{Munqatiun} on the Day of Judgement {Qiyamah} except my genealogical Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi Nayimi in answer to a Questionnaire sent
lineage {Sababi wa Nasabi}. Every son is attributed to his father except the by some people. It was later published in the compendium of his epistles
children of Fatimah, for I am their father <in attribution> and also their Rasail e Nayimiya. Despite its brevity and conciseness, the book answers
genealogical lineage. {Musannaf Abdur Razzakh, Sunan al Kubra Bayhaqi & Mujam and clarifies all the major doubts on the subject in the Light of numerous
ul Awsat, Mujam ul Kabir of Imam Tibrani} Quranic Ayahs, Authentic Hadiths and numerous other logical evidences.

Through out Islamic history, Muhaddithin have mentioned numerous We are thankful to Shaykh Allama Sayyid Alamgir Ashraf Ashrafi Jilani
Hadiths on the Merits of Ahl ul Bayt in their Hadith collections under the who first turned our attention towards the translation of this excellent
chapters, Kitab ul Fazail or Kitab ul Manaqib. While some Scholars book. We are also extremely thankful to Shaykh ul Hadith Mufti Raza ul
Haq Ashrafi Misbahi, former Shaykh ul Hadith and former Chief Mufti of
Jamiya Ashraf, Kichocha, India and the Khalifa of Sarkar e Kalan Sayyid
Mukhtar Ashraf Ashrafi Jilani Kichochavi who explained and clarified Al Kalam ul Mabul fi Taharati
Taharati Nasab al Rasul
some points in this book.
What do the Scholars of Religion say in this matter that:
Along with the Translation, we have provided 19 highly informative Foot-
Zayd says: All Genealogies and Families are equal in Islam, none is
Notes in order to clarify the subject. All Hadiths have also been referenced,
Superior {Afzal} to other. Therefore, Sayyid, Pathan, Tayli, Barbers
giving priority to the Sihah Sittah {The famous Six Authentic Hadith books}.
{Nai}, Launderer {Dhobi} are all equal in status. Superiority {Fazilat} is
Though maximum care has been taken in proof reading the Translated only based upon Piety {Taqwa} and not upon Genealogy {Nasab}.
text, still due to human traits, the appearance of mistakes can not be
He also says: Ones Pious Forefathers will be of no use <i.e. will not benefit in
denied. Therefore, all mistakes and defects are that of the Translator and
the Here After {Akhirah}>, and that only Good Deeds {Amal} will be of use.
the great Author is free from all such defects.
Zayd presents this Ayah:
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May Allah Almighty accept our sincere endeavours in Translating and who is more pious; Verily, Allah is Knowing, Aware.
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Amr says that: It is not as said above and Sayyids are Superior than all the greatness of the genealogy of the respected Sadaat is proved and we
Families and the Good Deeds of the Forefathers do benefit the children. also come to know the benefits of the Good Deeds of the Forefathers on the
Do say whose Statement {Qawl- Position} is Correct. next generations.

Answer so that you may be rewarded! Ayah 2:


2:

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In both matters, the statement of Amr is correct and the statement of
Zayd wrong and spurious {Batil}. .......... Say you (O Prophet), I ask not from you any wage for it <Inviting to Islam>
except Loving my kinship (dear ones)..................
The Genealogy of respected Saadat {plural of Sayyid} is Greater {Ala} and
{Surah al Shoora; 42: 23}
Superior {Afzal} than all other genealogies and the Good Deeds of the Pious
One of the Exegations {Tafsir} of this Ayah is that: Due to my Right {Haq}
from among the Faithful {Muminin} will Insha-Allah {Allah Willing} will be of
upon you, love my dear ones {Ahl e Qarabat}."
use to their children <i.e. benefit them>.
We come to know that the respected Sadaat who are the dear ones and
Both these matters are proven and established from the Ayahs of the Holy
the progeny of the Prophet ], are to be compulsorily loved for the sake of
Quran, Authentic Hadiths {Ahadith us Sahiha} and Logical evidences, etc.
the Prophet ]. It is not so regarding other families!
They are as follows:
Ayah 3:
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And know that whatever war booty you take, One-Fifth of it belongs
And those who Believed and whose offspring followed them with Faith. exclusively to Allah and to the Messenger and to his dear ones and the
We joined them with their offspring and diminished not anything from orphans and the needy and the poor.
{Surah al Anfal; 8: 41}
their deeds. All men are pledged in their deeds.
{Surah at Tur; 52: 21} From this Ayah, we come to know that during the Lifetime of the Prophet
Therefore, the Faithful {Mumin} Progeny of the Prophet ] will be Insha ], the dear ones {Ahl e Qarabat} of the Prophet ] used to have separate and
Allah with the Prophet ] on the Day of Judgement {Qiyamah}. From this permanent share in the 1/5th of the war booty. Where as, according to
Imam Shafai, the Sayyids are entitled to a share in the 1/5th <of war booty> because they were from Sayyiduna Ibrahims 6 Progeny. Therefore, their
even in present times! Such dignity and respect is not so for other families. genealogy is Noble {Ashraf}!
Ayah 4:
4: Ayah 6:
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upon you and exalted you over the whole world in your time.
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As for that wall, it belonged to the two orphan children of the city and From this Ayah, we come to know that the genealogy of Sayyiduna Yaqub
underneath it was their treasure and their father was a pious man; then 6 is so great {Ala} that Allah Almighty had made his family superior
your Lord desired that those two should reach their maturity and bring in status to all other families. Then, certainly today, the Saadat who are the
forth their treasure as a Mercy from your Lord..... family of the Prophet ] are far more superior family than all the other
{Surah al Kahaf; 18: 82} 2
families in the world.
From this Ayah, we come to know that Allah Almighty had Mercy upon
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those two orphans because their father was a pious man! We also come to . Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi states in Tafsir al Nayimi, in the Tafsir of this Ayah as
follows: We come to know some important points from this Ayah; (1) That genealogical
know that the Good Deeds of the pious do benefit their children and the
greatness is also a Favor {Nimah} of Allah as the Bani Israil are being reminded of
Good Deeds of the Prophet ] will certainly benefit the respected Sadaat. Ihsan on being the progeny of Prophets. Certainly, a pious Sayyid or a scholarly Sayyid
will be more meritorious and superior {Afzal} than other pious and scholarly people
Ayah 5:
5:
because they are the progeny of the Prophet ]. In a similar way, a sinful Sayyid will be


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In fact, the truth is that a sinful Sayyid is also better than other pious people in terms of
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genealogical aspects. Imam Shami mentioned a Hadith in Shami Vol: 1 in the discussion
And We bestowed him (Ibrahim) Ishaq and Yaqub and We put Prophet- of Funeral Prayers {Salat ul Janazah} that the Beloved Prophet ] said: With death all
hood and the Book in his offspring...... genealogical relations will get terminated {Mutaqatiu}, except my genealogical
{Surah al Ankabut; 29: 27} relations. And he (Imam Shami) says that from the Ayah: Then when the Trumpet will
be blown, there will be no relationships among them, nor will they ask for one
That is, after Sayyiduna Ibrahim 6, all the Prophets were from his
another.{Muminun; 23: 101}, the genealogy of the Prophet ] is exempted and in a
progeny only and all Holy Books and Scriptures {Sahifay} were also similar way the saying of the Prophet ] to his relatives: O my dear ones, I cannot ward
revealed upon them. They were bestowed with such greatness only off the punishment of Allah from you. {Sahih Muslim, Kitab ul Iman} "La ughni ankum
Ayah 7:
7: Allah Almightys special favour which other genealogies and

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Kings, and gave you that which He gave not this day to any one in all the
O wives of the Prophet! You are not like other women if you adopt
worlds.
Piety........
{Surah al Maidah; 5: 20}
{Surah al Ahzab; 33: 32}
From this Ayah, we come to know that the coming of a Prophet from
From this Ayah, we come to know that the Pious wives of the Prophet ]
among a particular nation or community is Allah Almightys special
are far more superior {Afzal} than all the pious wives in this world because
favour from which other nations or communities are deprived off.
they are the wives of the Prophet ]. Therefore, the pious Saadat are far
Therefore, the coming of the Prophet ] among the respected Saadat is
more superior than other pious people because they belong to the
genealogy of the Prophet ].

minal Allahi min shaiyin" (Yusuf: 67) means that without the Will of Allah {Izn il Ayah 9:
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Allah} I cannot ward off the punishment of Allah from you. Then Allama Shami says,

] can not ward off the punishment from his

How is this possible that the Prophet
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progeny though he will Intercede for other people and save them from punishment and
would bring them back <from Hell>. Imam Shami wrote a complete monologue on the ........ .O Members of the Family of the Prophet! That He may remove from
merits of the respected Sayyids titled: Al Ilm uz Zahir fi Nafai Nasab it Tahir. Infact, my you every uncleanness and purify you well.
Iman says that a sinful Sayyid is like pearl engulfed with mire, though he is in the mire {Surah al Ahzab; 33: 33}
of sins but still is a Sayyid. (2) That all greatness and respect remains due to Iman. There is
no respect for the one without Iman near the Lord Almighty because the Bani Israil were From this Ayah, we come to know that the Ahle Bayt, be it the Pure Noble
not left away <from the invitation of Iman> due to their being the progeny of Prophets Wives {Azwaj ul Mutahharat} or the Pure Progeny {Awlad ul Athar}; Allah
but they were also invited to accept Iman. Kanan was the son of a Prophet but due to Almighty has made them pure because they are from the family of the
lack of Iman was destroyed. Similarly, the Apostates {Murtad} from Shiya, Mirzai
Prophet ]. Other genealogies are not worthy of this special purity.
and Deobandi are not even Muslims leave alone their being Sayyids. Saying/ Regarding
them Sayyids is also wrong. Iman is a condition for being a Sayyid. Note that lack of Otherwise, what else could have been the speciality of the Saadat?
Iman didnt give respect to Bani Israil <even though of their great genealogy>. {Tafsir al <Except this that they are from the family of the Prophet ]>
Nayimi, 1:355-356}
Ayah 10:
10: possible that Father refers to Sayyiduna Abdullah and the Lady
Sayyidah Amina % and Children refers to the Prophet ]. <and his
Sayyiduna Ibrahim 6 Supplicated to Allah Almighty :
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The Noble Hadiths
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There are numerous Hadiths on this subject. In some Hadiths, it is said
O My Lord! Make us submissive to You and from our offspring a nation 3
that: Fatima is the Sayyidah {Leader or Chief} of the Women in Paradise.
submissive to you and tell to us our ways of worship and turn to us with
Your Mercy. You alone are most Relenting and Merciful. While in other Hadiths, it is said: Hasan and Husayn are the Sayyids
{Surah al Baqarah; 2: 128} 4
{Leaders or Chief} of the youth in Paradise. ...... Etc.
We come to know from this Supplication {Dua}, that, all the Sayyids can
never go astray. All other Islamic genealogical communities can go astray
completely. From this, we come to know that the genealogy and family of
Sayyiduna Ibrahim 6 is greater {Ala} and superior {Afzal} as they have 3
. There are approximately 6 Hadiths in various Hadith Books regarding Sayyidah
Sayyiduna Ibrahims 6 supplication. Fatimah Zahra % being the Sayyidata Nisa i Ahl il Jannah or Sayyidata Nisa il
Muminin or Sayyidata Nisa i Hazih al Ummah. We are presenting a Two Hadiths and
Ayah 11:
11: references of the rest 4 Hadiths.
y * * w (i) Umm ul Muminin Sayyidah Ayesha % narrated in a long Hadith that the Beloved
Rasul Allah ] said: .......O Fatimah! Are you not pleased that you are the Chief of all
I swear by this city! (O Prophet) You are dwelling in this city. And by your
Women in Paradise {Sayyidata Nisa i Ahl il Jannah} or Chief of all Believing Women
Father and his Progeny. {Sayyidata Nisa il Muminin}? On this I <Sayyidah Fatimah> began to smile profusely.
{Surah al Balad; 90: 1-3}
{Sahih Bukhari, Kitab ul Manaqib}
One of the Tafsirs of this Ayah is as follows: (ii) Umm ul Muminin Sayyidah Ayesha % narrated in along Hadith that the Beloved
Rasul Allah ] said: ......O Fatimah! Are you not pleased that you are the Chief of all
Father refers to the Sayyid of the Worlds the Prophet ] and Children
Believing Women {Sayyidata Nisa il Muminin} or Chief of all the Women of this Nation
refers to the pure children of the Prophet ]. From this, we come to know <Ummah> {Sayyidata Nisa i Hazih al Ummah}? {Sahih Bukhari, Kitab ul Istizan}
that the city of the Prophet ] is more superior and meritorious than all (iii) Jami Tirmizi, Abwab ul Manaqib as narrated by Sayyiduna Huzayfah . (iv) Sunan
cities and the pure progeny of the Prophet ] is greater {Ala} than all Nisai, Kitab Fazail us Sahaba as narrated by Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas . (v) Nisai in
other families as Allah Almighty took an Oath of them. And it is Sunan al Kubra as narrated by Sayyidah Ayesha %. (vi) Imam Bukhari mentions in Tarikh
al Kabir as narrated by Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah . >>>
We are therefore presenting here only some Hadiths for the purpose of members of my household {Ahl ul Bayt}. I remind you to fear <of your duties>
deriving blessings {Barakah}. to the members of my household. {Sahih Muslim, Kitab Fazail us Sahaba}

1: <Sayyiduna Wathila bin al Asqa narrated: I heard Rasul Allah ] as


Hadith 1: From this Hadith, we come to know that the greatness {Azmat} of the
granted eminence to Kinana from amongst the
saying>: Verily Allah family of the Prophet ] and that the pure progeny of the Prophet ] is like
descendents of <Sayyiduna> Ismail {6} and He granted eminence to that of the Holy Quran <in Guidance>. As, to believe in the Holy Quran is
Quraysh amongst Kinana and He granted eminence to Banu Hashim compulsory for having Faith {Iman}, so is to believe in the orders of the
amongst Quraysh and He granted me <i.e. the Beloved Rasul Allah ]> Ahl ul Bayt of the Prophet ] important. Where is such eminence {Sharf}
eminence amongst the Banu Hashim. {Sahih Muslim <Kitab ul Fazail>, Jami Tirmizi for other families?
and Mishkat ul Masabih <Bab Fazail Sayyid il Mursalin>}
3: Imam Tirmizi narrated from Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas
Hadith 3:
We come to know from this Hadith that the above mentioned tribes are <that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said>: Love me for the sake of Allahs love and
superior and eminent than all other tribes. love my Ahl ul Bayt for the sake of my love <for them>! {Jami Tirmizi, Abwab ul
Manaqib}
2: <Sayyiduna Zayd bin Arqam narrated that> The Beloved Rasul Allah
Hadith 2:
] said: I am leaving among you two weighty things: One being the Book Hadith 4: Imam Ahmad <bin Hanbal> narrated from Sayyiduna Abu Zar
of Allah {Kitab Allah} in which there is right guidance {Huda} and light Ghifari <that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said>: The example of my Ahl ul
{Nur}, so hold fast to the Book of Allah and adhere to it. He exhorted Bayt is like the ship of <Sayyiduna> Nuh {6}, the one who boards it has
<us to hold fast> to the Book of Allah and then said: The second being the gained salvation and the one who remained aloof will be ruined. {Musnad
Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal and Mujam ul Kabir of Imam Tabrani}

5: Imam Tirmizi narrated from Sayyiduna Zayd bin Arqam <that


Hadith 5:
the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said>: I am leaving amongst you that which if you
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. There are primarily 2 Hadiths in various Hadith Books regarding Sayyiduna Hasan
and Sayyiduna Husayn being the Sayyida Shababi Ahl il Jannah {Chief of All Young hold on to it, you shall never go Astray, one of them greater than the other:
Men in Paradise}. They are as follows: Allahs Book- a rope extended down from the Heaven to the Earth and my
(i) Sayyiduna Abu Saeed Khudri narrated that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said: Hasan Mantle {Itra} - the People of my House. These two shall never part ways
and Husayn are the Chiefs of Youth in Paradise. {Jami Tirmizi, Abwab ul Manaqib}
until they come to me at the Pond {Kawthar}. Look well to how you act with
(ii) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said: An Angel 5
them after me. {Jami Tirmizi, Abwab ul Manaqib}
in the Heavens never visited me before, so he took permission from Allah Almighty to visit
me and gave me this glad tiding that Hasan and Husayn are The Chiefs of all Youth in
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Paradise {Sayyida Shababi Ahl il Jannah}. {Imam Nasai mentioned it in Sunan al Kubra . There are approximately over 340 Hadiths on the Merits {Fazail} of Ahl ul Bayt in
and Imam Tibrani in al Mujam ul Awsat} the books of Hadith! We are presenting here one more such Hadith>>>
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Hadith 6:
6: Imam Muslim narrated from Sayyiduna Abdul Muttalib bin relation and then said that the genealogy of the Prophet ] is exempted
Rabiya that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said: Verily, these Sadaqat are from the Ayah of the Holy Quran as follows:
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the progeny of Muhammad. {Sahih Muslim, Kitab uz Zakat}
When the Trumpet will be blown, there shall be no relationships among
Hadith 7:
7: It is narrated in Radd ul Mukhtar, V: 1 in the Chapter of them, nor will they ask for one another.
Bathing the Dead body with reference to the Hadith that <Sayyiduna Umar {Surah al Muminun; 23: 101}

bin Khattab narrated that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said>: On the Day of The genealogical ties and kinship will surely benefit. When the Prophet ]
Qiyamah {Judgement} all genealogical and bridal (in Laws) relations will get will intercede for the whole Nation {Ummah}
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then, how is it possible that
terminated (broken) {Muntaqatiu} except my genealogical and bridal
relations." {Mustadrak al Hakim}
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Then it is stated that: Sayyiduna Umar married Sayyidah Umm ul . Sayyiduna Umar bin Khattab married Sayyidah Umm Kulthum % {6-49 A.H}, the
Kulthum % bint Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % on the basis of this Hadith so daughter of Sayyidah Fatimah % & Sayyiduna Ali in 17th Hijri. Sayyiduna Umar
said to Sayyiduna Ali : Marry her to me for I swear I have toward her more dedication
that he may become an In Law of Sayyiduna Ali in genealogical
to excellent companionship than any man on the face of the earth! He gave her a Mehr
{Marital Dowry} of 40,000 Dirhams just in honour of her lineage to the Beloved Rasul-
Allah ]! They had a son known as Sayyiduna Umar Zayd al Akbar , also known as Ibn
al Khalifatayn {i.e. the Son of the Two Khalifas; i.e. Sayyiduna Umar and Sayyiduna Ali
} and a daughter Sayyidah Ruqayya %. Sayyiduna Zayd al Akbar died at a very
(i) Sayyiduna Jabir bin Abdullah said: I saw Allahs Messenger in his Pilgrimage on
the Day of Arafah as he mounted on his Camel- al Qaswa addressing the people and I young age in the Khilafah of Sayyiduna Amir Muawiya . Sayyidah Umm Kulthum %
heard him say: O People! I have left among you that which if you hold on to it you shall died in 49 A.H; Sayyiduna Saeed bin al Aas bin Saeed or Sayyiduna Abdullah bin
never go Astray: Allahs Book and my Mantle {Itra} - the People of my House. {Jami Umar led her funeral prayers. For details one may read or refer the following famous
Tirmizi, Abwab ul Manaqib} History books: Tabaqat Ibn Saad (8:337-340 & 8:463-464); Imam Bukharis, Tarikh al-
It is important to note that the Ahl ul Bayt also include the Wives of the Beloved Saghir (1:102); Imam Tabaris, Tarikh (4:199 and 5:335); Imam Ibn `Abd al Barrs, Isti`ab
RasulAllah ]- The Ummahat ul Muminin {Mothers of the Believers} mainly in the light (4:490-491); Imam Nawawis, Tahdhib al Asma' wal Lughat (2:267 #1219); Imam
of this Ayah: And Remain in your houses and be not unveiled like that of unveiling of the Dhahabis, Siyar A`lam al Nubala' (Dar al-Fikr ed. 5:22-24) and Tarikh al Islam (4:58-59,
former days of ignorance, and establish prayer and pay-due (Zakat) and obey the 4:137-139, 4:227, 5:21); Imam Ibn Hajar Asqalanis, Isaba (4:492 #1481); Imam Ibn
commands of Allah and His Messenger. Allah only desires, O! The members of the family Athirs, Usud al Ghaba (7:387-388) and al Kamil fi al Tarikh (3:54, 4:12); Imam
of Prophet! That He may remove from you every uncleanness and purify you well after Jalaluddin Suyutis, al Hawi lil Fatawa (2:179); etc. This note has been Abridged &
cleaning you thoroughly. {Surah al Ahzab; 33: 33} Extracted from Shaykh Gibril Haddads article.
he can not intercede for his own progeny. The superiority of Saadat is {Kafirs} follow the Infidels {Kafirs} amongst them....... {Sahih Bukhari, Kitab Fazail
8 wa Manaqib un Nabi was Sahaba}
mainly because they are the family of the Prophet ].
9: <Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas narrated that the Beloved Rasul Allah ]
Hadith 9:
8: <Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Beloved Rasul Allah ]
Hadith 8:
said>: The authority of ruling shall remain among the Quraysh, even if
said>: The Quarysh has precedence over the people in the matters of
only two of them remained. {Sahih Bukhari, Kitab Fazail wa Manaqib un Nabi was
ruling, the Muslims follow the Muslims amongst them, and the Infidels
Sahaba}

7 From these Hadiths, we come to know that all Muslims are under the
. The great Hanafi Jurist Imam Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri wrote an excellent and concise 9
book on Intercession {Shafaat} titled Assama ul Arbayin fi Shafaati Sayyid ul ruling of Quraysh and Muslim Khilafat is only for the Quraysh!
Mursalin <1305 A.H> in which he collected 40 Hadiths on the topic. This monologue is
present in Al Ataya un Nabviya fi Fatawa ur Razviya, V: 29, Raza Foundation.
Rational and Logical Proofs
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. (i) Imam Sayyid Muhammad Amin Ibn Abidin Shami says that Imam Ahmad bin Logic also demands that the family of the Prophet ] should be more
Hanbal, <Imam> Bayhaqi and <Imam> Hakim have narrated with an Authentic Chain
superior {Ala} and eminent {Ashraf} than all other families due to the
{Sahih Sanad} from Sayyiduna Abu Saeed that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said
following reasons:
standing on the pulpit {Mimbar}: What kind of people are those who say that the
Prophet of Allah can not even help his relatives on the Day of Judgement. Remember! I Proof 1
will benefit them both in this world {Dunya} and the world Here-after {Akhirah}.
When the pebbles, stones and animals have respect {Izzat} due to the
{Rasail Ibn Abidin Shami, 1:5, Suhayl Academy}
affiliation or connection {Nisbat} to the Prophet ] in such a way that the
(ii) Imam Shami states that <Imam> Tibrani in his Mujam narrates through an
Authentic Chain {Sahih Sanad} from Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas that the Beloved She- Camel of the Prophet ] is far more meritorious {Afzal} than other
Rasul Allah ] said to Sayyidah Fatimah %: Allah Almighty will not punish you or your camels; the pebbles and stones of the Prophets ] city <i.e. Madinah> are
progeny. {Rasail Ibn Abidin Shami, 1:5, Suhayl Academy} more meritorious than the crowns of Kings as Allah Almighty took its
(iii) Imam Shami further mentions that <Imam> Tibrani, <Imam> Darqutni and the
oath {Qasam} in the Holy Quran......
compiler of Kitab ul Firdaws <i.e. Imam Dailmi> narrated from Sayyiduna Abdullah bin
Umar that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said: I will Intercede first for my Ahl ul Bayt on y * * w
the Day of Judgment, then for those who were near them, then for the Ansar <i.e. the I swear by this city! (O Prophet) You are dwelling in this city. And by your
people of Madinah>. {Rasail Ibn Abidin Shami, 1:5, Suhayl Academy} father and his Progeny.
It is not only the Ahl ul Bayt who will receive Intercession but also those who profusely {Surah al Balad; 90: 1-3}
love them as mentioned in the Hadith as follows:
(iv) Sayyiduna Ali bin Abu Talib narrated that the Beloved RasulAllah ] said: My 9
. The great Hanafi Jurist of India, Imam Ahmad Raza Khan wrote an excellent epistle on
Intercession will be for that follower {Ummati} of mine who loves my Ahl ul Bayt. this topic entitled Dawam ul Aysh fil Ayimmata min Quraysh <1339 A.H> which is
{Kanz ul Ummal; V: 14; H# 39057} present in Al Ataya un Nabviya fi Fatawa ur Razviya, V: 14, Raza Foundation.
the Hellfire! When the reaching of the Prophets ] Blood in one's
<When the merits of the Prophets ] city is of such status> Then those who are
stomach has so much effect then what can be said of the Greatness {Azmat}
part of the Prophets ] body; and the Light {Nur} of his eyes must be
of those <i.e. the Sayyids> whose body is from the Blood of the Prophet ]?
surely more meritorious than other families.
Proof 5
Proof 2

All Muslims can accept Zakah {Annual Poor-Due} and Sadaqahs {Charity}
The Prophet ] is the Leader of all Prophets. In this way, all the things
but Sayyids can not accept Zakahs or any other Wajib Sadaqah which are associated with the Prophet ] are superior {Ala} than the
{Compulsory Charity} because these are the Impurities of wealth. {Sahih Muslim, things associated with all other Prophets! See, the Prophets ] Nation
Kitab uz Zakat}. If their genealogy was also like other genealogies, then like {Ummah} is superior to all other nations......

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this, we come to know that this respected genealogy is highly pure, clean
You are the best among all nations that appeared unto mankind......
and superior {Ala} than other genealogies.
{Surah Ale Imran; 3: 110}
Proof 3
All the Wives of the Prophet ] are more meritorious {Afzal} than all the
The Saadat also have this eminence and nobility {Sharf} that in Durud wives of the world.....
Ibrahim offered in the Salah, Durud is also sent upon them along with
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the Prophet ]! O Allah send Greetings and Blessings on the Master
Muhammad and on the Progeny of Master Muhammad (Allah Humma Salli O wives of the Prophet! You are not like other women........
{Surah al Ahzab; 33: 32}
Ala Sayyidina Muhammadin wa Ala Ali Sayyidina Muhammadin). Pathan,
Shaykh, etc genealogies have not been included in the Durud except this The city of the Prophet ] is more meritorious than all the cities of other
family <of the Prophet>. Take it in this way that the respect and reverence of Prophets. The companions {Sahaba} of the Prophet ] are more meritorious
this family is included in the Salah! Therefore, we come to know that this than the companions of all other Prophets. Based upon this same principle,
family is superior than all other families. the progeny of the Prophet ] should be more meritorious and superior

Proof 4 than the progeny of all other Prophets. Otherwise, it may seem strange that
the affiliation or connection {Nisbah} of the Prophet ] to all things makes
Sayyiduna Talha <bin Ubayd Allah> drank the Blood of the Prophet ] out
them more meritorious and superior than all other things and his own
of fear of showing disrespect to it. So, the Prophet ] said: Now, there will
respected progeny may be deprived of this same effect!
be no aches in your stomach! And Allah Almighty will protect you from
Answers to Objections on this Matter
Matter ....The Honour is for Allah and His Messenger and Muminin (Believers) ....
{Surah al Munafiqun; 63: 8}
In the previous pages, answer to the question of the Questioner was being
presented; and now are the answers to the objections of Zayd! In this Ayah, all Muslims are included. With out any doubt, you can
understand it in this way that, All Prophets are Respectful and even the
Objection 1
smallest disrespect of any of them is Infidelity {Kufr}. But, some Prophets
The Ayah presented by Zayd is: are more meritorious than the others. Or in this way that, No one should

w abandon piety {Taqwa} due to genealogical superiority. Rather, it should be
y kept in mind that higher the piety, higher is the status of one before Allah
Almighty . People with higher genealogies should have higher piety. Or
O people! We have created you from one man and one woman and made
the meaning of this Ayah may be that, one tribe or family should not taunt
you in branches and tribes that you may recognize one another.
another tribe or family nor should think another Muslim as menial or base
Undoubtedly, the most respected among you in the sight of Allah is one
- born {Kameen} nor should make fun of another Muslim due to his tribe or
who is more pious; Verily, Allah is Knowing, Aware.
{Surah al Hujarat; 49: 13} family. It is compulsory {Wajib} to respect and revere every Muslim. The
exegation {Tafsir} of the above Ayah is this Ayah of the Holy Quran...........
Answer
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The meaning of this Ayah is not what Zayd understood, that is, in Islam;
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progenies. If this had been the meaning of this Ayah then it would be
against all those Ayahs which have been presented in the previous pages. O Believers! Let not the men scoff at the men, perchance they may be
Therefore, the meaning of this Ayah is that, All Muslims are respectful better than those who scoff, and nor than those who scoff, and not the
irrespective of the tribe to which they belong. Do not think any Islamic women at other women, perchance that they may be better than those
tribe as dishonourable or disgraceful {Zaleel} as was the custom among the women who scoff, and do not taunt one another and not call one another
Arabs <in pre- Islamic times> that they used to consider some tribes as by nicknames. What a bad name it is to be called a Disobedient after being
despicable or contemptible {Hakheer} and dishonourable or disgraceful a Muslim, and those who do not repent, they are the unjust.
{Zaleel}. Therefore, no tribe among the Muslims is dishonourable or {Surah al Hujarat; 49: 11}

disgraceful. Though, some are meritorious {Afzal} than others. Allah Due the superiority of ones family it does not become necessary that the
Almighty says: other families become dishonoured or disgraced {Zaleel}. Therefore, the
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{Zaleel} because respect of every Muslim is compulsory. Similarly, other



Muslims should respect and revere the Saadat as they are the family of
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the Prophet ]; the Prophet ] who taught us the Kalima and bestowed us
with Faith {Iman} and the Holy Quran! O Believers! Take not for friends My and your enemies, you deliver the
news to them in friendship while they are deniers of the Truth that has
Objection 2
come to you, and drive out the Messenger and you from homes because
Some people get confused by this Ayah: you believe in Allah, your Lord. If you have come out in My path to
y w struggle and to seek My pleasure take them not for friends; you send them
secret message of love, while I Know well what you conceal and what you
Never will your relatives or your children benefit you on the Day of
reveal. And whoever of you does so, has, undoubtedly gone astray from the
Judgement.........
{Surah al Mumtahina; 60: 3}
Straight path.
{Surah al Mumtahina; 60: 1}
From this Ayah, we come to know that on the Day of Judgement {Qiyamah},
And this paragraph of the Holy Quran was revealed for Sayyiduna Hatib
neither genealogy will benefit nor children. The word Arhamukum and
bin Abi Balta who for the sake of protection of his near and dear ones
Awladukum includes all relatives and children whether they are of the
used to spy for the Infidels of Makkah and send them in writing the secrets
Prophets or the Friends of Allah {Awliya Allah}.
of Muslims as his children were with the Infidels in Makkah. It is in the
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Infidels {Kafirs} and <those Muslims> who due to their relations with
On the Day of Judgement, He shall separate you from them.....
them {Kafirs} used to support them. In this Ayah, it is said to such Muslims
{Surah al Mumtahina; 60: 3}
that: Do not support their relatives who are Infidels in comparison to
This clearly means that the Muslims will enter Paradise and the Infidels
Islam!
will enter Hell. Soon after this Ayah, Allah Almighty also informs
Therefore, this Ayah does not have any connection with the relatives and
Muslims of the incident of Sayyiduna Ibrahim 6 who for the sake of
righteous children of the respected Prophets because Allah Almighty
starts this same Paragraph {Ruku} with this Ayah:
Islam had completely terminated his relationship with his people who These Ayahs prove that the Ayah brought as an Objection actually refers to
10 Children and Relatives who are Infidels!
were Infidels.

From all the Ayahs quoted, we come to know that the above mentioned Objection 3
Ayah is for relatives who are Infidels and the exegation {Tafsir} of this Ayah
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are the following Ayahs of the Holy Quran:
Then when the Trumpet shall be blown, there shall be no relationships
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among them, nor will they ask for one another.
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{Surah al Muminun; 23: 101}
You will not find people who believe in Allah and the Last Day taking as This Ayah shows that no genealogy is of benefit on the Day of Judgement
their friends those who opposed Allah and His Messenger, even though {Qiyamah} whether they are that of Prophets or that of Friends of Allah
they be their fathers or their sons or their brothers or their kinsmen. <These
{Awliya Allah}. Therefore, there is no difference between Sayyids and
are those in whose hearts Allah has inscribed Faith and helped them with a spirit from
Himself, and will make them enter gardens beneath which flow streams, abiding therein,
Non-Sayyids.
Allah is pleased with them and they are pleased with Allah. This is Allahs party. Do you Answer
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hear? It is Allahs party that is successful>
This Ayah informs about the terror and fear {Dahshat} on the Day of
{Surah al Mujadilah; 58: 22}
Judgement and the confusion and chaos {Afra Tafri} at the time of its
The Quran further states: starting when there will appear the Justice of the Lord {Adal Ilahi}. One's
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Everyone will look after themselves only and no one will think about
O Believers! Some of your wives and children are your enemies, so
beware of them. But, if you pardon them and over look and forgive, then, others. The details of this condition are presented by Allah Almighty at

undoubtedly, Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. another place as follows:


{Surah al Taghabun; 64: 14}
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. The Holy Quran states: Undoubtedly, there was a good example to follow for you in
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Ibrahim and his companions, when they said to their people, Undoubtedly, we quit you On that Day man will flee from his brother; and from his mother and his
and that which you worship besides Allah. We deny you and there has appeared enmity
father; and from his wife and his sons. Every one of them on that Day has
and hatred between us and you for ever; until you believe in One Allah, but the saying of
Ibrahim to his father, I will surely ask forgiveness for you, and I have no authority to
one anxiety that is enough for him.
{Surah al Abasa; 80: 34-37}
benefit you against Allah. O Our Lord! In You we put our trust and to You we turn, and
to You is the final return. {Surah al Mumtahina; 60: 4}
This Ayah does not negate the merits and greatness of some genealogies. Close friends shall be foes to one another on that Day except the God-
In-fact, the greatness of genealogies is another thing and the terror and fearing.
fear on the Day of Judgement is a different thing. At the start of the Day of {Surah al Zukhruf; 43: 67}

Judgement, even the other great Prophets will also deny Intercession Therefore, the Ayah brought as objection neither proves that, there is no
{Shafaat}, and except our Rasul Allah ] no one would dare to speak before greatness of the genealogies of the Prophets in this world nor that they will
Allah Almighty . So, from this Fear of Allah Almighty , does it become be of any benefit on the Day of Judgement!
necessary that these Prophets of Allah ] have no merits or greatness? Objection 4
Certainly not! And also remember that the terror and fear on the Day of
It is in the Hadith that every one are from the children of Sayyiduna Adam
Judgement would be for common Muslims. Some special people or
6 and Sayyiduna Adam 6 was created from dust. Therefore, we come
bondsmen of Allah Almighty would be free from such terror and fear.
to know that all are equal in genealogies and none has any merit over the
The Holy Quran states: other!
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The great terror shall not grieve them and the Angels will come to greet The meaning of this Hadith is that, no tribe should consider another tribe
them (saying) that this is your Day which you were promised. or family as dishonourable and disgraceful or bad as the origin of every
{Surah al Anbia; 21: 103} man is mud. And as dust or mud represents Humility and lowliness and
And it further states: due to these characteristics, it produces fruits and flowers, gardens and
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farms. Whereas, fire represents Pride and Arrogance, therefore, it produces
nothing <i.e. it destroys> and has no such benefit.
Listen carefully! No doubt, there is no fear nor any grief upon the Friends
of Allah. This Hadith certainly does not mean that one genealogy does not have
{Surah Yunus; 10: 62} Merit over another genealogy, but in fact this Hadith points out that some
genealogies are meritorious than other genealogies as the origin of all
It is established from the Holy Quran that Friendship of Loved ones of
human race is mud and some dust or mud are meritorious than other
Allah {i.e. Awliya Allah} with Him will be same on that Day also and will
mud. The mud of Madinah Munawwarah is meritorious than the mud of
not change! Whereas other friendships will turn into enmities! Allah
other places. The mud or dust of Mosque {Masjid} is meritorious than the
Almighty says:
mud of market places. The mud or dust which flew from the hoofs of
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flew due to the hoofs of Pharaohs {Firaons} horse. The mud of a fertile
land is better than the mud of infertile land as nothing grows in it! 12
. Imam Muslim mentions this Hadith in Kitab ul Iman, the Chapter: Bab Bayani Anna
man Maata alal Kufri Fahuwa fil Nar wala Tanaluhu Shafaatun wala Tanfauhu
Similarly, the mud or dust of people from the genealogies which have
Qarabatul Muqarribina i.e. The one who died in Infidelity {Kufr} will be in Hell-fire,
connection with the Prophets is more meritorious and better than the mud
the Intersession of his dear ones and their relationships will not benefit.
or dust of people of other genealogies. There are three Hadiths in this Chapter in which Sayyidah Fatimah % is being addressed
It should be noted that mud or dust has the following two characteristics: while in other Hadiths various other people, clans and tribes are also being addressed.
The three Hadiths in which Sayyidah Fatimah is being addressed are as follows,
i. It always falls towards the earth when it is thrown in the air by some (i) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah narrated that when this Ayah was revealed And <O
one or is carried into the air due to some other reasons {such as Winds and Prophet> warn your nearest Kinsmen (relatives).{Surah ash Shuara; 26: 214} the
Storms}. Beloved Rasul Allah ] gathered the notables and common people of Quraysh and said:
ii. Mud or dust is always in need of water so that Fruits and Flowers may O the family members of Kaab bin Luwai! Safe yourselves from Hell, O the family
be grown in it. members of Murrah bin Kaab! Safe yourselves from Hell, O the family members of Abdi
Shams! Safe yourselves from Hell, O the family members of Abdi Manaf! Safe yourselves
Similarly, every Human being due to natural inherent causes falls towards from Hell, O Banu Hashim! Safe yourselves from Hell, O Bani Abdul Muttalib! Safe
lowliness, though sometimes due to the blessings of those who are near to yourselves from Hell, O Fatima! Safe yourself from Hell, because I am not a Master of any
Allah Almighty , one also becomes exalted and receives blessings {Fayz} of Allah Almightys things by myself, except that I am your relative and I will soon benefit
you with this relationship.
from Allah Almighty . The respected Saadat donot have this greatness
(ii) Umm ul Muminin Sayyidah Ayesha Siddiqa % narrated that when this Ayah was
due to their own personal beings, but in fact they are great because the
revealed, And <O Prophet> warn your nearest Kinsmen (relatives).{Surah ash Shuara,
connection and affiliation {Nisbah} of the Prophet ] has made them 26: 214}, the Beloved RasulAllah ] climbed the hill of Safa and said: O Fatima bint
exalted. Muhammad! O Safiya bint Abdul Muttalib! O the children of Abdul Muttalib! I am not a
Objection 5 master capable of warding off the punishment of Allah from you. But, you may take
anything from my wealth as you like.
It is in the Hadith that the Prophet ] said:
(iii) Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah narrated that when this Ayah was revealed, And <O
O Fatimah! Take whatever you want from my wealth for I cannot ward Prophet> warn your nearest Kinsmen (relatives).{Surah ash Shuara, 26: 214}, the
12 Beloved Rasul Allah ] said: O the people of Quraysh! Sell yourselves to Allah. I cannot
off the punishment of Allah from you.
ward off any thing <i.e. punishment> coming from Allah from you. O Abbas bin Abdul
Muttalib! I cannot ward off any punishment of Allah from you. O Safiya- the aunt of
RasulAllah! I cannot ward off any punishment of Allah from you. O Fatima bint
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. Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi states the details of this incident in another great Muhammad! Take anything as you like from me, but, I cannot ward off any punishment
book of his titled, Mawayiz e Nayimiya on page: 103-104. For details one may refer it. of Allah from you.
We come to know from this Hadith that the relation of Rasul Allah ] does The person who is from the genealogy or the family of the Prophet ], but
not even benefit his own daughter. Then how would it benefit other is not a Believer {Mumin}, then they are not Sayyids because they are not
Sayyids? The state of Prophets ] genealogy is same as is the state of other Muslims at all. < in the first place>
genealogies. Allah Almighty says to Sayyiduna Nuh 6 as follows:
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This Hadith belongs to the early period of propagation of Islam. The
He said, O Nuh! He is not of your family. No doubt his work is not
Prophet ] is commanding them to bring Faith {Iman}. The objective is to
righteous; .......
say:
{Surah Hud; 11: 46}
O Fatimah! Accept Iman, if you do not accept Iman then all this 14 15 16
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Any Mirzayi {Qadiyani}, Rafzi {Shiya}, Chakdalvi {Ahle Quran} and
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Wahhabi {Ahle Hadith, Deobandi and Jamat Islami} cannot be a Sayyid. Because,

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. This saying of Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi is based on Imam Muslim naming the . Mirzai: This sect is also called as 'Qadiyani' and are named after Mirza Ghulam
Ahmad Qadiyani who claimed to be a Revivalist {'Mujaddid'} in 1884 C.E, then opposed
Chapter in Sahih Muslim as follows: Bab Bayani Anna man Maata alal Kufri Fahuwa fil
the life of Sayyiduna Isa and claimed himself to be 'Masih' in 1308 A.H/ 1891 C.E and
Nar wala Tanaluhu Shafaatun wala Tanfauhu Qarabatul Muqarribina i.e. The one who
then finally declared his Prophethood in 1318 A.H/ 1901 C.E and was therefore declared
died in Infidelity {Kufr} will be in Hell-fire, the Intersession of his dear ones and their
an Infidel {'Kafir'} by the scholars of Ahl us Sunnah of the Arab world and the Indian
relationships will not benefit.
subcontinent in numerous books, the first and the most important of which are 'Hussam
If one reads, one can clearly notice that this Hadith belongs to the earlier period of Islam
ul Haramayn' of Imam Ahmad Raza Khan and 'As Sawarim ul Hindiya' of Shaykh
and was said so as to warn the Quraysh to accept Islam and Faith {Iman} and do not be
Hashmat Ali Khan Lukhnavi.
contended with this that they are the relatives of the Prophet ] and belong to his tribe. 15
. Rafzi: This sect is also known as the 'Shiya' and is one of the most ancient sects of Islam
The Beloved RasulAllah ] said these words standing on the Hill of Safa in Makkah, thus having come into existence during the era of Amir ul Mu'minin Sayyiduna Ali bin Abu
indicating it was during the earlier period of propagation! And the Ayah of the Holy Talib . This sect exalts the status of Sayyiduna Ali bin Abu Talib much beyond
Quran is also Makkan which commands the Prophet ] to warn his kinsmen. permissible limits. They are themselves branched into several sub-sects among which
Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi writes in Tafsir al Nayimi: All the Ayahs and Hadiths some declare Sayyiduna Ali as the 1st Khalifa and declare the majority of the Sahaba of
pertaining to the refusal of Intercession by the Beloved RasulAllah ] refer to Kuffar the Beloved Prophet ] as Infidels, while some raise Sayyiduna Ali to the rank of
<and for those in the state of Kufr>. Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % is also being warned of Prophethood and while some to the rank of Allah Almighty!
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the same thing that: If you do not accept Iman, then your Intercession will not occur. . Chakdalvi: This sect is also famously known as the 'Ahl ul Quran' and was founded by
Therefore, in many Ayahs by revealing Illa, they have been exempted <by Allah Mawlvi Abdullah Chakdalvi. The main characteristic of this sect is that they balantly deny
Almighty>! {Tafsir al Nayimi; 1: 366} the Hadiths and hold that Hadiths are the basis of differences among the Muslims. They
for being a Sayyid, Faith and Belief {Iman} are compulsory and these astray
advocate that the Holy Quran is enough for one's salvation and there is no need of people are away from it.
Hadiths in Islam for Muslims. They are the most recent sect to have come into existence
from the Wahhabiya or Ahl ul Hadith. It can be said that they are the most advance Due to Infidelity {Kufr} all genealogical relations break away. Therefore,
version of 'Ahl ul Hadith' in astrayness! an Infidel {Kafir} cannot marry a Believer {Mumin}, cannot inherit a
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. Wahhabi: The most Notorious and Dangerous of the present day astray Sects are the Believers wealth and cannot be buried in the graveyard of Believers
present day Khawarij more commonly known as the Wahhabiya Najdiya founded by {Muminin}. When the Infidel children will not inherit the wealth of a
Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab Najdi {1111-1207 A.H/1699-1792 C.E} upon the
Muslim father, then, how is it possible that they can inherit the
Principles of Khawarij, Shaykh Taquiuddin Ahmad Ibn Taymiya and Shaykh Ibn Qayyim
Jawzi. The Wahhabiya movement came into Limelight in 1143 A.H / 1730 C.E and took
genealogical Nobility and Greatness of their father?
50 years to spread in the Arabian Peninsula with the help of Muhammad bin Saud {the 18
Abu Lahab belongs to the Bani Hashim, but he does not have any
ancestor of the present Wahhabi Saudi dynasty of Saudi Arabia}. In India, this Astray Sect
was brought from Najd by Shah Ismail Dehlavi {1193-1246 A.H/1780-1833 C.E} who nobility. Therefore, only those respected Sayyids who are Believers
wrote the Heretical book named Taqwiyat ul Iman<1240 A.H/1817 C.E>. Thereafter, {Mumin} will benefit from the noble genealogy of the Prophet ]. All
the Wahhabiya got divided into Two prominent Sects on the Basis of Fiqh as Muslims will benefit due to their relation {Nisbat} with the Prophet ] in
Wahhabiya - Muqallidin <Those who Practiced Taqlid of one of the Four Imams of
such a way that those who will be destined for Hell will instead go to
Fiqh, mostly of Imam Abu Hanifa in India or of Imam Ahmad bin Hanbal in Najd, Saudi
Arabia> and Wahhabiya - Ghayr Muqallidin <Those who rejected Taqlid of any one of Heaven and the Sinful will be pardoned or forgiven. When affiliation or
the Four Imams and derived their own rulings according to their whims>. These both relation or connection {Nisbat} with the Prophet ] which is Spiritual can
Sects of 'Wahhabiya' remained firmly Unified in their 'Aqayid' {Beliefs and Doctrines}
and have only differences in 'Fiqh' {Jurispudence}. The 'Wahhabiya - Muqallidin' were
also known as 'Wahhabiya-Ishaqiya' while the 'Wahhabiya - Ghayr Muqallidin' were
'Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamah'! But, these 'Deobandiya' hold the 'Aqayid' of 'Wahhabiya' and
known as 'Wahhabiya-Ismailiya' after their respective chief Scholars i.e Shah Ishaq
trace their scholarly ancestry and history to 'Khawarij', Muhammad bin Abdul Wahhab
Dehlavi and Shah Ismail Dehlavi. The 'Wahhabiya- Muqallidin or Ishaqiya' are today
Najdi and Shah Ismail Dehlavi. Apart from these old 'Wahhabi' Sects, some new Heretical
known as 'Deobandiya or Tablighi Jamat' after their Chief Centre of learning 'Deoband'
groups have emerged from them such as the famous 'Jamat Islami' of Syed Abul Ala
and the 'Tablighi Jamat' is its chief operating arm. The 'Wahhabiya- Ghayr Muqallidin'
Mawdudi, the 'Naychariya' {Naturalists} of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan and Mawlvi Shibli
later named them-selves as 'Ahle Hadith' to avoid Muslim wrath and ban! Nowadays,
Numani, the 'Nadviya' from 'Nadvat ul Ulama', the 'Ahle Quran' or 'Chakdralviya', the
these same 'Wahhabiya- Ghayr Muqallidin' or 'Ahle Hadith' have again changed their
'Tanzim e Islami' of Mawlvi Israr Ahmad and the most recent being the Ghamidiya of
name into 'Salafiya' to avoid the wrath and ban of 'Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamah' and
Mawlvi Javed Ahmad Ghamidi. In-fact, there are more than 20 such sub-sects
Muslims all over the world. These 'Wahhabiya' Sects frequently change their names and
originating from the Wahhabiya {Khawarij}!!!
disguises. The notorious 'Deobandiya' or 'Tablighi Jamat' is difficult to identify as they 18
freely mingle with the Muslim population and practice 'Taqlid' as do the mainstream . Abu Lahab was the paternal uncle of the Prophet ] and belonged to Bani Hashim
Muslims or 'Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamah'. Therefore, the common people find it hard to which is the noblest tribe of the Quraysh. He used to taunt and rebuke the Prophet ] and
identify them as some of their 'Outward' Practices such as 'Salah' and 'Sawm' are similar to died as an Infidel. It is in his rebuttal that Allah Almighty revealed Surah Lahab (S # 111).
benefit then why not Genealogical relation {Nasab} which is both Physical The Ayahs and Hadiths on Intercession {Shafaat} are numerous from which
(through Blood-ties) and Spiritual? we come to know that every person who dies with Faith {Iman} will
certainly become worthy of the Prophets ] Intercession.
Allah Almighty says:
Therefore, the Progeny of the Prophet ] will certainly benefit from special


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Epilogue and Important Guidance
And We did not send any Messenger but that he should be obeyed by
Allahs Will. And when they do injustice to their souls, then O Prophet The following are some important points and special guidelines regarding
(Messenger)! They should come to you and then beg forgiveness of Allah and the respected Saadat.
the Messenger should Intercede for them, then surely, they would find
Guideline: The progeny of Sayyiduna Ali bin Abu Talib who were
First Guideline:
Allah Most Relenting, Merciful.
born from the Chief-Lady of the Paradise - Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % are
{Surah an Nisa; 4: 64}
known as Sayyid. The children of Sayyiduna Ali from his other wives
Allah Almighty says:
are known as Alavi and not Sayyids; for example Sayyiduna Muhammad
y w bin Hanafiya , etc. All these Merits are for that progeny which is from
And Allah is not One to chastise them, till (O Prophet) you are in their midst. the Lady of Paradise - Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % because these people are
And Allah is not to chastise them, whilst they are begging forgiveness. only included in the Progeny of the Prophet ] <through her fourth daughter
{Surah al Anfal; 8: 33} Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra %>.

<Sayyiduna Anas bin Malik narrated that> The Beloved Master ] himself ne: The Progeny of the Prophet ] is addressed as Sayyids
Second Guideline
Guideline:
says: My Intercession is for the Major Sinners of my Nation {Ummah}.
because of two reasons:
{Jami Tirmizi, Sunan Abu Dawud and Sunan Ibn Majah}
i. Because the Prophet ] said regarding his two grandsons Hasnayn as
<Sayyiduna Imran bin Husayn narrated that> The Prophet ] said: Some
follows:
people will be brought out from the Hell due the Intercession of
Muhammad! Thus, when they will enter Paradise they will be called the Hasan and Husayn are Sayyids {Leaders} of the Youth in Paradise. {Jami
Tirmizi, Abwab ul Manaqib}
Dwellers of Hell {Al Jahimayn}. {Sahih Bukhari and Jami Tirmizi, Kitab Siffat ul Jahnnam}
That is, they are the Chief of all those who die and enter Paradise in
their youth. The Prophet ] also said regarding Sayyiduna Imam Hasan
as follows:
Third Guideline:
Guideline: Sayyids are those whose father is a Sayyid. If the
This son of mine is Sayyid {Leader}, Allah Almighty will unite two
mother is Sayyid and the father is a Non- Sayyid, then the children are
groups of Muslims through him. {Jami' Tirmizi, Abwab ul Manaqib}
not Sayyids and nor will the commandments {Ahkam} meant for Sayyids
As these grandsons were referred as Sayyid by the Prophet ], therefore will be applicable upon them.
their progeny is also referred as Sayyids.
Accepting Zakah {Annual Obligatory Poor dues} is also allowed for them
ii. Because the meaning of Sayyid is Leader and the honorary Title of the because genealogy runs paternally and not maternally. If the father is
Prophet ] is Sayyid ul Mursalin {Leader of the Messengers}, the Saadat are Sayyid and the mother is a Non- Sayyid, then the children are Sayyids
his progeny therefore, the progeny of the Leader of the Messengers - and if both the parents are Sayyids then the children are Najeeb ut
Muhammad ] are also called as the Leaders of Muslims. Subhan Tarafayn Sayyids {Sayyid through Both Lineages} just as Sayyiduna Ghawth al
Allah! The Beloved Prophet ] is the Sayyid {Leader} of the Prophets, Saqlayns father was Hasani Sayyid and mother was Husayni Sayyidah.
Sayyiduna Ali bin Abu Talib is the Sayyid of Awliya Allah {Friends of Sayyiduna Imam Mahdi will also be Hasani Sayyid. In present times,
Allah}, Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % is the Sayyidah of Muslim Women, Hasani Sayyids are very few and Husayni Sayyids are more in number
and the respected Hasnayn are the Sayyids of Martyrs <or of Youth in but both have to be compulsorily and equally respected.
Paradise>. We can say, Leadership and Chieftainship is very much in love Fourth Guideline:
Guideline: The merits of Sayyids which have been presented in the
with this family! previous lines doesnot
doesnot mean that they are free not to practice any good
Allah Almighty says regarding Sayyiduna Yahya 6 that: deeds or are free not to offer any Salah {Obligatory Prayers} and that just on
the basis of their Familys nobility, they are allowed to be away from good

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<i.e. they are not free and are accountable for their mis-deeds>
Then the Angels called him, and he was offering Prayer standing at his The respected Saadat should do more good deeds so that they become
place of Prayer, no doubt Allah gives you Glad tidings of Yahya who shall role models for the general public. <It is as> A First class passenger has to
confirm a word from Allah, and be a Chief and he will always avoid spend more money than a Third class passenger. It is compulsory for the
women, and be a Prophet from amongst Our righteous. Saadat to become exemplary models of their noble predecessors. Imam
{Surah Al Imran; 3: 39}
Husayn offered Salah under the shadow of swords <as in the Battle of
This is to say that the Beloveds of Allah are referred as Sayyid by Allah Karbala> and if his own progeny abandons Salahs without any reason then
Almighty and by the Prophet of Allah . it is a sad occurrence.
Fifth Guideline:
Guideline: All the merits which have been presented in the previous Call them after their fathers; this is more justified in the sight of Allah. But
lines are only for those who are Genuine and Genealogically correct {Sahih if you do not know their fathers, then they are your brothers in Faith and
ul Nasab} Sayyids and no Non- Sayyid has been in their genealogical as Human Beings are your cousins..........
chain from Sayyidah Fatimah Zahra % to their fathers! In present times {Surah al Ahzab; 33: 5}
And if one does not know the identity of their fathers then they are your
many duplicate Sayyids have emerged, they are not Sayyids yet call
themselves Sayyids. This is extremely Prohibited {Haram} and is a great brothers. When referring to Sayyiduna Zayd as the son of the Beloved

sin. The Beloved Prophet ] has cursed those slaves who attribute their Prophet ] is Prohibited {Haram} even though the Prophet ] himself

ownership to other than their correct owners and has also cursed those raised him and looked after him. Then, now if someone declares himself as
who attribute themselves to other than their correct and original Families. a Sayyid and claims to be from the progeny of the Prophet ] though he is
The one who is not a Sayyid but pretends to be one is also worthy of this not a Sayyid then one can imagine how great a sinner he is in the light of
curse of the Beloved Prophet ]. Such people also abuse their mothers this Ayah of the Holy Quran. Apart from this, the people who call their
indirectly because she actually married a Non- Sayyid and they falsely wives as mothers in anger, regarding them the Holy Quran says:
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<For Example> Sayyiduna Zayd bin Haritha was in reality the son of ....... And nor has made your wives whom you call as your mothers as your
Haritha but the Beloved Prophet ] had made him his adopted son, real mothers.................
{Surah al Ahzab; 33: 4}
therefore, people also used to call him Zayd bin Muhammad due to this
same reason. But, the Holy Quran strictly prohibited them from saying so. At another place, these same people are referred in the Holy Quran as
Allah Almighty says: follows:

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....... And nor has made your adopted sons your real sons. This is only your
saying of your own mouth. And Allah says the Truth and only He shows Those of you who leave their wives calling them as their mothers, they are
the way. not their mothers. Their mothers are only those who gave them birth, and
{Surah al Ahzab; 33: 4} they certainly utter evil and purely false words. And undoubtedly Allah is
The Holy Quran reveals further: necessarily Pardoning, Forgiving.
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{Surah al Mujadilah; 58: 2}

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slander or lie and harsh punishment has been prescribed for such people,
then the one who attributes fatherhood to other than their original and the genealogical ties with the Beloved Prophet ] break away instantly.
correct fathers is also liable to be declared a slanderer or a liar and worthy They are not from the family of their forefathers in the light of Sacred
of the punishment of Hellfire in the light of this Verdict {Fatwa} of the Holy Islamic Law {Shariyah}. The Holy Quran says regarding Kanan- the son of
Quran. Sayyiduna Nuh 6 as follows:
This is to say that the one who is not a Sayyid and claims himself to be a
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Sayyid indirectly abuses his mother and is cursed by the Beloved Prophet
He said, O Nuh! He is not of your family. No doubt his work is not
] and therefore is a slanderer, liar, cheater, deceitful and worthy of
righteous; .......
punishment of Hellfire. {Surah Hud; 11: 46}

It is in Sahih Muslim, Kitab ul Iman that: <Sayyiduna Abu Bakrah narrated When the real son of Sayyiduna Nuh 6 - Kanan does not remain his
that the Beloved Rasul Allah ] said>: The one who attributed his fatherhood to son due to Infidelity {Kufr} then how can be such heretics from the
other than his original and correct father, even after knowing that he was progeny or children of the Beloved Prophet ] remain his progeny or
not his father, upon him Paradise is Prohibited {Haram}. {Sahih Muslim, Kitab ul children?
Iman}
The Holy Quran further states about Aas bin Wael as follows:
In a similar second Hadith, <Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah narrated that the Beloved
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Rasul Allah ] said>: Do not deny the lineage of your ancestors, the one who
has denied the fatherhood (lineage) of his real father has done an Act of Undoubtedly, one who is your enemy, he is cut off from every good.
Infidelity {Kufr}. {Sahih Muslim, Kitab ul Iman} {Surah al Kawthar; 108: 3}

In a similar third Hadith, <Sayyiduna Saad bin Abi Waqqas narrated that the Note that Aas bin Wael had children but Allah Almighty refers to him
as Abtar i.e. Childless because all his children had become Muslims and
Beloved Rasul Allah ] said>: The Muslim who attributes himself to other than
he remained an Infidel {Kafir}. Therefore, he was not accepted as a father
his original and correct father knowing that he is not his father, upon him
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Paradise is Prohibited. {Sahih Muslim, Kitab ul Iman} And in another Hadith it is: of these people nor those people were accepted as his children.

He is Unthankful to Allah Almighty .


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. Regarding the Reasons of Revealation of Surah al Kawthar, Imam al Mufassirin
Sixth Guideline:
Guideline: If a person belonging to a Sayyid family comes out of the
Sayyiduna Abdullah bin Abbas , Sayyiduna Mujahid , Sayyiduna Saeed bin Jubayr
fold of Islam and becomes Hindu, Sikh, Mirzai, Rafzi, etc then that person
and Sayyiduna Qatadah say that this particular Ayah or Surah was revealed for Aas
no longer remains a Sayyid and nor they are entitled to the merits which
bin Wael. Muhammad bin Ishaq narrates from Sayyiduna Yazid bin Ruma that: When
have been presented above. This is due to their Infidelity {Kufr}, therefore,
Aas bin Wael used to hear about the Prophet ] he used to say, Leave him, he is with out
Marriage {Nikah}, Shrouding and Burial {Kafan Dafan}, etc this principle is
We come to know that due to the difference in Religion and Beliefs,
followed; Therefore, a Muslim is not the father of an Infidel nor is the
genealogical ties come to an end! And similarity in Religion and Beliefs is a
Infidel the child of a Believer {Mumin}.
compulsory condition for genealogical ties.
In the similar way, the one who claims to be Sayyid but has become an
Upon these people <who later became heretics> the Commandments of the
Apostate {Murtad}, he does not even remain a Muslim let alone being a
Sacred Islamic Law {Shariyah} are also not applicable. Therefore, an Infidel
Sayyid!
{Kafir} son of a Muslim father does not inherit his fathers property or
wealth. In fact, an Infidel son even can not and does not become a barrier And All Praise belongs to Allah ! {Al Hamdulillah!}
for other Inheritors, neither being the one who can stop others from
This Verdict {Fatwa} was completed in a very concise manner due to my
Inheritance {Hajab e Harman} nor being the one who can decrease some
busy schedules. And I name it as, Al Kalam ul Maqbul fi Taharati Nasab al
thing from Inheritance {Hajab e Nuqsan}. He can not be buried with the
Rasul. May Allah Almighty accept it! <Amin!>
<Muslim> father in the same graveyard. The father cannot perform the last
rites or funeral rites of this Infidel child according to the Sacred Islamic And Peace and Blessings of Allah Almighty be upon the Best of
Laws {Shariyah}. In fact, some Believing {Mumin} mothers even practice Creations - Sayyiduna Muhammad ], his Progeny and his Companions!
{Hijab or Pardah} with their Infidel sons! An Infidel man cannot be married
Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan
to a Believing {Mumin} woman. This is to say that in all the Islamic
Commandments, such as, Funeral rites {Janazah}, Inheritance {Mirath},

a tail (sibling), he has no male child. When he will die his remembrance (fame) will also Translated into English by the Humble Servant {Abd} of Allah Almighty
die. So upon this Allah Almighty revealed this Surah. {Sirat Ibn Hisham; 1: 393 and - and the Follower {Ummati} of Muhammad Al Mustafa ] ---
Tafsir Ibn Kathir; 4: 958, Urdu Translation by Shaykh Ikram al Azhari, Shaykh Saeed al
Azhari and Shaykh Altaf Husayn al Azhari; Adabi Dunya, Delhi} Faquir al Quadri Basharath Ali Siddiqui Matrudi Hanafi Ashrafi
Sadr ul Afazil Sayyid Nayimuddin Quadri Ashrafi Muradabadi also writes that, The
Hyderabadi, in 1430 A.H / 2009 C.E at Hyderabad, India; through the
Reason for Revelation {Shan ul Nuzul} of Surah al Kawthar is that: When the son of the
Blessings of Ashraf ul Murshidin Shaykh ul Islam wal Muslimin Rayis ul
Chief of the Worlds- the Beloved Prophet ], <Sayyiduna> Qasim passed away, the
Muhaqqiqin Sayyid Muhammad Madani Ashrafi Jilani Kichochavi.
Infidels {Kuffar} referred to him as Abtar i.e. Childless or the one whose progeny is
terminated {Munqata ul Nasal} and said that after him his progeny will not be present,
after him his remembrance will also end and all these publicity will also end. Upon these
sayings, the Surah was revealed and Allah Almighty has clearly mentioned these sayings
THE END
of theirs as lies (falsehood) and amply refuted them. {Tafsir Khazayin ul Irfan}
About the Author Research can only be found in this particular group...But I met Sadr ul
MUFTI AHMAD YAAR KHAN ASHRAFI NAYIMI Afazil Sayyid Nayimuddin Muradabadi and he gave me a monologue of
(1324-
(1324-1391 A.H / 1906-
1906-1971 C.E)
Ala Hazrat titled Ataya ul Qadeer fi Hukm ul Tasvir for reading and
my fascination for its content found no bonds and limits. When I further
The famous Mufassir, genius Faqih and erudite Muhaddith of the Indian
carefully studied this book I began to think about the author and was
subcontinent Hakeem ul Ummat Ashraf ul Mufassirin Mufti Ahmad Yar
captivated by his Scholarly Expertise and Timely Insight... The Truth is that
Khan Nayimi Ashrafi Quadri Hanafi Badayuni bin Shaykh Muhammad
this book completely changed my Psychological and Doctrinal world and
Yaar Khan Badayuni was born in 1324 A.H / 1906 C.E at Awjhani, near brought a revolution in it.
the North Indian city of Badayun. His father Mawlana Yaar Khan was the
Hakeem ul Ummat joined Madrasa Islamiya in 1920 or so but when he
Murid (disciple) of Shaykh ul Mashaikh Sayyid Ali Husayn Ashrafi Quadri
came to know about its affiliation with the Wahhabiya school Dar ul Ulum
Chishti Kichochavi (1266-1355 A.H / 1849-1936 C.E).
Deoband, he left the Madrasa and migrated to join Jamiya Nayimiya,
Education
Muradabad.
Hakim ul Ummat acquired basic Persian and Arabic learning under his Jamiya Nayimiya was the largest Ahl us Sunnah Madrasa in Northern
father and then joined Madrasa Shams ul Ulum, Badayun in 1916 C.E and
India; it had the distinction of having some of the greatest scholars of Ahl
continued learning here till 1919 C.E. During these same years he visited
us Sunnah in its faculties. Sadr ul Afazil Sayyid Nayimuddin Ashrafi
Bareily to meet Imam ul Huda Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Muhaddith
Muradabadi (1300-1367 A.H / 1883-1948 C.E) taught him for some time but he
Bareilvi. Mufti Ahmad Yaar himself narrates the incident as follows:
soon became busy with the National affairs of Indian Muslims, therefore
My age at that time was somewhere between 10-12 years and I was he sent for Shaykh Mushtaq Ahmad Kanpuri Naqshbandi Quadri (d.1360 A.H
staying at Badayun. During those days 27th Rajab was approaching and at / 1941 C.E), the son of Shaykh Ahmad Hasan Kanpuri (d.1322 A.H / 1903 C.E), who
Ala Hazrats place (in Bareily) the preparations for Mairaj un Nabi were was the Khalifa of Shaykh ul Mashaikh Haji Imdadullah Chishti Muhajir
at its height. Ala Hazrat used to order special arrangements under his Makki (1223-1318 A.H / 1817-1899 C.E) to teach at Jamiya Nayimiya.
supervision for this ceremony. Due to his busy engagements and tight When, Sadr ul Ulama Mushtaq Ahmad Kanpuri later shifted to Merut,
schedule, it was difficult to meet him, but somehow we were fortunate Hakeem ul Ummat with the permission of Sadr ul Afazil also migrated to
enough in seeing him in one of the gatherings. Merut to complete his studies under his teacher. In 1344 A.H / 1925 C.E,
Regarding his educational experiences he says: Hakeem ul Ummat Mufti Ahmad Yar Khan completed his studies and Sadr
ul Afazil tied a Turban at a Convocation Ceremony in Merut.
I studied under Deobandi scholars for quite some time and under their
influence I began to think that excellence and greatness in (Islamic)
Baiyah and Khilafah outstanding books than perhaps any scholar in recent times, his works
continue to benefit even the most proficient scholars and not to mention
Hakeem ul Ummat took Baiyah at the hands of Sadr ul Afazil Sayyid
hundreds of common people who discover new beams of salvation, textual
Nayimuddin Ashrafi Muradabadi in the Quadriya Chishtiya Ashrafiya
proofs in support of Ahl us Sunnah which save them from the Heretical
tariqah. He also received Khilafah in the same tariqahs from Sadr ul Afazil
and Shabiha Ghawth al Azam Shaykh ul Mashaikh Makhdum ul Awliya sects and make them firmly adhere to the Path and Aqidah of Ahl us
Sunnah wal Jamah. Among his students are:
Sayyid Ali Husayn Ashrafi Jilani Kichochavi who is famously known as
Ala Hazrat Ashrafi Miyan. 1. Imam Ahl us Sunnah Sarkar e Kalan Sayyid Mukhtar Ashraf Ashrafi
Jilani Kichochavi.
His Services at various Islamic Universities and Students
2. Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Husayn Nayimi Ashrafi, Lahore.
Hakeem ul Ummat taught and gave Fatawa at Jamiya Nayimiya until he
3. Shaykh Aley Hasan Ashrafi Nayimi Sambhali, Muradabad.
was sent to Madrasa Miskiniya where he taught for 9 years. Shaykh ul
4. Shaykh Sahibzadah Mufti Mukhtar Ahmad Khan Nayimi Ashrafi, elder
Mashaikh Sayyid Ali Husayn Ashrafi invited him to teach at Madrasa
son of Hakeem ul Ummat.
Ashrafiya, Kichocha where he served for 3 years and received Khilafah in 5. Shaykh Sahibzadah Mufti Ikhtidar Ahmad Khan Nayimi Ashrafi,
the Ashrafiya tariqah. It was here that Hakeem ul Ummat began to have
younger son of Hakeem ul Ummat and author of the famous Fatawa
close relationship with his Grand-Murshid, Shaykh ul Mashaikh Sayyid
compendium Fatawa Nayimiya or Al Ataya ul Ahmadiya fi Fatawa ul
Ali Husayn Ashrafi to an extent that the respected Shaykh made a Will at Nayimiya <1396 A.H / 1976 C.E> in 5 Volumes.
the time of his demise that Hakeem ul Ummat should also take part in his
6. Shaykh Abdul Karim Nayimi, Bangladesh.
Funeral bath.
7. Shaykh Abdul Qadeer Nayimi, Chittong, Bangladesh.
Then, Mufti al Azam Pakistan Sayyid Abul Barakat Ahmad Quadri Ashrafi 8. Shaykh Mufti Qazi Abdul Nabi Kawkab Nayimi.
(d.1397 A.H / 1978 C.E) invited Hakeem ul Ummat Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan 9. Shaykh ul Quran wal Hadith Mufti Ghulam Ali Okarvi Ashrafi Nayimi.
Ashrafi Nayimi to teach at Dar ul Ulum Khuddam ul Sufiya, Gujrat and 10. Shaykh Liyaqat Husayn Nayimi, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
then Jamiya Anjuman Khuddam ul Rasul, Gujrat and he served both the 11. Shaykh Muhammad Idris Nayimi, Mauritius.
Madrasas for 13 and 10 years respectfully. Six years before his demise he and many others......................................................
began teaching at Jamiya Ghawthiya Nayimiya, Gujrat.
Demise
In all Hakeem ul Ummat gave lessons in Fiqh, Hadith and Tafsir for 46
Hakeem ul Ummat Mufti Ahamd Yaar Khan Ashrafi passed away in
years raising and guiding some of the finest scholars of Ahl us Sunnah wal
Gujarat on 3rd Ramadhan ul Mubarak 1391 A.H / 1971 C.E. Mufti al
Jamah. Hakeem ul Ummat also indirectly raised more students with his
Azam Pakistan Abul Barakat Sayyid Ahmad Quadri Ashrafi led the Funeral
prayer (Namaz al Janazah) and he was buried in a room where he gave 1302 C.E), Tafsir Muhyuddin Ibn al Arabi (Arabic/Tasawwuf) by Shaykh al
Dars al Quran for many years. Akbar Muhyuddin Ibn al Arabi Shafai Andulusi (d.638 A.H / 1240 C.E)
and Tafsir Khazayin ul Irfan (Urdu) by Sadr ul Afazil Sayyid Nayimuddin
Bibliography of his Works
Works
Quadri Ashrafi Hanafi Muradabadi (1300-1367 A.H / 1883-1948 C.E).
1. Tafsir al Nayimi
Nayimi al Maruf ASHRAF ul
ul TAFASIR:
TAFASIR: This is the Magnum
Hakeem ul Ummat Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi starts the Tafsir by
opus work of Hakeem ul Ummat Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi
explaining the differences between Tawil (Interpretation or explanation
Nayimi in Urdu and largest ever from the pen of a Scholar from the
Indian subcontinent. The Tafsir was started in 1363 A.H / 1943 C.E and
by Reasoning), Tafsir (Exegetion) and Tahrif (Textual Manipulation). He
also explains the differences between a Mawlvi or Mawlana and a Sufi.
the Exegation of first 10 parts of the Glorious Quran was completed in
The Tafsir has some unique qualities such as:
10 Volumes of approximately spanning 900-1000 pages each! He
continued with the Tafsir of 11th part until he completed the Tafsir of 1.> The relation of the Ayah explained and interpreted with that of the
the Ayah # 62 of Surah Yunus (10) in which Allah Almighty says: previous Ayah is discussed in detail.
Listen carefully! No doubt, there is no fear nor any grief upon the 2.> The Shan al Nuzul or Asbab ul Nuzul (The Reasons for Revelation) of
Friends of Allah (Awliya Allah). Ayahs are explained in simple and easy style.
3.> The Tafsir is explained and interpreted both at length and in depth
Hakeem ul Ummat lived for some days after completing the Tafsir of the
and also in a concise manner so that it may benefit both the groups i.e the
above mentioned Ayah and passed away leaving the Tafsir work
ones wanting a detail interpretation and the ones who require a short and
incomplete.
concise Tafsir.
Tafsir al Nayimi is classed among the highest category of Tafsirs, defined
4.> The Tafsir also includes Sufi exegetion so that people may derive the
by scholars as Tafsir bil Riwayah (Exegesis by Transmission). The Translation of
right meaning from a given Ayah of the Holy Quran.
Quranic verses in Tafsir al Nayimi is taken from Imam ul Huda Ahmad
5.> The Ayah which are related with Fiqh and Ahkam are interpreted
Raza Khan Muhaddiths Urdu translation of Quran titled Kanz ul Iman.
extensively and the Shariah Laws derived from such verses are explained
Hakeem ul Ummat writes that this Tafsir is primarily based upon the
in a easy and precise manner according to Fiqh al Hanafi.
following sources and reference Tafasirs such as Tafsir Ruh ul Bayan
5.> The Tafsir is based upon the Matrudi Aqidah of Ahlus Sunnah and
(Arabic) by Shaykh Ismail Haqqi bin Mustafa Hanafi (d.1137 A.H), Tafsir contains answers and refutations of almost all the major Heretical Sects of
al Kabir (Arabic) by Imam Fakhruddin Razi Shafai (d.606 A.H / 1210 C.E), Islam such as the Mutazilah, Rawafiz, Khawarij, Ismailiya, Mahdaviya, the
Tafsir al Azizi (Persian) by Imam ul Muhaddithin Abdul Aziz Muhaddith modern day Khawarij i.e the Wahhabiya and its sub sects like the La
Hanafi Dehlavi (1159-1239 A.H / 1748-1823 C.E), Tafsir Madarik al Madhabiya (Ahe Hadith), Ishaqiya, Deobandiya, Nadwiya, Naychariya,
Tanzil (Arabic) by Imam Abdullah bin Ahmad Nasafi Hanafi (d.710 A.H /
Ahle Quran and most importantly the Ahmadiya or Qadiyaniya sect. The 4. Nur ul Irfan Tafsir Kanz ul Iman: Another Tafsir work of Hakeem ul
Tafsir also contains refutations and answers to the false allegations on Ummat on the lines of Tafsir Khazayin ul Irfan by Sadr ul Afazil Sayyid
Islam by Judaism, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Communism and the Nayimuddin Ashrafi Muradabadi and is published in the Marginalia of
Arya Samaj among the Hindu fundamentalists. The Arya Samaj wrote a Imam ul Akbar Ahmad Raza Khans Urdu translation of Quran Kanz ul
book Satya Prakash forwarding Hinduism as the greatest religion and Iman.
attacking Islam in the 14th chapter of the book. Hakeem ul Ummat wrote
5. Jaaal Haq wa Zahak al Batil: The title of this book was extracted from
excellent answers to the allegations and their misunderstandings of Sacred
the Quranic verse of Surah al Bani Israel; 17: 81 which proclaims:
Islamic Law {Shariyah}. And say, The Truth has come and Falsehood has vanished. Undoubtedly
Shaykh Mufti Ikhtidar Ahmad Khan Quadri Nayimi, the younger son of Falsehood is certain to vanish.
Hakeem ul Ummat has until now completed the Tafsir till the 18th part of Jaa al Haq is one of the most famous books of Ahl us Sunnah in the
the Quran according to the format and principles laid down by his erudite
subcontinent. It was commenced on Monday, 3rd Ramadan in 1361 A.H /
father. We pray to Allah Almighty with the Wasilah of His Beloved Prophet
1941 C.E and was unbelievingly in 3 months that to on Monday. Masha
Muhammad that he grant Mufti Ikhtidar Khan enough strength and high Allah! The book was started and completed on the day of the Beloved Rasul
spirits to complete the Tafsir as soon as possible and May Allah, the Most
Allahs Milad. The book contains superb proofs in support of Ahl us
High protect him.
Sunnah, their Doctrine and Practices. Hakeem ul Ummat brings about the
2. Nayim al Bari fi Sharh Sahih al Bukhari: The commentary of Sahih al most authentic and irrefutable answers to the commonly raised questions
Bukhari compiled by Imam Muhammad bin Ismail Bukhari (194-256 of the Wahhabiya and Deobandiya. He at first gives ample proof and
A.H) in Arabic language. This is still unpublished. evidence from the Holy Quran, The authentic Hadith and the Ijma of the
Salaf on a particular Aqidah {Doctrine} or Practice and then goes on to
3.Mirat ul Manajih fi Sharh Mishkat ul Masabih: The commentary and
refute and answer the questions of the Wahhabiya in a simple and
annotation of the famous Hadith manual Mishkat ul Masabih of Imam
authorative way. This book is the summation and abridgement of most of
Walyuddin Muhammad bin Abdullah Khatib Tibrizi (d.740 A.H) in Urdu.
the books of the Imams of Ahl us Sunnah written in the past on the
This Sharh is in 8 Volumes and is available in the market. It first appeared
definitive proofs of Ahl us Sunnahs Aqidah and Practice.
in 1378 A.H / 1958 C.E. The commentary is full of extraordinary, excellent
and extensive notes on Aqidah, Fiqh al Hanafi, Tasawwuf, Fazail and
Jaa al Haq was written in two parts spanning 688 pages. The first part
deals with the matters of Aqidah and the second part deals with the
Biographies of Sahaba, Tabayin, Taba Tabayin and detail discussion on
Practices of Ahl us Sunnah and particularly the Hanafiya. The Wahhabiya
Asma ur Rijal and the status of each Hadith as Sahih, Hasan, Zaeef,
frequently raise the problem of 20 Rakah of Taravih, Triple Talaq
Mutawatir, Ahad, Mursal, excetra. Its chronological name is Zul Mirat.
(Divorce), Rafyadayn in Salah, Loud Zikr and Collective Supplication 11. Risala Nur: An excellent research book on the Beloved Prophet ]
(Dua) at the end of Salah among many other practices which are practiced being Nur (Light), written in 1375 A.H spanning 70 pages. It contains
by the Ahl us Sunnah in general and particularly by the Hanafiya in the detail documentation from the well known and widely accepted
subcontinent. authorities from the Imams of Salaf apart from Quranic Ayah and the
Jaa al Haq also includes three epistles added later on namely Qahr al noble authentic Prophetic Hadiths in support of the Sunni Aqidah
Kibriya bar Munkirin Asmat un Ambiya, Lamat ul Masabih ala Rakaat ul regarding the Beloved Muhammad being Nur.
Taravih, Salasi ul Adallah fi Hukm ul Talaq ul Salasah. 12. Rahmat e Khuda ba Wasila e Awliya: An excellent book on the proofs
6. Ilm ul Mirath: It is Hakeem ul Ummats first authorative book which he of Wasilah through the Beloved Rasul Allah and Awliya Allah which was
authored in 1352 A.H / 1932 C.E. written on the style of Jaa al Ha.

7. Shan al Habib ur Rahman min


min Ayat ul Quran: The Tafsir (Exegetion) of 13. Mawayiz e Nayimiya: This book is in 3 parts spanning 500 pages
those Quranic Ayah which contain the Eulogy and Praise of the Beloved containing essays and sermons on many topics.
Muhammad ], the Final Messenger of Allah. Written in 1361 A.H 14. Nayee Taqrirayn: Another excellent collection of Sermons by Hakeem
spanning 450 pages this book was extended in 1363 A.H with a special ul Ummat in 150 pages.
chapter on Awliya and Shuhada.
15. Dars ul Quran: The Tafsir of some of the important and famous Ayahs
8. Islami Zindagi: An excellent work on the customs and traditions of the Holy Quran spanning 250 pages.
prevalent in the Indian subcontinent in the light of Quran and Sunnah. In
16. Al Kalam ul Maqbul fi Taharati Nasab al Rasul: An excellent
this work Hakeem ul Ummat tries to uproot many common and strange
monologue on the issue that the descendents of the Beloved Muhammad
customs prevailing in the society which have no base in Islam and the
] should be respected and hold special position among the Muslims in
Sunnah of our Beloved Prophet Muhammad. This book was completed in
Merits and Superiority.
1363 A.H.
17. Asrar ul Ahkam bi Anwar ul Quran: An excellent book containing 299
9. Saltanat ul Mustafa: This book was written in 1362 A.H spanning 80
Questions and Answers on various topics of Islam which are often raised
pages on the style of Jaa al Haq.
by Non-Muslims and other astray sects.
10. Ilm ul Quran li Tarjamat ul
ul Furqan: A magnificent book on the ethics
18. Amir Muawiya: An excellent book containing irrefutable answers to
and principles of Quranic translation and correction of some of the most
the Shites (Rawafiz) criticism of Amir Muawiya and his tenure as
careless translations of the Holy Quran in Urdu promoted by the various
Khalifah.
sects of Islam. It was written in 1371 A.H spanning 200 pages.
19. Safar Namah Iran,Iraq,Sham wa Hijaz: Details of his travels and Forthcoming Books
Books in English
Ziyarah through the blessed lands of Iran, Iraq and the Haramayn i.e. Of
Makkah al Mukarrama and Madinah al Munawwarah.
Imam Jalaluddin Suyuti
20. Safar Namah Hijaz: Hakeem ul Ummats travel details of Hijaz al
Muqaddus.
21. Fatawa Nayimiya: This collection of his Fatawa has been published Inba ul Azkiya fi Hayat ul Anbiya
recently in one slim volume by Maktaba Jame Noor, New Delhi,India.
Al Bahir fi Hukm un Nabi il Batin wal Zahir
22. Diwan us Salik: Collection his poetry and eulogies in praise of Allah Durr al Munazzam fi Ism al Azam
Almighty, the Beloved Muhammad ] and Awliya Allah.
Tabyiz us Sahifa fi Manaqib Imam Abi Hanifa
Biography
Biography Translated and Edited by Nashr ul Alaminin al Munifin fi Ihya ul Abwayn ash Sharifayn
Basharath Ali Siddiqui Quadri Ashrafi
Al Muharrar
19th Ramadan
Ramadan 1427 A.H
Husn al Maqsad fi Amal il Mawlid
12th October 2006 C.E, Thursday.
Tanvir ul Halak
Halak fi Imkan Ruy
Ruyat al Nabi wal Malak
Ahl
Ahl us Sunnah Foundation
Al Khabr ul Daal ala Wujud al Qutb wal Awtad wal Najaba wal
Hyderabad, India
Abdal
Sources: Shaykh Sadr ul Ulama Muhammd Ahmad Quadri Misbahis Al Qawl ul Jali fi Hadith ul Wali
Biographical note on Hakeem ul Ummat Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi Al Munjali fi Toor al Wali
Nayimi at the end of 1st Volume of Mirat ul Manajih fi Sharh Mishkat ul Khasais ul Sughra
Masabih, published by Idara Istiqamat, Kanpur, India. Another excellent Sharh us Sudur fi Hal Mawta wal Qubur
and detail biography is by Shaykh Qazi Abdul Nabi Kawkab Nayimi titled
Kashf ul Labas fi Hadith Radd ash Shams
Hayat e Salik upon which all the other biographies are based..
Khasais ul Kubra


Forthcoming Books Milad e Ashrafi by Ghawth al Alam Makhdum Sayyid Ashraf Jahangir
Of Simnani. Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher:
Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation, Hyderabad.
Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi Nayimi
Forthcoming Books
Risala Nur by Ashraf ul Mufassirin Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi
Of
Nayimi. Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul
Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Imam Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Bareilvi
Saltanat ul Mustafa by Ashraf ul Mufassirin Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Shumul ul Islam (on the Parents of the Prophet ] being Mumins) by
Ashrafi Nayimi. Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation
Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation, Hyderabad. by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Noori Foundation,
Rahmat e Khuda ba Wasilah e Awliya by Ashraf ul Mufassirin Mufti Bangalore.
Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi Nayimi. Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Jama ul Quran by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi
Ashrafi. Publisher: Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation, Hyderabad. Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul
Ilm ul Quran by Ashraf ul Mufassirin Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Ashrafi Nayimi. Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Subul ul Asfiya fi Zabih il
il Awliya by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza
Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation, Hyderabad. Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Forthcoming Books
Mashalat ur Rishad fi Huquq il Awlad by Imam al Akbar Ahmad
Of
Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
Ghawth al Alam Makhdum Sayyid Ashraf Jahangir Simnani Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Hujjat uz Zakirin & Risala Qabriya by Ghawth al Alam Makhdum Jabl us Sanvi ala Kulliyat ut Thanvi by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza
Sayyid Ashraf Jahangir Simnani. Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
Ashrafi. Publisher: Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation, Hyderabad. Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Lataif e Ashrafi {4 different Selected Sections} by Ghawth al Alam Nafi ul Fayy Amman Istinar bi Nurihi Kulli Shayy by Imam al Akbar
Makhdum Sayyid Ashraf Jahangir Simnani. Translation by Basharath Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath
Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation, Hyderabad. Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Al Juraz ud Dayani ala Murtad al Qadiyani by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Azhaar ul Anwaar min Saba Salat ul Asrar by Imam al Akbar Ahmad
Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
Ashrafi. Publisher: Noori Foundation, Bangalore. Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Shifa ul Walihi fi Soor il Habib wa Mazarihi wa Naalihi by Imam al Alaam ul Alaam bi Anna Hindustan Dar ul Islam by Imam al Akbar
Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath
Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Noori Foundation, Bangalore. Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Badr ul Anwar fi Adab ul Athar by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan
Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi.
Publisher: Noori Foundation, Bangalore.

Salat us Safa fi Nur il Mustafa by Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR
Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi.
Born at Warangal, raised in Jeddah and educated at Hyderabad,
Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Basharath Ali Siddiqui Ashrafi
Iqamat ul Qiyamah ala Taan al Qiyam un Nabi Tihamah by Imam al
is the
Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by
Murid & Khalifa
Basharath Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation,
of
Hyderabad.
Asharaf ul Murshidin Rayis ul Muhaqqiqin
Muhaqqiqin Shaykh ul Islam wal
Maqal ul Urafa Bi Izz Shara wa Ulama by Imam al Akbar Ahmad
Muslimin Sayyid Muhammad Madani Ashrafi Jilani Kichochavi
Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
And
Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Through the
Al Yaqutat ul Wasitah fi Qalb Aqd ir Rabitah by Imam al Akbar
Spritiual Blessings
Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath
Of
Siddiqui Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
Shaykh ul Islam
Jali us Soot Li Nahi id Dawat Imam Mawt by Imam al Akbar Ahmad
Has so Far
Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
Translated
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& Completed over
Jaman ul Taj fi Bayan Salat Qabl il Mairaj by Imam al Akbar Ahmad
Seventy Books
Raza Khan Quadri Hanafi Bareilvi; Translation by Basharath Siddiqui
AlHamdu Lillah!
Ashrafi. Publisher: Dar ul Islam Foundation, Hyderabad.
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