Month: May 2009

Mawlana Anwarullah al-Faruqi: Student of Haji Imdadullah

Salam.  I wanted to share some information regarding this student of Haji Imdadullah Muhajir Makki who it is said was a faithful representative of his teachers ‘maslaki preferences’. As you will read he founded the Jamia al-Nizamia in Hyderabad which is an educational institution which is still functioning today and serving the Muslims of the …

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Anfas al-Arifin: Witnessing The Muhammadan Image

Salam.  Looking through the very enjoyable ‘Anfas al-Arifin’ of Shah Waliullah al-Dihlawi I came across the following passage which caught my attention.  I had read something similar to it on a discussion on the concept of  ‘Tasawwur al-Shaykh’ as practised by some  Sufi orders, and thought this passage may be of use in understanding what …

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