Year: 2010

Shaykh Ahmad al-Ghumari and One of the Abdal from India

Salam Looking through Shaykh Ahmad al-Ghumari’s autobiographical work in two volumes one finds a number interesting, strange and perhaps debatable points.  If I get time I might inshAllah try to post some more from this work, which, even if not agreed with sheds some light on the views of a Morroccan student in al-Azhar in the period after …

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Shaykha Khadijah bint Mawlawi Ishaq

Whilst reading something about Shaykh Muhammad Ishaq al-Dihlawi a passing mention was made of a distinguished daughter of his, along with a reference to collection of biographies authored by Shaykh Abd al-Sattar al-Dihlawi where further details could be found.  Alhumdulillah, I managed to locate the reference to this  great female scholar, Allah have mercy on her …

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