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 Biographies of Scholars, Saints and Notables

Biographies of Islamic Scholars, Saints and Notables Tab links: Table of Bios | Reference Works | More on this site See also: Shadhili silsila, with arabic; Damascus History Chronological: century Hijri Sahaba 1 4 6 NameDatePlace of passing Sahaba Amir al-Mu'minin Abu Bakr al-Siddiq | gfh | 1st of the Rightly guided khalifas d. 13 H.Madina ... Read More
 Shadhili Silsila (with Arabic)

 Shadhili Silsila (with Arabic)

Silsila of the Shadhili Path May Allah grant us attachment to them View PDF | Download Name Date of passing 1. سيدنا ومولانا العارف بالله الشيخ محمد أبو الهدى اليعقوبي الحسني Sayyidi Sh. Muḥammad Al-Yaʿqūbī Al-Ḥasanī Al-Idrisī may Allah preserve him for the benefit of the Ummah حفظه الله تعالى 2. الشيخ إبراهيم اليعقوبي الحسني ... Read More

Bio: ‘Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak

'Abdullah ibn al-Mubarak أبو عبد الرحمن عبد الله بن المبارك b. 118 H. in Merv - d. 181 H. in Hit (736 -797 CE) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Biography | References A renowned Khorasani scholar, hadtih narrator and ascetic from Tartib al-Madarik by Qadi 'Iyad's translated by Aisha Bewley - From Aisha Bewley's Homepage Intro Concerning his position ... Read More
Bio: 'Amr ibn al-'As

Bio: ‘Amr ibn al-‘As

'Amr ibn al-'As عمرو بن العاص d. ? H. in Egypt radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Maqams | Refs A sahaba ... Abu Dharr al-Ghafari Scanned from "Companions of The Prophet", Vol. 1, By: Abdul Wahid Hamid. View on sunnah.org | damas Jundub ibn Junadah, nicknamed Abu Dharr, was a member of the Ghifari ... Read More

Bio: Abu al-Bayan

Abu al-Bayan أبو البيان نبأ بن محمد بن محفوظ القرشي الدمشقي d. 551 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Nabâ ibn Muhammad ibn Mahfûzh al-Qurashi al-Dimashqi Scholar of language and fiqh, murshid. He used to study shafi`i fiqh together with Sheikh Rislan in a mosque in the grand suq near Bab Sharqi. Buried in Bab al-Saghir. References: Ziarat al-Sham © ... Read More

Bio: Abu al-Ma`ali al-Nisaburi

Abu al-Ma`ali al-Nisaburiأبو المعالي النيسابوري d. 578 radiya Allah anhu أبو المعالي نسعود بن محمد بن مسعود النيسابوري orator, preacher, shafi`i scholar, lived in damascus, buried in the sufi graveyard References: [Ziarat al-Sham p.334-5] - Damas Cultural Society © ... Read More
Bio: Abu Ayyub al Ansari

Bio: Abu Ayyub al Ansari

Abu Ayyub al Ansari أبو أيوب الأنصاري d. 54 H. in Istanbul, Turkey (674 CE) sahaba radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Maqam | Other Maqams | Sahabah from the people of Madina, buried in Istanbul Abu Ayyub al-Ansari islamicweb.com Khalid ibn Zayd ibn Kulayb from the Banu Najjar was a great and close companion ... Read More

Bio: Abu Bakr al-`Arudiki

Abu Bakr al-`Arudiki born 584 - d. .. H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Of Ahl al-mahabba wa al-tawhid. Buried at the foot of Qasiun on the western side [Ziarat al-Sham] Damas Cultural Society © ... Read More
Bio: Abu Darda

Bio: Abu Darda

Abu Dardaأبو الدرداء الأنصاري الخزرجي d. 32 H. (653 CE) in Damascus (sahabi) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Hadith | Burial Place | Refs `Uwaymar (or `Amir) ibn Zayd, known by his kunya Abu Al-Darda', a companion of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) from the ansar. A great scholar, imam, ascetic and hadith narrator. He was originally trader ... Read More
Bio: Abu Dharr al-Ghafari

Bio: Abu Dharr al-Ghafari

Abu Dharr al Ghafari أبو ذر الغفاري d. 32 H. in Rabdha, near Madina radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Maqams | Refs He lived in Damascus during the caliphate of Sayyiduna 'Uthman. He has a maqam in al-Shaghur Abu Dharr al-Ghafari Scanned from "Companions of The Prophet", Vol. 1, By: Abdul Wahid Hamid. View ... Read More

Bio: Abu Muslim al-Khawlani

Abu Muslim al-Khawlani "the inburnable" الإمام أبو مسلم الخولاني radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs Prominent religious figure in Damascus, Syria. He was one of the 'Eight Ascetics,' who included Amir ibn Abd al-Qays, Abu Muslim al-Khawlani, Uways al-Qarani, Al-Rabi ibn Khuthaym, al-Aswad ibn Yazid, Masruq ibn al-Ajda', Sufyan al-Thawrt ibn Said and ... Read More

Bio: Abu Nu’aym Al-Asbahani

Abu Nu`aym Al-Asbahani أبو نعيم الأصبهاني b. 336 - d. 430 radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | RefsAbu Nu`aym Al-Asbahani By Dr. G.F. Haddad Abû Nu`aym, Ahmad ibn `Abd Allâh ibn Ahmad ibn Ishâq ibn Mûsâ ibn Mahrân al-Mihrânî al-Asbahânî or al-Asfahânî al-Ahwal al-Ash`arî al-Shâfi`î (336-430), the Imâm, erudite scholar, Sûfî, Shaykh al-Islâm, and major ... Read More
Bio: Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi

Bio: Abu Shamah al-Maqdisi

Abu Shamah Shihab al-Din al-Maqdisi b. 599 - d. 665 in Damascus (1202-1267 CE) الإمام عبد الرحمان بن إسماعيل بن إبراهيم عثمان المقدسي ثم الدمشقي، المعروف بأبي شامة radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Brill entry | عربي | Burial Place ﷽ Grammarian and muhaddith [ZaSh] He was the third head of Damascus Dar al-hadith after Imam al-Nawawi[almuhaddith] Abū Shāma Shihāb ... Read More
Bio: Abu Shayba al Khudri

Bio: Abu Shayba al Khudri

Abu Shayba al Khudri أبو شيبة الخدري d. 49 H. in Istanbul, Turkey (670 CE) sahabi radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Burial Place | Refs The Sahabah who is martyred and buried in Istanbul. According to a narration, he is the milk brother of the Prophet ﷺ . Abu Shayba al Khudri islamicana.com Abū ... Read More
Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani

Bio: Abu Sulayman al-Darani

Abu Sulayman al-Daraniأبو سليمان عبد الرحمن بن عطية الداراني (d. 215 H. in Dara near Damascus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Svenska | Burial Place | Refs Biography in Al-Risala al-Qushayriyya - t.b.d. Biografi Abu Sulayman al-Darani ur al-Qusayri's Risala, övers. Göran Ogén t.b.d. t.b.d. Biografi ur al-Qusayri's Risala Biografi ... Read More

Bio: Abul Dahdâh al-Salihi

Abul al-Dahdâh al-Salihi أبو الدحداح، أحمد بن محمد بن إسماعيل التيمي الدمشقي الصالحي d. 328 in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Refs
  • muhaddith
  • Buried in Maqbara Dahdah
t.b.d. References: Ziarat al-Sham © Damas Cultural Society 2007 -- Latest update: Original site: damas-original.nur.nu ... Read More

Bio: Al-Farazdaq

Hammam ibn Ghalib Al-Farazdaq الفرزدق : أبو فراس همام بن غالب بن صعصعة الدارمي التميمي b. 38 - d. 114 H. in Basra (641 - 732 CE) rahimahu Allah Tab links: Biography English | عربي Arabic poet. A creator of the panegyrical qasida in medieval Arabic poetry. His work is a direct continuation of the ancient Arabic poetic ... Read More

Bio: Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi

Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi أبو عبد الله محمد بن علي بن الحسين الترمذي d. 320 H. may Allah be pleased with him Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | More A great sufi ... صحب أبو عبد الله بن الجلاء وأحمد بن خضرويه His most famous book is اثبات العلل about the hikma of the Shari’a كتب المصنف ... Read More

Bio: Al-Harith al-Muhasibi

may Allah be pleased with him Al-Harith al-Muasibi الحارث المحاسبي b. 165 H. in Basrah – d. 243 H. in Baghdad Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | More Early sufi, companion of al-Junayd Contemporary of Imam Ahmadibn Hanbal Entry in Qushayri's Risala PDF Abu ´Abdallah al-Harith al-Muhasibi He was unique in his age in regard ... Read More

Bio: Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi

Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi b. 392 - d. 463 in Baghdad الخطيب البغدادي‎‎ radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Refs ﷽ By Dr. G.F. Haddad "Truly, hadith pleases the virile among men, while the effeminate among them hate it." Al-Zuhri. Al-Khatib al-Baghdadi, Abu Bakr Ahmad ibn ‘Ali ibn Thabit ibn Ahmad ibn Mahdi al-Shafi‘i (392-463), with Abu al-Ma‘ali Ibn ... Read More

Bio: Al-Qurtubi

Abu Al-Walid Al-Baji Al-Qurtubi al-Malikiأبو الوليد الأندلسي القرطبي b. 403 - d. 474 H. radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Refs ﷽ By Dr. G.F. Haddad Sulayman ibn Khalaf ibn Sa`d or Sa`id or Sa`dun ibn Ayyub, al-Qadi Abu al-Walid al-Tujaybi al-Andalusi al-Qurtubi al-Baji al-Tamimi al-Dhahabi al-Maliki (403-474), "One of the imams of the Muslims," the jurist ... Read More
Bio: Aws b. Aws al-Thaqafi

Bio: Aws b. Aws al-Thaqafi

Aws b. Aws al-Thaqafi أوس بن أوس الثقفي d. towards the end of the caliphate of `Uthman (r) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Biography | عربي | Burial Place Sahabi, d. towards the end of the caliphate of Sayyiduna `Uthman. One of the people of Al-Suffa. t.b.d. t.b.d. Burial Place Buried in Bab al-Saghir opposite al-Madrasah al-Sabuniyyah Read sign Sign ... Read More
Bio: Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî

Bio: Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî

Bilal ibn Ribâh al-Habashî al-Qurashî al-Taymî بلال بن رباح الحبشي القرشي التيمي d. 20 or 18 or 19 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Location | Refs Sahabi, buried in Maqbara Bab Saghir in Damascus Freed slave of sayyiduna Abu Bakr, mu'adhdhin of the Prophet (s). He came to Sham as ... Read More
Tomb of Dirar b. Azwar in Damascus

Bio: Darar b. al-Azwar al-Asadi

Sayyidna Darar b. al-Azwar al-Asadi ضرار بن الأزور الأسدي d. 14 or 18 H. (636/640 CE) radiya Allah anhu A great hero before and after Islam. He was present when the Muslims opened Damascus under Khalid ibn al-Walid (in 14 H) and died there. (Zsh) His full name: is Dhiraar bin Al-Azwar bin Malik ibn Aws bin Jadhimah bin Rabia ... Read More
Bio: Dihya al-Kalbi

Bio: Dihya al-Kalbi

Dihya al-Kalbi (sahabi d. 45 H. in Damascus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Burial Place | References He was one of the Companions of the Prophet (s), whose form Jibril (s) would adopt when he appeared as a person, and who carried the Prophet's letter to the Roman emperor. Buried in the graveyard of Mezzah Ziarat al-Sham © Damas Cultural ... Read More

Bio: Habib ibn al-`Ajami

Sayyidi Habib ibn Mohammad al-'Ajami d. in Baghdad Habib ibn Mohammad al-'Ajami al-Basri, a Persian settled at Basra, was a noted hadith narrator who transmitted from al-Hasan al-Basri, Ibn Sirrin, and other authorities. His conversion from a life of ease and self-indulgence was brought about by al-Hasan's eloquence; he was a frequent attendant at his lectures, and became one of ... Read More
Bio: Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari

Bio: Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari

Ibn `Asakir al-Dimashqi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari b. 499 - d. 571 in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs The famous historian and greatest hadith scholar of his time. He travelled and heard hadith from over 1000 narrators. Authored several encyclopedic works, among them Tarikh Dimashq. By Dr. G.F. Haddad `Ali ibn al-Hasan ibn ... Read More

Bio: IMAM ABU AL-HASAN AL-ASH`ARI

Imam Abu Al-Hasan Al-Ash`ari (b. 1244 – d. 1306 H. in Damascus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Biography & Works | عربي | RefsBiography His Works The Corrupt Text of al-Ash`ari's al-Ibana His Teachings - external link Biography by GF Haddad `Ali ibn Isma`il ibn Abi Bishr Ishaq ibn Salim, Abu al-Hasan al-Ash`ari al-Yamani al-Basri al-Baghdadi (260-324),1 ... Read More

Bio: Imam Abu Hanifa

Imam Abu Hanifa الأمام الأعظم أبو حنيفة النعمان بن ثابت الكوفيّ d. 150 in Baghdad radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Sagacity of Imam Abu Hanifah | Refs ﷽ The Greatest Imam Abu Hanifa By Dr. G.F. Haddad Al-Nu`man ibn Thabit al-Taymi, al-Imam Abu Hanifa (d. 150), called "The Imam" by Abu Dawud, and "The Imam, one ... Read More
Bio: Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili

Bio: Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili

Sayyidi Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili سيدي الإمام أبو الحسن الشاذلي الحسني b. 593 – d. 656 H in Humaythira. Egypt qaddasa Allah sirrahu 'Ali ibn ' Abd Allah ibn ' Abd al- Jabbar ibn Tamim ibn Hurmuz ibn Hatim ibn Qusay ibn Yusuf ibn Yusha ' ibn Ward ibn Battal ibn Idris ibn Muhammad ibn 'lsa ibn Muhammad ibn al-Hasan ... Read More
Bio: Imam Ahmad Raza Khan

Bio: Imam Ahmad Raza Khan

Imam Ahmad Raza Khan d. 1340 H. (1921 CE.) in Bareilly, India Imam Ahmad Raza Khan By Mohammad Monawwar Ateeq Imam Ahmad Raza Khan (d.1921), conventionally known as a leader of the twentieth century Ahl-e Sunnat wa Jama’at tradition (people of the Sunna and the majority) to its followers and to others as the Barewli Movement, was an alim and ... Read More
Bio: Imam Ahmad Zarruq

Bio: Imam Ahmad Zarruq

Sayyidi Imam Ahmad Zarruq al-Fasi الشيخ أحمد زَرُّوق الفاسي b. 846 H. in Fas – d. 899 H. i Misrata qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | Svenska | عربي | Writings | Burial Place | MapImam Ahmad Zarruq (d. 899/1493) From: Kuhin: Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyyah Al-Kubra, translated by Ahmad Ali al-Adani as "Biographies of Prominent Shadhilis" He ... Read More
Bio: Imam al-Awza´i

Bio: Imam al-Awza´i

`Abd al-Rahman ibn `Amr ibn Yuhmad Abu `Amr al-Awza`i الإمام عبد الرحمن الأوزاعي b. 88 - d. 158 H. in Beirut, Libanon (707 - 744 CE) tabi´i radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | Burial Place | Refs Tabi´i, faqih and muhaddith of Sham Al-Awza`i By Dr. G.F. Haddad `Abd al-Rahman ibn `Amr ibn Yuhmad Abu ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Bayhaqi

Imam Al-Bayhaqi (384 – 458 H) radiya Allah anhu Dr. Jibril Haddad Damascus Ahmad ibn al-Husayn ibn `Ali ibn `Abd Allah ibn Musa, Abu Bakr al-Bayhaqi al-Naysaburi al-Khusrawjirdi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari (384-458), “the jurisprudent imam, hadith master, authority in the foundations of doctrine (usuli), scrupulous and devoted ascetic, defender of the School both in its foundations and its branches, one of ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Ghazali

Imam Al-Ghazali Muhammad b. Muhammad, Abu Hamid al-Tusi al-Shafi`i(d. 505 i Tus) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | His Khalwa in the Umawi mosque Imam al-Ghazzali by Dr. G.F. Haddad t.b.d. He lived for some time in Damascus, and used the western minaret of the Umawi mosque as a khalwa room. The Umayya mosque o Overview diagram ... Read More
Bio: Imam al-Jazuli

Bio: Imam al-Jazuli

Sayyidi Imam Muhammad b. Sulayman al-Jazuli al-Hasani al-Shadhili الإمام الجزولي - أبو عبد الله محمد الجُزُولي السملالي الحسني الشاذلي d. 869/870/873 H. in Marrakash qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Dalail al-Khayrat | Photos | Map | View map Author of Dala'il al-Khayrat 1. From: Kuhin: Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyya 2. Biograhical note by Anonymous Imam al-Jazuli ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Junayd Al-Baghdadi

Abū 'l-Qāsim al-Junayd bin Muhammad al-Baghdadi (d. 297 H. in Baghdad) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Silsila | English | Svenska | عربي | Books & Refs ﷽ Al-`Arif biAllah al-Junayd al-Baghdadi (d. 298 H. in Baghdad) He was al-Junayd b. Muhammad b. al-Junayd al-Nehawandi al-Baghdadi, al-Khazzâr Abul Qasim. Sufi and one of the `ulema, he followed the fiqh of ... Read More

Bio: Imam al-Sha’rani

Sayyidi Al-Qutb al-Sha'rani al-Shafi´i al-Shadhili الشيخ سيدنا أبو المواهب شرف الدين عبد الوهاب علي الشعراني الأنصاري الشافعي الشاذلي d. 973 H. (1565 CE) in Cairo - radiya Allah 'anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Writings | Photos ﷽ A Hanafi scholar of comparative fiqh and author of numerous works on Law, 'Aqida and tasawwuf. Al-Qutb al-Sha`rani (d. 973/1565) From ... Read More
Bio: Imam Al-Suyuti

Bio: Imam Al-Suyuti

Imam al-Suyuti اﻺمام الحافظ عبدالرحمن بن أبي بكر بن محمد جلال الدين السيوطي b. - d. 910 H. in Cairo ( CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More | → Writings Bio by Sh. Gibril Haddad biography | his teachers | his books Bio in Arabic: from Shadharat al-Dhahab | in French Writings ... Read More

Bio: Imam Al-Tahawi

Abu Ja´far al-Warraq Al-Tahawi الإمام أبو جعفر اوراق الطحاوي b. - d. 321 C. H. in Cairo (... CE) may Allah be pleased with him Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | More Bio by Sh. Gibril Haddad Bio by Anonymous Dr. Mahmud Sobieh From Siyar al-A'lam View | Download From Tarwid al-Mihan - ترويض المحن ... Read More

Bio: Imam al-Tirmidhi

Imam Abu ´Isa Muhammad b.´Isa al-Tirmidhi الإمام محمد بن عيسى بن سورة الترمذي b. 209 - d. 279 H. in ... ( CE) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | Refs A student of Imam al-Bukhari. Author of one of the six canonocal hadith collections Imam Tirmidhi (209 - 279 H) By Dr ... Read More

Bio: Imam Ibn Daqiq al-Id

Sayyidi Imam Ibn Daqiq al-Id أبو الفتح سيدي تقي الدين بن دقيق العيد b 625 H. in Hijaz - d. 702 H. in Cairo (1228-1302 CE) Tab links: English | عربي | Writings | Burial Place Shaykh al-Islam, from the companions of Sh. Ibn 'Ata Allah al-Sakandari, buried next to him "We know from our masters person having diverged the ... Read More

Bio: Imam Sari Al-Saqati

Abū 'l-Ḥasan Sarī ibn al-Mughallis Saqatī (b. 155 - d. 251 H. in Baghdad) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Silsila | English | Svenska | عربي | Books & Refs ﷽ He was Abu al-Hasan Sari (al Sirri) b. al-Maghallis al-Saqati, the imam of Baghdad of his day, and one of the first formultators of sufi sayings. He was a ... Read More

Bio: Imam Sharaf al-Din al-Busiri

Imam Sharaf al-Din al-Busiri] d. 684 H. in Alexandria radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Svenska | عربي | Qasida Burda | Photos | Refs ﷽ t.b.d. Biografisk not över Imam Sharaf al-Din al-Busiri Hans fullständiga namn är sheikh Imam Sharaf al-Dîn Abu `Abdallah Muhammad b. Sa`id al-Sanhaji al-Dalasi al-Busiri, må Allah den Upphöjde visa honom barmhärtighet. Han ... Read More
Bio: Jamil Buthayna

Bio: Jamil Buthayna

Jamil b. ´AbdAllah b. Ma´mar (known as Jamil Butahyna) b. in Hijaz - d. 82 H. in Misr Tab links: Bio from Ibn Khalikan | Love and Poetry of Banu Udhra | Diwan | Isnad | عربي | من-قصص-العرب Tabi'i, love poet of Banu´Udhra, transmitted one hadith - may Allah be pleased with him علقتُ الهوى منها وليداً، فلم *** ... Read More

Bio: Mawlay Idris II – The Founder of Fas

Moulay Idris II - Founder of the City of Fas Tab links: English | عربي | Photos ﷽ He is Idris b. Idris b. `Abdullah b. al-Hasan II, Abu'l-Qasim. His father was Mawlay Idris I of Zarhun (d. 157 H.). The Idrisis are scions of the Prophet who settled in Morocco and nearby areas. They are from the progeny of ... Read More
Bio: Moulay 'Abd al-Salam ibn Mashish

Bio: Moulay ‘Abd al-Salam ibn Mashish

Sayyidi Maolay `Abd al-Salam Ibn Mashish al-Hasani al-Idirisi القطب المُنير سيدي عبد السلام بن مشيش d. 622 H. Jabal 'Alam near Tetuan qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Poetry in his honor | The Mashishi Prayer | Location | More ﷽ He was `Abd al-Salam ibn Sulayman, known as Ibn Mashish, whose lineage ... Read More

Bio: Nur al-Din b. Zanki

Nur al-Din b. Zanki b. 511 - d. 579 in Daamascus radiya Allah anhu – السلطان أبو القاسم نور الدين محمود ين أبي سعيد(أبو سعد) زنكي بن سيف الدين – Just ruler of Damscus, first in history ot build a Dar al-hadith, gave many books as waqf, built schools and mosques and institueted many awqaf, loved and honored ... Read More
Bio: Qadi ´Iyad

Bio: Qadi ´Iyad

Qadi ´Iyad القاضي عياض بن موسى بن عياض اليحصبي b. 476 - d. 544 H. in Marrakesh (1083 - 1149 CE) may Allah be pleased with him Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Burial Place | More From dar-sirr Among the great Moroccan influential advocates of the cult of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessing be upon him) ... Read More
Bio: Salman al-Farisi

Bio: Salman al-Farisi

Salman al-Farisi d. 33/35 H. in Madina Munawwara radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place & Location ﷽ Hadith from Shamail al-Tirmidhi t.b.d. 1. From Abdul Wahid Hamid: "Companions of The Prophet" 2. From naqshbandi.org 1. From Abdul Wahid Hamid: "Companions of The Prophet", Vol.1 View on sunnah.org This is a story of ... Read More
Bio: Sh Muhammad al-Hashimi

Bio: Sh Muhammad al-Hashimi

    Shaykh Muhammad al-Hashimi al Hasani al-Shadhili b. 1298 – d. 1381 H. (1880–1961 CE) in Damascus (CE) Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Photos | Burial Place Sh. Muhammad al-Hashimi View article on Damas Cultural Society © 2007 | View article on damas View article from shazli.com From albwhsn.net ترجمة سيدي الشيخ محمد الهاشمي التلمساني رحمه الله ... Read More

Bio: Sh-. `Abd al-Rahman al-`Attar al-Madani

Sayyidi `Abd al-Rahman al-`Attar al-Madani al-Hasani al-Idrisi (الشيخ عبد الرجمن المدني العَطَّار الحسني (الملقب بالزَّيات d. around 600 H. in Madina al-Munawwara radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Refs ﷽ From Dar Sirr 2008 `Abd al-Rahman ibn al-Husayn al-`Attar was a spice merchant from the city of Sabta, who was called "az-Zayyat" or "al-Madani" because ... Read More
Bio: Sh. 'Ali Jamal al-'Amrani

Bio: Sh. ‘Ali Jamal al-‘Amrani

Sayyidi Shaykh ´Ali al-Jamal al-'Amrani al-Hasani الشيخ السيد علي بن عبد الرحمن العمراني الجمل d. 1194 H. in Fas qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Letters | Maqam | Video ﷽ His Shaykh was Sayyidi Sh. al-‘Arabi ibn Ahmad ibn ‘Abd Allah He passed on his secrets to Sayyidi Imam `Arabi al-Dirqawi - may Allah be pleased ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Abd al-‘Aziz al-Dabbagh

Sayyidi Shaykh Abd al-'Aziz al-Dabbagh al-Hasani الشيخ مولانا عبد العزيز الدباغ b 1095 - d. 1131 H. (1718 CE) in Fas Tab links: English | عربي | Al-Ibriz | More | Photos | Video ﷽ Mawlana `Abd al-`Aziz al-Dabbagh (d. 1131 H. / 1718 CE) From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya He is the perfect Friend of Allah, the succour of superabounding ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Abu Madyan Shu`ayb

Bio: Sh. Abu Madyan Shu`ayb

Sayyidi Abu Madyan Shu`ayb ibn al-Husayn al-Ansari الشيخ أبو مدين شعيب بن الحسن الأندلسي التلمساني d. 584 H. in Tlimsan (or in Egypt) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ 1. From Al-Tabaqat al-Kubra of Imam al-Sha`rani 2. From V. J. Cornell's The Way of Abu Madyan 3. Muhyiddin Ibn `Arabi meets a ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Abul Hassan ´Ali ibn Hirzihum

Bio: Sh. Abul Hassan ´Ali ibn Hirzihum

Sayyidi Abul Hassan Ali ibn Hirzihum d. 544 H. (1129 CE) in Fas qaddasa Allah sirrahu Teacher of Sayyiduna Shaykh Abu Madyan al-Ghawth Tab links: Dar-Sirr article | عربي | Maqam (Pic's from Dar-Sirr) ﷽ Background Once Andalusian Malikism became states policy in Marrakech and Fez, as well as in Cordoba and Seville, Arab jurists acting under the authority of ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Abul Mawahib al-Shadhili

Sayyidi Shaykh Abul Mawahib al-Shadhili الشيخ مولانا أبو المواهب الشاذلي d. 881? H. (after 850) in Cairo Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Writings A Shadhili Shaykh of the Wafa'i lineage. Abū l-Mawāhib al-Shādhilī From Brill Encyclopedia Abū l-Mawāhib al-Shādhilī, Muḥammad b. Zaghdān (820–82/1417–77), was an Egyptian author and Ṣūfī. Born in Tunis, he studied the Malikī ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Abul-'Abbas al-Mursi

Bio: Sh. Abul-‘Abbas al-Mursi

Sayyidi Shaykh Abul-'Abbas al-Mursi الشيخ أبو العباس المرسي d. 686 H. in Alexandria qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography English | Svenska | Türkçe | عربي | Maqam | Location ﷽ He took the noble Shadhili Tariqa from Sayyidi Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili. He passed the path on to Sayyidi Shaykh Ibn 'Ata Allah al-Sakandari. May Allah be pleased ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Abul-Najib al-Suhrawardi

Abul-Najib Diya'ul-Din al-Suhrawardi Shaykh Abul-Najib ´Abd al-Qahir (or ´Abd al-Qadir) Diya'ul-Din (and Najib al-Din) al-Suhrawardi الشيخ أبو النجيب عبد القادر السهروردي الملقب بضياء الدين، وبنجيب الدين b. 490 in Suhraward - d. 563 H. in Baghdad (1097 - 1168 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More Author of Adab al-Muridin. He is the ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Badawi

Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Badawi

Sh. Ahmad al-Badawi سيدي الشيخ أحمد ابدوي d. 675 H. in Tanta, Egypt radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | More ﷽ 1. Damas Cultural Society View original page (2007) 2. Letters (from Aisha Bewley's homepage external links: [1] [2] [3] 3. Biographical note from dar-sirr.com (see below) Biographical note from dar-sirr.com The second most widespread ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Rifa´i

Sayyidi Shaykh Ahmad al-Rifa´i b. 512 – d. 578 H. in Umm ´Abida (a village in Bata’ih) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ One of the greatest Sufi Masters - may Allah be pleased with him. t.b.d. Article in At-Tabaqat al-Kubra of Imam al-Sha'rani (PDF) - View | Download - see also below ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Ahmad al-Tabrizi al-Hanafi

Ahmad al-Tabrizi al-Hanafi d. 735 in Damascus, Kafar Susa أحمد بن عبد الكريم بن عبد الصمد التبريزي الحنفي radiya Allah anhu Great Hanafi scholar, who used to witness (i.e. veryfy legal writings) in front of al-Madrasa al-Masmariyya in Qaymariya. Died in Kafar Susa and was buried there. [ZaSh p. 41] Damas Cultural Society © ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Ahmad b. Badr al-Din al-Hanafi

Shaykh Ahmad b. Badr al-Din al-Hanafi d. 934 أحمد بن بدر الدين الحنفي radiya Allah anhu Buried in the Hamriyyah graveyard – بمحلة الشويكة – [ZaSh p. 41] Reference: Damas Cultural Society © ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ahmad Habbal

Bio: Sh. Ahmad Habbal

Shaykh Ahmad al-Rifa´i al-Habbal al-Dimashqi الشيخ أحمد الرفاعي الحبال d. 1430 H. (2009 CE) in Damascus Tab links: English | عربي | Relation to Yaqoubi Family | Photos Sayyid Shaykh Ahmad al-Habbal al-Rifai was one of the Abdal and a protector Saint of Damascus. He was a student of Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasani, and a servant and companion of Shaykh ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ahmad ibn  Ajiba

Bio: Sh. Ahmad ibn Ajiba

Sayyidi Shaykh Ahmad ibn Ajiba al-Hasani سيدي الشيخ أحمد ابن عجيبة الحسني d. 1224 H. (1809 CE) East of Tetuan Tab links: English | عربي | Maqam | Writings Sh. Ahmad Ibn 'Ajiba took the Shadhili Path from Sh. M. ibn Ahamd al-Buzidi (d. 1228) Sayyidi Ahmad b. `Ajiba al-Hasani From: Kuhin, Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyya, translated by Ahmad Ali al-Adani as ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ahmad ibn ‘Uqbah al-Hadrami

Bio: Sh. Ahmad ibn ‘Uqbah al-Hadrami

Sayyidi Abu'l-´Abbas Ahmad b.´Uqba al-Hadrami الشيخ أحمد بن عُقبَة الحضرمي b 857 - d. 895 H. (1489 CE) in Cairo Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Book His Shaykh in the Shadhili Path was Sayyidi Sh. Yahya al-Qadiri (from the Wafa'i Masters). He passed on the Tariqa to Sayyidi Sh. Ahmad Zarruq. - may Allah sanctify their secrets ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Badr al-Din al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Badr al-Din al-Hasani

Shaykh Badr al-Din al-Hasaniمحدث الشام الأكبرالشيخ محمد بدر الدين بن يوسف الحسني المغربي الاصل الدمشقي b. 1267 - d. 1354 H in Damascus (1850-1935 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio English | عربي | ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Dawud ibn Makhila (al-Bakhili)

Sayyidi Shaykh Dawud b. Makhila (al-Bakhili) al-Shadhili الشيخ داود بن الباخلي / داود بن ماخلا d. 732/735 H. (1331 CE) in Alexandria Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Video | Books ﷽ Sayyidi Dawud b. Makhila (Al-Bakhili) (d. 732/1331) From: Kuhin: Tabaqat Al-Shadhiliyyah Al-Kubra, translated by Ahmad Ali al-Adani as "Biographies of Prominent Shadhilis" He is the ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ibn `Ata Allah al-Sakandari

Bio: Sh. Ibn `Ata Allah al-Sakandari

Sayyidi Shaykh Ahmad Ahmad Ibn `Ata Allah as-Sakandari الشيخ أحمد ابن عَطاء اللهِ السَّكَنْدَري d. 709 H. in Cairo qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio - Enlish | Español | عربي | Video | Books | Burial Place | References He was the student and successor of Abu al-`Abbas al-Mursi, i.e the second khalifa after Imam Abu al-Hasan al-Shadhili ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Ibrahim al-Desuqi al-Husayni

Shaykh Ibrahim al-Desuqi al-Husayni الشيخ سيدي إبراهيم الدسوقي b - d. 675 H. (... CE) in Tanta From the companions of Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili may Allah be pleased with them Tab links: English | عربي | Photos ﷽ Coming soon inshaAllah... 1. From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya 2. From ... 1. From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya Read chapter [15] ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi

Sayyidi Shaykh Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد إبراهيم اليعقوبي الحسني d. 1406 H. / 1985 CE in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio | What Ulama said about him | Works | Miracles | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Ref's Shaykh Ibrahim al-Ya'qoubi was one of the greatest scholars Syria saw in the past 50 ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi

Sayyidi Shaykh Ismail al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد إسماعيل اليعقوبي الحسني d. 1380 H. / 1960 CE in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Burial Place | Love's Pilgrim (Qasida) He was the grandfather of Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi, a great Wali known for his miracles. His khalwa was under in the Sinaniyya mosque in Damascus. He is buried in ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Makin al-Din al-Asmar

Sayyidi Shaykh Makin al-Din al-Asmar سيدي مكين الدين الأسمر b 610 - d. 692 H. in Alexandria (near Sayyidi Sh. Abul 'Abbas al-Mursi) From the companions of Sayyidi Imam Abul Hasan al-Shadhili qaddasa Allah Sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Photos ﷽ t.b.d. From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya View book | Download | Read chapter [19] online [19] سيدي مكين ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni

Bio: Sh. Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni

Al-Sayyid al-Sheikh Muhammad Abul Yusr `Abidin al-Husayni الشريف الشيخ محمد أبو اليسر بن محمد عابدين الحسيني b. 1307 – d. 1401 H. in Damascus (1889–1981 CE) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Bio English | Lineage | Relation to Yaqubi family | From Imgrum | عربي ﷽ Mufti of Syria, and one was one of the greatest scholars of the 14th ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Harraq

Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad Al-Harraq b. 1186 - d. 1261 H. in Tetuan (... CE) الشيخ سيدي محمد الحراق Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Video | Ta'iyya ﷽ Took the Shadhili Tariqa from Imam al-Dirqawi See aljounaid.ma شيخ الطريقة ولسان الحقيقة سيدي محمد الحراق 1186-1261ﮪ  لكريمة بن سْعاد باحثة مساعدة بمركز الامام الجنيد للدراسات والبحوث الصوفية المتخصصة    ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani

Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Mubarak al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد محمد المبارك الحسني d. 1330 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | Burial Place | References He was Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad al-Dillisi al-Qayrawani, whose lineage goes back to Mawlana Idris (radia Allah-u `anhu). He took the Shadhili tariqa from his brother, Shaykh Muhammad al-Tayyib, and was ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani

Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد محمد الطيب الحسني b. 1255 H. in Algeria – d. 1313 H. in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | Burial Place | References He was Muhammad al-Tayyib al-Dillisi al-Maliki ibn Muhammad al-Mubarak ibn Muhammad al-Dillisi al-Qayrawani, whose lineage goes back to Mawlana Idris, the founder of the city of Fas ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Muhammad al-Yaqoubi

His Eminence Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi العلامة الشيخ السيد محمد أبو الهدى اليعقوبي الحسني الإدريسي Hafizhahu Allah - May Allah preserve him Tab links: Bio in English | عربي | Svenska | Français | Pictures | References | Poems | BooksBiographies in English One of The Wolrd's Most Influencial Muslims Sacred Knowledge 2012-2015 Shorter More Bio's: ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad Amin `Abidin (Ibn `Abidin)

Bio: Sh. Muhammad Amin `Abidin (Ibn `Abidin)

Al-Sayyid al-Sheikh Muhammad Amin`Abidin al-Hanafi al-Husayni سيدي الشيخ محمد أمين بن عمر بن عبد العزيز عابدين الحنفي الحسيني الدمشقي b. – d. 1252 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Abidin family tree and lineage | Burial Place | Refs ﷽ Author the Hashya, known as Ibn ´Abidin `Umar (d. 1237) | | Muhammad Amin (d. 1252 H.) sahib ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Ahmad al-Buzidi

Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Al-Buzidi سيدي الشيخ محمد بن أحمد البوزيدي d. 1229 H. in ... (... CE) Tab links: English | عربي | Meeting Sh. Dirqawi | Photos He was the Khalifa of Sh. ´Arabi Dirqawi. Ibn ´Ajiba was his student From the Ghamari tribe. Student of Qasim ibn Mawlana Idris near Tanga ... Section from "Al-Adab ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Hasan ibn Hamza Zhafir al-Madani

Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Hasan ibn Hamza Zhafir al-Madani

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Hasan ibn Hamza Zhafir al-Madani الشيخ محمد بن حسن ظافر بن حمزة ظافر b. in al-Madina al-Munawwara - d. 1262 H. in Misrata (Libya) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: From Al-Futuhat | Türkçe | عربي | Maqam Pic's | References He took the noble Shadhili Tariqa from Sayyidi Shaykh ‘Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani. He passed the path on ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Mas´ud al-Fasi

Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Mas´ud al-Fasi

Shaykh Muhammad b. Mas´ud al-Fasi الشيخ محمد بن مسعود المغربي الفاسي b. ~1212 H. in Fas – d. 1289 H. in Makka qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: His life | Writings & Poetry | Successors | Türkçe | عربي | References His Sheikh in the Shadhili tariqa was Sayyidi Muhammad ibn Hamza Zhafir al-Madani. Amongst his Khalifas in Sham is ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Yallis

Bio: Sh. Muhammad ibn Yallis

Shaykh Muhammad ibn Yallis al-Tlimsani al-Shadhili b. 1264 – d. 1346/7 H. in Damascus (1847–1927) Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Diwan Sh. Muhammad Ibn Yallis b. Shawish al-Tlimsani al-Maliki al-Shadhili. He was the Khalifa of Sh. Ahmad al-´Alawi. He appointed as his khalifa his brother Sheikh Ahmad, and after him his student Sheikh Muhammad ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Muhammad Zhafir (the son)

Bio: Sh. Muhammad Zhafir (the son)

Shaykh Muhammad Zhafir (the son) الشيخ محمد بن حمزة ظافر المدني b. 1244 in Tarablus, Misrata (Libya) - d. 1321 H. in Istanbul (1829 - 1903 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Türkçe | English | عربي | Maqam | References He took the noble Shadhili Path from his father Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad b. Hamza Zhafir al-Madani and others - ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Rislan al-Dimashqi

Sayyidi Sheikh Rislan al-Dimashqi d. ~540 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Español | عربي | Burial Place | More ﷽ One ohe greatest walis of Damascus. His chain goes back to al-Sari al-Saqati. View original article on damas-original.nur.nu Excerpt from Risalat f'it Tawhid Concerning the Affirmation of Divine Oneness by Shaykh Wali Raslan ad-Dimashqi translation ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Shams al-Din al-Hanafi

Sayyidi Shaykh Shams al-Din al-Hanafi al-Shadhili الشيخ سيدي شمس الدين الحنفي b 775 - d. 847 H. (1443 CE) in Egypt Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place Al-Sultan al-Hanafi (Sayyiduna al-Shaykh Shams al-Din al-Hanafi) took the Shadhili path from Sayyiduna Nasir al-Din b. al-Maylaq, who took it from his grandfather, Sayyiduna Abu’l-Abbas Shihab al-Din b. al-Maylaq, who took ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Sharif al-Yaqoubi

Bio: Sh. Sharif al-Yaqoubi

Sayyid Shaykh Sharif al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani al-Idrisi الشيخ السيد شريف اليعقوبي الحسني b. 1282 – d. 1362 H. (1865–1943 CE) in Damascus qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Biography | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Ref's Sayyid Muhammad al-Sharif b. Muhammad as-Siddiq al-Yaqoubi, brother of Sh. Ismail al-Yaqoubi and granduncle of Sh. Muhammad Abul Huda al-Yaqoubi, was a great scholar, ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Shihab al-Din ´Umar al-Suhrawardi

Bio: Sh. Shihab al-Din ´Umar al-Suhrawardi

Shaykh Shihab al-Din ´Umar Abu Hafs al-Suhrawardi الشيخ شهاب الدين أبو حفص عمر السهروردي البغدادي b. 539 in Suhraward - d. 632 H. in Baghdad (1234 CE) qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | More صاحب عوارف المعارف Author of ´Awarif al-Ma´arif Nephew and student of Shaykh Najib al-Din al-Suhrawardi. هو شهاب الدين أبو ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Shukri al-Luhafi

Bio: Sh. Shukri al-Luhafi

Shaykh Shukri Luhafi al-Shadhili b. 1338 - d. H. (2015 CE) in Damascus Tab links: English | عربي | Relation to Yaqoubi Family | Photos His Shaykh in the Shadhili tariqa was Shaykh Muhammad al-Hashimi He used to say: "Shaykh Abul Huda (al-Yaqoubi) must be the leader of us all." - may Allah be pleased with them all. The ... Read More

Bio: Sh. Yahya Qadiri

Sayyidi Shaykh Yahya Qadiri سيدي يحيى القادري بن وفا ابن سيدي شهاب الدين أحمد بن وفا بن القطب الكبير سيدي أبي التداني محمد وفا رضى الله عنه 9th centry H. in Cairo, Egypt Tab links: English | عربي | Photos Sh. Yahya Qadiri was one of the Wafa'i Masters, successor of Sh. `Ali ibn Muhammad Wafa. His successor in the ... Read More
Bio: Sh. Yaqut al-`Arshi

Bio: Sh. Yaqut al-`Arshi

Sayyidi Sh. Yaqut al-`Arshi الشيخ سيدي ياقوت العرشي b 627 - d. 707 H. (1307 CE) in Alexandria - qaddasa Allah sirrahu Teacher of Ibn `Ata Allah al-Sakandari after Sheikh Abul `Abbas al-Mursi Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | More ﷽ 1. From Al-Sha`rani: Al-Tabaqat al-Kubra (see below) 2. From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya (see below) 1. From ... Read More
Bio: Sh. `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri

Bio: Sh. `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza’iri

Al-Amir Sheikh `Abd al-Qadir al-Jaza'iri al-Hasani al-Idrisi b. 1222 H. in Algeria – d. 1300 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | Poetry | عربي | Photos | Burial Place | Refs ﷽ He was `abd al-Qadir ibn Muhyi al-Din ibn al-Mustafa ibn Muhammad, from a family of nobles, originally from al-Maghrib al-Aqsa (Marokko), then they migrated ... Read More
Bio: Sh. `Ala al-Din bin Muhammad`Abidin

Bio: Sh. `Ala al-Din bin Muhammad`Abidin

Sheikh `Ala al-Din bin Muhammad `Abidin al-Hanafi al-Husayni الشيخ علاء الدين بن محمد بن عابدين الحنفي الحسيني الدمشقي b. 1244 – d. 1306 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: Abidin family tree and lineage | English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs ﷽ `Umar (d. 1237) | | Muhammad Amin (d. 1252 H.) sahib al-Hashia | `Ala ... Read More
Bio: Sh. ´Ali al-Khawas

Bio: Sh. ´Ali al-Khawas

Sayyidi Shaykh ´Ali al-Khawas al-Burullusi al-Shadhili الشيخ علي الخواص البرلسي b - d. 949 H. (1542 CE) in Cairo The Shaykh of Imam al-Sha´rani - may Allah be pleased with them Tab links: English | عربي | Books | Maqam ﷽ من اتبل حبُّه قلب الإمام الشعراني، فلن تظفر بكتاب للشعراني إلا وللخواص منه نصيب وافر، قال فيه: شيخي وأستاذي ... Read More
Bio: Sh. ´Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani

Bio: Sh. ´Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani

Mawlaya Imam `Arabi al-Dirqawi al-Hasani الشيخ السيد العربي بن أحمد الدِرقاوِي الحسني d. 1239 H. in Rif qaddasa Allah sirrahu Tab links: Bio: Search for a Spiritual Guide | عربي | Dirqawi Letters | Maqam Pic's | References ﷽ Great Imam and reviver of the Shadhili Tariqa. His Shaykh was Sayyidi Sh. 'Ali al-Jamal He passed on his secrets to ... Read More

Bio: Sh. ´Umar ibn al-Farid

Sayyidi Shaykh´Umar ibn al-Farid سيدي عمر بن الفارض b 576 - d. 632 H. in Egypt Tab links: English | عربي | Photos | Diwan | Refs ﷽ t.b.d. From Kuhin: Tabaqat al-Shadhiliyya View book | Download | Read chapter [12] online [12]سيدي عمر بن الفارض([1]) (576- 632) العارف بالله تعالى سلطان العاشقين، وملاذُ أهل التمكين، ومرّبي الفقراء والمريدين، وموصلهم ... Read More

Bio: The Wafa’i Masters

The Wafa'i Masters in Cairo 7th - 8th century H. Tab links: English | Türkçe | عربي | The Wafai Mosque | Photos | References ﷽ The Wafaií Masters in the Shadhili Silslia are: - Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad Wafa (d. 765 H.), who took the tarqia from Sayyidi Shaykh Dāwud Al-Bākhilī (or: Ibn Mākhilā) - his son, Sayyidi Shaykh ... Read More
Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters

Bio: The Yaqoubi Masters

The Yaqoubi Masters Tab links: English | عربي | Ocean of Awlia | Pictures | Family tree | Lineage | Ref's Sheikh Sharif Al-Yaqoubi d. 1362 H./1943 CE Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Yaqoubi d.1406 H./1985 CE Sheikh Muhammad Al-Yaqoubi b.1382 H./1961 CE Sheikh Isma`il Al-Yaqoubi d.1380 H./1960 CE Sheikh Muhammad al-´Arabi Al-Yaqoubi d. H. / 1965 CE
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Bio: `Abd al-Malik b. Marwan

Bio: `Abd al-Malik b. Marwan

`Abd al-Malik b. Marwan b. 25 H. in Madinah - d. 86/7 H. in Damascus أبو الوليد عبد الملك بن مروان radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs Umawi ruler, faqih with wide knowledge and great piety. Abul Walid `Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (the caliph) ibn Al-Hakam (the Sahabi) ibn Abil`As ibn Umayya al-Quraishi ... Read More

Bio: `Abd Al-Qahir Al-Baghdadi

`Abd Al-Qahir Al-Baghdadiعبد القاهر البغدادي الشافعي (d. 429) radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Refs ﷽ by Dr. G.F. Haddad `Abd al-Qahir ibn Tahir ibn Muhammad, Abu Mansur al-Naysaburi al-Tamimi al-Baghdadi al-Shafi`i al-Ash`ari (d. 429), al-Ustadh, the imam, jurist, scholar of principles and kalam, man of letters, poet, prosodist, grammarian, and mathematician, praised by Shaykh al-Islam Abu ... Read More

Bio: `Abd al-Rahman al-`Ayni

`Abd al-Rahman al-`Ayni d. 893 in Damascus, Salihiyya radiya Allah anhu Buried in MîTûr Jami`al-Jadid in Salihiyyah [Ziarat al-Sham] Damas Cultural Society © ... Read More
Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far al-Sadiq

Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far al-Sadiq

`Abd Allah b. Ja`far al-Sadiq ("al-Aftah") d. 149 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Refs From onemilegrads.blogspot.se Abdullah al-Aftah ibn Ja'far al-Sadiq was the eldest surviving son of Ja'far al-Sadiq, and the full-brother of Isma'il ibn Jafar. Abdullah’s title “al-Aftah” derives from the Arabic words “aftah al-ra’s” (broad-headed) or “aftah al-rijlayn” ... Read More

Bio: `Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib

`Abd Allah b. Ja`far b. Abi Talib "al-Tayyar""عبد الله بن جعفر بن أبي طالب "الطيار d. ~100 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Refs He is the son of Sayyiduna Ja`far b. Abi Talib, and the newphew of Sayyiduna `Ali ibn Abi Talib, as well as his son-in-law: he married Sayyida Zainab bint Ali ... Read More

Bio: `Awf ibn Malik al-Ashja´i

Sayyiduna `Awf ibn Malik al-Ashjari عوف بن مالك بن أبي عوف الأشجعي d. 73 H. in Damascus radiya Allah anhu Tab links: English | عربي | Burial Place | Ref's Sahabi, witnessed the opening of Makka, settled in Sham and was buried in Damascus. He narrated hadith. t.b.d. From al-eman.com عوف بن مالك الأشجعي عوف بن مالك بن أبي عوف ... Read More
Book | Attar: Tadhkirat al-Awlia

Book | Attar: Tadhkirat al-Awlia

Tab links: Info | Chapters English: Google book | View PDF | Download Chapters:
  • Hasan of Basra
  • Malek Ibn Dinar
  • Habib al-Ajami
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    Book | Hujwiri: Kashf al-Mahjub

    Book | Hujwiri: Kashf al-Mahjub

    Kashf al-Mahjub - An early Persian treatise on Sufism by Ali al-Hujwiri English: transl. by Nicholson | A.Javed Urdu: translation (21MB) | Fazluddin-Gohar (69MB) More translations and editions: see maktabah.org ... Read More

    Book | Qushayri: Risala

    Tab links: Info | Commentaries Four indispensable works on the foundations of Sufism: • قوت القاوبب لأبي طالب المكي - Abu Talib al-Makki: Qut al-Qulub (a source of Al-Ghazali's Ihya ) • عوارف المعارف لالسهروردي - Al-Suhrawardi: ´Awarif al-Ma´arifكتاب اللمع في التصوف لأبي نصر السراج الطوسي - Al-Tusi: Al-Luma´الرسالة للامام القشيري - Qurshayri: Risala ... Read More
    Book | Suyuti: History of the Khalifas

    Book | Suyuti: History of the Khalifas

    The Book Tarikh al-Khulafa' is justly famous in Arabic, and rarely out of print. In the original it comprises the histories of all those who have been named as khulafa' right up to the age in which as-Suyuti himself lived. For this volume Ta-Ha have chosen the luminous chapters on al-Khulafa ar-Rashidun, "The Khalifahs who took the right way' ... Read More
    Books of Imam Al-Suyuti

    Books of Imam Al-Suyuti

    Book list: Writings of Imam Al-Suyuti اﻺمام الحافظ عبدالرحمن بن أبي بكر بن محمد جلال الدين السيوطي Tab links: Booklist | On this site Compiled by Sh. Gibril Haddad: View Listed here with links to online resources: Open | Close ... Read More

    Books of Sh. Ibn ´Ata Allah al-Sakandari

    Book list: Writings of Sh. Ibn ´Ata Allah al-Sakandari كتب لسيدي اللشيخ ابن عطاء السكندري Tab links: Preview List Open | Close
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    Damascus, Salihiyya: Sh. Muhyiddin Ibn al-´Arabi

    Tab links: Englsih | Photos ﷽ Maqam of Al-Sheikh al-Akbar Muhyiddin Ibn al-`Arabi Al-Sheikh al-Akbar Muhyiddin Ibn al-`Arabi lived the last years of his life in Damascus and passed away there in 638 H. / 1240 CE. He is buried at the foot of the Qasioun mountain overshadowing Damascus from the north-west. In his honor, the Ottoman sultan Selim II ... Read More

    Shadhili Silsila

    Silsila of the Shadhili Path May Allah grant us attachment to them View PDF | Download Name Date of passing 1. Sayyidi Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani - hafizhahu Allah ta`ala May Allah preserve him for the benefit of the Ummah 2. his father Sheikh Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani 1406 Damascus 3. his father Sheikh Ismail al-Yaqoubi al-Hasani ... Read More
    The `Abidin Family

    The `Abidin Family

    The `Abidin Family Tab links: English | Lineage | Relation to Yaqubi family | عربي | Burial Places The ´Abidin family is a family of scholars and nobles, whose lineage goes back to Sayyiduna al-Husayn, the grandson of the Prophet ﷺ. They came to settle in Damascus in the 4th century H. The most famous member of the family is ... Read More