Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education

The Naqshbandiya Foundation for Islamic Education (NFIE) is a non-profit, tax exempt, religious and educational organization dedicated to serve Islam with a special focus on Tasawwuf(Sufism),

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Shaykh Muhammad Murad Bukhari Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (RA) - Biography

Shaykh Muhammad Murad Bukhari Naqshbandi Mujaddidi

The venerable Sufi master Sayyid Shaykh Muhammad Murād Husaynī Bukhārī was one of the most reputed deputies of Khwāja Muhammad Ma‘sūm Fārūqī, son and successor of Mujaddid Alf-i Sānī Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindī.
He was born in Samarqand in 1050 AH (1640). He traveled to India to seek the Naqshbandī Spiritual Path from Khwāja Muhammad Ma‘sūm, the grand master of the Path at the time. He completed his spiritual journey in only a week, and was given deputyship and asked to teach the path to seekers in the Middle East.
He was a great scholar of Islamic sciences. He had memorized ten thousand Hadīth together with their chains of narration.
He traveled to many lands and places, and performed the Hajj pilgrimage multiple times. He established the Naqshbandi Order in Makkah, Damascus and Istanbul, and stayed at these places for long periods of his life. Finally he died in Istanbul in 1132 AH (1720) and is buried in the Fatih District, Istanbul.
His children and grandchildren were great scholars and Sufi masters of their times.
Shaykh Mustafā Murādī, a disciple of Khwāja Muhammad Ma‘sūm Sirhindī
Sayyid Muhammad Dimashqī Murādī (d.1169 AH), a deputy of Shaykh Muhammad Zubayr Sirhindī (great-grandson of Khwāja Muhammad Ma‘sūm)
Sayyid ‘Alī ibn Muhammad Dimashqī Murādī (d.1184 AH), Muftī of the Hanafī School at Damascus
Sayyid Muhammad Khalīl ibn ‘Alī ibn Muhammad Murādī, author of Silak ad-Durar Fī A‘yān al-Qarn al-Thānī ‘Ashr
Sayyid Husayn ibn Muhammad Dimashqī Murādī, Muftī of Damascus
He authored many books, treatises, articles and letters. One of his well known books is Al-Mufarridāt al-Qur’ānīya, written in three languages (Arabic, Persian, Turkish).


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