Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

Researcher of Political Science & Classical Islam. Initiated by the Khwajagan i-Naqshband.

The Khalwati Ishqi al-Shattariyya transmission of spiritual knowledge tracing back to Sultan ul-Arifin Abu Yazid al-Bistami via Khwaja Abul Hasan ‘Ali al-Kharqani

The book ‘Religion and Identity in South Asia and Beyond: Essays in Honor of Patrick Olivelle’ lists the Khalwati Ishqi al-Shattariyya transmission of spiritual knowledge tracing back to Sultan ul-Arifin … Continue reading

October 23, 2011 · Leave a comment

Khwaja ‘Abd al-Khaliq al-Ghujdawani’s historic account of the Golden Chain from Abu Yazid al-Bistami by Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

The venerable Khwaja ’Abd al-Khaliq al-Ghujdawani provides the following transmission for the Golden Chain tracing back to Sultan ul-Arifin Abu Yazid al-Bistami, who was initiated by the venerable Imam ‘Ali … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ijazahs from the Indo-Pak subcontinent of Shaykh al-Islam fil-Balad al-Haram Sayyid Muhammad ibn ‘Alawi al-Makki

The late Muhaddith of Hijaz; Shaykh as-Sayyid Muhammad ibn ‘Alawi ibn ‘Abbas ibn ‘Abd al-’Aziz al-Maliki al-Hasani al-Makki (rah) was a descendent of the Prophet Muhammad (uwbp). He was the … Continue reading

October 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

Virtues of Dhikr: Excellence of “La ilaha illallah” by Shaykh al-Hadith Mawlana Zakariyya Kandhlawi

  Shaykh Abu Yazid Qurtabi heard from someone that whoever recited it (the Kalimah: La-ilaha ill-Allah) seventy thousand times he or she would be immune from the fire of Hell. … Continue reading

October 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

If someone has to die…From

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim: Haji X. is very ill… Take him out of hospital… Where there is pain, put your hand and recite Fatiha seven times… I am around him, blowing … Continue reading

October 11, 2011 · Leave a comment

Shaykh Nazim: ‘Sultan ul-Awliya Mawlana Shaykh ‘Abd Allah al-Faizi ad-Daghestani (radi Allahu anhu) and I both met Hadrat Mahdi (as) together’

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim: “…GrandShaykh was asking [Hadrat Mahdi], I was there, ‘Oh Saheb uz-Zaman, which Madhab you are following?’ I am hearing, he (Hadrat Mahdi) said, “O Shaykh Abdullah, I am not in need … Continue reading

October 6, 2011 · Leave a comment

Rabita Shareef Muraqabah: The Chapter of the Honorable Connection: The explanation of its Method and Function from Al-Futuhat al-Haqqaniyyah by Ash-Shaykh Adnan Kabbani

You must know that according to the Sufi, the Awliya (q), connection is the contemplation of the murid with the eye of inner sight to the Ruhaniyya [1] of the … Continue reading

October 5, 2011 · 2 Comments

The Istikharah Attributed to Ghawth al-Adham Shaykh ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani from Sufi Iqbal Ahmed Nuri`s Shama i-Shabastaan i-Raza of Imam Ahmad Rida Khan Qadiri by Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

Sufi Iqbal Ahmed Nuri narrated from the works of Imam Ahmad Rida Khan Qadiri (rah) in the Shama i-Shabastaan the following method for Istikharah and attributed it from Imam Ahmad … Continue reading

October 4, 2011 · 2 Comments