Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

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

Re: Khwaja Yusuf Hamdani, the Naqshbandi Golden Chain & al-Khidr (alaihi salam) by Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

Q.  It is generally agreed upon by the Sufi community, and the majority of Muslims that al-Khidr (alaihi salam) was a Prophet.  With that established, in reality, he cannot be an … Continue reading

October 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Aqtaab (plural for Qutb) Shaykhs Authorized Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin to Revive Awareness of the Honor of the Arabs, and the House of the ‘Ali ibn Abi Talib

September 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Muhammadan Reality: Nine Aspects of Muhammad

The Unmanifested Muhammad:  The name Allah gives to the Nur.  The Unmanifested is the beginningless beginning, the time of profound silence, when nothing had been manifested and Allah existed as … Continue reading

July 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Regarding the Power of Intercession of Shaykh ‘Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani (rad)

It is related from His Eminence Qudwat al-Awliya  Pir Sayyidina Tahir Alauddin al-Jilani (qad), the younger brother of Naqeeb al-Ashraaf Pir Sayed Ahmed al-Jilani (qad); the Custodian of the Mosque and Tomb … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sheikh Syed Afeefuddin Al-Jilani-May 22, 2013

Born in Iraq, Sheikh Afeefuddin Al-Jilani is the 18th direct descendant of the famous Saint, Shaykh Abdul Qadir Al-Jilani Al-Hassani, and is the 33rd direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad, salallahu … Continue reading

May 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Re: Ijazah to recite Nad e ‘Ali

Q. Does one need Ijazah to recite Nad e ‘Ali? Do you possess Ijazah to recite it? A. a). My specific reference in my previous post regarding Nad e ‘Ali … Continue reading

February 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Re: Nad e ‘Ali – The Imaginary Call to ‘Ali – by Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

Q. Is it permissible to recite Nad e ‘Ali (the Imaginary call to ‘Ali) and if so, is this practice limited to the Indian Sub-continent, and if indeed it is permissible to … Continue reading

February 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

His Holiness Qutb-ul Aqtaab Naqib Al Ashraaf Syed Abd ar-Rahman al-Qadri al Gillani (1841–1927)

His holiness Qutb-ul Aqtaab Naqib Al Ashraaf Syed Abd ar-Rahman al-Qadri al Gillani (1841–1927) was the first Prime Minister of Iraq, and its head of state. He is 15th direct descendant of Abdul Qadir … Continue reading

January 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

Ilm ul- Ramal: Islamic Geomancy from Imam Ahmad Rida Khan Qadiri’s Shama i-Shabastan

The venerable Imam Ahmad Rida Khan Qadiri  in his Shama i-Shabastan writes of the method of Islamic geomancy (Ilm ul-Ramal): “One should perform ablution, face the Qibla and thereafter recite the … Continue reading

September 25, 2011 · 2 Comments