Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

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

Khwaja ‘Abd al-Khaliq al-Ghujdawani’s account of the Golden Chain from Abu Yazid al-Bistami

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, as cited by the author of Khwajagan-i-Naqshband (Urdu). Abu Yazid al-Bistami (804-877/78) … Continue reading

March 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

Re: Published Naqshbandi spiritual chain of transmission historically impossible by Sayyid Ahmed Amiruddin

According to Shah Wali Allah, a recognized hadith scholar and eminent Indian Naqshbandi, the biographical literature unequivocally states that Qasim ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Bakr Siddiq could not have met … Continue reading

February 11, 2011 · Leave a comment