Huzur Taj-ush-Shariah Shaykh al-Islam Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Akhtar Rida Khan al-Qadri al-Azhari

Hudur Tajush Shari’ah’s
Journey to al-Sham (Syria)

[22nd-26th August 2008]

The august and esteemed personality of the Islamic world, the heir of the knowledge of Imam Ahmad Rida Khan, Tajush Shari’ah, Shaykh al-Islam Shaykh Mufti Muhammad Akhtar Rida Khan al-Qadri al-Azhari arrived in Syria on Friday the 22nd of August 2008.

Syria being the centre of the supplications from the Beloved Messenger, has been, is still, and shall still remain a place where the anwaar and barakaat continuously emanate from.

Syria has also received the supplications of the beloved Messenger of Allah:

“Blessings to al-Shâm, blessings to al-Shâm, blessings to al-Shâm!” (yâ tûbâ li al-Shâm). They asked why and he replied: “Because the wings of the angels of the Merciful are lowered over it.”

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The Fourteen Salasul

The Caliphs of Imam Hasan Basra radi allhau anhu went on multiplying during the first and second centuries of the Islamic era till they were grouped into the following fourteen orders or schools each named after their heads:

1. Silsila Zaidia: It is named after Khaja Zaid bin Abdul Wahid radi allhu anhu , the Khalipha of Hazrat Hasan radi allhu anhu of Basra. Shaikh Zaid radi allhu anhu received another robe (khirqa) of khalafat from Shaikh Kumal bin Ziyad radi allhu anhu as well. Five of the descendants of Hazrat Abdullah bin Auf radi allhu anhu , famous companion of Rasoolullah Salla Allahu ta’ala’alayhi wa sallam , also joined this Sisila.

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Silsila Qadriya Ghawsia

Silsila Qadriya, Ghawsia: It is named after Sayyadinah Shaikh Sayyad Abdul Qadir Jilani radi allahu anhu who was the Mureed and Khalifa of Shaikh Abu Said Makhzumi radi allahu anhu , the Khalifa of Abul Hasan Ali Qarshi radi allahu anhu ,Khalifa of Shaikh Abul Farah al Tartusi radi allahu anhu , Khalifa of Shaikh Abul Fazl Abdul Wahid Yamni radi allahu anhu ,Khalifa of Shaikh Abu Bakr Shibli radi allahu anhu , Khalifa of Shaikh Syed al Taifah Junaid Baghdadi radi allahu anhu  till Hazrat Ali Murtuza radi allahu anhu . Sayyadinah Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani radi allahu anhu  received a robe of Khilafat through His ancestral link from Sayyadinah Imam Hassan bin Ali al-Murtuza radi allahu anhu  as well as with eleven links in between.

Sayyadinah Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani radi allahu anhu is the Emminent Wali Allah who enjoys the distinction of being Ghaws (Supreme Commander in the Spiritual Hierarchy). He also enjoys the status of Mahbubiat (Beloved of Allah Subhaanahu Wa Ta’alaa) and Fardaniat (Singularity with Allah Subhaanahu Wa Ta’alaa).

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