The renowned Pakistani Shaikh Pir Zulfiqar Naqshbandi Mujaddidi is visiting India in April 2011. Today on 11 April, he arrived in Darul Uloom Deoband and will stay till 13 April.
Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad is one of leading shaikhs of Tasawwuf in the present era. Formally granted authorization (ijazah) in the Naqshbandi spiritual path (tariqah), he retired from his position as an electrical engineer at the age of forty to devote himself entirely to the service of Islam. He regularly travels to more than thirty countries transforming the lives of people all over the world.
Shaikh Pir Zulfiqar Naqshbandi is a popular writer and orator as well. He wrote dozens of books on different islahi topics.
His Programme Schedule for Deoband is as follows:
11 April 2011, Mon, After Isha Masjid Rashid
12 April 2011, Tue, After Isha Bar Ziaulhaq
13 April 2011, Wed, After Maghrib Darul Uloom Waqf
13 April 2011, Wed, 10:00 am Mahmood Hall (for Ladies only)
The Programme Schedule for India:
3rd April-Kheda ground,Govandi,Mumbai.After Maghrib.(Arrangement For Ladies too)
4th and 5th April Khanqah-e-Nomaniyah,Neral,Near Matheran,Maharashtra.
7th and 8th April-Tadkeshwar,Dhabel(Gujarat).
11th, 12th and 13th April Deoband and Saharanpur
16th and 17th April Hyderabad.
19th April Tamil Nadu.
20th and 21st April Bangalore
Detailed Programme Schedule for Hyderabad and Tamil Nadu
(1) 16/04/2011 Sat Morning Minar Garden, Naya Pul (Mastoorat/Ladies)
(2) 16/04/2011 Sat after Madgrib Chanchal Gora, Junior College (Ulama)
(3) 17/04/2011 Sun After ISHA Idgah Mir Alam, Bahadur Pura (public gathering)
Tamil Nadu: Only in Melvisharam
(1) 19/04/2011 Tue at 12:00 in Madrasa Miftahul Uloom (for Ladies)
(2) 19/04/2011 Tue after Maghrib in Madrasa Miftahul Uloom (public gathering)
All His Bayans will be Broadcast live at www.Taubah.org
Maulana Abdul Aziz Hyderabadi, a member of Majlis Shura (Governing Council) of Darul Uloom Deoband died today (on 02/04/2011) in Hyderabad.
Maulana Abdul Aziz was a prominent aalim from Hyderabad. He was born in 1935 and educated at Darrul Uloom Deoband and graduated in 1957 under Shaikhul Islam Maulana Hussain Ahmad Madani. He was the President of Majlis Ilmiah Hyderabad which is a known pretigous academic institution.
Maulana Abdul Aziz was selected as member of the Majlis Shura (Governing Council) of Darul Uloom Deoband in 1987. He used to attend the Majlis Shura meeting in Darul Uloom Deoband punctually.
Darul Uloom Deoband held a condolence meeting in Darul Hadith on 02/04/2011 Sat after Zuhr Salah in which Maulana Qamruddin (Professor of Hadith) paid homage to him and mentioned his services.
Mufti Abul Qasim Nomani, the Acting Mohtamim of Darul Uloom Deoband was in his way to Hyderabad to see him. Having arrived Hyderabad, he lead his funeral prayer (janazah) and attended the rites of his burial.
May Allah shower His mercy on Him and grant him Jannat al-Fidaus, Amen!