Biography of Shaykh Sufi Abdullah Khan Al Naqshabandi

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Shaykh Sufi Muhammad Abdullah Khan al Naqshabandi

During the 1950s and 1960s, the UK received a large migration of labour from the Indian sub-continent. There was an obligation for the many Muslims that arrived in Britain, to fulfil their religious and spiritual needs and to invite (dawah) the wider community to the message of Islam. As a means to address these needs, Hazrat Khwaja Zindapir Sahib, sent his first and most senior Khalifah (spiritual representative), Hazrat Sufi Muhammad Abdullah Khan to the UK in 1962.

Through the blessings of Allah, Most High and his Beloved Holy Prophet, peace be upon him, along with the spiritual blessings of Hazrat Khwaja Zindapir Sahib, Shaykh Sufi Abdullah established the largest centre of the Ghamkol Sharif branch of the Naqshabandi tariqah (sufi order) outside its headquarters in Kohat. In addition to which, there are now established many sub-centres in major towns and cities throughout the United Kingdom.

In 1996, under the…

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On the passing of Shaykh Sufi Abdullah Khan al-Naqshabandi

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I have received news of the passing of my Murshid (Spiritual Guide) from this realm of existence to the next… Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon (Surely, to Allah we belong and to Him…

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Happy Eid al Adha 1435 / 2014 !

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Happy Eid Al Fitr! (1435/2014)

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Wishing everyone a most blessed Eid al Fitr 1435! Whichever day you are celebrating on, may your Eid be joyous and full of Grace!

Eid Blessings - Eid al Fitr 1435/2014

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Ramadan Blessings! 1435 / 2014

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Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani

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314102_334508619938714_1680554539_n “We have four seasons in our lives. First, springtime comes, second, summertime; the third season, autumn; the fourth one, winter. So many people may go during springtime, at the beginning or in the middle or the end. Some people come to summertime, also; at the beginning, the middle, or the end of summer, they may go. Some people come to autumn; yes.

Some people go away at the beginning or middle or end of autumn. Then, a very few people come to wintertime. In wintertime, some people are going at the beginning, some people are going in the middle, but most must go at the end of wintertime. This is our life.”

~ Mawlana Shaykh Nazim, Liberating the Soul: Volume 1.

Mawlana Shaykh Nazim Adil al-Haqqani, a man never promoted by the media, a man not ordinarily famous, not a celebrity in the usual sense, a Muslim…

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Happy Ostara 2014

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Ostara Mubarak 2014

During this auspicious time of Ostara, the Spring Equinox, may the blessings of the Divine Oneness be with you, your families and loved ones; and may the Life Energies of Springtime reinvigorate your families, businesses and communities. Ameen.

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