List of Sufi saints

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Madurai Maqbara Hazrat's dargah, Madurai
The shrine of Syed Naushah Ganj Bakhsh at Ranmal Pakistan

Sufi Saints played an instrumental role in spreading Islam throughout the world.[1] Sufi saints have emerged periodically to reshape the sacred in society.[2]

Name Year
Hasan of Basra 642-728
Hazrat Data Gunj Baksh Ali Hujwiri[3] 990-1077
Hazrat Muhammad Murad Ali Khan Hajji Hūd 1025–1141
Hazrat Shah Mohammed Yusuf Gardezi[4] 1026–1152
Muhiyudin Abdal Qadir al-Gilani al-Hasani wal-Hussaini Abdul-Qadir Gilani[5][6] (1077–1166)
Abdul-Qadir Gilani 1078-1166
Moinuddin Chishti[7] 1141–1230
Baba Fakhruddin Suhrawardi Penukondavi[8] 1169–1295
Bahauddin Zakariya[9] 1170–1267
Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki[10] 1173–1235
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar[11] 1177–1274
Baba Fariduddin Mas‘ud Ganj-e Shakar 1188–1280
Hazrat Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari| 1192–1291
Alauddin Sabir Kaliyari[12] 1196–1291
Fakhr-al-Din Iraqi[13] 1213–1289
Sharafuddin Bu Ali Qalandar 1209–1324
Shaikh Ruknuddin Abul-Fath[14] 1251–1335
Nizamuddin Auliya[15] 1238–1325
Amir Khusrau[16] 1253–1325
Syed Hussain Sharfuddin Shah Wilayat Naqvi 1255-1342
Yamanī Shāh Jalāl ad-Dīn al-Mujarrad, Sylhet, Bangladesh 1271
Shah Kamal Quhafa Shaharpara, Sunamganj, Sylhet, Bangladesh 1291-1385
Mukhdoom Jahaniyan Jahangasht 1308–1384
Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani 1314-1384
Hazrat Syed Ibrahim[17] d. 1324
Shah Jalal[18] d. 1347
Shah Paran[19] 14th century
Ismail Qureshi al Hashmi[20] 1260–1349
Hazrat Shah Paran (Shah Farhan), Sylhet Bangladesh 1303 AD
Nasiruddin Mahmud Chiragh of Delhi 1274–1356
Sharafuddin Ahmad bin Yahya Maneri[21] 1263–1381
Mir Syed Ashraf Jahangir Simnani[22] 1308–1405
Syed Muhammad Al Hussaini Gisudaraz[23] 1321–1422
Makhdoom Ali Mahimi[24] 1372–1431
Hazrat Pir Syed Meher Ali Shah of Golra Sharif[25] 1859–1937
Haji Imdadullah Muhaajir Makki 1817–1899
Shaikh Jamali Kamboh[26] d. 1536
Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali- Baghdadi, Bagherhat, Khulna Bangladesh 1459 AD
Salim Chishti[27] 1478–1572
Daud Bandagi Kirmani[28] 1513–1575
Madhu Lal Hussain[29] 1538–1599
Hazrat Khwaja Khawand Mahmud(Hazrat Eshan)Shah Saheb[30] 1563-1642
Khwaja Muhammad al-Baqi Billah[31] 1564–1605
Mian Mir[32] 1550–1635
Bibi Jamal Khatun[33] d. 1639
Ahmad Sirhindi[34] c. 1564-1624
Mullah Shah Badakhshi[35] 1584–1661
Jahanara Begum Sahib[36] 1614–1681
Dara Shikoh[36] 1615–1659
Sarmad[37] d. 1661
Azan Pir[38] 17th century
Baba Shadi Shaheed[39] 17th century
Shah Inayat Shattari[40] d. 1728
Hadrat Sakhi Sultan Bahoo 1628–1691
Bulleh Shah 1680–1757
Shah Abdul Latif Bhita'i 1689–1752
Mirza Mazhar Jan-e-Janaan 1699–1781
Shah Waliullah 1703–1762
Waris e Pak 1706–1798
Noor Muhammad Maharvi 1730–1791
Shah Abdul Aziz 1745–1823
Shah Niyaz Ahmad Barelvi 1742-1834
Maulana Fazl-e-Haq Khairabadi 1797–1861
Sayyid Mir Jan Shah Saheb Kabuli-Naqshbandi[41] 1800-1901
Hazrat Sayyid Mahmud Shah Saheb Kabuli-Naqshbandi(Hazrat Sayyid Mir Jan Shah Sahebs little brother)[42] d.1881
Sayyid Sahib Husayni of Tekmal 1805–1880
Hazrat Babajan 1806–1931
Sheikh Meer Ahmad Ibrahim Madurai Periya Hazrat 1813–1878, 1228–1295
Sheikh Meer Amjad Ibrahim Madurai Chinna Hazrat 1815–1905, 1230–1322
Ata Hussain Fani Chishti 1817–1896
Ahmed Ullah Maizbhanderi 1826-1906
Syed Ahmed Ullah Maizbhanderi (Founder of the Maizbhanderi Sufi Order) 1826–1906
Salekur Rahman Rahe Bhanderi 1848–1968
Sheikh Syed Abdus Salaam Ibrahim Madurai Saalim Hazrat 1848–1908, 1264–1327
Syed Mohammed Asrarullah Hussaini Imam Ali Shah 1856
Hazrat Ahmed Rida Khan 1856–1921
Hazrat Tajuddin Baba of Nagpur 1861–1925
Muhammad Abdul Qadeer Siddiqi Qadri 1870–1962
Maulana Syed Muhammad Zauqi Shah 1878–1951
Inayat Khan 1882–1927
Qalandar Baba Auliya 1898–1979
Pir Fazal Ali Shah Qureshi d.1935
Mohammad Badshah Qadri 1903–1978
Noor Inayat Khan 1914–1944
Mian Bashir Ahmed 1923–
Allama Arshadul Qadri 1925–2002
Hazrat Wasif Ali Wasif 1929–1993
Qudwat ul Awliya, Syedna Tahir Allauddin Al Qadri Al Gillani 1932–1991
Hazrat Abul Fazl Syed Mahmood Quadri 1911–2000
Maula Shah 1836–1944
Abdul Latif Chowdhury Saheb Qibla Fultali (Rh.)[43] 1913–2008
Abdullah Ibn Umar Badheeb Al Yamani[44] 1825– 1892
Sheikh Mustafa[45] 1836–1888
Baba Qamar U Zaman Faridi Chishti 1940-2011

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