Shamsul-hasan Shams Barelvi

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Barelvi movement

Sunni Barelvis consider Dargah Ajmer Shareef as their prime center of Islam in South Asia
Central figures

Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi
Mustafa Raza Khan
Hamid Raza Khan

Organizations

Jamaat Ahle Sunnat, Pakistan
Sunni Tehreek, Pakistan
Sunni Ittehad Council, Pakistan
Dawat-e-Islami, International
Sunni Dawat-e-Islami, International

Institutions

Al Jamiatul Ashrafia · Manzar-e-Islam
Al-Jame-atul-Islamia · Jamiatur Raza

Notable Scholars

Ameen Mian Qaudri, India
Sarfraz Ahmed Naeemi, Pakistan
Muhammad Ilyas Qadri, Pakistan
Akhtar Raza, India
Qamaruzzaman Azmi, United Kingdom
Muhammad Muslehuddin Siddiqui, Pakistan
Arshadul Qaudri, India

Literature

Kanzul Iman, translation of the Qur'an

Shamsul-hasan Shams Barelvi (b. Bareilly, British India, 1917 d. Karachi 12 March 1997) was a Pakistani Islamic scholar and a prolific translator of classical Islamic texts from Persian and Arabic into Urdu. He was the professor of Persian and Arabic at Manzar-e-Islam in Bareilly, prior to his migration to Karachi, Pakistan. He also wrote Nizam-e-Mustufa, a treatise on the economic and cultural aspects of the prophets of Islam.

He lived and died in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan where he migrated from British India. The later years of his life were plagued by health problems. He had nine children in various countries and his wife died before him. He received the Sitara-i-Imtiaz for his academic work in 1995. He also received the literary award Hilal-e-Quaid-i-Azam.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Aditya Behl, Love's Subtle Magic: An Indian Islamic Literary Tradition, 1379-1545, pg. 377. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. ISBN 9780195146707