Zar Wali Khan
|Main interests||Shari'a, Hadith, Tafsir, Tasawwuf|
Shaikh-Ul-Hadith-Wa-Tafseer Hadhrat Moulana Mufti Muhammad Zar Wali Khan is a Deobandi Islamic scholar from Pakistan. He is the founder of the Jamia Arabia Ahsan-ul-Uloom seminary located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan. He is an expert in the fields of Islamic Jurisprudence (fiqh), hadith, tafsir and tasawwuf. His seminary is notable for being one of the first Deobandi institutions to offer the takhassus (PhD equivalent degree leading to mufti status) degree program to women..
Darul Uloom Deoband, India
Shaikh-Ul-Hadith-Wa-Tafseer Moulana Mufti Zar Wali Khan laid the foundation of a jamiah in 1398 Hijra (jamiah arabia Ahsan-Ul-Uloom). The objectives and aims of that jamiah is to formulate intellectual and endowed scholars who can guide the Muslim Ummah on the precise pathway.
Jamiah Arabia Ahsan-Ul-Uloom provides complete Islamic Education that includes Tafseer-Ul-Quran, Hadith Shareef, Fiqqah, Islamic rulebooks, Arabic literature and more free of expenditure. Other than Knowledge of Islam, Hifz and Nazrah Quran, Darjah-e-A'adadiyah i.e. (equivalent to eighth grade books including books with beginners Arabic, Persian and other Islamic books) are also taught.
In his jamiah there is an exceptional layout of Darjaat-at-Takhasusat, i.e. (Ph.D. Jamiah Arabia Ahsan-Ul-Uloom also has a Dar-Ul-Iftah in which queries related to day-to-day problems are resolved in the illumination of Islam with broad research and investigation under the management of Shaikh-Ul-Hadith-Wa-Tafseer Moulana Mufti Zar Wali Khan sahib. During usual vacations, outstanding planning for Daura-e-Tafseer-Ul-Quran is organized in which men and women (with pardah) from all line of work attend regularly.
Born in 1955, Mufti Zar Wali Khan completed his islamic education from Jamia Uloom ul Islamia,Banori Town, Karachi Pakistan before establishing the jamiah arabia Ahsan-Ul-Uloom. He is one of the living saint and islamic scholar of Hanafi Deobandi Madhab(school of thoughts) and famous for his work and knowledge. He is known as Ustaz-ul-Ulema.
Inspiration from Anwar Shah Kashmiri
Mufti Zar Wali Khan is in the students' tree of Imam ul Asar Allama Anwar Shah Kashmiri, as he is student of Maulana Hanan and Moulana Yousuf binori - also in the students' tree of Maulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri. He is so much inspired by Anwar Shah Kashmiri that he named his own son after him.