Abdul Wahid bin Zaid

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Abdul Wahid bin Zaid Abul Fadl ('Abdul Wāḥid bin Zaid Abul Faḍl; died 21st Shawwal 793) was an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to Hasan al-Basri, second link in the Sufi Silsilah of Chishti Order, and the Master of Fudhail Bin Iyadh.

Abdul Waahid Bin Zaid has been quoted in Fazail-e-Sadaqat [1] as receiving advice from a Christian monk. He is also reported to have received education from Imam Abu Hanifah, before being initiated full-time as a Sufi by Khwaja Hasan al-Basri.[2]

His year of birth is unknown but is said to be on 176, 177, or 186 Hijri, equating probably to 711 AD. The month is said to be 27th of Safar. His shrine is in Basrah, Iraq.


  1. ^ a book by Mawlana Zakaria, reprint Delhi, 1976, p 149
  2. ^ Taj ul Auliya i Chisht, by Dr Ghulam Muhammad Chishti-Fareedi, pub Lahore, 1952, pp 208-209

Other sources[edit]

  • Yadav, Rama Sankar; B.N. Mandal (2007). Global encyclopaedia of education (1st ed.). New Delhi, India: Global Vision Pub. House. p. 14. ISBN 8182202272.
  • Rafiabadi, Hamid Nassem (2005). Saints and Saviours of Islam (1st ed.). New Delhi: Sarup & Sons. p. 70. ISBN 8176255556.

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