Ameen Mian Qaudri
|Prof. Syed Muhammad Ameen Mian Qadri Barkati|
|Born||15. August 1945
|Occupation||Spiritual & religious Leader of the Qadiriyya Barkatiya Silsila ; Ahlus Sunnah Sufis in India|
|Alma mater||Aligarh Muslim University|
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Syed Muhammad Ameen Mian Qadri is the present custodian (Sajjada Nasheen) of the Khaanqaah-e-Marehra Sharif (Sufi Khaanqaah) of the Barkatiya Silsila, a subgroup of the Indian Sufi Barelvi movement with 50,000,000 adherents.
He is also senior Professor at the Urdu Department of India's prestigious Aligarh Muslim University. He has been ranked 44th in the list of 500 most Influential Muslims of the world by the Amman, Jordan-based Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in collaboration with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at the Georgetown University, Washington DC. He is the founder of Al Barkaat Educational Institutions,several Institution are running under the banner of Al Barkaat like Al Barkaat Institute of Management Studies and Research, Al Barkaat Public School Boys, Al Barkaat Public School Girls, Al Barkaat department of Education, Al Barkaat institute of Graduate Studies, Al Barkaat Vocational Studies college, Al Barkaat Play and Learn Centre, Jamia Ahsanul Barkaat etc.
On 6 August 2006, the English-language daily, Hindustan Times, described Ameen Mian Qaudri as the main leader of the Ahle Sunnah. His silsila is known as Barkatiya which has a lineage from Qaudri silsila of Baghdad. It is said that his silsila has a following of around two million people in India and abroad. He has presided many large gatherings in India and abroad.
He has worked for the educational uplift of the Muslims of India, and started a chain of educational institutions in India with the prefix Al-Barkaat.
Disciples of His Khankah-e-Barkatiya
- The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre: "The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World" - #44 PROFESSOR SAYID AMEEN MIAN QAUDRI - Barelwi Leader and Spiritual Guide 2009 Archived September 19, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre: "The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World" - #44 PROFESSOR SAYID AMEEN MIAN QAUDRI - Barelwi Leader and Spiritual Guide 2009 Archived January 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Most Influential Muslims of the World;Hazrat Ameen Mian Qaudri is among top 50". 05 September 2015.
- http://sunnirazvi.org/qadiri/barkatiyya.htm[dead link]