Ashraf Jahangir Semnani

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Ashraf Jahangir Semnani
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Religion Islam
Other names Hazrat Syed Makhdoom Ashraf
Born 1287 (AH 709)
Semnan (in modern Iran)
Died 1386 (AH 28 Muharram 832H )
Kichhauchha, India
Senior posting
Based in Kichaucha, Northern India
Title Jahangir,Ghousul Alam, Mehboobe-Yazdani, Qudwatul Kubra, Sultan
Period in office Late 12th century and early 13th century
Predecessor Alaul Haq Pandavi
Successor Abdur-Razzaq Nurul-Ain

Ashraf Jahangir Semnani (Urdu: سئد مقدم ﺁشرف‎‎; 1287–1386 CE) [1][2][3] was a Sufi saint belonging to the Chishti, Hamadaniyyah, and Qadiri orders. He was a disciple of Alaul Haq Pandavi. He established his own silsila through his nephew Abdur-Razzaq Nurul-Ain.

Ashraf Jahangir Semnani was born in 708 A.H., in Semnan, Persia.[citation needed] His father Ibrahim Noor Bakshi governed the city for approximately 20 years.

His shrine is located in Kichauccha Sharif, district Ambedkar Nagar, Uttar Pradesh, India. His urs (demise anniversary) is commemorated on 28th of the Islamic month Muharram.

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  1. ^ Hayate Makhdoom Syed Ashraf Jahangir Semnani (1975), Second Edition (2017) ISBN 978-93-85295-54-6 Syed Waheed Ashraf (2017), HAYATE MAKHDOOM SYED ASHRAF JAHANGIR SEMNANI (2nd Ed.), MAKTABA JAMIA LIMITED, SHAMSHAD MARKET, ALIGARH-202002, U.P. INDIA .
  2. ^ ‘'MUQADDEMA-E- LATĀIF-E-ASHRAFI' Book in PERSIAN, Published by Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
  3. ^ Akhbarul Akhyar' By Abdal Haqq Muhaddith Dehlwi [d.1052H-1642 CE ]. A short biography of the prominent sufis of India have been mentioned in this book including that of Ashraf Jahangir Semnani

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