Mohammad Hayya Al-Sindhi
|Muhammad Ḥayāt, Al-Sindi|
|Region||present day Saudi Arabia|
Muhammad Hayyat ibn Ibrahim al-Sindhi (Arabic: محمد حياة بن ابراهيم السندي) (died 3 February 1750) was an Islamic scholar who lived during the period of the Ottoman Empire. He is noted as a teacher of the founder of the Wahhabi Movement, Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab. He belonged to the Naqshbandi order of Sufism.
Education and scholarship
Al-Sindhi was born in a village in Sind in present-day Pakistan and traveled locally to get his basic education. Then he migrated to Madinah and studied closely with Ibrahim al-Kurani and his son Muhammaad Tahir al-Kurani. Here, he was initiated into the Naqshbandi tariqa.
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