Muhammad Ilyas Qadri

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ameer-e- Ahle Sunnat
Muhammad Ilyas Attar Qadiri
محمد الياس عطار قادرى
Ilyas qadri.jpeg
Born 1950
Karachi, Pakistan
Region Pakistan
Religion Islam
Denomination Sunni Muslim, Barelvi, Maturidi
Website Muhammad Ilyas Qadri

Muhammad Ilyas Qadri (Urdu: محمد الياس عطار قادرى) is a Pakistani islamic scholar who founded[1] Dawat-e-Islami, a movement aimed at the preaching of Islam, in 1981 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is also a sufi master who initiates his followers into Qadri order one of the famous sufi orders.

Two most significant activities of Dawat-e-Islami is the running of Jamia-tul-Madina, a chain of religious schools. It also operates its own non-commercial television channel, the Madani Channel, which broadcasts Islamic programs 24 hours a day. The programs broadcast include Hamd, Na`at, sermons, and question-answer.[2][3]


  1. ^ N. K. Singh (2009). global encyclopedia of islamic mystics and mysticism. India: Global Vision Publishing House, India. p. 270. ISBN 978-81-8220-673-1. 
  2. ^ "ilyasqadri". 
  3. ^ "Establishment of DawateIslami".