Sayyid Ghulam Hussain Shah Bukhari

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Syed Ghulam Hussain Shah Bukhari
Alhaj Sayyid Ghulam Hussain Shah Bukhari by Mujeeb Rahman Chandio 2014-06-24 23-03.jpg
Drib Chandia, Qambar Shahdadkot, Larkana Division, Pakistan
SchoolSunni Islam, Hanafi, Sufi, Naqshbandi

Syed Ghulam Hussain Shah Bukhari (Sindhi: سيّد غلام حسين شاهه بخاري‎) (born 1932) is an Islamic religious cleric from Pakistan. He belongs to the Naqshbandi Sufi school of thought. He manages the Dargah Hussainabad, one of the largest religious institution in Pakistan.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Syed Ghulam Hussain Shah Bukhari was born in 1932 in a village Drib Chandia, Qambar Shahdadkot, Pakistan.[citation needed] He is a Naqshbandi Sufi saint. He received his primary religious education from his father, Syed Gul Muhammad Shah, his other teachers were Maulana Khushi Muhammad Tunio, Ghulam Muhammad Chandio and Ali Gohar Mastoi. His spiritual instructor was Khwaja Muhammad Abdul Ghaffar also known Peer Mitha Saeen.[citation needed] After completing his education, Bukhari moved to Qamber town, where he started leading the prayers in the masjid.[citation needed] In 1980, he built a masjid and madrassa titled Dargah Hussainabad where religious education and accommodation is free of all political associations. He is also the head of Tanzeem Islahul Fuqra Al-Hussainia, that provides also religious education to people.[2]

Religious way[edit]

His religious path is Naqshbandi, Sufi.[citation needed] Former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto often paid visits to him.[citation needed] He has also been attacked by terrorists.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Spiritual leader's grandson killed in 'sectarian' attack". Daily Dawn. February 21, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Cleric targeted in Jacobabad last week teaches only the message of peace". Daily February 24, 2013. Retrieved June 30, 2014.

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