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|Regions with significant populations|
|India • Pakistan|
|Urdu • Hindi • Khari Boli|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Sayyid • Arab • Sayyid of Uttar Pradesh • Gardezi Sadaat • Sadaat-e-Bilgram • Dakoha Sadaat • Saadat-e-Bara|
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Sufism and Tariqat
The Sadaat Amroha or Amrohi Syed are a community of Sayyids, historically settled in the town of Amroha, in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Many members of the Sadaat Amroha community migrated to Pakistan after independence and settled in Karachi, Sindh.
The Sadaat Amroha belong mainly to the Naqvi sub-group, because they are descendants of the Sufi saint Hazrat Syed Sharfuddin Shah Wilayat (a true 9th direct descendant of Imam Ali Al-Naqi), who was a highly respected religious figure in Wasit, Iraq, and later in India during the early ages of Islam in the South Asia and the khalifa of Hazrat Imam Suhrawardi R. The majority of Amrohvie Sadaat are Naqvi, predominately of Shia sects. According to the 1901 Census of India, the main sub-division of the Sayyid was the Husseini and Naqvi.
Syed Hussain Sharfuddin Shah Wilayat Naqvi
Syed Husain Sharfuddin Naqvi "Shah Wilayat" was a son of Syed Ali Buzurg Wasiti.
His ancestor migrated from Al-Wasit "Iraq" to Bukhara "Uzbekistan", his family re-migrated to Sahudra (Punjab) near Uch Sherif. He was born in 1255 AD in Sahudra.(ancient city of Punjab)
He married to his maternal cousin named Fatimatut Tahira, she was a daughter of Jalaluddin Surkh-Posh Bukhari.
Makhdoom Jahaniyan Jahangasht was nephew of Dadi Fatimatut Tahira. His father, Syed Ahmed Kabir, was the youngest son of Syed Jalaluddin Bukhari.
Dada Shah Wilayat was a Sufi Saint of Sisila-e-Suhrawardiyya & achieved the highly honored designation of "Shah Wilayat".
He was appointed to Amroha, India by his Sisila for preaching Shariat, Tariqat & Haqiqat.