Shah Abdur Rahim
Shah Abdur Rahim (Urdu: شاہ عبد الرحیم دہلوی; 1644-1719) was an Islamic scholar and a writer who assisted in the compilation of Fatawa-e-Alamgiri, the voluminous code of Islamic law. He was the father of the Muslim philosopher Shah Waliullah Dehlawi. He became a disciple of Khwaja Khurd son of Khawaja Baqi billah a revered Sufi of Delhi. He established Madrasa Rahimiyya in Delhi, a theological college which later played a part in the religious emancipation of Muslim India and became the breeding ground of religious reformers and mujahideen like Shah Waliullah and Shah Abdul Aziz.
Shah Abdur Rahim was a Sufi and an Hanafi scholar who has written work of Islamic law. He taught at the Madrasa Rahimiyya, a theological college, or seminary, that he helped establish. The institution would become an important part of the religious emancipation of Muslim India, as it provided a starting point for later religious reformers.
- 1) Fatawa-e-Alamgiri
- 2) Irshad-e-Rahimiya, a book on the Naqshbandi Sufi path,
- 3) Anfas-e-Rahimiya,
- 4) some letters
- "Maulana Shah Abdur Rahim - Biography".
- Sadia Dehlvi (26 December 2012). THE SUFI COURTYARD: DARGAHS OF DELHI. HarperCollins Publishers. pp. 234–. ISBN 978-93-5029-473-4.
- The Pakistan Review. Ferozsons. 1966.
- "Dehlavi, Shah Waliullah | Encyclopedia.com".
- Yoginder Sikand (24 August 2005). Bastions of The Believers: Madrasas and Islamic Education in India. Penguin Books Limited. pp. 65–. ISBN 978-93-5214-106-7.
- "Risail Shah Abdul Rahim Dehlavi - Urdu translation". 2008.