The Ulema and theologians of the time had ceased to refer to the Quran and Hadith in their commentaries, and considered jurisprudence the only religious knowledge. Then he took to the study of Hadith, Tafsir and Philosophy and went to renowned scholars at various place.
Firstly, he prepared a number of his disciples for the work and sent them in all directions in India as well as the contiguous Muslim countries to preach the true Islam. His greatest work on Islamic philosophy was the Tauheed-i-Shuhudi.
It was not until he was 36 years old that he went to Delhi and joined the Naqshbandiya Silsilah under the discipleship of Khawaja Baqi Billah. His father Sheikh Abdul Ahad was a well-known sufi of his times. Sufism and Mystic Beliefs: They expounded religious truths, and laid the greatest emphasis on Ittiba-e-Sunnat.
The Din-i-Ilahi, as propounded by Akbar, was a mixture of various religions. It is said that he was directed in a vision to leave his home, Afghanistan, and go to India, where he had initiated a very great man into the order.
It consists of three volumes. These epistles were widely circulated. Jehangir then not only released Sheikh Ahmad, but also recalled him to Agra. He organized the Naqshbandiya order to reform the society and spread the Shariah among the people.
During this period the Muslims in India had become so deficient in the knowledge of true Islam that they had more belief in Karamat or miracles of the saints than Islamic teachings. He passed away in He worked for some time in Lahore as well. He had to establish that he was the reformer. Thus the times cried for the appearance of a great reformer.
Akbar, the Mughal king had started a series of experiments with Islam, propagating his own religion Din-i-Ilahi, an amalgamation of Hindu and Muslim beliefs.
Wahdat al-Wujud and Wahdat al Shuhud: Enlistment of great Nobles: Most famous of his works are a collection of letters, collectively entitled Collected Letters or Maktubat, to the Mughal rulers and other contemporaries. He is described as Mujaddid Alf Sani, meaning the "reviver of the second millennium", for his work in rejuvenating Islam and opposing the heterodoxies prevalent in the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar.
Jehangir thereafter retracted all un-Islamic laws implemented by Akbar. Akbar was actually influenced by the Bhakti Movement that had started during the Sultanate period.
Shaikh Ahmed received his early education at home. Sheikh Ahmad refused to prostrate before him, as result of which he was imprisoned at Gwalior Fort for two years until the Emperor realized his mistake.
He had reached the highest step of the most respected disciplines of the Sufi orders — which was a rare distinction. In the 16th century, during the reign of Akbar, Islam faced overwhelming threats.
Thirdly, he enlisted the great nobles of the Imperial Court as his disciples and used them to bring about a change in the life of those circles, and to influence the Emperor towards a change of heart. He urged people to adhere to the accepted and clearly laid down path of Islam.
He entered into correspondence with Muslim scholars and clerics and laid stress on following the true contours of Islam. This great reformer of Islam used all his energies to purge Islam from all evils.
At the cost of Islam, Akbar employed the worldly-wise Ulema and intellectuals who repudiated revolution and denied the validity of Shariah. Many sufis condemned his religious innovations.Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi () – A Brief Profile General On April 5, Shaikh Ahmed Sirhindi, commonly known as Mujaddid Alif-Sani (the reformer of the second millennium), was born on 26 June,in Sirhindi, a city of East Punjab.
Sheikh Ahmed Sarhindi – - Mujaddid Alf Sani 1. Introduction History 2. Tribulations of Society at his time Religious Social Spiritual Political 3.
Results of Tribulations Belief in Karamat Denial of Shariah No referral to Qur’an and Hadith Promotion of Hinduism 4. Introduction: Shaikh Ahmed Sarhindi popularly known as Mujaddid Alif Sani was born in He was an Indian Islamic scholar from Punjab and a prominent member of the Naqshbandī Sufi order.
Sep 16, · The first of the great reformers, Sheikh Ahmad Sarhindi al-Farooqi an-Naqshbandi, was born in Sarhind on June 26, He belonged to a devout Muslim family that claimed descent from Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA). His father Sheikh Abdul Ahad was a well-known sufi of his times. Sheikh Ahmad received his.
Shaikh Ahmed Sarhindi popularly known as Mujaddid Alif Sani was born in He was an Indian Islamic scholar from Punjab and a prominent member of the Naqshbandī Sufi order.
He is described as Mujaddid Alf Sani, meaning the "reviver of the second millennium", for his work in rejuvenating Islam and opposing the heterodoxies prevalent in the.
Sheikh Ahmad received his basic education at home. Jehangir then not only released Sheikh Ahmad. His father Sheikh Abdul Ahad was a well-known sufi of his times. was a more orthodox Muslim.Download