Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi

Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad is one of leading shaykhs of Tasawwuf in the present era. Formally granted authorization (ijazah) in the Naqshbandi spiritual path (tariqah), he retired from his position as an electrical engineer at the age of forty to devote himself entirely to the service of Islam. He regularly travels to more than thirty countries transforming the lives of people all over the world. A testament to his deep love for Allah, his uncompromising dedication to sunnah of the blessed Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم, and his firm adherence to Islamic Law (shariah) is that thousands of religious scholars and students of Islamic learning are among his students (murids). Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad regularly delivers lectures in both English and Urdu across the world. Furthermore, he has written dozens of books many of which have been translated into several languages. Online versions of both talks and writings are available at the links on the left.

Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad’s spiritual chain traces back through a series of authentic teachers all the way to the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم . To view a listing of the masters of this silsilah (chain).

The Silsilah of Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad – Trace the chain of the honourable Mashaikh Naqshband from Shaykh Zulfiqar back to our beloved Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم.

The Chain of the Honorable Mashaikh e Naqshband (may the mercy of Allah be upon them) Excerpted from the Shajarah Tayyibah”

Below is the silsilah of the tariqah Naqshbandi Mujaddidi for Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (db)

  1. The mercy for the worlds Rasulullah [Holy City of Madinah Munawwarah].
  2. Sayyedina Hadrat Abu Bakr Siddiq (radiallahu anhu) [Holy City of Madinah Munawwarah].
  3. Hadrat Salman Farsi (radiallahu anhu) [Madain].
  4. Hadrat Qasim bin Muhammad bin Abi Bakr (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Holy City of Madinah Munawwarah].
  5. Hadrat Imam Jafar Sadiq (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Holy City of Madinah Munawwarah].
  6. Hadrat Khuwaja Bayazeed Bustami (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bastam].
  7. Hadrat Khuwaja Abul Hasan Kharkani (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Kharkhan].
  8. Hadrat Khuwaja Abul Qasim Gorgani (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Jarjan].
  9. Hadrat Khuwaja Abu Ali Farmadi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Mashad].
  10. Hadrat Khuwaja Yusuf Hamdani (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Turkistan].
  11. Hadrat Khuwaja Abdul Khaliq Gajadwani (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  12. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Arif Riogri (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Tajikistan].
  13. Hadrat Khuwaja Mehmood Injir Faghnavi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  14. Hadrat Khuwaja Azizane Ali Raamitni (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  15. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Baba Samasi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  16. Hadrat Khuwaja Sayyed Amir Kalal (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  17. Hadrat Khuwaja Bahauddin Naqshband Bukhari (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  18. Hadrat Khuwaja Ala’uddin Attar (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Hassar].
  19. Hadrat Khuwaja Yaqoob Charkhi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Dushanbe].
  20. Hadrat Khuwaja Ubaidullah Ahrar (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Samarqand].
  21. Hadrat Khuwaja Maulana Muhammad Zahid (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Hassar].
  22. Hadrat Khuwaja Darvish Muhammad (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Sher Sabz].
  23. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Amkangi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Bukhara].
  24. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Baqibillah (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Delhi]
  25. Hadrat Khuwaja Mujaddid Alf-Thani (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Sirhind Sharif].
  26. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Masoom (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Sirhind Sharif].
  27. Hadrat Khuwaja Saifuddin (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Sirhind Sharif].
  28. Hadrat Khuwaja Hafiz Muhammad Muhsin (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Delhi].
  29. Hadrat Khuwaja Sayed Nur Muhammad Badaiooni (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Delhi].
  30. Hadrat Mirza Mazhar Janejana (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Delhi].
  31. Hadrat Shah Ghulam Ali Mujaddidi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Delhi].
  32. Hadrat Khuwaja Shah Abu Sa’eed (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Delhi].
  33. Hadrat Khuwaja Shah Ahmed Sa’eed Dehlvi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Holy City of Madinah Munawwarah].
  34. Hadrat Haji Dost Muhammad Kandhari (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Musazai Sharif].
  35. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Usman Damani (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Musazai Sharif].
  36. Hadrat Khuwaja Sirajuddin (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Musazai Sharif].
  37. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Fazal Ali Qureshi (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Miskeenpur Sharif].
  38. Hadrat Khuwaja Muhammad Abdul Malik Siddiqui (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Khanewal].
  39. Murshid-e-Alam Hadrat Khuwaja Ghulam Habib (rahmatullahi alaihi) [Chakwal].
  40. Hadrat Maulana Hafiz Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi Mujaddidi (damat barakatuhu) [Jhang Sharif].

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