'Abd al-Haqq al-Dehlawi

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'Abd al-Haqq al-Dehlawi
Born1551
Died1642
Delhi
RegionIslamic philosophy
SchoolHanafi
Main interests
Hadith

'Abd al-Haqq al-Dehlawi (Persian: شیخ عبدالحق محدث دهلوی‎) was an Islamic scholar.[1]

Biography[edit | edit source]

He was born in 1551 (958 AH) in Delhi, hence the suffix Dehlavi to his name. He became a writer in Arabic and Persian, who won favour from both Mughal Emperors, Jahangir (r.1605-28) and Shah Jahan (r.1628-58), and in time became a scholar of Islam.[citation needed]

In 1587 (996 AH), he made the pilgrimage to Mecca, where he stayed remained for the next two years studying ahadith and Sufism under various scholars.[citation needed] Upon his return to Delhi, he taught for half a century, and authored more than 100 works, including a history of Medina, a biography of Muhammad, and a work on the lives of saints.[citation needed]

Death[edit | edit source]

He died in Delhi, in 1642 (1052 AH).[2][3] His mausoleum exists at the edge of Hauz-i-Shamsi near Qutub Minar, Mehrauli, Delhi.[4]

Works[edit | edit source]

  • Akhbar al Akhyar, 16th Century. Urdu Edition 1990.[5]
  • Sharh Mishkat Shareef, known as Ashatul Lam'at [6]
  • Perfection of Faith (Translation), Adam Publishers.[3]
  • Madarij-ul-Nabuwwah
  • Tārīh-i Haqqī (The History by Haqq). General history of South Asia from the time of the Ğūrids to the 42nd year of Mughal Emperor Akbar’s reign (1005/1596-7).
  • Takmeel-Ul-Iman (Farsi) - Book regarding beliefs of Suni Muslims.[7]
  • Aashoora - A book containing 16-17 pages written on the day of Aashoora
  • Taeede Hanafi Mazhab - book written on Hanafi Madhab
  • Tohfa Ithna Ashari[8]
  • Taaruf Fiqh o Tasawwuff
  • Zubdat-ul-Aasaar Talkhees Bahjat-ul-Asraar[9]
  • Sharah Fatooh Ul Ghaib[10]
  • Milad e Rasool e Azam[11]
  • Tareekh e Madina[12]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "raza.co.za". raza.co.za.
  2. ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq "Ḥaqqī" Dihlavī Buḫārī d. 1052/1642 Profile Archived 3 June 2008 at the Wayback Machine Packard Humanities Institute
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Perfection of Faith". Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 28 July 2009.
  4. "The Tomb of Shaikh 'Abdul Haq Dihlavi". Reminiscences of Imperial Delhi. British Library. 1843. Retrieved 28 July 2009.
  5. "SHAYKH AL ISLAM|JANASHEEN - MUHADDITH AL A'ZAM AL HIND". Archived from the original on 9 January 2007. Retrieved 3 December 2006.
  6. Ashatul Lumat Fi Sharah al Mishkat Vol 1. 15 September 2013.
  7. Takmeel ul Iman Farsi – via Internet Archive.
  8. "Tohfa e Ithna Ashariyya By Shaykh Shah Abdul Aziz Dehlvi (r.a) Urdu Translation By Shaykh Khalil ur Rahman Nomani Mazahiri". 21 September 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  9. "Zubdat Ul Asar Urdu By Shaikh Abdul Haq Dehlvi Pdf - The Library PK". The Library PK. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  10. "Sharah Fatooh Ul Ghaib Urdu By Shaikh Abdul Haq Pdf - The Library PK". The Library PK. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  11. "Milad e Rasool e Azam Urdu By Shaikh Abdul Haq Pdf - The Library PK". The Library PK. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
  12. "Tareekh e Madina By Sheikh Abdul Haq Pdf - The Library PK". The Library PK. 16 April 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2018.

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