Tag: Islam

Rumi



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi, Mawlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muḥammad Balkhī, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, مولانا جلال الدین محمد رومی
Function: 
Enlightened Poet
Traditions: 
Sufism, Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
Turkey, Ancient Greater Persia
Date of Birth: 
September 30, 1207
Place of Birth: 
Wakhsh, a small town on the river Wakhsh, Ancient Greater Persia (nowadays Tajikistan) or Balkh (nowadays Afganistan)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
December 17, 127
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
dervish Shams-e Tabrizi - prime spiritual mentor


Fariduddin Ganjshakar



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Baba Fareed, Baba Farid, Hazrat Bābā Farīduddīn Mas'ūd Ganjshakar
Function: 
Dervish
Traditions: 
Islam, the Chishti order of Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
1173 or 1188
Place of Birth: 
Kothewal village in Multan,Undivided India, now Pakistan
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1266 or 1280
Ancestor Gurus: 


Moez Masoud



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Moez Masud, معز مسعود
Function: 
Public Speaker
Traditions: 
Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
Egypt, United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 
1978
Place of Birth: 
Cairo, Egypt
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Muhammad



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Muhammad ibn ‘Abdullāh, Mohammad, Mohammed, Muhammed, Muchamad, Ahmed, محمّد
Function: 
Prophet
Traditions: 
Islam, Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Arabian Peninsula; Migration to Ethopia; Messengers to Yemen, Persia, Bazentine and Turkey
Date of Birth: 
570
Place of Birth: 
Mecca (in nowadays Saudi Arabia)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
June 8, 632


Sheikh Saadi



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Muslih-ud-Din Mushrif ibn-Abdullah Shirazi
Function: 
Mystic
Traditions: 
Sufism, Mysticism, Islam, Irfan
Main Countries of Activity: 
Iran, Iraq, Central Asia, Egypt, India
Date of Birth: 
1184
Place of Birth: 
Shiraz, Iran
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1283
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Gilani, Suhrawadi


Bulleh Shah



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Abdullah Shah
Function: 
Dervish
Traditions: 
Sufism,Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
Undivided India
Date of Birth: 
1680
Place of Birth: 
Uch, Bahawalpur, Punjab,undivided India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1757


Shaykh Abdul Kerim al-Kibrisi



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Function: 
Master
Traditions: 
Sufism, Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
USA
Date of Birth: 
11/11/1950
Place of Birth: 
lefke, cyprus
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 
Other Related Gurus: 
Mevlana Nazim Hakkani


Moinuddin Chishti



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Gharib Nawaz
Function: 
Dervish
Traditions: 
Islam, specifically the Chisti order of Sufism
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
Islam, specifically the Chisti order of Sufism
Place of Birth: 
Khorasan (in modern Afghanistan) or Isfahan (in modern Iran)
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1230


Maulana Wahiduddin Khan



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Function: 
Religious Figure
Traditions: 
Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
India
Date of Birth: 
01/ 01/1925
Place of Birth: 
Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Yes
Ancestor Gurus: 


Al-Ghazali



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Other Names and Nicknames: 
Abu Hāmed Mohammad ibn Mohammad al-Ghazzālī
Function: 
Mystic
Traditions: 
Sufism, Islam
Main Countries of Activity: 
Persia
Date of Birth: 
1058
Place of Birth: 
Tus, Persia
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
No
Date Left His/Her Body: 
1111
Ancestor Gurus: