Muhammad Ilyas Qadri

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Muhammad Ilyas Qadri
محمد اِلیاس قادِری
Native name ابو بلال محمد اِلیاس عطّارؔ قادِری رَضَوی
Born Muhammad
26 Ramadan 1369 AH (12 July 1950 CE)
Karachi, Pakistan
Residence Karachi
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Ameer of Dawat-e-Islami
Organization Dawat e Islami
Known for Founding Dawat e Islami
Television Madani Channel
Title Ameer e Ahlesunnat
Children Two Sons, One Daughter
Parent(s)
  • Haji Abdur Rahman Qadri (father)
Website http://www.ilyasqadri.com/

Muhammad Ilyas Qadri Attari Rizvi Ziaee (Urdu: محمد اِلیاس عطّارؔ قادِری رَضَوی‎) known as Attar Qadri for short, is a Pakistani Islamic cleric, Pir (master) who founded Dawat-e-Islami,[1] a non-political organisation aimed at preaching Quran and Sunnah, in 1981 in Karachi, Pakistan. He is a follower of the Hanafi fiqh in Islamic jurisprudence, and a follower of the Qadiriyya Sufi order.[2][3]

Name[edit]

His birth name is Muhammad, His title is Ameer e Ahle Sunnat . As a follower of the spiritual path of Abdul Qadir Gilani, He is called Qadri. The mujaddid Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi is The Master of Muhammad Ilyas Qadri's master Ziauddin Madani, thus the name Razawi. He is a Sunni in Islamic beliefs and follower of Imam Abu Hanifa in jurisprudence. His kunniah is Abu Bilal.[4]

Early life[edit]

Qadri was born on 26 Ramadan 1369 AH (12 July 1948) in the locality Bambai Bazar in the city of Karachi in Pakistan.[5] His mother died when he was young.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ N. K. Singh (2009). global encyclopedia of islamic mystics and mysticism. India: Global Vision Publishing House, India. p. 270. ISBN 978-81-8220-673-1. 
  2. ^ "ilyasqadri". 
  3. ^ "Establishment of DawateIslami". 
  4. ^ "Ameer-e-AhleSunnat". www.dawateislami.net. Retrieved 2018-01-04. 
  5. ^ "Ameer-e-AhleSunnat". www.dawateislami.net. Retrieved 2018-01-04.