Who was the founder of Naqshbandi Sufi order in India?

Who was the founder of Naqshbandi Sufi order in India?

Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari
Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari (1318–1389) was the founder of the Sufi Naqshbandi Order. He was born in the village of Qasr-i-Arifan near Bukhara.

How many Sufi Silsilas are there?

The Sufi movement gained impetus during the reign of Akbar who adopted a liberal religious policy under the influence of the Sufi saints. Abul Fazal had mentioned the existence of 14 Silsilahs in India.

How many orders of Sufism are there?

The four main Sufi orders – Chisti, Qadiriyya, Suhrawardiyya and Naqshbandi order were practiced in India.

What are effects of Sufism?

Sufism encouraged unity among the Hindus and the Muslims. There were many similarities between the principles of Sufism and the Bhakti movement. Hence, Sufism further increased the popularity of the Bhakti cult. Sufism encouraged tolerance among the ruling classes.

Who is the leader of the Naqshbandi Sufi order?

Under the leadership and guidance of His Eminence as-Sayyid ash-Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani we would like to reiterate that the Naqshbandi Haqqani Sufi Order is strictly based on Shari`ah, the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of the Prophet, and the pristine teachings of the esteemed and noble teachers of the Naqshbandi silsilah.

Where does the name Naqshbandi come from?

The Naqshbandi ( Persian: نقشبندی ‎) or Naqshbandiyah ( Arabic: نقشبندية ‎, romanized : Naqshbandīyah ), is a major Sunni order of Sufism. Its name is derived from Baha-ud-Din Naqshband Bukhari. Naqshbandi masters trace their lineage to the Islamic prophet Muhammad and Abu Bakr, the first Caliph of Sunni Islam.

Can a real Naqshbandi Murid be called a drop?

Only those who are prepared to take such a step can be real Naqshbandi murids. As long as a drop is falling from the heavens, it may be called a drop. When it falls into the ocean, it is no longer a drop, it is the ocean.

What is the goal of the Naqshbandi way?

The goal is to reach his Divine Presence by the attraction of the Beloved Himself. The Holy Prophet Muhammad (s) is the Guide and Example.