Shah Kalim Allah Jahanabadi

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SHEIKH KALEEMULLAH JAHANABADI
"SHEIKH E AZAM"
Born 1650
DELHI
Died 1729
DELHI
Full name
SHAH KALEEMULLAH JAHANABADI
Father Noor Ullah b.Ustad Ahmed Muamar
Religion Islam, sufi, Chistiyya, saint

Hazrat Khwaja Shāh Kalīm Allāh Jahānābādī RTA (شاه كليم الله جهانابادي) b. Nūr Allāh b. Aḥmad al-Miʿmār al-Ṣiddīqī (1060/1650-1142/1729) was a leading Chistī saint of the late Mughal period and is considered to be instrumental in the revival of the Chistī ṣūfī ṭarīqah (path).[1] He was the grandson of Ustād Aḥmad Lahorī, the architect of the Taj Mahal and Lal Qila.

Legacy

In the popular discourses of modern India he is remembered for his inclusivist approach to Hindus.[2]

Works

Tilka ʿAsharat Kāmilah
Kashkūl Kalīmī
Maktūbāt-i Kalīmī
Muraqqā Kalimi
Sawa alssabeel e kaleemi.

References

  1. Ernst, Carl W. and Bruce B. Lawrence, Sufi Martyrs of Love: The Chishti Order in South Asia and Beyond (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002), p. 109. ISBN 1-4039-6026-7
  2. Indian Islam Shares Our Common Heritage,” Times of India, 15 May 2001.