Safar Nama Baghdad "1948' : Urdu, New,
*[A5] Hardback - 192 pages,
by Mawlana Ata Muhammad Chishti Golrawi [d.1419h],
Published by Ustad al-Ulama Academy, Pakistan.
Safar Nama Baghdad 1948 wa Mustanid fada'il. In 1948 "Babu Ji" Huzur qibla Pir Sayyid Ghulam Muhiy 'ud-Din Chishti, al-Jilani al-Golravi, rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi, and a group of devotees embarked upon a spiritual journey from Pakistan to Baghdad shareef (Iraq).
This trip was to visit the ennobled shrine and to pay respect to Ghawth al-Thaqalayn; Mahboob as-Subhani; Qutb al-Rabbani; Sayyadina Shaykh Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani, radi Allahu ta'ala anhu. This publication is an account of that special journey.
About the Author :
He is Ustad al-Ulama, Malik al-Ulama, Sadr al-Mudarriseen, Hadrat Allama wa Mawlana Hafiz, al-Haaj, Ata Muhammad al-Chishti, Golravi, Bandiyalvi, rahimahullah. He was born in 1916 (1334Hijri) in Punjab, Hind. His fathers name was Allah-Bhaksh bin Ghulaam Muhammad, rahimahullah.
He travelled extensively seeking knowledge, and studied numerous darsi kutub with a large range of ulama. Amongst his teachers were: Hafiz Ilaahi Bhaksh, Qadi Muhammad Bashir, Mawlana Yaar Muhammad, Mawlana Maher Muhammad Icharwi, Mawlana Ghulam Mahmood, Mawlana Muhib an-Nabi Chishti Golrawi, Mawlana Ameer Muhammad and Allama Wali'ullah. He taught at Jamiya Mazhariya Imdadiya, in Bandyal as well as at other madrasah's. In tariqah he was bayt with Shaykh Sayyid Pir Mehr Ali Shah al-Chishti, al-Golrawi, al-Jaylani, rahmatullahi ta'ala alayhi.
Amongst his students were: Sayyid Mahmood Ahmad Ridawi, Allam Ghulam Rasool Ridawi, Allama Abd al-Hakim Sharf al-Qadiri, Mufti Muhammad Ashraf Syalwi, Allama Ali Ahmad Sandhaylawi al-Lahori and Allama Sahibzada Abul Khayr Muhammad Zubair.
It is believed that Ustad al-Ulama was the author of at least 30 books and that he never shied away from speaking the truth no matter whose feelings were hurt. He was also a staunch defender of the creed of the Ahl al-Sunnah w'al-Jama'ah. He passed away on the 4th Dhu'll Qa'dah (21st February 1999) and is buried in Bandyal, Punjab, Pakistan.
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*Dimensions : 22 x 14.5cm.