Noor al-Anwar ma Sharh Qamr al-Aqmar, Arabic, New,
*[A4+] Large Hardback - 315 pages,
by Shaykh Ahmad Mulla Jeewan al-Qadiri [d.1130h],
Hashiya by Shaykh Abd 'al-Halim al-Lackhnawi [d.1285h],
Published by Maktaba Rehmaniyya, Lahore.
Nur al-Anwar ma Sharh Qamr al-Aqmar - by Shaykh Mulla Jiwan, alayhi ar-Rahman, is based on the Usul of the Hanafi school of fiqh [Islamic Jurisprudence].
This work presented here by Maktaba Rehmaniyya contains the Sharh Qamr al-Aqmar
of Imam Muhammad Abd 'al-Haleem bin Muhammad Amin'ullah al-Lackhnawi,
al-Firanghi Mahalli, rahmatullahi ta'ala 'alayhi
About Shaykh Ahmad Mulla Jiwan
is al-Shaykh ibn Abu Sa'id Ahmad Mulla Jeewan al-Siddiqi al-Qadiri. His
ancesters had come to India from Makkah al-Mukarramah and settled in
the suburbs of Lucknow. He was born at , Lucknow, in 1048 hijrah
and had memorised the Noble Quran at the tender age of seven. Shaykh
Mulla Jeewan was one of the teachers of the famous Mughal emperor
According to Dr Sayyad Abdul Khaliq Pirzada, former professor of Al-Azhar University, Egypt, Mulla Nizamuddin (compiler of the Dars e Nizami
syllabus) and other scholars followed Mulla Jeewan’s footsteps as far as the religious education being imparted through Madrassah
at that time was concerned. He said that the then Mughal kings
benefited a lot from the teachings and religious books of Mulla Jeewan.
He opined that the kitab
‘Nur ul Anwar
’ of the selfless Mulla Jeewan could still guide Muslim countries regarding the framing of a Hanafi
Mullah Jeewan revived the Islamic education in India and dominated the era from late 17th century to early 18th century.
He was murid
in the Qadiriyyah tariqah
and was authorised to make others into his allegiance. He also had links with Chishtiyyah silsila
and was known to hold regular lectures within Ajmer shareef. He lived
for approximately 82 years and passed away is buried in his home village
of Amethi, Lucknow.
Amongst his works were :
---1. Al-Tafsir al-Ahmadiyyah fi Bayan al-Ayat al-Shar`iyyah
---2. Nur al-Anwar Sharh al-Manar
---3. Manaqib al-Awliya
(A history in Persian);
---5. Al-Adab al-Ahmadiyah fi bayan Awrad al-Masha’ikh wa al-Sufiyyah
---6. Lawa’ih bar Majazat-i-Lawa’ih Jami
---7. Khutbat `Idayn wa Jumu`ah
---8. Khud Nawisht Sawanih
, in 6 volumes & containing 25,000 verses,
---10. Sharh Qasidah Burdah Sharif
---11. Poetry in Urdu
, Arabic and Persian.
Mulla Jeewan also wrote many editions of his grandfathers (Ubaydullah) works
*Dimensions : 37 x 24.6cm.