Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama
Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama (translated as, House of Knowledge and Assembly of Scholars University) is an Islamic seminary in Lucknow, India. It was established by the Nadwatul Ulama, a council of Muslim scholars, on 26 September 1898.
|Motto||إلى الإسلام من جديد (transl. Toward Islam with new sprit)|
|Established||26 September 1898|
|Founder||Muhammad Ali Mungeri|
|Chancellor||Rabey Hasani Nadwi|
|Principal||Saeed-ur-Rahman Azmi Nadvi|
504/21G, Mankameshwar Mandir Marg, Mukarimnagar, Hasanganj.,
This educational institution draws large number of Muslim students from all over the world. Nadwatul Ulama fosters a diverse range of both scholars and students including Hanafis (the predominant group), Shafi'is and Ahl al-Hadith. Additionally it is one of very few institutes in the region to teach the Islamic Sciences completely in Arabic.
Nadwa means assembly and group, it was named so because it was constituted by a group of Indian Islamic scholars from different theological schools. Darululoom is the educational body of Nadwatul Ulama which was formed in Kanpur in 1893. It was eventually shifted to Lucknow in 1898 and the Islamic curriculum was updated with modern sciences, mathematics, vocational training and the addition of an English Department.
On 2 September 1898, the office of the Nadwatul Ulama was shifted to Lucknow. The Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama was started on 26 September 1898.
The graduates of the Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama are usually referred as Nadwis. The alumni include:
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