Najmul Millat

Najm al-Ḥasan (Urdu: نجم الحسن‎), popularly known as Najmul Millat or Najmul Ulama, (25 May 1863 – 18 April 1938) was an Islamic jurist and the founder of Jamia Nazmia, the oldest Shia religious institution of India.[1][2][3][4]

LifeEdit

Najmul Millat was born on 25 May 1863 (6th Dhu'l Hijjah 1279) to Akbar Hussain of Amroha. He was son of Seyyid Akbar Husain of Amroha and was a disciple and son-in-law of Mufti Syed Mohammad Abbas.[1]

Najmul Millat studied all the higher faculties, including fiqh and Uṣūl al-fiqh in India under guidance of Syed Mohammad Abbas.[1][5] He obtained degree of mujtahid from Najaf.[6]

Najmul Millat died on 18 April 1938 (17th Safar 1351).[1]

Studies and servicesEdit

Najmul Millat was a contemporary of Ziauddin al-Iraqi, Kazim Tabatabai Yazdi and Abul Hasan Isfehani. He rendered his services to the in Tibet, Burma, Africa and countries in the West through the missionaries trained in his Jamia Nazmia. He wrote several books.[1] He trained several scholars such as Syed Sibte Hasan Naqvi, Farman Ali, Mohammad Haroon, Mohammad Dawood, Kifayat Hussain, Adeel Akhtar, and Jaffer Hussain. They all did Mumtazul Afazil from Jamia Nazmia.[7] He also:[5]

His progenyEdit

He had two sons, Shams-ul-Ulama Syed Mohammad (author of "Islam in the Light of Shiism") and Waqar-ul-ulema Syed Mohammad Kazim. Mohammad was the founder of Madrasatul Waizeen. He had two sons - Syed Mohd Zaki and Syed Mohd Razi.[citation needed]

Najmul Millat's great grandson Ayatullah Syed Hamidul Hasan is the Principal of Jamia Nazmia and great-great-grandson Faridul Hasan, the principal of Nazmia Arabic College.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e
    "Allamah Seyyid Najmul Hasan". Imam Reza (A.S.) Network. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016.
    "The Great Shia Ulama of India: Allamah Seyyid Najmul Hasan". Imam Reza (A.S.) Network. Archived from the original on 23 March 2016.
    "The Great Shi'ite Fuqaha (Jurisprudents): Seyyid Najmul Hasan". Imam Reza (A.S.) Network. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016.
    "Ali b. Babawayh Qummi - Seyyid Najmul Hasan". Imam Reza (A.S.) Network. Archived from the original on 24 March 2016.
  2. ^ The Light. Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania. 1970.
  3. ^ Rizvi, Sayyid Saeed Akhtar. Your Questions Answered volume VII. Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania. ISBN 978-9987-620-07-4.
  4. ^ a b c "Jamia-e-Nazmia - Oldest Indian Shia Madrasa - Home". nazmia.org. Archived from the original on 2 November 2019. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Jamia-e-Nazmia - Oldest Indian Shia Madrasa - History". nazmia.org. Archived from the original on 21 August 2017. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  6. ^ چمن, امير حسين (2000). ميرى يادگار ملاقاتيں: محراب و منبر كى نامور شخصيات سے ملاقات و مراسم كى ان كهى اور دلچسٹ حكايات (in Urdu). پرنٹ ميڈيا پبلشرز،.
  7. ^ "Part 2: The Fuqaha". Al-Islam.org. 6 September 2012. Archived from the original on 9 August 2019. Retrieved 23 April 2020.
  8. ^ Salam, Ziya Us; Parvaiz, Mohammad Aslam (7 January 2020). Madrasas in the Age of Islamophobia. SAGE Publishing India. ISBN 978-93-5328-930-0.
  9. ^ "All India Shia Conference Through ... vs Taqi Hadi And Ors. on 26 August, 1953". indiankanoon.org. Retrieved 23 April 2020.

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