Syed Faiz-ul Hassan Shah
Syed Faiz-ul Hassan Shah also known as Khatib ul Islam was a Pakistani Islamic religious scholar,orator,poet and writer.
Hazrat e Khatib Ul Islam
حضرت خطيب الإسلام
Syed Faiz-ul Hassan Shah
سيد فیض الحسن شاه
Syed Faiz Ul Hasan Shah 4th.President of Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan
Syed Sahibzada Faiz ul Hassan Shah
Allo Mahar Shareef, Pakistan.
|Died||February 22, 1984|
|Resting place||Allo Mahar|
|Creed||Ahl as-Sunnah wa’l-Jamā‘h|
|Main interest(s)||Hadith, oratory, Tasawwuf, and Islamic Philosophy|
|Leader of the Naqshbandia Mujadadia Aminia|
1932 – 22 February 1984
|Preceded by||Syed Muhammad Hussain Shah|
|Succeeded by||Khalid Hasan Shah|
Early life and educationEdit
Sahibzada Syed Faiz ul Hassan was born in Allo Mahar, west Punjab, India, to Pir Syed Muhammad Hussain shah, an honorary magistrate in British rule in India. He was the eldest son of five siblings. He began his education by learning to read and memorize the Quran and did B.A from Murray College Sialkot.
He has been president of Jamiat Ulema-e-Pakistan for ten years, and struggled hard for the establishment of the Islamic reforms in Pakistan. He also has been a provincial president of Majlis-e-Ahrar-ul-Islam in united India.
He was arrested for his persecution of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community. He remained in the prison in British rule in India for several months. During this period of imprisonment, he wrote his book of poetry consisting of naats. Second time he has been in prison in Pakistan during the protest against ahmadis
Contribution in 1965 WarEdit
Radio Pakistan made a special coverage of his speeches during the indopak war of 1965. He was awarded by the president with the tamgha due to his participation in the war.
Contribution in KashmirEdit
Thousands of followers of his ancestors have been living in Kashmir valley he prepared them to fight for the freedom,In 1948 during the independence war of kashmir he made speeches all over the occupied jammu and kashmir.
Religious and academic workEdit
In 1932, after the death of his father, he became the religious leader of Allo Mahar, he began leading Friday prayers and teaching the congregation Allo Mahar and in different part of Indian subcontinent and became a famous orator. He contributed to the Tahreek-e-Tahaffuz-e-Khatm-e-Nubuwwat , which is an organization created to persecute Ahmadis. He led the movement in the days of British rule in India against Ahmadis. For 20 years he lead the Eid Prayer in police line Gujranwala. He visited Karachi as a president of Jamiat Ulma e Pakistan and made his historic speech which was highly appreciated by all scholars at that time.
Death and legacyEdit
In 1983, he had a heart attack. In 1984, he had another heart attack and came to Lahore, where he received cardiac treatment for six weeks. He delivered his last speech at the congregation of Allo Mahar. On 22 February in 1984 he died in Gujranwala. His first funeral prayer was held in police line ground Gjranwala the same place where he has led the Eid prayer for more than 20 years. The second funeral prayer was held in Allo Mahar, hundreds of people attended the funeral. He was laid to rest in Allo Mahar beside his father. His uras is celebrated on march 23 every year on his tomb.
He was grandson of Pir Syed Amin Shah Majadadi and great-grandson of Pir Syed Muhammad Channan Shah Nuri. He had five sons:
- Pir Syed Khalid Hasan Shah, Succeeded his father as leader of the family, died in 1991
- Syed Iftekhar Ul Hasan Shah Zahray Shah, prominent Pakistani politician
- Syed Barkat Ul Hasan Shah
- Syed Sajjad Ul Hasan Shah, died 20 December 2011
- Syed Zahid Hasan Shah
He also had three daughters. His grandson Pir Sahabzada Syed Murtaza Amin is currently the religious leader of the Allomahar movement of Islamic scholars and delivers lectures in different parts of the world.
- [Adara e Tanzeem ul Islam(2013);declration. "Pir Faiz ul Hassan as a president of jamiat ulama e Pakistan" Press. p24].
- The Preaching of Islam by Sir Thomas Walker Arnold and Langue la literature Hindoustanies de 1850 à 1869 by M.J.H. Garcin de Tassy.
The most well-known treatises and reports, written by the authors of the early period are:
- Mashaiekh e Allo Mahar Shrief written by Allmaa Pir saeed Ahmad Mujadadi and published by Idara e Tanzeem ul Islam Gujjranwala.
- "Allo Mahar Sharif". Kawajgan e Naqshband (book name).
- "Kwaja Nur muhammad chhrahi's caliph". Arbab e Waliyat (book name).
- "caliph's of chura sharif". Auliya e pothohar (book name).
- Shaik gulam nabi. Amir e Karwan Syed Faiz ul Hasan shah (book name).
- "Syed Faiz ul Hassan shah". Tahreek e Ihrar (book name).
- Dr. Rizwan Sarwar. Mashaikh e Maharvia (under publish).
- Pir Saeed Ahmad Mujadadi. Maharvia number (book name).