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Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri (صفی الرحمن مبارکپوری; 6 June 1942 – 1 December 2006) was an Indian writer. Mubarakpuri was born in Husainabad, a village one mile deep to the north side of Mubarakpur, Azamgarh district, Uttar Pradesh, India.[2][3]

Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri
صفی الرحمن مبارکپوری
Shofiur rahman mobarakpuri.jpg
Born6 June 1942
Mubarakpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died1 December 2006(2006-12-01) (aged 64)[1]
OccupationWriter, author
EducationUrdu literatureArabic literature Ahle hadees
GenreIslamic History; Translation Fiqh
Notable worksAr-Raheeq Al-Makhtum
Notable awardsFirst Prize by the Muslim World League


Mubarakpuri began his studies at home with the Quran under the tutelage of his grandfather and uncle. He then began studies in Arabic and Persian after being admitted to Madrasa Arabia Dar-ut-Taleem. He later moved on to Madrasah Ihyaaul Uloom in Mubarakpur after being admitted there in 1954. Two years after that he joined Madrasa "Faid-e-Aam" Maunath Bhanjan (Mau district) for further studies. Upon completion of his seven years of studies, he acquired the Fadilat degree and passed multiple exams to receive the Maulvi and Alim Certification. Mubarakpuri then went on to teach for the next 28 years in various universities, madrasas, and schools in India until he was offered a position at the Islamic University of Al Madinah al-Munawarah. He served several years at the Islamic University of Madinah.[2][4]


Mubarakpuri wrote and compiled seventeen books in Urdu and Arabic. Several books were translated into English, including:


  1. ^ Biography of Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri (in Arabic)
  2. ^ a b Biography of Safiur Rahman Mubarakpuri. darussalam.
  3. ^ "Autobiography of Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri". Dar us Salam. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  4. ^ "Author Autobiography in Arabic". Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  5. ^ "A complete authoritative book on the life of Prophet Muhammad (S) by Sheikh Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarkpuri". Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  6. ^ "When the Moon Split A Biography of Prophet Muhammad (SAW)". Dar Us Salam. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  7. ^ "History of Makkah Mukarramah". Dar Us Salam. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  8. ^ "History of Madinah Munawwarah By Safiur-Rahman Shaykh Mubarakpuri". Historic Book. Dar Us Salam. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  9. ^ "Tafsir Ibn Kathir Abridged By Safiur-Rahman Shaykh Mubarakpuri". Dar Us Salam. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
  10. ^ "Safiur-Rahman Mubarakpuri's Books in different languages". Retrieved 13 October 2013.