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Q: Who are Nakshbandis?


A: Naqshbandis refer to people who are affiliated to the Naqshbandi spiritual order. The Naqshbandi spiritual order was founded by Sheikh Bahaa-ud-deen Naqshbandi, one of the four famous mashaa’ikh of the spiritual orders of tasawwuf (viz. Naqshabandi, Chisti, Qaadiri and Saharwardi).

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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