The Defenders Of Truth


Our Beloved Ulema-e-Haq


Hazrat Maulana Mahmood ul Hasan ra was the first student of Dar ul Uloom Deoband. His actual name was Mahmood Hasan. He was given the title of Shaikh ul Hind by the ulema of India when he came back from Malta, where he had been imprisoned for almost two years for trying to expel British from India

Hazrat Imdadullah Mahajir Makki ra (1817-1899) was a great Muslim saint of the Chishti Order in nineteenth century India. He led the Ulema during 1857 in the War of Independence

Hazrat Moualana Rasheed Ahmad Gangohi ra (1829-1908) was a well-known Faqeeh (jurist) and mufti of his time, and a disciple of Hadhrat Imadadullah Mahajir Makki

Hazrat Hakim al-ummat Mujaddid al-Millat Mawlana Ashraf Ali Thanawi Ra (1863 - July 1943 CE) was the most eminent religious figure of his time, a prolific author, and believed to be the greatest Sufi saint of modern India

Hazrat Moulana MUHAMMAD ANWAR SHAH KASHMIRI ra (26 November 1875-27 May 1933) Shah Sahib possessed many good qualities. Throughtout his life, he tried to uphold the teachings of the Prophet Muammad (s.a.w.s.). Mawlana Qari Muammad Tayyib noted that practical application of many of the sunnah of the Prophet (s.a.w.s.) could only be understood after observing Shah Sahib putting them into practice

"The Past five hundred years of Islamic history can not produce the like of Maulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri ra" - Dr. Muhammad Iqbal ra

Hazrat Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Zakariyya bin Maulana Shaikh Muhammad Yahya bin Shaikh Ismail Al Kandhlawi ra (1315 - 1345 A.H),He acquired his knowledge from the Faqih and outstanding Muhaddith of his time - the famous leader and saint Maulana Rashid Ahmad Gangohi also studied under his renowned paternal uncle Maulana Muhammad Ilyaas bin Shaikh Ismail R.A., who became the Imam of the Tablighi Jamaat and the Islamic Da'wah

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Bannuri R.A. was born on the 6th Rabiuth Thani 1326 in the village of 'Mahabatabad' near the railway station of Rashkay in the District of Mardan, West Pakistan, he went to Darul Uloom, Deoband in 1345 and completed his education there in two years. He studied Dorah Hadith in Dabhel under the great Moulana Anwar Shah Kashmiri R.A., Moulana Shabbir Ahmed Utmani R.A. and other great-learned scholars

Hazrat Moulana Muhammad Yusuf Bannuri R.A. was very courageous and spoke the Haq. He put forward his outspoken views without fear or hesitation during the reign of every government, saying that one should only fear Allah the Almighty. The 'Basaa'ir wa Ibar' of the Bayyinaat are a clear testimony to his frankness in expressing the truth

Hazrat Mufti Muneer Ahmed Akhoon Sahab is a well-known scholar from Karachi, Pakistan who has studied under some of the top ulama of our era like Hadzrat Maulana Yusuf Ludhyanvi Shaheed, Mufti Nizamud-deen Shamzi, Justice Mufti Taqi Usmani, Maulana Sarfraz Khan Safdar, and many other illustrious ulama

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai (damat barakatuhum) has the honor of being the khalifah of his Shaykh Mufti Mahmood-ul-Hasan Gangohi (rahmatullah alahyi), the late grand mufti of India & the most senior khalifa of Hazrat Shaykh Maulana Zakariya Kandhalwi (rahmatullah alahi)

Hazrat Mufti Ebrahim Desai (damat barakatuhum) currently teaches Mishkat, Sahih Bukhari and Tirmidhi and answers fatwa inquires received at Dar Ul Ifta at Madrasa Inaamiyah, Camperdown, South Africa