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Bedil – A poet , A Sufi , A Philosopher !

Bedil – A poet , A Sufi , A Philosopher !

One of the greatest Persian poets of all times, Mirza Abdul Qadir Bedil was born in 1644 in Akbarnagar, (east of Bhagalpur) while most of the earlier scholars have stated Azimabad to be his birth place but a recent research suggests that he was born in Akbar Nagar (Raj Mahal) at the Bengal-Bihar Border where his father resided as his mother was a Bengali.

Dargah of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti

Dargah of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti

A journey from Visual Archives Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti, a famous sufi scholar of 13th century India was born at Sistan (now in modern Iran) in 1143 CE in family of Sayyid Ghyiath al Din. From his ancestral affiliations, this family was among the descendants of Hazrat...

Imam al-Hādi ila al-Haqq

Imam al-Hādi ila al-Haqq

Born in tenth century Medina to a scholarly family who trace their lineage to Prophet Muhammad, Imam al-Hādi ila al-Haqq Yahya bin al-Husayn served as the first Imam of Yemen. He sought to revive the teachings and practices of his noble ancestors and authored numerous works on theology, jurisprudence and other subjects.

Imam Majduddin al-Muiyyadi (ع)

Imam Majduddin al-Muiyyadi (ع)

He was born on 26 of Sha’ban in the year 1332 A.H (1914 A.D) in Radma which is located near the Mountain Bar’t. He later on migrated to Dahiyan, Sa’ada. During the reign of Ahmad ibn Yahya Hamiduddin, he participated in politics and worked for the betterment of the people.