ARABIC-THE ESTEEMED STATUS AND POSITION OF SHEIKH ANWAR SHAH KASHMIRI IN THE LIGHT OF HIS WRITINGS

عبقرية الشيخ محمد أنور شاه الكشميري في ضوء كتاباته

  • Muhammad Ajamal Qasmi أستاذ محاضر بمركز الدراسات العربية والإفريقية، جامعة جواهرلال نهرو – نيودلهي
Keywords: Anwar, Shah, Khasmir, Books, Darul Uloom

Abstract

This research paper argues on the writings of Sheikh Anwar Shah Kashmiri about the Studies of Hadith and Arabic Literature. Sheikh Anwar Shah Kashmiri is one of the renowned Islamic Scholars of late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries India. He has authored a few significant numbers of valuable books in Arabic and Persian. Sheikh Anwar Shah would have remained an obscure writer had it not been for the publication of the collection of his lectures on the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad compiled by al- Bukhari, He was respected by students for his vast knowledge of the subjects taught in Darul Uloom Deoband, particularly his deep understanding of various branches of what is described as ‘Ilm al- Hadith, and for his open-mindedness and relatively liberal approach on various religious issues. In addition he has composed a variety of poetry including the panegyric poetry in the praise of Prophet Muhammad and has dedicated his commiseration towards his Shaikhs of allegiance order by his poetic lamentation.

Published
2016-01-01