The Deobandis are followers of Sufism


The Deobandis are followers of Sufism 

Elders of the Deobandi school of thought, from among who is Moulana Zakariyah; the author of Fazaail-e-Aamaal, have testified to the fact that their Manhaj (way) is that of the Sufis and take pride in it. Mufti Abdur-Rahim Lajpuri quoted in his book of Fatawa, the words of Qaree Mohammed Tayyib (the rector of the Darul-Uloom, Deoband) as, “Religiously, the Ulema of Deoband are Muslims, as a sect they belong to the Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jamaah, by Madhhab they are Hanafee, in conduct they are Sufis, scholastically they are Maturidi and in Sulook(aqeedah) they are Chisti rather they combine all Sufi orders… And in nisbat they are (The Arabic version is just a small booklet of about 72 pages compared to the original Urdu books, which consists of two volumes 400+ pages each). The Arabs who affiliate themselves to the Jamaat Tableegh never refer to the Tableeghi Nisaab, but to Imaam Nawawi’s collection of Hadeeth, ar-Riyaadh as-Saliheen)

Deobandi. “In essentials and beliefs, they (the Deobandis) follow Imam Abul Hasan Ash’aree and Imam Abu Mansoor Maturidi and in sub-principles (fiqh) Imam Abu Haneefah. They are initiates of the Chistiyyah, Naqshbandiya, Qadriyah and Soharwardiyah Sufi orders.”Moulana Mohammad Zakariyah, whose book ‘Fadaail-e-Aamaal’ is revered and used as a training guide by the workers of the ‘Jamaat

This passage was taken from the book: 

The JAMAAT TABLEEGH 

and the Deobandis 

A critical Analysis of their Beliefs, Books and Dawa 

posted by jafar 

 

 

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