Bareilly, India – August 1, 2023 — The Urs, or the annual commemoration, of India’s revered Islamic scholar, Mustafa Raza Khan, was celebrated in grandeur at Bareilly Sharif on August 1, 2023. This significant event took place under the auspices of Huzur Tajus-sunnah, Hazrat Allama Mufti Taseef Raza Khan, who graced the occasion with a special speech reflecting on the life and contributions of Hazrat Mufti Azam of India. During this commemoration, an exceptional honor was conferred upon Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari, who was awarded the Khilafat by Huzur Tauseef Miyan of Dargah Ala Hazrat Bareilly Shareef.
Who is Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari?
Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari is a distinguished Indian Islamic scholar, Sufi mystic, orator, and author. He was born on October 10, 1995, in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, and pursued his education at Jamia Razaviyya Manzare Islam. Mufti Ghulam Jilani is renowned for his deep knowledge of Islamic teachings and his eloquent expression of these principles. His lectures are delivered in English, Urdu, or Arabic, making his message accessible to a wide and diverse audience across India.
Educational Background and Early Career
Ghulam Jilani Manzari’s journey in the field of Islamic scholarship began with his enrollment at Madarsa Hanfiyya Quadriyya, followed by his studies at the University of Ala Hazrat, also known as Jamia Razaviyya Manzare Islam. In 2014, he embarked on his path in the realm of Dawah (Islamic preaching) and served as the Vice Secretary of Tehreeke Tahaffuze Islam, an organization dedicated to the propagation and preservation of Islamic teachings.
Lectures and Debates
Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari has earned acclaim for his thought-provoking lectures and engaging debates on various facets of Islam. His ability to articulate complex religious concepts in a relatable manner has made him a respected figure in the Indian Islamic community.
Bay’at and Khilafat
One of the highlights of Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari’s spiritual journey is his Bay’at (oath of allegiance) to Huzur Tajush-shariyah, Hazrat Allama Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan Qadri. Moreover, his dedication and contributions to the propagation of Islamic knowledge led to his being awarded the Khilafat by Huzur Tajus-sunnah, Hazrat Allama Mufti Tousif Raza Khan Qadri.
This prestigious honor acknowledges Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari’s unwavering commitment to the dissemination of Islamic teachings and his significant role in promoting religious understanding and spirituality within the Indian Muslim community.
The Khilafat awarded by Hazrat Tauseef Miyan Dargah Ala Hazrat Bareilly Shareef symbolizes the continued legacy of Islamic scholarship and spiritual guidance in India, as exemplified by individuals like Mufti Ghulam Jilani Manzari. His contributions in the realm of Islamic preaching are expected to further strengthen the bond between the Indian Muslim community and their faith.