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About The Author
Mufti Ashiq Ilahi al-Bulandshehri is a prolific writer and eminent scholar of the Indian Subcontinent, Shaykh ‘Ashiq Ilahi al-Bulandshehri (or al-Barni) was born in 1343 AH in Bulandshehr of Uttar Pradesh.
After attaining his primary education at Madrasa Imdadiyya Moradabad and Jami‘ Masjid Aligarh, he traveled to Mazahir ‘Ulum Saharanpur in pursuit of higher knowledge.
He later taught at Dar al-‘Ulum Karachi for several years at the request of Mufti Muhammad Shafi’, where he assumed responsibility of the fatwa department and taught students hadith and tafsir.
The Shaykh later migrated to Madina, where he spent the last 25 years of his life.
He was a disciple of the hadith scholar Shaykh Muhammad Zakariyya Kandhlawi.
Dozens of his books have been well received in many countries.
Tohfa-e khawatin (Gift for women), Marne ke bad kya hoga? What Happens After Death, Islami adab (Islamic conduct), Huquq al-walidayn (Rights of parents), and Anwar al-bayan Illuminating Discourses on the Noble Qur’an| Tafsir of the Qur’an, are among the well-known books he authored.
He passed away in the illuminated city of Madina at the age of 80 and was buried there in the Baqi‘ graveyard, as had been his desire.