Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (db)

Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (db) is one of the leading shaykhs of Tasawwuf in the present era. Formally granted authorization (ijazah) in the Naqshbandi spiritual path (tariqah), he retired from his position as an electrical engineer at the age of forty to devote himself entirely to the service of Islam. He regularly travels to more than thirty countries transforming the lives of people all over the world. A testament to his deep love for Allah, his uncompromising dedication to sunnah of the blessed Prophet (pbuh), and his firm adherence to Islamic Law (shariah) is that thousands of religious scholars and students of Islamic learning are among his students (murids). Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (db) regularly delivers lectures in both English and Urdu across the world. Furthermore, he has written dozens of books many of which have been translated into several languages. Online versions of both talks and writings are available at the links on the left.

The spiritual chain of Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad (db) traces back through a series of authentic teachers all the way to the Holy Prophet (pbuh). To view the listing of the masters of this Silsilah (chain), click on the link below.

The Silsilah of Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi (db) – Trace the chain of the honourable Mashaikh Naqshband from Shaykh Zulfiqar Ahmad Naqshbandi (db) back to our beloved Prophet (pbuh)