Shah Walli Ullah

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Shah Wali Ullah – 1703 - 1762
1. Introduction
2. Tribulations of Society at his time
3. Results of Tribulations
General Ignorance of Islam
Sectarianism Conflict
Undue burden on Exchequer
Poor Understanding of Quran
Heavy Taxation
Petticoat Government influence
Political Thread to Muslim rule by marhatas and Sikhs
4. Shah Wali Ullah Religious Services
Preaching of Religion
Emphasizing on Sunnah
Resistance sectarianism
Translation of Qur’an in Persian
Balance between four School of thoughts
School for Hadith (MAdrassa-e-Rahimia)
Reintroduction of Ijtehad
Social and Moral regeneration
Importance of Jihad
5. Shah Wali Ullah Economic Services
Heavy Taxation
Equal Distribution of Wealth
6. Shah Wali Ullah Political Services
Rise of Marhatas and Sikhs
Letters to Leading Muslims Nobles
Ahmad Shah Abdali and 3rd Battle of Panipat 1761
7. Conclusion
Shah Waliullah Dehlavi
Indian religious leader Shah Waliullah Dehlavi (1703-1762) was an influential Islamic reformer who sought to regenerate Muslim society in Asia. A prolific writer, he produced 51 important Islamic texts. Through his writings and his teachings, as well as the life he led, Shah Waliullah Dehlavi inspired subsequent generations of Islamic followers who carried on his reformation mission after his death. Today people consider his writings to represent his most important achievement, especially his translation of the Holy Quran into a popular language, which made that religious text more accessible to a greater number of people. Shah Waliullah Dehlavi was born on February 21, 1703, in the town of Phulat in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, as the reign of Aurangzeb, the Mughal emperor of India, was nearing its end. (Four years later, Aurangzeb died.) He was born as Qutb-ud-Din, but he would come to be better known as Shah Waliullah, an appellation that indicated his inherent goodness and spirituality. His...
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