|Posted on November 21, 2012 at 3:25 PM|
Much has been written in the the Field of Quranic Tafsir in the Indian Sub-continent lately, and the contribution of the noble Ashrafiya tariqah in this genere is huge. Out of the 8 or more Urdu Tafsirs written by Sunni Scholars, 5 Tafsirs were written by the giant Ashrafi scholars alone! This proves a lot about the spiritual and scholarly nature of the tariqah. The below is the list of these Tafsirs with the names of their great Authors:
i. 'Khazayin al Irfan' by Sadr al Afazil Sayyid Nayimuddin Ashrafi Muradabadi on the Margins of the world famous and faith boosting translation of the Holy Quran - 'Kanz al Iman' of Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Barkati Bareilvi.
ii. 'Nur al Irfan' by Ashraf al Mufassirin Hakim al Ummah Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi Nayimi Badayuni on the Margins of the world famous and faith boosting translation of the Holy Quran - 'Kanz al Iman' of Imam al Akbar Ahmad Raza Khan Quadri Barkati Bareilvi.
iii. 'Ashraf al Tafasir' al Ma'ruf 'Tafsir al Nayimi' by Ashraf al Mufassirin Hakim al Ummah Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan Ashrafi Nayimi Badayuni. The largest Tafsir of Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamah in Urdu. In 18 Volumes of 18 parts of the Holy Quran!
iv. 'Tafsir al Hasanat' by Mufti al Azam Pakistan Abul Hasanat Sayyid Ahmad Quadri Ashrafi Lahori in 7 large Volumes.
v. 'Sayyid al Tafasir' al Ma'ruf 'Tafsir al Ashrafi' by Ashraf al Murshidin Shaykh al Islam Rayis al Muhaqqiqin Sayyid Muhammad Madani Ashrafi al Jilani Kichochavi in 10 huge Volumes.
Other famous Sunni Tafsirs in print are:
i. 'Tafsir al Razavi' by Rayis al Musannifin Mufti Fayz Ahmad Owaysi Razvi Faysalabadi in 7 great Volumes.
ii. 'Tafsir Tibyan al Quran' by Shaykh al Hadith Allama Ghulam Rasul Saeedi in 12 huge Volumes.
iii. 'Tafsir Ziya al Quran' by Justice Pir Karam Shah al Azhari Nayimi.
Kindly note that all of the above are in print and are freely available in the Indian Subcontinent.
Basharath Ali Siddiqui
Ashrafiya Islamic Foundation,
Categories: Quran & Tafsir