A Short Biography of Mawlānā Muhammad Mazhar Nanautwi
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By Hafiz Abu Unaysah Muhammad Habib
Mawlana Muhammad Mazhar ibn Lutf ‘Ali ibn Muhammad Hasan al-Siddiqi al-Hanafi Nanautwi (1238-1302 /1823-1885)—the righteous imam, ‘arif (knower of Allah) and mujahid—was amongst the leading scholars of fiqh, hadith, …

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Assalamu …

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Question:
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