Hazrat Molana Shah Muhammad Abdul Salam Jabalpuri (تذکرہ / سوانح)
Khalifa-e-Ala Hazrat, Eid-ul-Islam Hazrat Maulana Shah Muhammad Abdul Salam Jabalpuri رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ
Name and Genealogy:
His genealogy is as following:
“Eid-ul-Islam Hazrat Maulana Shah Muhammad Abdul Salam son of Maulana Shah Abdul Kareem son of Shah Abdur Rahman son of Shah Muhammad Abdur Raheem Siddiqui.”
Date of Birth:
He was born in Hyderabad Deccan in 1283 A.H.
He came to Jabalpur with his respected father in the age of three years. Firstly, he memorized the holy Quran; then he acquired the Dars-e-Nizami knowledge from beginning to end from his respected father. After that, he went to Ala Hazrat Fazil-e-Barelvi رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ for a long time and got the Islamic sciences from Ala Hazrat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ with Hujjat-ul-Islam Hazrat Maulana Shah Hamid Raza (Khalifa-e-Akbar of Ala Hazrat) رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ. Ala Hazrat Imam-e-Ahl-e-Sunnat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ granted him the absolute written permission on 3rd Dhul Qadah 1313 A.H. and gave the title of ‘Eid-ul-Islam’.
Comportment and Character:
He was a great caliphate (khalifa) of Imam-e-Ahle Sunnat and had the great devotion with him and Ala Hazrat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ stayed in Jabalpur for two months on his invitation. Ala Hazrat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ used to call him ‘Qutb’ of the C.P region (India). In the early days, he attended the meeting of ‘Nadwat-ul-Ulama’ and he presented all the considerations about ‘Nadwat-ul-Ulama’ in the same meeting and Shibli Nomani was angry with him for that. He boycotted that meeting and went to Ala Hazrat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ . Ala Hazrat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ embraced him and granted him the certificated permission of all the Salaasil (spiritual genealogies) of saints رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ. He remained struggle the whole life for promoting the mission of Ala Hazrat رحمۃ اللہ تعالٰی علیہ . He paid the prominent role in the success of Pakistan movement, that will be remembered until Qiyamah (the day of Judgment) Insha Allah عَزَّوَجَلّ.
He passed away in 18 Jamadi-ul-Awwal 1372 A.H. His shrine is in Muhalla Daar-us-Salaam, Jabalpur (India).