Hazrat Sheikh Najmuddin Kubra

Hazrat Najmuddin Kubraرَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہ

Name and Genealogy:

Name: Ahmad, kunyat: ‘Abul Janaab’ and title: ‘Najmuddin Kubra’. He was son of Umar son of Muhammad.

Date of Birth:

He was born in 540 A.H/ 1145 A.D.

Acquisition of Knowledge:

He got the primary education at home and he also gained the benefits from Mueen-us-Sunnah Hazrat Sheikh Roz Bahaan Baqli رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہ. Later on, he got the expertise in the different Islamic Sciences and Arts from the different Sheikhs of Sufism and renowned Scholars. In student life, he would debate with whomever he would easily defeat him. For this, he became famous from the title of ‘Taammat-ul-Kubra’ and ‘Sheikh-ul-Kubra’. He travelled to Iraq, Syria, Khurasan, Makka-e-Mukarramah and Madina-tul-Munawwarah for acquiring Islamic knowledge.


Hazrat Najmuddin Kubra had the unique personality and he was the expert in Sufism and Mysticism. His miracle and marvels was famed in the Islamic world. Muslim would call him by the title of ‘Walee Taraash’ (Walee maker). Because, when he would look at anybody in the state of rapture, then he would transmit that person to the level of sainthood. Once, a trader came to his abode and he was happy at that time. When he saw towards that person with effective eyesight of the alchemy, then he رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہ granted him the designation of sainthood. Hazrat Sheikh Najmuddin رَحْمَۃُ اللہِ تَعَالٰی عَلَیْہ asked him which country you came from. He told, I came from so and so country. He gave him the permission by writing and he appointed him as the ‘Qutb-ul-Irshad’ of there. He trained his Khulafa (caliphates) in such a way that the Mongolian people who were ahead in the enmity of Islam, but his Khulafa did a such work with Mongolians that they embraced in Islam in the shape of group. The people who wanted to eliminate the Islam from the world became the protector of Islam. Allahu Akbar  جَلَّ جَلَا لُہ.


He martyred during competing against Changezi army. At the time of Changezi attack, he was sixty years old. He picked up the spear in his hands and took a bag full of stones in his armpit and he went to fight against the Tatari army, eventually he got the martyrdom. Hair of a Tatari came in his hand at the time of martyrdom. He hold them as firmly that nobody could not release them, even they had to cut.