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Arshad Madani is the son of Maulana Syed Hussain Ahmad Madani, who was the former President, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind, and Prisoner of Malta. He was also Head of Teachers and Professor of Hadees in Darul Uloom, Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Since 2006, Moulana Arshad Madani has been President of Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind. In 2012, he was elected member of Muslim World League, Makkah, KSA, professor of Hadith in Darul-Uloom Deoband, Saharanpur, U.P., He is a member of All India Muslim Personal Law Board. He is also a Patron and advisor for several religious institutions in India.

As part of his duties and responsibilities, he has traveled widely in India and abroad. The countries that he has visited for participation in seminars and conferences include Bangladesh, Canada, Egypt, Great Britain, Mauritius, Pakistan, Panama, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, United States of America, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

The Madani Charitable Trust, which he established in 1997, sponsors religious educational institutions in Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh. The trust has also founded industrial training centers.

Under the umbrella of Jamiat Ulma-i-Hind, Sheikh Arshad Madani is very active in the service of humanity. Its scope covers various fields of life especially educational and rehabilitation services. Helping the poor and widows, offering financial aids among the students, rehabilitation of victims of natural disasters and the distribution of household items among the needy are the main areas of his services.

Shaikh Arshad Madani was also Director of Studies at Darul Uloom, Deoband from 1996 to 2008, the same institution where he was appointed a teacher in 1982.

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“An Unparallel Figure Of Courage And Perseverance”

MAULANA SAYYID ARSHAD MADANI

Principal Of Darul Uloom Deoband /Ameerul Hind /President Of Jamiat Ulama-E-Hind

“A man of excellent disposition, combining knowledge with practice, eminent in his piety and spiritual purity, extremely courageous without any fear whatsoever, unwavering in his habit of speaking the truth, unparalleled in the arena of public speaking, a man who kept friends and made enemies solely for the sake of Allah Ta’ala, unmatched in having a loving and generous heart, drowning in the love of Allah Ta’ala and His messenger (sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam), firmly believing in (the way of) the Sahabah, love of the highest degree and reverence for the Salaf and Awliya, sorrowful over the condition of the ummah, forever occupied with the fervor of Da’wah and Islah, forbearing, imbued with qualities of excellence and the etiquettes of tariqat, truthful and loyal in his dealings, a great memory and true successor of Shaykhul Islam Mawlana Husain Ahmad Madani, the following is a brief biography of Hazrat Mawlana Sayyid Arshad Madani Sahib:

BIRTH: 1941/1361 A.H.

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> EDUCATIONAL SERVICES

Hazrat began his primary education in Deoband (India) under the supervision of Hazrat Mawlana Asghar Ali Sahib, a disciple of his honorable father – Hazrat Shaykhul Islam Mawlana Sayyid Husain Ahmad Madani Sahib. Thereafter, he got enrolled at the prestigious seminary, Darul Uloom Deoband for higher education where he benefitted tremendously from the greatest scholars of the time. Being the son of the illustrious scholar, Shaykhul Islam Mawlana Hussain Ahmad Madani, the scholars at Darul Uloom Deoband devoted great attention to his spiritual and academic development and progress. 

From amongst his teachers was Hazrat Mawlana Naseer Ahmad Khan Sahib. Hazrat studied many classical books under his tutelage such as sharhul aqaa’id, musaamirah and maqamaatul hariri.

1964/1383 A.H: He completed his studies at Darul Uloom Deoband, having studied the Sahih Al Bukhari under Hazrat Mawlana Sayyid Fakhruddin Ahmad Moradabaadi.

1965/1383 A.H: following his graduation from Darul Uloom Deoband, Hazrat was appointed as a Mudarris (Teacher) at the well-known seminary, “Jamiah Qasmiyyah”, in Bihar. Hazrat rendered his services in this very institution for approximately two and a half years.

1967/1386 A.H: He traveled to Madinah Al Munawaarah and resided there for approximately fourteen months until his return to India.

Hazrat Mawlana Fakhruddin Sahib would always treat him with love, affection and always expressed great concern for his wellbeing. Upon his return from Madinah Al Munawarrah

1969/1388 A.H: Hazrat Mawlana Fakhruddin Sahib advised him to teach at Madrasah Shaahi Moradabaad. Considering the advice of his teacher, Hazrat began rendering his services at this institution, where he taught books of both intermediate and advanced levels such as, Mishkatul Masabeeh, Sahih Muslim, Mu’atta Imam Maalik along with many other canonical texts.

In addition to his academic excellence, he demonstrated aptitude in administrative affairs. As a result, administrative duties of the institute were also entrusted to him.

1982/1403 A.H: He arrived in Deoband and started to teach some of the advanced level books of the Dars-e-nizaami syllabus such as Sahih Muslim, Tirmidhi, Mishkaatul-Masabeeh. He would conduct his lessons with consistency and great vigor, such that even the students, too, would attend his lectures with great zeal and energy. He was also entrusted with the responsibility of being the Head Lecturer of the seminary.

Hazrat also served as the naazim e ta’limaat (Directorate of Education) for Darul Uloom Deoband for a period of time, a post that was unanimously delegated to him by the Shura (council members) of Darul Uloom Deoband. He displayed such excellence during his tenure as naazim e ta’limaat that the effects and progress he brought to the standard of education are witnessed till this day. A great example of this is the consolidation of the education at the beginner levels and the department of memorization of the Holy Qur’an – symbolizing his great interest in establishing the students’ foundation before they advanced to higher levels of education

Allah Ta’ala had planned great work to be taken from Hazrat, as one of the most renowned seminaries of the world, Darul Uloom Deoband, had requested the services of Hazrat. Thus, in the year 1403 A.H, Hazrat arrived in Deoband and was requested to teach some of the advanced level books of the Dars-e-nizaami syllabus such as Sahih Muslim, Tirmidhi, Mishkaatul-Masabeeh. He would conduct his lessons with consistency and great vigor, such that even the students, too, would attend his lectures with great zeal and energy. He was also entrusted with the responsibility of being the Head Lecturer of the seminary.

Hazrat also served as the naazim e ta’limaat (Directorate of Education) for Darul Uloom Deoband for a period of time, a post that was unanimously delegated to him by the Shura (council members) of Darul Uloom Deoband. He displayed such excellence during his tenure as Nazim e talimaat that the effects and progress he brought to the standard of education are still witnessed till this day. A great example of this is, the consolidation of the education at the beginner levels and the department of memorization of the Holy Qur’an, due to his great interest in establishing the students’ foundation before they advanced to higher levels of education

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> INTEREST IN POLITICS/SOCIAL REFORMATION

Following the footsteps of his late father, Shaykh-ul-Islam Mawlana Sayyid Hussain Ahmad Madani Sahib, and his elder brother, Mawlana Sayyid As’ad Madani Sahib, Hazrat had great zeal and fervor to render his services in the field of social reformation of issues around the country. For a long period of time, he was one of the executive members of the Jamiatul Ulama-e-Hind and is now currently its President. Having attained such a lofty role, Hazrat’s rhetoric would predominantly entail the issue of factionalism and its removal. He would constantly, having taken the public platform, advocate the removal of this poison.

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> HIS CONTRIBUTION TO THE ACADEMIC WORLD

He translated the “Tarjuma-e-Quran of Shaykhul-Hind” and “Tafseer Uthmaani” which are originally in the Urdu language into Hindi over a period of 12 consecutive years.

He has also conducted a thorough research by examining the original manuscripts of Nukhabul Afkaar by Allamah ‘Ayni.

A priceless commentary of Sharh Ma’aani Al’Aathaar by the renowned traditional scholar Al- Tahawi. Hazrat exhausted his efforts and services to this book being published as it was never published before. It is indeed one of his greatest contributions to the field of Islamic theological academia.

He translated the book “Naqsh e Hayat” Biography of his Father Hazrat Mawlana Sayyid Hussain Ahmad Madani from Urdu to Arabic.

He worked on “Manzooma ibn wahbaan” aurher: Allama abdul bar bin Muhammad famous by ibn shahnah Al-Halabi

Other Books , researchs and academic work.

  1. Islam aur Bachchiyo ki parwarish

  2. Islam aur Zulm

  3. Quran aur uski 26 Aayatein

  4. Islam aur Insaf

  5. Islam aur Padosi

  6. Islam aur Naptol

  7. Islam aur Huqooqul ibad

  8. Islam aur Amanatdari

  9. Islam aur Rizq e Halal

  10. Islam aur Mehman-Nawazi

  11. Islam aur Sachchai

  12. Islam aur Sharab-Noshi

  13. Islam aur Maa-Baap

  14. Yateem ka Palan-Posan aur Parwarish

  15. Zakat ka Hukm

  16. Sood ka Hukm