International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Arrival of Naqshabandi Order from Hijaz to the Malay World: 16th until the Early 19th Century
Muhammad Khairi Mahyuddin, Professor Zakaria Stapa, Associated Prof Faudzinaim Badaruddin

This historical study tells a chronology on the arrival of the Naqshabandi order from Hijaz to the Malay World throughout India and Central Asia.. Naqshabandi Order in the Malay World is identified came from the revival of Ahmad al-Sirhindi from India. His revival in the Naqshabandi Order called as the mujadidiyyah caused the order at the beginning in Mecca undergone major polemic during 16th until 17th century. However, later, it is a well-established in middle of 18th and 19th century with minor polemic by al-Sirhindi’s late charismatic reputable legacies effort who migrated from India to Mecca. Their struggle is most welcomed by Malay scholars domiciling in the Mecca city for study and pilgrimage travelers. They are responsible spreading the Order directly from Mecca to their homeland in numerous provinces in the Malay World, particularly in the early 19th century, until now.

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