Obituary of Shaikh Muhammad al-Muhammad al-Kasnazan

With hearts full of submission to and acceptance of Allah’s decree, and with extreme sadness and great sorrow mixed with complete content and surrender to Allah’s indisputable will, Ṭarīqa ʿAlīyya Qādiriyya Kasnazāniyya announces the passing of its Master Shaikh Muḥammad al-Muḥammad al-Kasnazān al-Ḥusaynī may Allah sanctify his secrets, benefit us with his knowledge and favours, and confer on us his blessing and light. Allah Almighty has taken him to His presence after midnight on Saturday 4th/July/2020 CE, 13th/Dhū al-Qiʿda/1441 Hijri, 13th/al-Bayʿa/1495 Muḥammadī, in the USA where he was receiving medical treatment.


D) Presentation To make it easier for the reader to follow the sources of the book, we have used footnotes to identify the sources of information and for marginal notes. In the case of our Shaikh’s sermon, we identified sermons we have quoted by their respective dates. In the case of quoting from books, we mentioned the author’s name, the book’s title, and the page number. We have added to this information the number of the ḥadīth when quoting from a compilation of Prophetic traditions. We have compiled at the back of the book all of our written sources, including…