Who is Ahmad Tijani?
Sheikh Ahmad Tijani Ali Cisse (born 1955) is the spiritual leader of the Tijaniyya Sufi order. The Tijaniyya is the largest Sufi order in Western Africa and its leader is responsible for nearly 300 million Sufi adherents.
When was Sheikh Ahmad Tijani born?
1955 (age 67 years)
Ahmad Tijani Ali Cisse/Date of birth
What is the meaning of Tijani in Islam?
Al-tijani is Arabic/Muslim Boy name and meaning of this name is “Crowning”.
What are the doctrines of Tijjaniyya?
According to the Rimah, all disciples of the Tijaniyya will be spared from the agonies of death, they will not be persecuted in their graves by angels, and they will be safe from all tortures in the grave from the day of their death until the day they enter Paradise.
What is the origin of the name Tijani?
Al-tijani is Arabic/Muslim Boy name and meaning of this name is “Crowning”….Al-tijani.
How many Sufi orders are there?
Current Sufi orders include Alians, Bektashi Order, Mevlevi Order, Ba ‘Alawiyya, Chishti Order, Jerrahi, Naqshbandi, Mujaddidi, Ni’matullāhī, Qadiriyya, Qalandariyya, Sarwari Qadiriyya, Shadhiliyya, Suhrawardiyya, Saifiah (Naqshbandiah), and Uwaisi.
Who is Dr Ahmed Tijjani?
Ahmed Tijjani Mora (born May 13, 1956) is a Nigerian pharmacist, former Registrar and now Chairman of the Governing Council of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria. and the current National President, Ahmadu Bello University Alumni Association.
Who is the founder of Tijani?
In Senegal’s Wolof country, especially the northern regions of Kajoor and Jolof, the Tijānī Order was spread primarily by El-Hajj Malick Sy (spelled “El-Hadji Malick Sy” in French, “Allaaji Maalig Si” in Wolof), born in 1855 near Dagana.
How was Tijani received by the Moroccan sultan?
In Fez, Tijani was well received by Mawlay Sulayman, the Moroccan Sultan. Though Sulayman disliked other Sufi orders, he provided Tijani a house and appointed him as a member of his learned council. At first, Tijani chose the mosque of Mawlay Idris to pray but performed the rites of the Tijani order in his house.
Who is Ahmad al-Tijani?
Ahmad al-Tijani (1737–1815) was born in Aïn Madhi in present-day Algeria and died in Fes, Morocco. He founded the Tijānī order in the 1780s; sources vary as to the exact date between 1781 and 1784.