Posted by: Seeker of the Sacred Knowledge | April 14, 2012

Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma from Damascus


A Rare Photo of Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Salih ibn Abdullah ibn Muhammad Salih ibn Saeed Ibn Abdullah Al-Farfour al-Damishqi al-Hanafi Alayhi Rahma the erudite Shaykh of the Levant of Damascus (1318-1407) !

His Early Life:

Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma was born in 1318 (1901) and grew up with his righteous parents, He was sent by his father at the age of six to learn the Quran, reading, writing and arithmetic and other subjects.

His Teachers:

Muhaddith al-Akbar Shaykh Muhammad Badruddin al-Hasani Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Salih Ibn Asad al-Himsi Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Ata Allah Qasim Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Sa’ati Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Salim al-Hilwani Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Ja’far al-Kittani Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Amin Suwayd Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Abdul Karim al-Himzawi Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Najib Kayun Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Hisham Khatib Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Abdul Razzaq al-Astwani Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Itr Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Shareef al-Yaqoubi Alayhi Rahma

His Character:

The Shaykh Alayhi Rahma disliked things to be conducted badly, he humbled himself and the qualities of tenderness and he would weep because of his fear of Allah Ta’ala.

Ijaza’s from the ‘Ulama and the Awliya :

Shaykh Muhammad Salim Ibn Ahmad Hilwani Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Ja’far al-Kittani Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Salih Ibn Ahmad al-Himsi Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Muhammad Ali Ibn Azam Husayn as-Saddiqi Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Abdul Qadir Ibn Tawfik as-Shilbi Alayhi Rahma

His Followers:

Shaykh Abdul Razzaq al-Halabi Alayhi Rahma

Shaykh Adib al-Kallas Alayhi Rahma

Al-’Arif billah Shaykh Ibrahim al-Yaqoubi Alayhi Rahma – (One of the 40 Abdaal and the father of Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi)

Shaykh Ramzi Bezm Alayhi Rahma and many others

His Female Followers:

Hajjah Amina Adil radi Allahu anhu (The wife of Sayyidi Shaykh Muhammad Nazim al-Haqqani) and many others.

His Institute :

Shaykh Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma’s institute is a kind of reformist and charitable society.

Initially, the institute was a sort of activities practiced in the form of a mosque- “halaqat” (i.e. Semicircle groups) of students of religion tutored by Shaykh Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma. These halaqat were directed by the Shaykh Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma in Umayyad Mosque and some other mosques in Damascus.

Shaykh Muhammad Salih Farfour Alayhi Rahma on Jihad

His Passing:

On the morning of Tuesday 5th of January 1407 (1986), His Janaza was prayed in the afternoon in the Umayyad Mosque and he was buried in the mosque of Shaykh Arslan Alayhi Rahma.

Please pray for us,

Biography translated by Seeker of the Sacred Knowledge Team

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