Assalamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh , We pray this finds everyone well, wrapped in Allah’s mercy and steadfastly traveling the path to eternal felicity, in sha Allah.
The Erudite Scholar Hazrat Shaykh Umar Adil Malhafji al-Hussaini has passed away at the age of 81 in Madina Munawara,The Shaykh passed away after reading Jumah Salah in Masjid Nabawi Sharif .Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’un. May He give him to drink from the Basin of His Prophet (alayhi salat wa salam), that he may never thirst thereafter, and may He enter him into the highest gardens of Paradise! Ameen.
Shaykh Umar Adil Malhafji al-Hussaini was born in Halab (Aleppo) in 1931 to a pious and righteous father and he was one of the well-known ‘Ulama of Halab.
The Shaykh grew up in a quiet environment and his father was a teacher of The Sacred Knowledge and his father was from among the Awliya and Shaykh Umar sat at the feet of the ‘Ulama and the Awliya at a young age.
The Shaykh travelled to Egypt, Sudan, Hijaz, Maghrib , turkey and many other countries in search of Knowledge and he benefited from the Ulama there.
The Shaykh met:
Shaykh Muhammad Makki al-Kittani Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Mullah Ramadan al-Bouti Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Ahmad al-Harun Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Muhammad al-Hashimi Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Ali al-Murad Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Muhammad al-Hamid Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Abdul Aziz Ayun Saud Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Muhammad al-Nabhan Alayhi Rahma
and many other scholars…
The Shaykh had a close relationship with :
Shaykh Ahmad Shaheed Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Ahmad Bayouni Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Abdullah Sultan Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Abdul Fattah Alayhi Rahma
The Late Shaykh ul-Islam of Aleppo Shaykh Abdullah Sirajuddin Alayhi Rahma
Shaykh Zain al-Abideen Alayhi Rahma
The Shaykh had a strong desire to emigrate to Madina Munawarra and he immigrated to the blessed city and he frequently visited Masjid Nabawi.
The Shaykh was a Sufic companion to The Qutb of Madinah Shaykh Zakariyah al-Naqshbandi Alayhi Rahma and he accompanied him as a companion until Shaykh Zakariyah Alayhi Rahma passed away in 2004, whilst in the company of the Shaykh he visited Damascus and Halab where he met Shaykh Abdul Rahman Shaghouri Alayhi Rahma and Shaykh Abdullah Sirajuddin Alayhi Rahma.