Allama Shibli Numani

Allama Shibli Numani (1857-1913) is one of the most distinguished Islamic scholars and Urdu literati of India who outshone all his contemporaries as a critic, historian, biographer and philosopher.  Shibli was born in Azamgarh India in 1857. After obtaining primary education under his father, Shaykh Habib Ullah, he came under the tutelage of Mawlana Muhammad Faruq Chiryakoti and learnt mathematics, philosophy and Arabic Language. By the age of 19 he was an expert in the traditional Muslim sciences.  Read More ...