Died 1989, Lahore, Pakistan
Period in office 1956-1989
Era Modern history
Name Syed Hussain
Based in Lahore
|Religion Usuli Twelver Shi`a Islam|
Other names Arabic/Persian/Urdu: سید صفدر حسین نقوى نجفی
Predecessor Principal of Jamea tul Muntazar
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Maulana Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi (مولانا سید صفدر حسین نجفی) was a scholar and leader of Islam.
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- Family Childhood
- Education in Pakistan
- Basic Education Mubadiat
- Secondary Education Dars e Nizami
- Education in Najaf Ashraf
- Higher Education Specialization in Fiqh o Usool from Najaf Ashraf
- Religious Organizations
- Introduction of Imam Khomaini
- Work About Islamic Revolution of Iran
- Development and Awareness of Islamic Knowledge in Women
- Political Efforts and Solution of Crises
- Institutions Madaris
- Translation into Urdu
- Shagerdan Distinguished Personalities
- First Marriage
- Second Marriage
- His sons
- His Daughters
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Family & Childhood
Maulana Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi was born in 1932 at Alipur, a tehsil of Muzaffargarh District in the Panjab province of Pakistan. He is the son of Syed Ghulam Sarwar Naqvi from a well known Naqvi Syed family. He descended from Syed Jalal-ul-Din Surkhposh Bukhari (and his grandson Jahaniyan Jahangasht is buried in the Uch), who was from a branch of the scions of Imam Ali Naqi (a.s.). At the time of his birth no one knew this child will become Muhsin-e-Millat and will change the history of shiat through his character, efforts, hard work and sincerity. He was like an Islamic icon for his country, nation and young generation.
Education in Pakistan
His uncle, Ustad ul Ulama Grand Ayatollah Syed Muhammad Yar Naqvi Najafi proceeded to Najaf Ashraf and returned from there in 1940. He was a brave and fearless religious scholar. He taught a lot of Ulama through his knowledge, strong character and personality. Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi was one of his great and unique students. He was the true follower of Ahl-e-bayt (a.s.) and he devoted his whole life to their mission. He was Abuzar of his period. He started his early education at the age of three years in the holy lap of his mother by learning of holy Quran. After that he began his religious education from Ustad ul Ulama at the age of 8 years.
Basic Education (Mubadiat)
Secondary Education (Dars e Nizami)
Education in Najaf Ashraf
On 17 October 1951 he went to Najaf Ashraf.
Higher Education (Specialization in Fiqh o Usool from Najaf Ashraf)
His mentors in Najaf Ashraf were
After 5 years in the Holy City in 1956 Allama Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi returned to his homeland Pakistan.
Introduction of Imam Khomaini
He introduced the personality of Imam Khomaini before 14 years of Islamic revolution of Iran and that time little peoples knows about Imam Khomaini he introduced him in Pakistan first time and he translated Imam Khomaini’s "Tozih ul masail" in 1969 and he introduce Imam Khomaini in young generation in Pakistan first time, he was a true lover of Imam Khomaini. there was strong relation between Imam Khomaini and Allama Najafi through the letters and messages. Imam Khomaini always appreciated the efforts of Allama Najafi and once upon a time Allama Najafi and his mission partner Seith Nawazish Ali both met Imam Khomaini in France and requested him to stay in Pakistan. Imam Khomaini appreciated their suggestion. After the death of Imam Khomaini, Allama Najafi left Qum, Iran with these words: "Now it's hard to stay here without Imam Khomaini" and in same year six months after the death of Imam Khomaini Allama Najafi also died on 3 December 1989 in Lahore, Pakistan.
Work About Islamic Revolution of Iran
He was the first religious scholar in Pakistan who introduced the revolution of Iran and wrote so many books on this topic first time in the history of Pakistan and explained the benefits of social, ethical, spiritual and moral values through his speeches, articles and personal struggles and he want to see a real ideal Islamic system in Pakistan and he take so many steps for this, specially he want to see all religious scholars both Shia and Sunni on a single platform that was unique character of his personality that's why all the Muslims love with him.
Development and Awareness of Islamic Knowledge in Women
He did lot of work for development and increasing basic Islamic knowledge among women in Pakistan. He made organisations and set up their educational institutions. He address with their gatherings and so many book for them and guide them in every field of life and he believed that only good mothers can develop and give us good Islamic society, because the mother's lap is the first institute of knowledge and Tarbiyat. He always requested women to follow the life and character of Fatimah Zahra and he introduced Islamic Hijab in women society.
Political Efforts and Solution of Crises
He was not against politics. He was against the wrong things in which politicians were doing in the name of politics.
After the death of Allama Mufti Jafar Hussain, the main problem was leadership in Pakistan and through his loving and charming personality he solved the problem. When he was selected as Shia leader in meeting held on 10 February 1984 in Bhakkar, he explained his mission. He said: "My mission of life is to make up schools and set up a worldwide educational system and I suggest the name of Syed Arif Hussain as the leader of my Nation". The scholars accepted his decision. Through his leadership he did a lot of hard work for Islamic education. He was well aware of national and international politics and always kept his eyes on the future problems and their solutions.
When he took charge as a principal of Jamea tul Muntazar in 1966 there were only five Shia Madaris including Jamea tul Muntazar in Pakistan. Today there are more than 425 Madaris in Pakistan. It is the restless and continuous struggle of Muhsin e Millat. He made the chain of national and international following madaris.
- Jamea-tul-Muntazar, Lahore, Pakistan.
- Jamea Elmia, Karachi, Pakistan.
- Jamea Quran-o-Etrat, Sialkot, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Elmia Naeem-ul-Wa'aezeen, Sahiwal, Pakistan .
- Jamea Madina-tul-Elm, Islamabad, Pakistan.
- Jamea Mahdavia Toba Take Singh, Pakistan.
- Jamea for Girls, Toba Take Sing, Pakistan.
- Jamea Aal-e-Muhammad, Jun pur, Raheem Yar Khan, Pakistan.
- Jamea-tul-Raza, Rohri, Pakistan.
- Jamea Imam-ul-Sajjad, Jhang, Pakistan
- Jamea-tul-Imam-ul-Hussain, Khanqah-Dogra, Pakistan.
- Jamea Rizvia, Azeez-ul-Madaris, Cheechawatni, Pakistan.
- Jamea-tul-Naqvia, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan.
- Jamea Ayatollah Khui, Shor Kot Cant, Pakistan.
- Jamea Taleem-ul-Islam, Silanwali, Sargodha, Pakistan.
- Jamea Fatimia, Rinala Khord, Pakistan.
- Jamea Salman Farsi, Attock, Pakistan.
- Jamea Islamia Baqiyyat-Ullah, Lahore, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Jaferia, Jund, Attock, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Madina-tul-Elm, Qilla Sitar Shah, Shekhopura, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Wali Asr, Sukardu, Bultistan, Pakistan.
- Madrasaiya Rizvia, Saleh Put, Sindh, Pakistan.
- Madrasa-tul-Zehra, Lahore, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Faizia, Naseerabade, Balochistan, Pakistan.
- Madina-tul-Elm, Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Madina-tul-Elm, Lahore, Pakistan.
- Madrasa Khatem-un-Nabiyeen, Quetta, Pakistan.
- Jamea-tul-Muntazr, UK
- Jamea Wali Asr, USA
- Madrasa Imam-ul-Muntazar, Qum, Iran.
- Jamea-tul-Muntazar, Mashad Muqadas, Iran.
- Jamea-tul-Muntazar (for Girls) Qum, Iran.
On one occasion he said to his companions "Sheir Shah Suri was built 1500 miles road from Peshawar to Snar village (Culcutta, India) and after every 10 miles there was a restaurant, water well and post choky built." Then he said "I want to built [sic?] Madaris on G.T. road (Shahrah e Pakistan), a madrasa after every 50 miles" and "I want to see religious madrasa in every district there should be madrasa" He also acted upon his statement. It was the mission of Muhsin e Millat to establish a worldwide system of Madaris.
Allama Najafi started a monthly Islamic magazine with the title of Al-Muntazar for the children, adults, women and all the community, he was also the writer of 40 Books on different topics and translated more than 60 books.
Translation into Urdu
Shagerdan (Distinguished Personalities)
He married into a respectable Pakistani family in Najaf (1953). No Child alive from her and she died on (1979).
He married again (1967) into Sabzwari family, a respectable family of Sahiwal. He got four daughters and six sons from her. She died and is buried in Qum, Iran (1994). All the Children of Allama Syed Safdar Hussain Najafi and their life partners are Islamic scholars and they are serving their Nation.
His eldest son, Ayatollah Syed Ali Naqi Naqvi Qumi, is a Mujtahid and religious scholar .He is talented, and he is able to speak, read and write Urdu, Arabic, Persian, English, Punjabi and Saraiki. He studied in Iran, Qum for 23 years. He served as the Principal of Jamea Islamia Baqiyyat-Ullah, Lahore from 2004 to 2008 and now he is serving as a teacher for senior classes (Doros Uloom-e-Aal-e-Muhammad) in Hawza Elmia Jamea tul Muntazar and also address in religious gatherings and gives lectures on Islamic ethics. He also has written many religious articles on different topics.
His second son, Allama Syed Muhammad Taqi Naqvi, is serving as a teacher in Jamea Elmia, Karachi since 1993. He is one of the great and famous teachers in madaris of Pakistan. He is serving from 17 years in Karachi and Sindh, Pakistan.
His third son, Maulana Syed Muhammad Mahdi Naqvi, died in 1986 during the period of his study in Najaf Abad, Iran in a road accident and buried in Qum, Iran.
His fourth son, Allama Syed Hassan Askari Naqvi, is also a famous religious speaker. He can address and speak, read and write Urdu, Arabic, Persian, English, Punjabi and Saraiki. He has studied in Qum for 15 years.
His two youngest sons, Maulana Syed Hussain Ali Naqvi and Maulana Syed Muhammad Ali Naqvi, are also studying Islamic higher education from famous institutions. The wives of the all sons of Allama Najafi are also religious scholars and serving the Nation.
His daughters are also religious scholars and are working as writers and teachers of Islam. They also attend to women in religious gatherings.