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Allah - beginning with the name of - the Most Gracious Merciful, the Most Merciful.
Sallallahu Alan-Nabiyyil Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam Salatan- Wasalamanalaika Ya Rasoolallah
Assalaammualikum Wa Rahamathullah Wa Barakatahu.
A Very Short Biography Of Hazrath Saheb Waliullah Of Thanjavur
Summarised Life History Of Peer-O-Murshid Saheb Qibla Rahmatullah Alahi..


Syed Sha Sirajuddin Mohammed Saqaf Alias Syed Ismath Pasha Saqaf Thazim Tarak Qardi, Shuttari, Chisthi, Naqsbandi (Herein And After Called Sahebwaliullah) Was Born On Friday 2ND Day Of Rajab, Hijri 1342 Equvilant To 7TH February, 1924. At Saqaf Makan In Thanjavur. His Father’s Name Was Syed Sha Hassanul Musanna Saqaf Alias C.S.Peeran Who Is The Descendent Of Sha Rahmatullah Vali (Hazrath Mohammed Gause Gwaliori’s Brother’s Grandson) Of Killai.

His Mother’s Name Was Mahmoodunnisa Begum Of Hyderabad . His Younger Brother Was Syed Sha Sirajuddin Ahmed Saqaf Alias Syed Ahmed Pasha Saqaf.

Childhood And Education

Saheb Waqliullah’s Childhood And Primary Education Was At Killai. He Was Very Eager To Memorize Quran Sharif, And He Was Very Successful In Memorizing 12 Juz Of The Holy Quran, He Spent His Adolescent Age In Various Madaressas At Vellore And Northen India.

After The Return From Madaressas Saheb Was Handed Over To Be Brought Up By His Aunt Shamsunnisa Bi Of Salem (Father’s Elder Brother’s Wife, Who Was Not Blessed With Children) Residing At Asar-E-Sharif At Thanjavur.


After Some Years Saheb Waliullah Married A Noble Lady Janaba Sajidunnisa Bibi Saheba (She Is So Polite And Had Been Pateint In Assisting Saheb In All Walks Of Life) At Pulimankulam Near Tirunelveli And Lived Along With His Aunt At Asar-E-Sheriff At Thanjavur. They Behold All The Difficulties In That Period.


Saheb Wailiullah Is Blessed With 5 Children , 3 Sons And 2 Daughters Namely,

  1. Syed Abdul Wahab Saqaf Alias Syed Shafiqul Ameen (Demise On 6.10.2002-27-08-1423)
  2. Syed Sha Musa Saqaf Alias Syed Muthahar Saqaf Qadri Shuttari M.Com., M.Phil Presently The Chief Of Bureau, The Hindu., Trichy Branch
  3. Syed Sha Abdul Rasool Saqaf Alias Syed Sha Vajihun Naqi Saqaf Qadri, Shuttari, Lathifi
  4. Afiya Bi Alias Fariha Bi, Daughter.
  5. Amtuz Zehara Bi, Daughter.

Books Reading And Collection

Saheb Waliullah Was A Voracious Reader Of Religious Books And Clasical Sciences . He Was An Avid Collector Of Books And Inculcated The Habit Of Reading To Those Who Came To Him.

During The Stay At Asar-E-Sharif He Used To Go Through Books In Langauages Like Urdu, Arabic, Persian, And Tamil Daily. This Routine Helped In His Gaining Vast Knowledge Of Spitirualism And Its Treatment. He Had A Vast Collection Of Books In These Languages

Rememberence And Memory Power

Saheb Waliullah’s Memory Power Was Quiet Amazing.

He Used To Recollect Any Matter Of Importance Even If He Had Gone Through Countless Daily’s,Weekly’s And Monthliy Magazines Which He Used To Preserve. His Love For Reading Old Manuscripts Was Phenomenal. One Of The Manuscript’s Compiled By Shah Rahmatullah Wali Of Killai By The Name "Sirrunnama". He Preserved More Than Hundreds Of Other Manuscripts By Taking Photocopies And Lamnated Some Of The Manuscripts In Original For The Next Generation.

Chilla Qashi And Sacrifice In God’s Way

Saheb Waliullah Kept Himself Busy Mostly By Being Alone And In The Remeberance Of Almighty Allah. He Used To Stay Alone At Most Of The Holy Shrines (Durgahs) Around Him And Spent Many Days Alone. His Food During Those Days Was Only Pure Drinking Water And Nothing Else. Some Times He Used To Take Very Little Rice With Daal (Without Salt To Taste)

Some Of The Places Where He Stayed Alone Are

  1. Asar-E-Sharif, Thanjavur
  2. Hazrath Mansoor Makan Dargah Shariff, Thanjavur
  3. Hazrath Saani Sultan Dargah Shariff , Vergurampoondi, Perambalur Dt
  4. Hazrath Qutubissha Dargah Shariff, Tiruchirappalli
  5. Hazrath Table Alam Natharvali Darga Shariffh, Tiruchirappalli
  6. Hazrath Peersha Qadri Dargah Shariff, Thanjavur
  7. Hazrath Syed Mustafa Dargah Shariff, T. Kalathur, Tiruchirappalli Dt
  8. Hazrath Khwaja Padi Durgah Shariff, Tiruchirappalli
  9. Thambaram Mountain, Chennai
  10. Cheeni Alawa Masjid At Thanjavur
  11. Hazrath Baba Faqruddin Dargah Shariff, Sarwar ,Ajmer , Rajasthan

Most Of The Places He Spent Alone Were Remote Where Persons Hardly Passby. Thus He Stayed Alone In Such Places And In Allah’s Rememberanc e And Attained Vilayath Which Benifited Many People.

Saheb Waliullah Attained Vilayath By The Aspiring Wishes Of Syed Sha Niamatuullah Saqqaf And Dosth Mohammed Saqqaf Popularly Known As Hazrat "Dohre Mastan" Aulia Whose Dargah Shariff Is Located In The Heart Of Thanjavur City And Hazrat "Ekhare Mastan" – His Dargah Shariff Is Just Adjoining To Hazrat Dohre Mastan Dargah And Kind Wishes Of Hazrat "Khader Wali Nagoori "(Ra)

Personality And Appearance

Saheb Waliullah Had A Pleasing Personality, Simple And Decently Dressed, Pleasing Face, Glittering Eyes, Bright Forehead And Sweet Tone. He Used To Talk In Attractive Manner To Any One Whether, He Is Rich Or Poor Strong Or Weak, Hindu Or Muslim, Or Christian, Beliver Or Atheist , His Manner Of Talk Wass Ever Absorbing And Pleasing As Ever. Everybody Liked Him To Talk And Spent Days With Him And Getting A Bit Of Advice From Him, Thus Getting Enlighted.

Way Of Talking And Advice

Saheb Waliullah Always Had A Smiling And Welcoming Face Whoever Came To Him.One Who Aproached Him For Any Doubt / Clarification Got His Doubt Cleared In Any Field Whether It Is Religious, Or Political Or Social Or Even Personal. He Cleared Every One’s Doubts Politely, Patiently And In A Pleasing Manner.

Treatment Of Guests

Saheb Waliullah Was Agreat Admirer Of Guests. He Felt So Happy Whenever Any Guest Had Come To His House. During His Stay At Killai, A Remote Village Of The Eastern Part Of Tamilnadu, Many Had Approched Him For Spiritual Treatment They Had Been His Guests And He Treated Them All Equally. He Had The Same Care To His Disciples And Followers. Same Kind Treatment Was Entertianed To His Friends And Companions

Saheb Waliullah Was Recogonised By Other Saints

Saheb Waliullah Had A Healthy Friendship With Hazrath Abdul Majid Sufi Appa.Of Kodikkal Palayam And Hazrath Kwaja Habibullah Sha Chisthi Naqshbandhi Of Kattumannargudi. These People Had Recogonised And Declared That Saheb Indeed Is A “Waliullah”

There Is No Doubt That Saheb Waliullah Had Spiritual Admiration And Connection With Panjathan-E-Paak,Moula Ali Mushkil Kusha,Gause-E-Paak,Khawaja Moinnuddin Chisthi Ajmeri, Hazrath Khader Wali Gunjbaksh Of Nagore Shariff, Shiek Dawood Aulia Of Muthupet, Syed Ibrahim Shahid Awulia Of Earwadi, Hazrath Syed Ali Meeran Datta Of Unja Sheriff And Nathar Wali Of Tiruchirapalli. These Great Saints Joined Hands Whenever Saheb Waliullh Did Any Spiritual Treatment To Any One Who Was Affected By Evil Spirits. Many People Heard Of His Spritual Treatments And Came From Different Parts Surrounding The Area And Attained Benefits Spiritually And Physcially

Life At Kallai

1976 Was The Year In Which Saheb Waliyllah Took Over The Incharge Of Killai Jagir. There Also He Led A Simple And Dignified Life Serving The Public.  Killai Jagir As Famously Known By The Public Is Located In The Eastern Side Of Tamil Nadu As Bay Of Bengal Is The Border.  People At Killai Suffer In Summar As There Is Only One Well For The Whole Killai And Its Suburb Which Is Known As Gulab Jhara  Which Is A Miracle Of Sha Rahmatullah Wali Of Killai Jagir.  On His Own Accord Saheb Waliullah Inteneded To Dig A Well And Success Was On His Way.  A Well Nearby Gulab Jhara Was Digged Under His Guidance And Till This Day  Both Wells Are More Than Sufficient For Supplying Drinking Water To The People Of Killai.

1977 Ahle Sunnath Val Jamath And Saheb Waliullah

Saheb Waliullah Is The Base And Foundation On Which Many Strong Lecturers Of The Sunnath Jamath Stood As Pillars.

He Wrote Many Articels And Facts About Tableegh Jamath In Langugages Like Tamil, Urdu, & English And Distributed To The Public And Thus Bringing The Awareness Of Evils Of Tableeg Jamath

Saheb Waliullah

After A Breif Illenss On 16TH November 1991, Saturday.

Breathed His Last And Carried Forward His Spiritual Life And Faiz To Be Distributed To The Masses Who Ever Visit His Dargah Sharif Situated At Thanjavur In Shah Miyan Thaikkal.

Syed Abdul Rasool Alias Syed Sha Vajihun Naqi Saqqaf Alias Nanhe Saheb Lead And Performed The Funeral Prayer.  A Lot Of His Disciples And Sincere Followers With Heavy Hearts Attended The Funeral

Today Lot Of Miracles  Happen In The Dargah Sharif, Mny A Wounded Hearts Healed Evil And Lots And Lots Of Mass Attained Spiritual And Physical Benefits From The Holy Shrine Of Saheb Waliullah.

Location Of Dargah

Saheb Waliullah Dargha,
Sha Mian Thaikaal,
Abraham Pandithar Road,

Dargha Is Situated At The Heart Of The Thanjavur Town.
Thanjavur Is Located Towards South Of Chennai. Approximately Its Around 350KMS From Chennai. Nagoor-E-Sharif Is Approximately 95 Kms From Thanjavur

Railway Station:

Thanjavur Junction

Nearest Airport:

Trichchirapalli .Approximately 55 Kms From Thanajvur.

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