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Shaykh Muhammad Adil
Shaykh Muhammad Adil al-Haqqani
Father and Mother of Shaykh Muhammad, Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani and Hajjah Amina Sultan Hanim
Shaykh Muhammad Adil al Haqqani is the 41st Shaykh in the golden chain of the Naqshabandi Tariqa (Sufi Path). He was born on 29 March 1957 in Damascus and is of Turkish Cypriot descent. He is the eldest son and successor of Shaykh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Haqqani (Q).
Shaykh Muhammad's father, Shaykh Muhammad Nazim (Q) is of the lineage of the founder of the Qadiriyya Tariqa, Abdul-Qadir Gilani, while his great grandmother is of the lineage of the founder of the Mawlawi Tariqa, Mawlana Jalaluddin Rumi. From his father’s side, his lineage goes back to the family of the Prophet Muhammad.
Shaykh Muhammad's mother, Hajjah Amina Sultan Hanim, is the daughter of a Tatar family who migrated to Sham Sharif (the Levant), through Anatolia of the Ottoman Empire due to the start of anti-religious policies of Communist countries of the time. She is originally from the Orenburg Bakey town of the Republic of Tatarstan, a subject of the Russian Federation.