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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mujaddid, according to the popular Muslim tradition, refers to a person who appears at turn of every century of the Islamic calendar to revive Islam, remove from it any extraneous elements and restore it to its pristine purity. A mujaddid might be a caliph, a wali, a prominent teacher, a scholar or some other kind of influential person. The concept is based on the following Prophetic tradition: "Allah shall raise for this Umma at the head of every century a man who shall renew for it its religion." Shah Waliullah, a 18th century Sunni Islamic scholar stated A Mujadid appears at the end of every century: The Mujadid of the first century was Imam of Ahlul Sunnah, Umar bin Abdul Aziz
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  • Paperback | 144 pages
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  • Cred Press
  • United States
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