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· He advised the Muslims to give up extravagance and wasteful expenditure onmarriages, deaths, births, and other occasions. Wealthy Muslims were asked to lookafter the poor and the needy. Shah Waliullah wrote letters to the rulers of Muslim statesasking them to unite and rise against non-Muslim forces. He invited the Afghan rulerAhmad Shah Abdali to deal with Marathas who were threatening Muslims in Delhi andPunjab. Ahmad Shah Abdali defeated the Marathas in the battle of Panipat in 1761 sothey were never able to rise again. Shah Waliullah explained the importance of JEHAD tothe Muslims. He gave the concept of social justice and advised the Muslims that dueimportance and value should be given to peasants and artisans.· Haji Shariat Ullah’s contribution towards religion was also very important. HajiShariat Ullah started the faraizi movement to restore the pride of the Muslims and toremove what he thought were the Hindu practices had crept into their worship. Thefaraizi movement was important because it gave encouragement to the Muslims at thetime when they were demoralized by the oppression they suffered from the Hindus andthe British. It brought about a spiritual revival, which led to a revival in the Islamicreligion in East Bengal. Hindu influences were removed from the Islamic practices. Italso had an important political and economic impact. The Bengal peasants becameunited against the harsh treatment they received. They became aware of their rightsand the political unity began to grow amongst them.Conclusion: All the three personalities work very hard for the revival of Islam but amongthem the work of SWU was the most important because of his translation of Quran inPersian language.Q: What were the aims of Syed Ahmad Tehrik-e-Jihad movement? To whatextent did his teachings continue to influence Muslims of the Sub-Continentafter his death in 1831? [7-14]
political power behind the preaching for the revival of Islam and Muslim power in India.He founded the Jihad Movement for the restoration and revival of Muslim power in India.His main objective was the establishment of an Islamic state on proper Islamicprinciples. In addition, the aim of the Jihad Movement was to liberate the Muslims of thePunjab and N.W.F.P from the Sikh rule.· At that time (beginning of 19thcentury), Punjab and N.W.F.P were under the Sikhrule of Ranjit Singh. Muslims were facing great difficulty in following their religion in thisarea. Therefore, Syed Ahmad chose Punjab and N.W.F.P for his activities. He alsoexpected help from the Afghan and Pathan tribes of N.W.F.P. Syed Ahmad established his

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Term
Summer
Professor
Ali Azmat
Tags
History, Islam, SHAH WALIULLAH, Shah Wali Ullah, Syed Ahmad, Mohsin ud Din Ahmad

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