34th death anniversary of Maulana Modudi observed

2013-09-23 00:36:30 | Al Muslim News
34th death anniversary of Maulana Modudi observed


The followers of Syed Abul Ala Maududi, the founder of Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), the biggest religious party of Pakistan observed 34th death anniversary of their great leader with reverence. Special prayers were offered and Quran Khawani held across Pakistan and outside the country for the departed soul. Maulana Abu Ala Maududi was born on September 25, 1903 in Aurangabad, a well-known town in the former princely state of Hyderabad, Deccan. He was the direct descendant of Khwaja Qutubuddin Maudood Chishti Syed Abul Ala being descent of Syed Qutbudin Maudud Ahmad Chishti, takes the suffix of Maududi. He was reared in a profoundly religious family both his mother and father were very pious and devout Muslims. Therefore they brought up Syed Abul Ala Maududi in an environment, tenaciously religious in tone and tenor. As such, he was tutored at home by his father himself instead of sending him to a formal School. Syed Maududi was taught Urdu, Persion, Arabic, Islamic Jurisprudence, Hadith (Saying of the Prophet PUBH), by a Private tutor at home. His education at home spans over 11 years..

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