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Fudhail Bin Iyadh Bin Masood Bin Bishr Al-Tamimi
aka Abul Fadhl
and Abu Ali
, was an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to Abdul Waahid Bin Zaid
Abdul Waahid Bin Zaid Abul Fadl was an early day Sufi Saint, a successor to Hasan al-Basri, second link in the Sufi Silsilah of Chishti Order, and the Master of Fudhail Bin Iyadh.He is also reported to have received education from Imam Abu Hanifah....
, third link in the Sufi Silsilah
Silsila is an Arabic word meaning chain, often used in various senses of lineage. In particular, it may be translated as " order" or "genealogy". It is derived from the notion of apostolic succession.- Historical importance :...
of Chishti Order
The Chishtī Order is a Sufi order within the mystic branches of Islam which was founded in Chisht, a small town near Herat, Afghanistan about 930 CE. The Chishti Order is known for its emphasis on love, tolerance, and openness. The doctrine of the Chishti Order is based on walāya, which is a...
, and the Master of Ibrahim Bin Adham
Ibrahim ibn Adham is one of the most prominent of the early ascetic Sufi saints.The story of his conversion is one of the most celebrated in Sufi legend, as that of a prince renouncing his throne and choosing asceticism closely echoing the legend of Gautama Buddha.Sufi tradition ascribes to...
It is said that he was a highwayman before finding God and repenting.
He died on 3rd Rabiul Awwal, 187 Hijri
The Hijri calendar , also known as the Muslim calendar or Islamic calendar , is a lunar calendar consisting of 12 lunar months in a year of 354 or 355 days. It is used to date events in many Muslim countries , and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic...
in Holy Kaaba. His grave is in Jannatul Ma’la, the graveyard in Mecca.