Muhammad Mushtaq Qadri
Attari () was a na'at khawan
- one who sings praise of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad
Mushtaq Qadri was born on a Sunday, 18th of the month of Ramadan, 1386 A.H. (approximately 31 December 1966), in Banoon Sarhad
. His father's name was Akhlaq Ahmad. Before permanently moving to Karachi, he lived in Faisalabad.
In 1991 Mushtaq Qadri got married. His nikah
(matrimonal ceremony) was conducted by his mentor Muhammad Ilyas Qadri
. He has four children: Obaid Raza Attari; Abdul Mustafa Attari; Faizan Attari; and Ashfaq Attari.
Mushtaq Qadri was a very close associate of the spiritual guide and leader Maulana Muhammad Ilyas Qadri
, the head of the Islamic movement Dawat-e-Islami
In 1986 Mushtaq Qadri gave his spiritual allegiance (bay'ah
) to Silsila (Link)Qadriya.He is considered as a mentor of Owais Qadri.
First Qadri was an imām at the Madinah Masjid, in Aurangī Town, Karachi. From 1995 until his death, he also served as an imām and speaker in Jamia Masjid Kanz-ul-Imān (Bābrī Chawk, Karachi, Pakistan.) He had memorized eight Juz
(sections) of the Quran. He was also a qārī
Considered by some as a erudite Muslim scholar, he had finished four years of Dars-i-Nizami
. He worked as an auditor for the government for many years. He taught the English language... Read More