Friday, June 10, 2016

Hazrat Maulana Shafee Okarvi [Rahmatul Laahi Alaieh] Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Shafee Okarvi (Rahmatul Laahi ‘Alaieh) (February 2, 1930 - April, 24 1984) was a Pakistani religious scholar and orator.

He was one of the founders of the Jamaa’at-e-Ahle-Sunnat Pakistan and the Gulzaar-e-Habeeb Trust. He has received various honors from the Pakistani government and private institutes including the Sitara-e-Imtiaz. Over a span of thirty eight years, Maulana Okarvi had delivered over 18,000 speeches on many religious topics. Among his followers Ahle Sunnat (Barelvi), he is known as Mujaddid-e-Maslak-e-Ahle Sunnat (Reviver of the True Sunni Path), Aashiq-e-Rasool, Khateeb-e-A’zam Pakistan (Greatest Orator of Pakistan) and they celebrate
Khateeb-e-A’zam Day on the 3rd Friday of the Islamic month of Rajab.