Allama Mukhtar Shah Naeemi

Allama Mukhtar Shah Naeemi Ashrafi is Pakistan-based American Sunni Muslim scholar, orator and a Sufi shaykh of Ashrafi Silsila. He is known for spreading Sufism through his video lectures on youtube channel, "Whitestone786" globally and by  various Radio sessions in United States. He is the Khalifa of Madni Miya. He is currently serving as the Khateeb at Irving. It is said that he has a huge fan following in Pakistan, India, United States and other foreign countries.

Allama Mukhtar Shah Naeemi
Allama Mukhtar Shah Naeemi discussing the life of Sufi Saints. 


He is an alumnus of Jamia Naeemia, Pakistan. He says that Dr. Allama Sarfaraz Naeemi inspired him to become an aalim e deen (Islamic Scholar). He had presented his first Islamic preachings in January 1988, after completing his Islamic studies from Jamia Naeemia, Lahore and extending this great enthusiasm till present. He is presently residing in Irving along with his wife and his two daughters. He received permission in Hadith from Allama Zia ul Mustafa Razvi Qadri of Bareilly Sharif.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q) Do Naeemi still follows Tahirul Qadri and affiliated with Minhajis and their organisations?

Answer: As per his clarification which was released in January 2019, he had isolated himself from Tahirul Qadri along other Minhajis and resigned from his  organizations in 2014. He did the Tauba for his ignorance and affiliation with Tahir ul Qadri and his organisations infront of the Majlis of Ulemas. So he is no longer affiliated with the said organizations and its founder.


  • Barkaat-ul-Quran Official Website.
  • Interview of Allama Mukhtar Shah Naeemi at whitestone786. Dated 2010. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  • Photo credit: Whitestone786.

  •  Allama Mukhtar Shah Naeemi clarification regarding Tahirul  Qadri  and Minhajid. Dated January 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2021.