Alahazrat Imam Ahmad Raza Khan was born on 10th
Shauwal 1272 A.H corresponding to 14th June 1856 A.D.
He was named 'Muhammad' in Aqiqa. His grandfather
suggested his name as "Ahmad Raza'. His mother called
him 'Amman Miyan." His chronogramical name is
'Al-Mukhtar' (1272 A.H.)
Growing young he deducted chrogram of his birth by
this verse of the Holy Quran.
"These are they in whose hearts Alllah has inscribed
faith and helped them with spirit from Himself.
In the age of 4 he completed the reading of the Holy
Quran. In the age of 6 he delivered a lecture, sitting
on the pulpit, in a big crowd.
In the age of 8 he wrote the commentary on the book
"Hidayat-an-Nahau" In the age of 10, wrote commentary
In the age of 13 years. 10 months & 4 days he
completed his education & was honored with the turban
From the very day he began to write
Fatwa (Verdict). He wrote his first verdict on the
issue of 'fosterage'
Teachers of Imam Ahmad Raza
1- Imam Ahmad Raza received his education from his
father, Maulana Naqi Ali Khan & various other
2- He learnt a few books of urdu & Persian from Mirza
Ghulam Qadir Baig Bareilvi (d-1883 AD)
3- He also learnt a little from Maulana Abdul Ali
Rampuri (d-1885 A D)
4- Besides them, he was also taught by his saintly
guide His holiness Shah Aale- Rasool Marehravi (d 1879
5- He also learnt some formulae of Jafr (Numerology &
literology) from his guide's grand son shah Abul
Hussain Noori Marehravi ( d 1906)
Imam Ahmad Raza was comferred certificates of Hadith
& Jurisprudence by the following Ulama :-
1- Hazrat shaikh Ahmad bin Zain Dahlan (d 1881 A.D.)
2- Hazrat shaikh Abdul Rahman siraj Makkih (d-1883
3- Hazrat shaikh Hussain bin saleh (d 1884 A.D)
In the age of 18 (1874 AD) he was married & had
become father of a son (Maulana Hamid Raza Khan) in