Illustrious Family and Birth
Taajush Shari'ah, Hadrat Allama Mufti Mohammed Akhtar Raza Khan Azhari Qadri, son of Mufassir-e-A'zam, Hadrat Mawlana Ibrahim Raza Khan (Alaihir Rahmah), son of Hujjatul Islam, Hadrat Mawlana Haamid Raza Khan (Alaihir Rahmah), son of Imam-e-Ahle Sunnah, Mujaddid-e-Deen-o-Millat, Ash Shah Imam Ahmad Raza Khan (Alaihir Rahmah) was born on the 25th of Safar 1942, in the district of Saudagran in the city of Bareilly Shareef, India.
The name given to him during his Aqeeqah was Mohammed. He was also given the name Ismail Raza. However, the name by which he is famously known is Akhtar Raza.
When he reached the age of 4 years, 4 months, 4 days, his respected father, Hadrat Mawlana Ibrahim Raza (Alaihir Rahmah), who was a great Islamic Scholar of his age, arranged for his Bismillah Kwaani (Commencement of Islamic Studies).
His maternal grandfather, Ghousul Waqt, Mufti-e-Azam-e-Hind, Hadrat Mawlana Shah Mustapha Raza Khan Noori (Alaihir Rahmah), performed the traditional Bismillah Kwaani. All the students of the famous Darul Uloom Manzare Islam, which was originally built by the great Mujaddid Imam Ahmed Raza Muhaddith Bareilwi, were invited to this auspicious function.
Akhtar Raza has written many books on a vast range of topics covering science, religion and philosophy. A collection of fatwas by the title of Azharul Fatawa is his magnum opus.He also did many translations.
Al-Haqqul Mobeen (الحق المبين)
Difa Kanzul Iman (دفاع كنزالايمان)
T.V.Video Ka Sharai Operation (ثيوي ويديوكا شرعي ابريشن)
Miratun Najdiyah (مرات النجديه)
Tasweeron ka Sharai Hukm (تصويروكاشرعي حكم)
Sharah Hadees e Niyat (شرح حديث نيت)
Aasar e Qiyamat (اثارقيامث)