One of the world's foremost scholars One of the world's great scholars and a spiritual leader Mehmet NÃƒÂ¢zım Adil, formally referred to as Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani, often called Sheikh Nazim, was a Turkish Cypriot Sufi Sheikh and leader of the Naqshbandi-Haqqani Order. Widely travelled Sheikh Nazim visited Europe in 1970s and the US in 1990s gaining many followers. His trips also included countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, India and Pakistan. Born in Larnaca, Cyprus, Sheikh Nazim studied chemical engineering in 1940 at Istanbul University. In 1944, he visited Lebanon where he received religious instruction from prominent Islamic scholars at the time.
Compiler: M. Nauman Khan