List Of Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat’s Teachers At Deoband India
Nik Abdul Aziz is a well-known scholar and academic figure. His credeibility as an academician and religious figure was contributed by his teachers either locally or outside the country. India, especially Deoaband, was one of the country where he had his education before. However, based on the previous researches, there have been unclear information about his teachers and their countries of origin. In fact, there is a contradiction between one study with another regarding his teachers. Therefore, this research aims to identify and clarify the teachers who had taught him in Deoband, India. In order to obtain the data, this research uses analytical methods. These data are obtained throught interviews. Among the respondents are Nik Wajihuddin, Habibul Izzah, and someDeoband’s former students such as Tuan Guru Haji Lambak, Maulana Saad, Maulana Johari, and Maulana Ramli. All the data obtained were analysed in the descripive analysis. The finding of the research shows that his teachers in Deoband were Maulana Ahmad al-Madani, Maulana Qari Muhammad Tayyib Saheb Qasmi, Maulana Muhammad Ibrahim Balyawi, Maulana Syed Fakhruddin and Maulana Mohd Naim.
Keywords: Nik Abdul Aziz, Teachers, Deoband, academician, figure.