17 Mar 2017
Ab bhi Zinda Hun ke Jaari Hai Mere Khoon ka Safar..Mein Hussaini Hun Mera Naam Hai Sibt-e-Jaafar....
18th March marks the martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Ustaad Prof. Syed Sibt-e-Jafar Zaidi . Please recite a fateha for Shaheed Ustaad and Shohada-e-Millat-e-Jaffaria Pakistan..
Tribute on First Barsi.. Br.Shuja Rizvi.
Shaheed Ustaad Professor Syed Sibt-e-Jafar Zaidi al- Warsi was born on 7 March 1957 in Karachi, Pakistan. His father, Molana Syed Ahmad Mian Zaidi, was a religious scholar. Zaidi passed his matriculation exams from Govt. Boys Secondary School Liaquatabad in 1971. He completed his intermediate education and graduation from Govt. Islamia College in 1975.
Bachelors in Education (BEd) Govt. College of Education, Karachi, Pakistan.
Masters in Islamic Studies in 1977 from University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
Masters in Urdu Literature in 1979 from University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
LLB (Degree in Law) in 1977 from Federal Urdu Law College, Karachi, Pakistan.
Along with his academic education he also received a religious education from Madarsat-ul-Waizeen, Jama-e-Imamia,Nazimabad, Karachi, Pakistan. Molana Syed Zafar Hassan headed the institution. Molana Professor Syed Inayat Hussain Jalalvi and Molana Mohammad Mustafa Jauhari were his teachers. His batch was the first and last batch of graduate Waizeen Course conducted by Jama-e-Imamia. After that it is now been reopen after a long time closure.
He worked as a lawyer with Syed Saghir Hussain Jaffari Advocate & Company from 1977 to 1981.
After quitting the Law practice, he passed the CSS Examination in 1981. He was then first posted to Government College Latifabad, Hyderabad, Pakistan. Later, from November 1981, he transferred to Govt. Liaquatabad College Degree College where he taught Islamic studies, Pakistan Studies and Urdu Literature. In 2010, he was promoted to principal of the college.
Zaidi founded Idaara-e-Tarveej-e-Soazkhwani (The International Organization for the Promotion of Soazkhwani) which promoted the revival, development and improvement of Soazkhwani.
- Pakistan Studies for Intermediates
- Sociology for Bachelors or Degree Classes
- Pakistan Studies for Bachelors or Degree Classes Second Year
- Sociology for Bachelors or Degree Classes Second Year
- Zaad-e-Raah - Guide for Pilgrims
- Muntakhabaat-e-Nazm-o-Nasr -Selection and Collection of his religious poetry
Besides the text books and other religious books he wrote, his research on Soazkhwani through a book named "Bastah" (Collection of Traditional Soaz, Salam, Marsiya etc.) got so popular that till now eight editions of Bastah have been published. More than 150 audio and videocassettes and CDs have been released from 1988 till 2013 as a poet and Soazkhwan.
He had been performing on national and international radio and television channels since 1967 as Naatkhwan, Soazkhwan, Composer and Compere. In 1996 he wrote ten special programs with the title of "Lehne Aqeedat" for Pakistan Television Karachi center, which were Telecasted during Moharram. After arrival of private television Channels he wrote ten special programs on the same topic for ARY channel, which were repeatedly telecasted for several years during the months of Muharram and Rabi-ul-Awwal.
He established schools in many areas including Amrohvi Colony and Tando Adam. He used to say that he felt inner satisfaction in educating and training children of poor areas.
Affiliations and memberships
1. Elected Councilor ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œ Karachi University Students Union, Chairman press & Publication Committee and Sports Board 1976 - 1979.
2. Member Sindh Professor & Lecturer Association Karachi.
3. Member Karachi Bar Association 1980-1983.
4. Publication Secretary Anjuman e Soazkhwanaan-e-Karachi, Acting general secretary and Legal advisor 1980-1990
5. Life Member of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi since 1990.
6. President Anjuman-e-Mohammadi Qadeem 1992-1994
7. Founder member & Advisor of Bazm-e-Ghareeb Nawaz and Tehreek-e-Muhibaan-e-Awleeyaa Pakistan.
8. President Anjuman e Wazifa e Sadaat e Momineen Pakistan 2005-2008
Professor Richard Wolf of Harvard University and Professor Amy Bard of Columbia University acquired the help of Ustaad during their research on vocal arts of Sub-continent. His students Syed Imon Rizvi and Syed Awais Rizvi also went to Harvard University and performed Soazkhwani live at Harvard University.
He was Instructor of Traditional and Classical SOAZKHWANI, founded International Idaara-e-Tarveej-e-Soazkhwani (I.T.S) and his services in the field of Soazkhwani were admired and recognised by Harvard University and Columbia University.
Shaheed Sibt-e-Jafar was martyred by yazidi terrorists on 18th March 2013 and various government officials on numerous occasions, and in often contradicting statements 'claimed' to have arrested his killers, perhaps as an eyewash and justice has not been served yet.
Bichra Kuch iss Adaa se ke Rut hi Badal Gayee....
ik Shakhs Saray Shehr ko Weran Kar Gaya.......
Karachi:Soyem of Shaheed-e-Tarveej-e-Azadari Prof.Syed Sibt-e-Jaffar Zaidi Advocate Held.
Soyem ,the third day commemoration after Shahadat of renowned research scholar,writer,poet,eminent social worker and the reviver of the traditional genre of Soz Khwani Shaheed Professor Syed Sibt-e-Jaffar Zaidi was held yesterday at Rizvia society after Maghrebain prayers .
Quran Khwani initiated at 5pm and Majlis-e-Aza was held after maghrebain prayers .Allaama Syed Hasan Zafar Naqvi addressed the mourners on this occassion . A large number of momineen o mominaat , colleageus, acquaintances,fans, beneficiaries of Shaheed's various social efforts , students, disciples ,friends and admirers ,among them people from all walks of life and people from across the cross section of the society irrespective of religion participated - proof enough that the man had lived upto the golden traditions and teachings of Ahlul Bayt (AS) and attracted people by his practise of the the dictates of Ahlul Bayt(AS) and not just mere preaching .
Many of his colleagues and students ,among them noted poets ,soz khwan and sana-khwan,presented glowing tributes through their poetry to the martyred true follower of Ahlul Bayt (AS) and a real reformer ,who did not only revive many good traditions of Azadari ,but had very silently and un-noticeably laid down the foundation of reforms in thought and approach in the poetic compositions relating to Azadari ,strengthening the trends set by the stalwarts like Josh Malih-abadi in Urdu Marsiya.
Besides ,he was able to intelligently train thousands of formal students on the same pattern and it is his such contribution to the society that directly will become a harbinger of lasting change in our social mindsets and is an immense contribution in preparing the ground for the re-appearance of the awaited saviour of mankind ,Hazrat Baqiyatullaah (arwahuna lahu fida).
Reminds us of his another earnest wish ..........
Maut bhi is shart pe mujhko Manzur hai.....
phir se mein jee uthu ,aap(a.t.f.s.) ajayeein tau............
Karachi :Shaheed 'Ustaad' Laid to Rest Amid Tears & Cries.......
19th March 2013
Maddaahi-e-Sarwar(AS) ke Sabab ,Jo bhi hai Momin..
Maddaah mera ,Mera Paristaar Milay Gaa.............
Shaheed Ustaad Syed Sibt-e-Jaffar Zaidi Ibne Syed Ahmed Mian Zaidi was laid to rest at Wadi-e-Hussain Graveyard amid tears and cries as scores of thousands of momineen attended his final rituals .Shaheed 's Namaz-e-Janaza was offered at Amroha Ground block 20 and prayers were led by Maulana Syed Shehenshah Hussain Naqavi.
Moving scenes were witnessed on occassion as people from all walks of life among them Shia and Sunni muslims, ladies ,children and elderlies paid rich tributes to the Shaheed with their tears and resolute slogans of Labbayk Ya Hussain.. Shaheed 's Soyem is scheduled to be held at Rizvia Imambargah after Maghrebain prayers on thursday.
Ya Shaheed Allaaah
Fee Amaaan Allaaah..........................................
19th March 2013
Shaheed's Message to the Nation...
Naa Hubbe Dunyaa se Kuch Ilaaqa..
Naa Gher se Raah o Rasm Rakhna...
Tumhaari Daulat Hai Ilm O Taqva..
karay ga Dajjaal ispe hamlaa........
Zahoor ka Waqt Aagaya Hai...
Tum Apni Poonji bachaye Rakhna...........
19th March 2013
Scores of thousands of students ,disciples ,colleagues ,friends ,acquiantance among them ,Shia and Sunni Muslims offered Namaz-e-Janaza of Shaheed Ustaad Sibte Jaffar Zaidi at Amroha Ground Ancholi Block 20 . Shaheed 's body leads a procession towards his final resting place at Wadi-e-Hussain Graveyard where he had already booked a grave for himself during his lifetime ,another sign of his extreme preparedness for Shahadat. Momineen are requested to exercise extreme vigilance and protect the sanctity of the procession as your shara'ee responsibility . Do not allow any unscrupulous elements from fascist opportunists and any other planted elements to sabotage the peaceful procession . Shia and Sunni muslims are one against yazidiat of all forms and manifestations be it the takfiri yazidiat or the fascist liberal yazidiat. The lives and properties of our Sunni brethren on way to graveyard are dearer to us than our own lives and properties , hand over any unscrupulous element trying any sabotage activity to law enforcers without any let or hindrance . Thats the greatest service and most fitting tribute to the blood of such dignified Shohada ,who have spent their whole life advocating for peace and tranquillity and forging inter-sect harmony
Maut Un ke Mohibbon ko Aati Nahi..
Aa Bhi Jaye tau Phir Bach ke Jaati Nahi....................
Mauta ka kia khatar ,Maut se kia hazar
is se darna bhi kiaa ,agayee ,aa gayee.................
Ghusl e Mayyat na Kehna Mere Ghusl Ko...
Ujlay Malboos ko Mat Kafan Naam Do.....................
Mein Chala Hu ,Ali (AS) se Mulaaqaat ko ..
Jiski theee Aaarzu ,Wo Ghareee Aaa Gayee...................
They killed my chacha, Sibte Jafar, but they cannot kill his memory
In my 25 years of life, I have met three kinds of geniuses.
First; the genius who is inaccessible. He is always busy, forever surrounded by people. With so much recognition and power, he becomes vulnerable and often, succumbs to worldly pressures and expectations.
Second; the genius who is either a good orator, a good writer or a good thinker not perhaps an all-rounder. He may even be accessible.
The third kind of genius is my chacha (uncle). Strangely, he was like none other; always accessible, forever humble and eternally ready to serve humanity.
He was my answer to absolutely any and every problem.
For the first time in my entire life, on the day he died, I felt jealous - jealous of all those crying for him ,jealous of all those associated with him. That day, I felt like I had failed in knowing him in totality. His personality seemed so vast that my little mind failed to do it justice.
Until Monday, I was very happy with just knowing him as my uncle. I was content as the child whose school speeches he used to write; as a university student whose documentaries he used to help with, and as a young adult whose questions he used to answer with so much patience.
I now feel alone with no counselor, no guidance.
But standing there, amid lost people and an orphaned community, I felt they had lost far more than I had. Never before have I seen people yearning for a human so much.
As I write this, the words seem so shallow , so meaningless, devoid of feeling and essence.
Suddenly, tears and silence do more justice to communicating than any language possibly can.
Poets tell me he was a poet; educationalists tell me he was a professor; students tell me he was a teacher; peons tells me he was a generous helper “ the thousands who attended his funeral gravely felt his absence, sighed together in silence, unable to comprehend the devoid.
All those who wrote about him were still crying for him; families from interior areas came just to get a glimpse of his funeral.
It was them who told me who he was.
You, my dear brother, will just go, happily stealing the show, joining the legends and mehfil(gathering) of great poets. It is us who'd be left to face this world, Abu exclaimed exactly ten days before my chacha left us for the happier place.
It was still, however, a shock when I was confronted with the news. My chacha is Shaheed Sibte Jafar now. He was brutally gunned down right outside his college.
Through him, they have attempted to murder literature, language,the entire ideology of enlightenment and knowledge. Through him, they have murdered countless homes which ran through his help.
He made his way to the graveyard, held up high on many shoulders craving to carry his last bed, petals being showered on his path. I felt comforted at the sight of adoration, yet, looking around at the orphaned community, I felt a pang of inexplicable loss.
But then, how lucky is the human being who is loved so deeply by so many?
He is a fortunate man whose departure is mourned so fervently by so many and whose absence is felt so gravely by all.
My chacha will always be the man I remember on a 70cc bike, with a small, torn wallet, a checkered shirt and brown pants, holding an old, switched off Nokia 3310 , as humble as they come.
As Abu used to call him, a legend he remains - even in death, he is a living legend.
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