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Burhanuddin Abul-Hasan Ali ibn Abu Bakr al-Marginani, better known as Burhanuddin al-Marginani (Uzbek Burkhaniddin al-Marғiloniy; 1090, Rishtan-1197, Samarkand) - a Central Asian thinker, scientist and philosopher, Islamic lawyer-faculty, theologian, in the Islamic world, the title is Sheikh-ul-Islam. The author of the fundamental work “Al Hidoya fi sharh Bidoya al-Mubtadi”, or in abbreviated form: “Kitab al-Hidoya” - “A Guide to the Commentary on the“ Beginner for the Beginner (Training) "." "Hidoya" ("al Hidoya") literally means "guide."

His full name is Abul-Hassan Ali ibn Abu Bakr ibn Abdul-Jalil al-Fergani al-Marginani ar-Roshidoniy. He came from a noble family of Muslim lawmakers, in the quarter of the ancient city of Rishtan, in the Ferghana Valley, on the territory of modern Uzbekistan.

Burhanuddin Margilani received the first educational basics in his native Rishtan, from his grandfather Umar ibn Habib. Later, he studied with Imam Bahauddin-Ali ibn-Muhammad-ibn-Ismail al-Asbizhoni (he died in 535 according to Hijra).

Burhanuddin Margilani is the author of more than 10 fundamental scientific works on fiqh.

Burhanuddin Margilani was buried at the Chokardiza cemetery in Samarkand, where over 400 lawyers named Muhammad (Turbatul-Muhammadiyin) are buried. This cemetery was renowned as the “repository of science,” because outstanding people of that time — scientists, lawyers, and ulemas — found their rest here.

After Uzbekistan gained independence, the memory of Burhanuddin Margilani was restored. At the initiative of the President of Uzbekistan I.A. Karimova, a magnificent memorial complex was built in Margilan, a mausoleum was reconstructed in Rishtan. In 2000, the 910th anniversary of the birth of Burhanuddin Margilani was widely celebrated.