Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin(RA)
Birth : 24th Ramazan 1256H / 1840AD
Wafaat : 27th Zilqad 1323 H/ 1906 AD
Period of Dawat : 15 years
In the year 1272H, he was conferred Hadiyat and laqab of Burhanuddin on Ashura.
Syedna Najmuddin(RA) prepared him to undertake the responsibilities of being
Syedna Najmuddin(RA) made him Rasul Hudud. Syedna Husamuddin(RA) appointed him
as Mukasir and he was Wali of Mumbai.
After performing nass on him, Syedna Husamuddin(RA) passed away in Ahmedabad.
Syedna Burhanuddin(RA) was in Bombay and couldn't go to Ahmedabad at the time
due to heavy rains.
Syedna Burhanuddin(RA) was Dai for 15 years. 5 years were of intense hardship,
in which the debts of Dawat were settled. The next five years, he regularised
and organised the working of the order and for the next five, he ensured that
Dawat was safe and the banner of Dawat was raised aloft in all directions .
He constructed many 'Masajid' (Mosques), 'Madrasah' (Schools to impart religous
education) and 'Musafirkhanas'(Place for travellers to stay). He also instituted
the rasm of providing meals to 'Zuwwar' (travellers) at the places of Ziyaarat.
In 1320H, he went to Kerbala. His wife, Amatullah Aaisaheba was expecting Syedna
Taher Saifuddin(RA). He asked her to gather the barakat of Imam Husain's zarih
for the unborn child by touching her stomach to the Zarih.
In 1321 H, he went for Haj and arrived at the Ka'aba on 29th Zilqad. The King of
Hijaz, gave him a warm welcome and a ceremonial procession was taken out in Mina
, where everyone was amazed at the radiance emanating from Syedna(RA), just like
In 1323, his health deteriorated and on the 11th of Zilhaj, he conferred nass
upon Syedna Abdullah Badruddin(RA) and passed away.