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Kattupalli is a separate campus in Ervadi dargah, Ramanathapuram district where the graves of Thousands of Martyrs who came along with Badhusha Sultan Syed Ibraaheem Shaheed is found. Kattupalli is one of the main places where the war between Pandyas and Arabs was held. It is also the graveyard of Arabs where the Dargah's of all the important ministers of Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed badhusha Radiyallah tala anhu are found. It is in the Northern side of the main dargah within 0.5 km. Kattupalli is very spacious and it accommodates millions of people who gather during the Sandanakoodu urus festival.
- 1 Ameer Abbas Manthiri Shahid
- 2 Aboobakkar Abdul Hakim Doctor Shahid
- 3 Abdul Qadir Mujahid Shahid and Gazanfar Muhaiddin Shaheed
- 4 Veerar Abdullah Shahid
- 5 Zulfiqar Ali (well known as) Santhanapeer Shaheedh
- 6 Dr. Rome Syed Ahamad Shaheed
- 7 Abdul Qadir Gailani and Abdul Qadir Samadani Shaheed
- 8 Balqees Amma
- 9 Umm Kulthum Amma
- 10 Veerar Muhaiddeen Shaheed
- 11 Noorul Islam Shahid
- 12 Syed Qasim Shaheedh
- 13 Pathan Sahib Shahidh
- 14 Shamsuddeen Shaheed
- 15 Mansoor Shaheed
- 16 Siddiq Shaheed
- 17 Ibrahim ahmad (well known as) Faqeer Appa Shaheed
- 18 Syed Is'haq Shaheedh-Sara Amma Safura Amma Zainab amma Durgah
- 19 References
Ameer Abbas Manthiri Shahid
Ameer Abbas Razi was a minister in the then Islamic Government of Rome while Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Radiyallah, the emperor of madinah wrote a letter to the Ruler of Rome, explaining the plan of Travel to Hindustan obliging the order from grandfatheral ancestor Prophet Muhammad to spread Islam. The Roman ruler expressed his situation and sent a big troop in the leadership of Hazrat Ameer Abbas Manthiri Razi and they travelled to madinah and joined Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. In the Bouthiramanickapattinam war which held between the Arabs and the pandiyas, Hazrat Ameer Abbas Mandhiri Radiyallah and his troop killed a lot of pandiyans. In the Third war, Hazrat Ammer Abbas manthiri was assassinated and attained martyrdom. Today, a highly sophisticated and well built Dargah of Ameer Abbas manthiri Shaheed radiyallah Ta'la anhu is situated at the western entrance of kattupalli, with the separate Ziyarat khana for men and women.
Aboobakkar Abdul Hakim Doctor Shahid
Aboobakkar Abdul Hakeem Doctor Shaheed is popularly known as Hakkeem Doctor Shaheed. He is the chief of the team of physicians for Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed badusha's troop which consisted Syed Ahmad Doctor Raziyallah Ta'ala anhu from Rome, Yusuf Doctor Shaheed and Gailani Doctor Shaheed. Ta'ala anhu. Though a physician by profession, Hazrat hakkim doctor was very strong in and brave to fight against the enemies of Islam. He was also killed in the battle of Bouthiramanickapattinam. Hazrat Hakkem doctor raziyallah Ta'ala anhu has exhibited many karaamaat (Miracles) after his shahaadat. A young lady by name Khatija from Malappuram district of kerala who was suffering from brain tumor was left hopeless by the doctors since the surgery is risky and may lead to death. Frustrated to live, she came with an intention to spend her rest part of life in Ervadi dargah and stayed in Hakkem doctor Durgha. The 40th night, she had a dream in which Abubakkar Hakkim Doctor Shaheed appeared and performed a surgery on her brain. Morning when she woke up, she could see her head dressed with medications and some blood stains on it. Thousands of people gathered to see this miracle and it was published in the state level Tamil Daily News paper and seeing this thousands of more diseased people started thronging Erwadi, Hakkeem Doctor Durgah.
Abdul Qadir Mujahid Shahid and Gazanfar Muhaiddin Shaheed
These two Shaheeds are important ministers in the troop of Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed Badusha Raziyallah Tala anhu. They played a very vital role in the war between the pandiyas and the Arabs and killed a few hundred pandiyas. The second important minister from Shaheed Badhushaa's troop to be killed in the war was Abdul Qadir Shahid raziyallah Ta'ala anhu. He fought against the enemies even when his abdomen was torn and all its contents were out. That fetched him a respect to him in the war and after his death.
Later Muhaidden shaheed stood with Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shahhed for a long time and he too attained martyrdom. These two shuhadaas' Qabr are found close to each other. They play a very main roll in Erwadi durgah becoming a curing hub for supernatural diseases and diseases caused by magic, devils and mental disorder caused due to it. Hence these two shuhadaas are called Kanakkedukkum Manthirigal. It means that ministers who take care of curing magical and devilish diseases. People who come to Ervadi dargah with the above complaints, write a ready written petition kept in the dargah and offer it to the Mujavir.
Veerar Abdullah Shahid
Hazrat Abdullah Shaheed radiyallah Ta'ala anhu is believed to be from Makkah Al Mukarramah and was a wonderful fighter in the troop of Shaheed badusha. He served under Shahid badusha through the course of the war till its end. veerar Abdulla Shahid was the one, who entered the throne of King Vickrama Pandiyan during the final phase of war and dismounted the pandiya's flag with a fish symbol and hoisted the Muslims' flag declaring to the worldd the defeat of pandiyas in the war. So, Abdullah Shaheed is called as Vetrik kodi nattiya veerar Abdullah Shaheed. This act of capturing the throne is the utmost important deed during the course of the war. Since capturing the other's throne is considered as the real victory over the rivals during the war rituals those days. This was possible only by the Braveness and Smart war techniques of Hazrat Shaji Abdullah Shaheed Radiyallah ta'la anhu. The dargah of veerar Abdullah Shaheed is located at the centre of the kattupalli and is managed by the Mujavirs.
Zulfiqar Ali (well known as) Santhanapeer Shaheedh
Hazrat Zulfiqar Ali was a minister in the then Islamic government of Istanbul while Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Radiyallah, the emperor of Madinah wrote to the ruler of Turkey, regarding the travel to Hindustan obliging the order from paternal ancestor Prophet Muhammad to spread Islam there. Though the Turkish ruler was not able to join Shaheed Badusha, he sent a troop headed by Hazrat Zulfiqar Ali Raziyallah Ta'ala anhu and they traveled to Madinah and joined the troops of Shaheed Badusha.
In the bouthiramanickapattinam war against the pandiyans, Hazrat Zulfiqaar Ali fought very bravely and finally was killed by the pandiyas.
Though his actual name was Zulfiqar Ali, he was very well known by the name Santhanapeer Shahid waliyullah. Hazrat Zulfiqar Ali was from Turkey, a cold country. He couldn't bear the heat of South India and, to overcome this, Hazrat Zulfiqar Shaheed used to apply sandalwood paste to his entire body for coldness. It was part of his morningroutine. For this reason he was called by the local Tamil people "Sandanapeer" which means "the saint of Sandal." Till today, Hazrat Zulfaqar Shaheed radiyallah Ta'ala anhu is called by the name Santhanapeer Shaheed waliyullah and even the dargah where hazrat's grave is found, in the kattupalli, is named Chandanapeer Shahid waliyullah dargah.
Dr. Rome Syed Ahamad Shaheed
He was important chief in the army of Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim shaheed. He came along with Ameer Abbas Shaheed. His holy grave is located to the north of Hakkim Doctor Shaheed dargah in kattupalli.
Abdul Qadir Gailani and Abdul Qadir Samadani Shaheed
They were the two important commanders in the army of Badhusha Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. Their Holy shrine is found in the middle of the kattupalli grounds.
She belongs to the Holy Household (Ahle Bait) of Badhusha Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. Her holy shrine is found in the north eastern corner of the kattupalli main grounds.
Umm Kulthum Amma
She belongs to the Holy Household (Ahle Bait) of Badhusha Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. Her holy shrine is found south to the shrine of Balqees amma.
Veerar Muhaiddeen Shaheed
He belongs to the army of Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. His holy shrine is found in the Kattupalli main grounds to the east of Dr. Rome Syed Ahmad Shaheed.
Noorul Islam Shahid
He belongs to the army of Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim shaheed. His holy shrine is found beside the shrine of Abduk Qadir Gailani, Abdul Qadir Samadani shaheedain dargha.
Syed Qasim Shaheedh
He belongs to the army of Badhusha Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim shaheed. His shrine is found in the eastern corner of Kattupalli grounds.
Pathan Sahib Shahidh
He is from Patan region of India who joined the forces of badhusha Sulthan Syed Ibrahim shaheed during the war. His holy shrine is found in the south most corner of kattupalli grounds.
His holy shrine is found beside the shrine of Patan sahib. He belongs to the army of Sulthan Syed ibrahim shaheed.
He is the personal driver of the Holy chariot of the King Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed. He too came along with shaheed, took part in the war and attained martyrdom. His holy shrine is located in the south east of corner of kattupalli grounds.
He is a soldier in the army of Badhusha nayagam, who travelled to India and attained martyrdom in the war with pandiyas.
Ibrahim ahmad (well known as) Faqeer Appa Shaheed
He is a solder in the army of Sulthan Syed Ibrahim Shaheedh dada and wel known for His simplicity as Faqeer appa.
Syed Is'haq Shaheedh-Sara Amma Safura Amma Zainab amma Durgah
This durgah is located outside the Kaattupalli dargah campus. This is located parallel to the southern entrance of kattuppalli and to the east of Main Durgah. The graves of the family members of Sulthan Syed Ibrahim shaheed and all his descendants, who ruled the Erwadi province are found here. Hazrat Shaheed badusha's brother Hazrat Badusha Syed Ismail Shaheed's grave is found here, along with the graves of Hazrat Badhusha Syed Is'haq the Prince and ruler of Bowthramanickaptnam, Badusha Syed Ibrahim Shaheed, Badusha Syed Baaqir Shaheed, Badusha Syed Qasim Shaheed and Badhushah Syed Tahir Shheed Ridwanullahi Ta'ala alaihim. Also the graves of waliyatullas Seyyida Sara Amma, Seyyida Safura Amma and Seyyida Zainab Amma are also found in this Dargah. For this reason, this dargah is called as Sara Amma Safura Amma Palli. People who long for children come to this dargah, and with a niyyah, they tie a cradle tearing the corner of the saree and are supposed to come fruitful with a child within a year or two.
- Page 132, of Then Pandi cheemai'iley authored by M.R.M.Abdur Raheem, and published by Kajiyar Publications Thanjavur.