Abduttayyeb Zakiuddin I

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Syedna Abd al-Tayyib Zakiuddin (died 2 Rabi-ul-Awwal 1041 AH/1633 AD; born 8 Safar-ul-Muzaffar 972 AH/15 September 1564 AD), Ahmedabad, India) was the 29th Da'i al-Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohra. He succeeded the 28th Dai, Sheikh Aadam Safiuddin to the religious post.

Family[edit]

Syedna Abd al-Tayyib Zakiuddin was born in 1564. His father was Dawood Bin Qutubshah while his mother was Raani Aai Saheba binte Ali bin Jivabhai. He had two brothers: 32nd Dai Syedna Qutub Khan Qutubuddin, Miya Khan-ji and a sister called Habiba.

Life[edit]

It was during his tenure that a dissident sect was formed called Alavi Bohras led by Ali bin Ibrahim, grandson of Sheikh Adam Safiuddin.

Succession[edit]

Zakiuddin appointed (declared nass on) Syedna Ali Shams al-Din IV to be his successor.[1]

Mausoleum[edit]

Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin dedicated a new mausoleum in 1996. The inner walls are ornamented with verses of the Quran in Kufic script and inlaid with rubies.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Syednas". Archived from the original on 16 July 2012.

Further reading[edit]

  • Daftary, Farhad, The Ismaili, Their History and Doctrine (Chapter -Mustalian Ismailism- p. 300-310)
  • Lathan, Young, Religion, Learning and Science
  • Bacharach, Joseph W. Meri, Medieval Islamic Civilisation


Preceded by
Sheikh Aadam Safiuddin
29th Dā'ī al-Mutlaq
1030–1041 AH/1622–1633 AD
Succeeded by
Ali Shamshuddin