Syedi Nuruddin

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Syedi Nuruddin, 11th century famous saint (death: Jumadi al-Ula 11) was Fatimid Ismaili Mustaali Missionary. He was companion of Maulaya Abdullah (Ismaili Mustaali Missionary) to visit of Imam Al-Mustansir Billah, Cairo, Egypt. He joined the Ismaili faith under Fatimid Dai Mu'ayyad fi'l-Din al-Shirazi, and came back to Dongaum, Deccan India to propagate the faith. His earlier name was Rup Nath.[1] His mausoleum[2][3] is at Don Gaon, Maharashtra, India.[4][5]

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  1. ^ [1] 12.0 The Fatimid Da'i Al-Mu'ayyad: His Life , by: Dr. Abbas Hamdani, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (U.S.A.): "The spread of the Da'wa in Deccan and its origin in al-Mu'ayyad is mentioned by Khwaj b. Malik in his Majmu' (p. 1 3) as follows:' In the district of Deccan there is a village called Daham Gam. lman (faith) spread in this district from this village, just as in Gujrat it spread from Cambay. In this village there were two .men who acquired knowledge, then proceeded from India, in the time of al-Mustansir, to Egypt and joined the lsma'ili faith at the bidding of Sayyidna al-Mu'ayyad from whom they acquired much knowledge. Their names were (Ba)Lam Nath(known as Moulai Abadullah) and Rup Nath (later called Mawla'i Nurad-Din). Both of them returned from Egypt to their native village, (Khambat(Cam Bay, and) Daham Gam(near Aurangabad), where their tombs still exist near Aurangabad."
  2. ^ [2], Dargah Don Gaon
  3. ^ [3], wiki/dongaondargha
  4. ^ [4], A Comprehensive History of India: pt.2 No special title,
  5. ^ [5]; Mullahs on the Mainframe, Jonah Blank, p-36-37 - 2001