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Abdul Muttalib (Dai)

Grave of 14th,16th and 17th dai(bigger one) Zimarmar fort,Yemen
Mosque of dai at Zimarmar fort,Yemen
Zimarmar fort on hill top
Garave mosque, pond etc. on hill top

Syedna Abdul Muttalib Najmuddin عبد المطلب نجم الدين was 14 the Dai of Bohra(Taiyabi Musta‘lī) Islam(Death: 24 Rajabul Asab 755 H.-1354 A.D.,Zimarmar-Yemen). He succeeded the 13th Dai Ali Shamshuddin to the religious post.

The grave of the dai along with 16th and 17th Dai ( big square platform) are at Zimarmar Fort which is on the top of hill. The small square is grave of their associate(mazoon) Ahmed bin ali Bin hanzala. On the hill top there still exist remains of Mosque, buildings and water reservoirs.

Muttalib became Da'i al-Mutlaq in 746AH [1] /1345AD. His period of Dawat was from 746-755AH (1345-1354 AD) for about 9 years. Al-Mu'ayyad Yahya persecuted the Taiyabi Ismailis during this time.

His Mazoon (Associate) was: Syedna Abbas bin Syedna Mohammed

References and external links

  • List of Syednas (according to Dawoodi Bohras)
  • The Ismaili, their history and doctrine by Farhad Daftary(Chapter -Mustalian Ismailism-p. 300-310)
  • The Uyun al-akhbar is the most complete text written by an Ismaili/Tayyibi/Dawoodi 19th Dai Sayyedna Idris bin Hasan on the history of the Ismaili community from its origins up to the 12th century CE period of the Fatimid caliphs al-Mustansir (d. 487/1094), the time of Musta‘lian rulers including al-Musta‘li (d. 495/1101) and al-Amir (d. 524/1130), and then the Tayyibi Ismaili community in Yemen.
  • (A Chronological List of Duatil Mutlaqin)

See also

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2014-03-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
Preceded by
Ali Shamshuddin
14th Dā'ī al-Mutlaq
: 746–755 AH/ 1345–1354 AD
Succeeded by
Abbas Bin Mohammad