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Ali Bin Syedna Mohammed Bin Waleed

Syedna Ali ibn Mohammed al-Waleed was 5th Dai of Taiyabi Musta‘lī Bohra Islam(Death: 27th Shabaan ul-kareem, 612 H/ 20th Dec. 1215 AD, Aghmuur, Hiraaz -Yemen). He succeeded the 4th Dai Ali Bin Hatim to the religious post.

al-Waleed became Da'i al-Mutlaq in 605AH [1] /1209AD. His period of Dawat was from 605-612AH/ 1209-1216ADfor about 6 years 9 months.

He was the first of 18 Duaat from al-Waleed progeny; his grandfather was Ibrahim bin Abi Salma. When he became ill in Egypt, Imam Mustansir visited him.

Al-Waleed wrote many literary volumes of which "Kitaab ul iyzahe wa-l-tabyeen" (Book of explanation), "Mukhtasarul Usuul" and "Al-Zakheerah" are prominent.

He was succeeded by Ali bin Hanzalah and his grave is in Aghmuur, Hiraaz though the exact place is not confirmed.

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.
Preceded by
Ali Bin Syedna Hatim
5th Dā'ī al-Mutlaq
: 605–612 AH/ 1209–1216 AD
Succeeded by
Ali Bin Hanjala