Saturday, March 7, 2015

Know 10 Rare Facts about His Holiness Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (RA)

Article By National India T.V.News Channel

New Delhi: Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin is the 52nd Da'i al-Mutlaq of a minority group of Shia Muslims, 

the Dawoodi Bohras. 

Syedna was born in Surat, Gujarat on March 6, 1915. He passed away in Mumbai on Jan 17, 2014. 

Here are some unknown and rare facts of his life: 

1. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin Saheb was the first Dai among Doat Mutlaqeen to complete 100 years of age.

2. At the age of twelve, Syedna miraculously emerged safe from a car accident in Colombo, where his vehicle got hung on one wheel.

3. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin became the 52nd Dai-el-Mutlaq at the age of 52 years.

4. 8th August 1986 was declared as "His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin Day" by the Mayor of Houston.

5. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin built the Raudat Tahera in Mumbai and Iftetah over the mausoleum of his father. The mausoleum is the only one of its kind to have the entire Quran inscribed on its walls.

6. The Egyptian President presented Syedna with the highest civic honour of Eqypt, the Wishah un Nil

7. Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin is the first Dai al Mutlaq to visit Europe and America and conduct Ashara Mubarakah in America.

8. Syedna is known in Arab countries as "Azamat us Sultan" meaning the "great sovereign".

9. Syedna has performed nikaah of mumineen in trains and even on board in plane.

10. Syedna's voice at the age of ninety plus was so clear that a computer analysis in Germany interpreted it to be the voice of a 40 year old.