Syedna Abduttayyeb Zakiuddin (RA), 29th Dai

Tohfato L’alil Akhbaaril Hudaat

Wiladaat: 18th Safar al-Muzaffar 972H

Wafaat: 2nd Rabi al-Awwal 1041H/1631AD

Reign: 10 years, 7 months, and 25 days
Age: 69 years

During the time of fitnat when Syedna Zakiuddin’s father, Al-Dail ajal Syedna Dawood bin Qutubshah (r.a.), was forced into hiding; Molana Zakiuddin remained in his father’s khidmat. Molana Zakiuddin was extremely eloquent and met with most government officials working greatly in the khidmat of Dawat.
In Molana Zakiuddin’s era, Ali bin Ibrahim formed the Aliyah sect which separated from Dawat.

Syedna Zakiuddin accompanied Syedna Dawood to Lahore to attend the court of the Emperor Akbar.

Syedna Zakiuddin conferred nas upon Syedna Ali Shamsuddin (r.a.).

Within his qubba mubaraka, to either side, are his two sons; Al-Mola Miya Khanji and Abdul Rasul.

Translated by Shk Mustafa Feeroz