Shehrullah 1427H (2006)

Syedna Burhanuddin (RA) spent the first ten days of Shehrullah 1427H in Hasanpeersab. Syedna Qutbuddin (TUS) was due to stay back in Mumbai. However, upon leaving for the airport while doing wada of Syedna Qutbuddin, Syedna Burhanuddin told him, “Bhai saathe aawi jaaw”.

In Hasanpeersab, Aqa Burhanuddin lead namaz during the holy days of Shehrullah in Masjid. After every namaz, Syedna Qutbuddin would do talaqqi of Syedna Burhanuddin. These invaluable photos show Bawa Shafeeq Syedna Burhanuddin giving Imami salami to all mumineen muminaat while holding the hand of Syedna Qutbuddin.

Whenever Syedna Burhanuddin would not come to lead namaz in Masjid, in Hasanpeersab and elsewhere, he would send raza to Syedna Qutbuddin to lead namaz in his place. Upon learning that it will be Syedna Burhanuddin’s Mazoon Syedna Qutbuddin who will lead namaz, those who bore jealousy and hatred for him and continuously spread falsehoods about him would deliberately not attend the namaz. This was a clear defiance of the Imami raza of Syedna Burhanuddin.

Upon returning from Hasanpeersab to Mumbai, Syedna Burhanuddin stopped at Ahmedabad for ziarat of Syedna Qutbuddin Shaheed (RA). He was due to lead namaz of Maghrib and Isha in the Masjid. This time, Syedna Burhanuddin sent the raza to Syedna Qutbuddin to lead namaz in his place only a few moments before Maghrib. All those who would usually deliberately not come to namaz if Syedna Burhanuddin had deputized Syedna Qutbuddin, here had to – ala raghmi unufihim, inspite of their defiance and hatred – pray behind Syedna Qutbuddin.

The Qur’an Majeed says in Surat al-Tawba, ayat 32: “They desire to extinguish God’s noor (light) with their mouths/curses/falsehoods; and God refuses but to perfect His noor, though the people of unbelief may hate this.” Wa-l-hamdo Lillahe Rabbil Aalameen