The 22nd of Shabaan is the Urus of Maulatuna Hurratul Malika Arwa binte Ahmad RA, the Hujjat of the Imam and the spiritual mother of the Du’aat Mutlaqeen. Maulatuna Hurratul Malika was also the Sulayhid Queen who ruled a large part of present day Yemen. As the Hujjat of the Imam she established the Dawat of the Fatimid Imam in Yemen. As the seclusion of the Imam neared, Aamir Imam instructed Maulatuna Hurratul Malika to appoint the first Dai al-Mutlaq Syedna Zoeb b. Musa.
On the occasion of Urus we are pleased to present this biographical article on Maulatuna Hurratul Malika. The article is written by Shz. Dr. Saifiyah baisaheba who researched and wrote her PhD thesis at Oxford University on the history of the Du’aat Mutlaqeen in Yemen. Read the full PDF of the article presented here.