|Biographical detail : ||The spiritual leader of Dawoodi Bohra Muslims.
The 52nd Dai al-Mutlaq (Summoner with comprehensive authority) of the Shia Fatimi Ismaili Tayyibi Muslims, commonly known as Dawoodi Bohras, Syedna Muhammad Burhanuddin “played a dynamic role in bringing his flock into the 21st century while maintaining their spiritual traditions.”
Leader of the estimated one million Dawoodi Bohras, Syedna Muhammad Burhanuddin was considered as the “representative on Earth of the secluded 21st Fatimi Imam.”
Honoured with highest civilian titles like the Star of Jordan and Order of the Nile by the respective governments of Jordan and Egypt, Dr Syedna was also conferred honorary doctorates for his efforts in social and educational developments by Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Aligarh Muslim University and University of Karachi.
Syedna Muhammad Burhanuddin was born in the Indian town of Surat, Gujarat. He passed away at his Mumbai residence at Saifee Mahal.