From an anonymous source
“…and it was later disclosed that he never took history seriously”
The 51st Dai Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA during the latter part of His reign used to spend hours in His late night asbaak (discourses) describing the history of Dawat to the young and old alike. His Mawaiz (sermons) and elegies of Du’at Mutlaqeen RA and their Hudood Kiraam expounded and depicted the history of the Da’wat during the Yemen and Hind period in minute detail. His biographical notes, philosophical and theological analysis of important events of the Dawat Fatemiyah as published by him in his Rasail Ramadaniyah are testimony to the emphasis placed by him on the importance of gaining “Noor” and illumination from history. The cost of ignoring history lessons in a religious context can be perilous indeed.
Let’s take for an example the account of the four sons of the 41st Dai. The…
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