Sayyidnā Muḥammad Burhānuddīn

(b. 1915)

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(b. 1915)

Head of Daudi Bohra Ismaili community and fifty-second “absolute summoner” (representative of Hidden Imam). Resides in Bombay, India. Promotes blending of secular and religious studies in Islam-oriented schools. Scholar, author of several books on Ismaili religious thought, and poet. Internationally recognized for charitable, educational, and cultural endeavors, especially restoration of Fatimid-era architecture and relics.

Subjects: Islam.

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