Muhiudin Maulud

A Maulud in honor of Sheikh Muhiudin, the title commonly used in South India and elsewhere for Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jailani. Some Arabic verses with English translation handwritten after final pages of printed text. Some text in Arabu-Tamil.

Physical characteristics of original material: Blue book with green Arabic writing on beige cover. Condition good. Dimensions: L 12 W 8.5 H 0.9. Extent and format of original material: book, 125 folios. Custodial history: Inside flap has note from 8.5.1952 “stitched and bound by me” signed by M.M Saldin. Next page has hand written note in Arabu-Tamil that the Maulud belonged to Sheikh Mahmud al-Qadiri (previous owner?). Another note by M.M Saldin on inner flap: “next to mosque Mohammaden Kitab Depot, 2nd Cross St. Pettah," perhaps the shop where he purchased the book. Owner of original material: Jayarine Sukanti Iyne.

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