Jayarine and Taliph Iyne Collection

Sixteen books and manuscripts inherited from Jayarine Iyne's father, M.M Saldin. Contain religious teachings, several poems and personal notes. Some of the material is in Arabu-Tamil and Gundal.

Custodial history: All materials were part of the collection of M.M Saldin, son of Baba Ounus Saldin, who was Jayarine Iyne’s grandfather. She inherited books from her father, Durham Dirakshan (D.D) Saldin who died in 2008. Owner of original material: Jayarine Sukanti Iyne.

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  • Dendang Sayang Pantun Selong

    File Ref: EAP609/5/1
    Printed booklet with poems in Sri Lankan Malay. Printed by A.H Greasy at no. 87 Albion Road Dematagoda Colombo, no date. M.M Saldin signature dated 23.5.1954 on first page. ...
  • Kitab al-Awrad

    File Ref: EAP609/5/2
    Handwritten booklet of various prayers and recitations, most in Arabic followed by an English translation. ...
  • Kitab Ratib

    File Ref: EAP609/5/3
    Handwritten notebook with various prayers, recitations, list of God's names in Arabic and mostly translated into English, some line by line. ...
  • Maulud al-Nabi Sharaf al-Anam

    File Ref: EAP609/5/4
    A well known maulud, recited on the anniversary of the Prophet's birth. Includes interlinear translation from Arabic into Malay. Very unusually, first two and final two pages illuminated with geometrical designs, leaves and flowers in red and green. Creati ...
  • Subhan Mauludum Afurudum

    File Ref: EAP609/5/5
    Hand written manuscript, belonged to Baba Ounus Saldin. English note on title page attributes content to Imam Ghazzali. First text is a maulud. Second text begins on page 288, in Arabu-Tamil. Some text in Gundal. ...
  • Syair Faid al-Abad

    File Ref: EAP609/5/6
    A poem by Baba Ounus Saldin printed in Colombo in 1903. Includes sections on the military history of the Malays in Ceylon, mystical teachings, and a brief section on the prophets. Some text in Gundal. ...
  • Sa'ir Siti Zawiyah atau Isteri yang Setia

    File Ref: EAP609/5/7
    A poem of advice for women and men. Written by Toean Raja Moeara Siregar. Title page declared that the text may not be used for wayang without permission. Hand written note by M.M Saldin that the book was brought from Singapore in 1935. Note in Gundal scri ...
  • Kitab Maulud

    File Ref: EAP609/5/8
    A maulud manuscript in Arabic, written in black and red ink. Notes in Malay and English. ...
  • Kitab Sembahyang serta Ma'ana

    File Ref: EAP609/5/9
    Manuscript written by Baba Ounus Saldn in Kampung Pangeran, Colombo in Rabi'a al Awal 1316 (1899). Meditations on prayer and its meanings, various recitations for different occasions. Some of the pages include Arabic texts with interlinear Malay translatio ...
  • Doa 'Ashura

    File Ref: EAP609/5/10
    Handwritten note pad found inside Kitab Sembahyang serta Ma'ana. Include Doa 'Ashura and Talqin. Arabic with Malay interlinear translation. Note in English. ...
  • Tarjamat Ratib al-Hadad

    File Ref: EAP609/5/11
    Printed book of various surahs from the Qur'an and the translation of Ratib al-Hadad into Arabu-Tamil. Note in English. Published 1913 in Colombo. ...
  • Qasidat al-Burdah

    File Ref: EAP609/5/12
    An anthology of Arabic poems "about the Prophet and the faith of Islam," including the famous poem by al-Busari, "well known as The Poem of the Scarf." With an English version and notes by Shaikh Faizullah-Bh'ai. Printed at the Education Society's Steam Pr ...
  • Notes on Typography

    File Ref: EAP609/5/13
    A bound notebook. On first page: Notes on typography," M.M Saldin's signature and date: 26.5.1914. ...
  • Muhiudin Maulud

    File Ref: EAP609/5/14
    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. ...
  • Surat al-Yasin

    File Ref: EAP609/5/15
    The surat al-Yasin handwritten in Arabic by B.O. Saldin. Note by M.M. Saldin stating that the whole kitab was written by his late father found on first page. Some additional verses with English translation at the end. ...