38. SYEDNA ISMAIL BADRUDDIN (R. A) (1130-1150/1719-1738)
In the early years of this period, Syedna Ismail Badruddin (R. A) did Hijrat from Nagar to Mundra as the Jam of Nagar was hostile and covetous.
In Mundra, Syedna (R. A9 built a 'Qasr' for the Darse of Ilm, houses for the residence of Talabat, and a Masjid. In Anjar too, he built a vast house for the residence of Talabat ul Ilm. In Mundra, he built a garden with a stream of water in it. All people of the of the town were allowed to take benefit of this garden.
After some years, Syedna Badruddin visited Jamnagar. There he rebuilt the Masjid of his great grandfather, Syedna Ismail Badruddin Al-Awwal. An built another large Masjid.
Syedna Badruddin (R. A) remained busy with the guidance of Moomineen and with the spread of Ilm of Aale Mohammed. A large number of Talabat ul Moomineen came to his Hazrat to benefit from his his Ilm. He started the tradition of Ita'am ut Ta'am on different occasions.
During his period, Shaikh Latif Bhai, the head of Hujumiah group expressed his repentence and entered into the fold of Dawat. This, gave a severe blow to this group of Munafiqeen (hypocrates) and with the passage of time it vanished.
Syedi Abdul Qadir Hakimuddin (A. Q), the Mazoon of Syedna Ismail Badruddin (R. A) was busy with the guidance of Moomineen in Ujjain. He established the tradition of Sabil to raise a fund for spending it in the welfare of Moomineen. He visited the cities and towns where Moomineen did live. He organized their affairs, settled their disputes, and worrked for their well-being. He wrote two Khazana of Kutub ud Dawat, compiled a Diwan of his Qasaeed which is known as Diwan ul Hafiz, and taught a large number of Talabat ul Ilm and prepared them a prominent scholars.
Syedi Hakimuddin (A. Q) passed away in Burhanpur on 5th Shawwal 1142 AH and buried there. Some Munafiqeen backbited to bigoted ruler of the city and slandered that he was buried in a Masjid. The ruler ordered to dig his Qabar Mubarak (grave) and when it was dug out the corpse of Syedi Hakimuddin was found as fresh as it was on it's burial day. Enemies were humiliated by this miracle. When the news of the inhuman act and miracle of Syedi Hakimuddin reached to Awaz Khan, the ruler of region, he became angry and summoned the Qazi of Burhanpur and other responsible persons and punished them severely.
In the period of Syedna Badruddin, Ujjain suffered from severe drought. People went for three days for 'Istisqa' but in vain. Then the ruler of the city requested Syedna Ibrahim Wajihuddin to go for 'Istisqa'. Syedna (R. A) went for Istisqa with Moomineen, he did Doa, and a Barakat of his Doa Mubarak heavy rainful started before he returned to his home.
During the period of Syedna Ismail Badruddin (R. A) Furrukh Shair and Mohammed shah were Mughal rulers. In 1722, Mir Mahmud conquered Afghanistan and became the ruler of it. In 1725, Peter the Great of Russia died and succeded by his wife Catherine who died in 1727 and succeeded by Peterii who remained upto 1780. In 1727, George of England died and succeeded by his son George ii who remained upto 1760. In 1734, war broke out between Turkey and Russia which lasted upto 1735. In 1736, Nadir Shah became ruler of Persia. Syedna Ismail Badruddin ibne Maulaya Raj and his four successors who lived in Nagar and Kachh were greatly venerated by Jams and Rajas of the region. On different occasions, when Doat Kiram visted Rajas, they would be received with great respect and were seated on same Gadi with them or on their side. The Rajas used to request them their blessing and benediction. They also offered gifts and Jagir to Doat kiram.
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