Waiting for The Syedna (67 images)

On 27th march 2011,admist overwhelming tears of joy and belief, about a quarter of a million people waited on the streets of Mumbai to wish the 100th birthday of age of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin as he was taken in a procession on a horse chariot.He is the 52nd Dai-l-Mu?laq (Dai, or Unrestricted Missionary),the supreme spiritual head of the Dawoodi Bohras of India. The Dawoodi Bohras are a sub group within the Mustaali, Ismaili Shia branch of Islam.