Friday, 15 December 2017

Kramat of Tuan Sayed Abdul Malik

The shrine of Tuan Sayed Abdul Malik of Batavia is to be found in Upper Buitenkant Street, near St Cyprains School, Vredehoek. Today the grave of Sayed Abdul Malik is situated inside a beautiful green and white attractive Mausoleum whose arched windows and domes add an eastern feelings to the surrounding. Sayed Abdul Malik arrived here near the end of the eighteenth century as a slave. At the Cape he married the free born woman, Ruska of the Cape, whom he claimed on his will to be the mother of his children.

He became involved with Tuan Guru in the established of the Dorp Street Madrasah. Tuan guru had so much confidence in him, that he appointed him the executer of his estate, as well as the guardian of his two sons.

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Gorge Road
Cape Town

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Places Near Here:
  1. Masjiedu Galeelier Rahmaan (1.61km)
  2. The Jumu'a Mosque of Cape Town (1.65km)
  3. Rahmaniyeh Primary School (1.8km)
  4. Coowatool Islam Masjid (1.84km)
  5. Al Azhar Masjid (1.95km)
  6. Palm Tree Mosque (1.97km)
  7. Zeenatul Islam Masjid (2.03km)