‘Abd al-Qadir b. ‘Abd al-Rahman b. ‘Uthman al-Fatani, Shaykh (1829-98)

Popular Name(s): Shaykh Nik Dir Patani

Origin: Patani

Location(s):

Biographical Details: b. c. 1245/1829, near Keresik, Patani, d. 1 Zulhijah 1315/23 Apr 1898, in Mecca. He was a cousin of Shaykh Nik Mat Kecik on his mother’s side. He taught both Jawi and Arabic texts. He studied at various pondok in Patani, including Pondok Pauh Bok. While in Mecca, he taught at masjid al-haram. He was a member and a major progenitor of the Shattariyya tariqa.

He went to Mecca at some point in the 1840s where he supposedly studied briefly with his grand-uncle, Shaykh Da’ud b. ‘Abd Allah al-Fatani at some point before the latter’s death in 1263/1847. He carried on his studies with his grandfather Shaykh Wan ‘Idris, the brother of Shaykh Da’ud.

Teachers:

  1. Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rahman b. ‘Uthman (father)
  2. Shaykh ‘Abd al-Qadir bin ‘Abd al-Rahim al-Tarkanu
  3. Shaykh Da’ud b. ‘Abd Allah al-Fatani (Mecca)
  4. Shaykh Wan ‘Idris b. ‘Abd Allah al-Fatani (maternal grandfather; Mecca).
  5. Shaykh Muhammad b. Sulayman Hasb Allah al-Makki (Mecca)
  6. Shaykh Muhammad Haqqi al-Nazili (Mecca)
  7. Shaykh Ahmad As‘ad al-Dihan (Mecca)
  8. Shaykh Sayyid Muhammad Amin b. Sayyid Ahmad bin Sayyid Ridhuan al-Madani, of Medina

Students:

  1. Shaykh Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani (Pontianak)
  2. Shaykh Ahmad b. Muhammad Zayn al-Fatani
  3. Tok Wan ‘Ali Kutan (1837-1913), Shattariyya
  4. Haji ‘Uthman b. Haji Senik (c.1838-1911)
  5. Shaykh Muhammad Salih b. Shaykh Zayn al-‘Abidin al-Fatani (Shattariyya)
  6. Shaykh Muhammad Zayn b. Muhammad al-Fatani (Shattariyya)
  7. Shaykh Nik Mat Kecik (1844-1915), Shattariyya
  8. Datuk Haji ‘Abd Allah (1863-1907)
  9. Tok Imam Haji Wan Mamat (1870-1920)
  10. Shaykh ‘Abd al-Salam b. ‘Idris al-Ashi
  11. Shaykh ‘Uthman b. Shihab al-Din al-Funtiani
  12. Haji Isma’il b. Haji ‘Abd al-Hamid [Tok Kemuning] (of Machang, Kelantan)
  13. Haji Ahmad b. Haji ‘Abd al-Rahim (of Kota Bharu, Kelantan)
  14. Tok Guru Kok Geting (d. 1951)

Authored Work(s):

  1. al-Durr al-munazzam fi bayan nasab al-Nabi al-mu’azzam – Ahad, 19 Rabiulawal 1312
  2. Fatwa Jawab Soal Zakat
  3. Fatwa Zikir Roh
  4. [Kitab fikah dan tasawwuf] – MIM 353
  5. Kitab Membuka Pal – finished “malam Khamis”
  6. Kitab tajwid – before 16 Muharam 1296 AH [before 10 Jan 1879 CE]
  7. Khulasat al-Asrar fi Fadhilat al-Salat wa al-Salam ‘ala Sayyid al-Abrar – 22 Rabi al-akhir 1306 AH [12 Dec 1888 CE]
  8. Lajin al-Dani fi Nubzat Manaqib al-Qutb al-Rabbani Sayyid al-Syaikh Abdul Qadir al-Jilani – completed Ahad, 15 Safar 1292 [23 Mar 1875 CE], in Mecca
  9. Translated Matn umm al-barahin.
  10. Al-Mawahib al-Makkiyya fi Ta‘rib Tajwid al-Ada‘ya, a translation of a work by his teacher Shaykh Ahmad bin As‘ad al-Dihan – Ahad, 9 Rajab 1296 AH [29 June 1879 CE]
  11. Raudh al-Zawahir fi Bayan Khawas al-Jawahir
  12. Risalah pada menyatakan beberapa masalah ilmu fikah
  13. Risalah pada Bicara/menyatakan Wida‘ bulan Ramadhan
  14. [untitled collection of fatwa of Shaykh Muhammad b. Sulayman Hasb Allah al-Makki, Sayyid Ahmad b. Zayni Dahlan, and those he issued himself

Scribed Work(s):

  1. IAM 667 – [kitab tawhid].

References:

  • Abdullah, Hj. Wan Mohd. Shaghir. Penyebaran Islam & Silsilah Ulama: Sejagat Dunia Melayu, vol. 10. Kuala Lumpur: Khazaniah Fathaniyah, 1999: 29-32.
  • ________. Penyebaran Islam & Silsilah Ulama: Sejagat Dunia Melayu, vol. 14. Kuala Lumpur: Khazaniah Fathaniyah, 1999: 40-54.
  • ________. “Syeikh Abdul Qadir bin Abdur Rahman al Fatani.” Dakwah 13, no. 152 (Nov 1989): 24-25.
  • Daud, Ismail Che. “Syaikh Nik Dir Patani (1829-1898),” in Tokoh-tokoh Ulama’ Semenanjung Melayu, vol. 1, 3rd ed., 123-37. Kota Bharu: Majlis Ugama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan, 2001.
  • Fatani, Ahmad Fathy al-. “Syeikh Nik Dir Patani (+1829-98),” in Ulama Besar dari Patani, 43-51. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2002.
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