Muhammad Dahhan b. Da’ud, Haji (c. 1860s-1956)

Popular Name(s): Tok Yaman

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Biographical Details: b. c. 1860s, Kampung Beruas Mulu, Penarik, Patani. He is said to be younger than Tok Kelaba (1863) and older than Tok Bermin (1874) and Tok Jakar (c. 1870). d. 1376/1956, buried in a cemetery at Islam Pangkalan Jambu, Kuala Beruas, Penarik. His son, known as Tok Beruas, was also a pondok teacher.

He first studied at Pondok Bendang Daya as well as other schools in the Patani area. He developed a reputation as an expert in fiqh and ‘usul (aqida).

Teachers:

  1. Tok Bendang Daya Muda (1818-95) , Pondok Bendang Daya
  2. Tok Semela Tua (Patani)
  3. Tuan Minal (1820-1913), Patani
  4. Haji Muhammad Salih Bendang Gucil (Patani)
  5. Shaykh Ahmad b. Muhammad Zayn al-Fatani (1856-1908), Mecca
  6. Shaykh Nik Dir Patani (1829-98), Mecca
  7. He then accompanied Haji ‘Abd Allah Bendang Gucil and Haji ‘Ibrahim Musa Bendang Gucil to Yemen to study with Shaykh Yusuf al-Yamani for 5 years, then returned to Mecca, where he lived for 5 years more before returning to Patani.

Students:

  1. Tok Bermin (1874-1957)
  2. Haji Awang Palas
  3. Haji Mustafa Tabeh
  4. Tok Beruas, his son

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References:

  1. Fatani, Ahmad Fathy al-. Ulama Besar dari Patani. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2002: 276-8.
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