Zayn al-‘Abidin b. Muhammad al-Fatani, Shaykh (1820-1913)

Popular Name(s): Tuan Minal

Origin:

Location(s):

Biographical Details: b. 1820, Bendang Badang, which is on the banks of Sungai Patani, Patani. d. 1913. He went to Mecca to study, perhaps as early as 1832, likely fleeing the war in the Patani region. He returned and opened a pondok at Bendang Badang. His son Shaykh ‘Umar and his son-in-law Tok Keramat Pulau Bidan were also scholars.

Teachers:

  1. Tok Wan Pa (Pondok Bendang Daya, Patani)
  2. Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rashid al-Fatani

Students:

  1. Muhammad Salih b. Zayn al-‘Abidin b. Muhammad al-Fatani (d. 1892), his son
  2. Tok Shaykh Jarum (1849-1911), who opened a pondok in Derga, Kedah
  3. Shaykh Muhammad Sa’id Linggi (1875-1926), Linggi, Negeri Sembilan
  4. Haji ‘Abd Allah b. Penghulu Sulayman (called Datuk Segedung Ilmu), Kemudi, Bacok, Kelantan
  5. Haji ‘Isma’il Cik Dol (1873-1948), Kedah
  6. Tok Kemuning (c. 1885-1934), Macang
  7. Haji Saman ‘Abd al-Rahman, father of Tuan Guru Haji Hussein Rahimi, Kelantan
  8. Pak Cu Yeh Tok Raja Haji (d. 1935), Jambu
  9. Tok Chaok (d. 1921)
  10. Haji Wan Muhammad (Wan Ahmad Semela)
  11. Haji Senik b. Salih, from Kampung Teras Besar, Mentuan, Kota Bharu, d. c. 1902.
  12. Haji Muhammad Salih, founded Pondok Bendang Gucil
  13. Tok Keramat Pulau Bidan (d. 1938), his son-in-law

Authored Writing(s):

  1. ‘Aqidah al-Najin fi ‘Ilm Usul al-din – 1308 AH [1890/1 CE]
  2. Fa‘edah pada menyatakan fidyah sembahyang dan puasa atas al-Ilahiyah
  3. Irsyad al-‘Ibad ila Sabil al-Rasyad – PNM 911
  4. Kasyf al-ghaibiyya fi ahwal yaum al-qiyamah – 1301 AH ~ 1883-4 CE
  5. Kashf al-Litham ‘an As‘ilah al-Anam – Rajab 1307 AH [1890 CE]
  6. Mifta al-Murid fi ‘Ilm al-Tawhid
  7. [Sembahyang Juma] – PNM 111
  8. Tabassum al-Sharibin
  9. Tahqiq al-kalam fi bayan ibtida’ al-siyam

References:

  1. Fatani, Ahmad Fathy al-. “Tuan Minal (1820-an-1913),” in Ulama Besar dari Patani, 62-73. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2002.

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