34th Dai-al-Mutlaq Syedna Ismail Badruddin Bin Mulla Raj(R.A)

Date of Wafat(Death) : 23rd Jamadi-Ul-Akhar 1085 AH.
Duration of Dawat : 19 years, 7 months and 14 days.

Born in 990H during the era of Syedna Dawood bin Ajabsha Burhanuddin Saheb (R.A), Syedna Ismail Badruddin Saheb (R.A), descendent from the revered Bharmal progeny was rightfully predicted to succeed as Dai by his learned grand father Maulaya Adam (Q.R). At the tender age of five Syedna Ismail (R.A) completed the entire Quran-e-Majid. While accompanying his revered father Mulla Raj (Q.R) to Ahmedabad in the Hazarat of Syedna Dawood (R.A), Syedna Ismail (R.A) being the fifth son of Mulla Raj (R.A) was presented to Syedna Dawood (R.A) in Khumus and was admitted in Dars under the beneficial up bringing of Syedna Dawood (R.A). Having taken over his father's business during the period of Syedna Abdultayeb Zakiuddin Saheb (R.A), Syedna Ismail (R.A) used to reside in Ahmedabad for eight months, while he stayed in Jamnagar for the rest of the year. During his stay in Ahmedabad, he was accustomed to generously spend for Dawat purposes and for the betterment of Mumineen. Syedna Ismail (R.A) who served as the Wali of Jamnagar for forty years had the honour of serving seven Duat Mutlaqeen (R.A) consecutively.