Tuan Guru

Of the Auliyah buried at the Tana Baru, Imam Abdullah ibn Kadi Abdus Salaam (Tuan Guru), is the best known. He was a prince from Tidore in the Trinate islands, who traced his ancestry to the Sultanate of Morocco.

While imprisoned on Robben Island for 12 years , Imam Abdullah wrote a book on Islamic Jurispudence and several copies of the Holy Quran from memory. His hand written works on Islamic Jurispudence, became the main reference work of the Cape Muslims in the 19th century.

Bo-kaap (Tuan Guru)  GPS Co-ordinates

S 33* 55.112 and E 18* 24.901 (Tana Baru cemetry)