The Dahya Punja Library – Chandra Jadav

Chandra Jadav is an artist and author originally from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, who is now a resident of Calgary, Canada. He shares the following article with Ismailimail on earliest Ismaili pioneer, Dahya Punja, his migration to East Africa based on Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah’s guidance, and the dedication of a library in his name.


Related at ArchNet:

We reached out to Dahya Punja’s great-great-grandson, Al-Karim Walli (himself a resident of Calgary, and an author and a photographer), who shares the latest image of the library, taken on a recent trip.

The Dahya Punja Library




Previously on Ismailimail…

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