‘The crown of kings’
Bukhari Jawhari, Bukhari Johori
Original Language: Jawi Malay
Tāj al-salaṭīn, most probably composed in Aceh, contains guidelines for kings and common people living within an Islamic polity. The work was dedicated to the Acehnese Sultan ʿAlāʾ al-Dīn Riʿāya Shāh (r. 1589-1604). The sultan was known as a great admirer of Sufism, for which he was given the title ‘Sayyid al-Mukammil’.
Tāj al-salaṭīn contains 24 chapters, comprising 56 folios in the B…