Here is an interesting post from a popular blog on Malabar History

Late 19th Century Two things made me pick up this topic for study. One – the fact that Sayyid Fadl spent his last years in Istanbul, a city I love, and two -the remark made by his recent biographer WC Jacob. Jacob was kind in mentioning a couple of my earlier articles on the Cherman Perumal in his book and remarked – That the myth is still relevant today…..

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Another post that throws light on Sayyid Fadl, can be found at

The headstone at the grave of Sayyid Fazil Pasha in Istanbul