|Biographical detail : ||Spiritual teacher.
Shamsad was the disciple of Hamzah Fansuri who was responsible for spreading the Mujudiyah order in Atjeh, northwestern Island of Sumatra. Shamsaddin was the spiritual teacher of king Iskandar Mud (1636) under whose rule Ajteh became a flourishing Muslim state.
When Marco Polo visited Indonesia at the end of the 13th century, Islam was already established in Sumatra. The Island succumbed to the Dutch conquest in 1904.