Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 66* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Ghazzali's Kimiya us-sa'adah


1 copy of Kīmiyā-yi saʿādat by Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad al-Ghazzālī, 1058-1111

Famous treatise on Sufism according to Sunnī doctrine by the Yaminid theologian, al-Ghazzālī al-Ṭūsī

Defective at beginning

Not dated, but reproduces the colophon of the original source, dated (f. 51v): Wednesday, 5 Rabīʿ al-Avval 1099/9 January 1688 or regnal year 32 of Emperor ʿĀlamgīr I

Annotations of later owner’s: 1) Mawlavī Muḥammad Aʿẓam Kashmīrī in dār al-khilāfah Shāhjahānābād; 2) Khvājah ʿĪd/ʿAnbar

Included at end (f. 52v), two recipes for medicated qahvah

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 52 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 255 × 165 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 18th-19th centuries CE ; India


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