Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 956 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Miscellaneous Sufi works


Collection of four Sufi works. Not dated. Detached binding; tooled medalions and bands; fragile.

1. ff. 1v-88

Anonymous exposition detailing the doctrines and technicalities of Sufism.

The work is divided into thirty-four sections called uṣūl.

Not dated.

Painted sar'lawḥ.

Language(s): Persian
2. ff. 91-111

Untitled work on the nature of God.

Not dated.

Language(s): Persian
3. ff. 115-179

Anonymous Sufi tract on divine unity or tawḥīd and related themes.

Not dated.

Language(s): Persian
4. ff. 182-225
Language(s): Persian

Unidentified Sufi works on various subjects.

Not dated.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 120 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; India

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/4_f065r


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