Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 966 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Rumi's Masnavi-ye ma'navi, conclusion


1 copy of Ikhtitām-i Mas̤navī-'i maʿnavī by Nishāṭ Kāndhalavī, Ilāhī Bak̲h̲sh, 1748 or 1749-1829

Rare mas̲navī composition attempting the completion of Rūmī's famous work in the same style and metre, by the author Ilāhī Bakhsh Ṣāḥib, completed in 1216/1801-2 according to the chronogrammatic verse ‘khatm shud īn nuskhah dar sāl-i ghuyūr’.

Not dated.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 54 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 140 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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/11_f019r


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