Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 3667 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Masnavi-'i ma'navi, book VI


1 copy of Mas̲navī-'i maʿnavī by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī

Didactic mas̲navī on Islamic wisdom and spirituality, containing book 6, in 2 columns, beginning f. 8v

Poem prefixed by list of contents (ff. 1v-7v) and Gujarati numbers (f. 1v)

Miscellaneous compositions relating to the work and of interest to the owner at end (ff. 176v-181r)

Dated (f. 141v): completed 8 Ṣafar 1084 (written out incorrectly as 1085)/7 May 1674

Seal impression (f. 1r), rounded naskh in interlacing looped ṭughrā formation: Muḥammad bin Muḥ[y]ī al-Dīn 1165/1751-2

Language(s): Persian & Gujarati

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 181 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 157 × 100 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 8 Ṣafar 1084 AH; 7 May 1674 CE ; India


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