IO Islamic 4059 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
1 copy of Rubāʿīyāt-i Sarmad by Muḥammad Saʿīd Kāshānī "Sarmad"
Collection of rubāʿī or quatrains by the seventeenth-century, Jewish Iranian poet, convert to Islam, and mystic, who, after travelling to Timurid or Mughal South Asia, fell in love with a Brahmin youth and abandoned all clothing, for which he was executed by Emperor ʿĀlamgīr I (d. 1707) in 1071 / 1660-1
Rough nastaʿlīq in watery ink
. Scribe: Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī
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Muḥammad ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz of Bhitrī
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