Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

IO Islamic 4394 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

St Augustine's College Collection

Gulshan-i tauhid


1 copy of Gulshan-i tawḥīd by Mawlavī Ibrāhīm ibn Khudāʾī Dadah al-Rūmī Būrsavī

Mystical poem in mukhammas form based on selected verses from Rumi Balkhi's Mas̲navī-yi maʿnavī, with further verses added in the same metre, composed in 940/1533-4

The work is organised into 6 volumes or jild, like its model

Every sixth line, or first line of every pentad or mukhammas, is written in red

Not dated

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 98 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 197 × 124 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 17th century CE ; Anatolia or Iran

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/19_f012r


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