IO Islamic 4396 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
St Augustine's College Collection
Mi'yar-i salikan-i tariqat of Qani' Shirazi
1 copy of Miʿyār-i sālikān-i ṭarīqat by Mīr ʿAlī Shīr "Qāniʿ"
Collection of hagiographic entries by Mīr ʿAlī Shīr "Qāniʿ" Shīrāzī Ḥusaynī, written in 1202/1787-8
The work consists of an epilogue or muqaddimah on the nature of prophecy and imamte, followed by a fātiḥah on the symbology of sufi paraphernalia and ritual. This is succeeded by 12 chapters termed miʿyār, each covering a century of the Hegira, concluding with a khatimah
Scribe: Ghulām Ḥusayn, darvīsh-i sabzpūsh, resident of Thatha (Sind)
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