Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1023 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Treatise comparing Islamic and Hindu mysticism


1 copy of Rawz̤at al-maʿārif by Bhayyah Jīvan Rām

Language(s): Persian, Arabic, and Urdu

Treatise comparing Islamic mystical thought with aspects of Hindu theology, by Bhayyah Jīvan Rām-jīv.

The work comprises of eight chapters based on the hast bihisht division of heaven.

Dated colophon (f. 111r): completed by Dayā Rām at the farkhandah bunyād Ḥaydarābād, 7 Rajab 1140/18 February 1728.

Condition fragile.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 111 ff. (+1)
Dimensions (leaf): 210 × 110 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 7 Rajab 1140 AH; 18 February 1728 CE Ḥaydarābād ; India, Hyderabad

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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_f092r


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