Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1024 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Rare treatise on Sufism


1 copy of Haft aḥkām by Muḥibb Allāh Ilāhābādī

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Rare treatise introducing seven principles of Sufism by the theologian, Ṣūfī author and saint, Muḥibb Allāh Ilāhābādī (d. 1058/1648), collated with the author’s manuscript during his lifetime.

The work consists of seven chapters, each treating a separate ḥukm.

Dated colophon (f. 54v): completed by Muḥammad Kabīr al-Ḥusaynī al-Qaz[vīnī], Monday … [folio cropped ] 1053/1643.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 54 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 232 × 147 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1053 AH; 1643 CE ; India

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Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3.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 E207/3_f054r


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