Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1002 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Sih ruknī by Ilāhʹābādī, Muḥibb Allāh‏

Language(s): Persian

Sih ruknī (سه رکنی), a work on the three principles of a devout life by an unamed author who may be identified with Muḥibb Allāh Ilāh'ābādī (d. 1648) who wrote a work of this name. This copy contains only the third principle.

17 lines per page; small nastaʻlīq; rubrications.

Mid-19th century.

Title: Sih ruknī

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. ii+34+i
Dimensions (leaf): 214 × 140 mm.





IOL quarter-leather scarlet, 17/10/1965


Origin: 1800 - 1857 CE ; India

Provenance and Acquisition

Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.


Government of India

Record Sources

Based on 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_f059r, f. 59r


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