Delhi Persian 1059B (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of Ashiʻʻat al-lavāʼiḥ by Anṣārī, ʻAbd al-Malik ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr
A commentary of Jāmī's Lavāʼiḥ by ʻAbd al-Malik ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr al-Anṣārī, known as Amān-i Pānīpatīwho began his work after the death of his spiritual teacher Shams al-Dīn al-Lārī on 29 Ramazan 937 (16 May 1531). A marginal note gives the author's death as 958 (1551/52).
The commentary (f. 33v) is preceded by a lengthy introduction mainly on the teachings of Ibn ʻArabī.
The colophon states that this copy was made by Burhān ibn ʻAbd al-Ghafūr al-Anṣārī, Rabīʻ II 948 (July/August 1541).
ff 1v-327v; 23 lines to a page; small neat naskhi with additions in various hands; marginal comments.
Binding: IOL half leather red, 2 May 1915.
Provenance and Acquisition
Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876.
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