Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 1003 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Maktubat-i Mulla Jalal Shirazi


1 copy of Maktūbāt-i Mullā Jalāl Shirāzī by Mullā Jalāl Shirāzī

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Maktūbāt-i Mullā Jalāl Shirāzī (مکتوبات ملا جلال شیرازی), twenty letters outlining the general principles of Sufism, with an introduction in Arabic, to brothers, children and friends residing at Surat and other places in India, by Mullā Jalāl Shīrāzī ibn Mullā Ḥasan Nādirī.

13 lines to a page; nastaʻlīq; copyist, Ghulām Bahāʼ al-Dīn; worm-eaten.

Dated 22 Ẕu al-Qaʻdah 1087 (26 Jan 1677).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: ff. i+62+i
Dimensions (leaf): 179 × 110 mm.





Origin: Allahabad

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 E207/4_f022r, f. 22r


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