Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 128 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Summary of Contents: 2 works by 2 authors on the subjects of Fatwas, Islam Controversial literature Early works to 1800, and Kufr
1. ff. 1-4
Title: Untitled

A criticism of a fatwā pronounced at Shāhjāhanābād om 1241 stating that worship behind an imām of this sect is invalid. The author declares that the effect of this fatwā is that numbers of Muslims are pronounced as kāfirs

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .
2. ff. 4-22

A refutation of the argument that declares worship behind an imām of a sect invalid to regard Muslims as kāfirs

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Persian III, .

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 22 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 21 × 15.6 cm.

Hand(s)

Nastaʻlīq

Decoration

History

Origin: India; 19th century CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on Arberry, Levy and Storey: Catalogue of the Persian manuscripts in the Library of the India Office. Vol. 3. (Unpublished)

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