Delhi Persian 986 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)
India Office Library
1 copy of Miftāḥ al-karāmāt by Fāz̤il ibn Shaykh Fīrūz
A collection of 40 anecdotes by Fāz̤il ibn Shaykh Fīrūz, illustrating the life and sayings of a 17th century Sufi saint Abū Yūsuf Muḥyī al-Dīn Yaḥyā Madanī. This work is, according to the author, an abridgement of a much longer work by him entitled Miftāḥ al-karāmāt.
15 lines per page; nastaʻliq; black ink with rubrications; margins ruled in red and blue; worm-eaten and water-stained.
Dated 6 Ẕū al-Qaʻdah 1229 (20 October 1814).
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Purchased by the Government of India at sale organised by Delhi Prize Agents, 1859; administrative deposit India Office Library, 1876
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