Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 996 (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Mawāhib al-raḥmān by Muḥammad Ṣādiq Qādirī

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Khizānah-'i Qādirīyah (خزانهٔ قادریه), an interlinear translation with the Arabic original, entitled Mawāhib al-raḥmān(مواحب الرحمان), attributed to ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī (d. 1166), by Muḥammad Ṣādiq Qādirī who wrote it after being introduced into the Qadiri order by his Shaykh, Shihāb al-Dīn ʻAbd al-Qādir ibn ʻAbd al-Jalīl al-Ghiyāsī al-Qādirī al-Aḥmadābādī.

24 lines to a page; elegant naskhi and clear nastaʻliq; rubrications; Arabic text in black on yellow, Persian version in red ink on a white background; some marginal notes; decorated ʻunvān on f. 1v; margins ruled in gold, black, red and blue.

Copied in Kashmir, 1229 (1814).

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 406 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 275 × 170 mm.





Paper wrapper


Origin: 1229 (1813/14) AH ; Kashmir

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 E207/11_f054r, f. 54r


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