Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 982 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts, Delhi Persian

Sufi treatise by Jami

Contents

1 copy of Marātib-i sittah

Abridged Persian translation and commentary of the treatise on six grades of existence according to the principles of Sufism, conventionally attributed to the great Ṣūfī writer, ʿAbd al-Raḥmān "Jāmī" Hiravī (d. 898/1492).

The unnamed commentator describes the work as the second of two attempts, the latest completed 22 Ramaz̤ān [10]79/23 February 1669.

The volume appears to have been part of a larger collection of tractates, fragments of which end and begin at either end of this work.

Dated colophon (f. 17v): completed by Muḥammad Ṣādiq on 15 Rabīʿ al-S̲ānī 1080/12 September 1669.

Folios detached; stained and worm-eaten; lacking original binding; fragile.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 17 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 235 × 152 mm.
Dimensions (written):

Hand(s)

Arabic

History

Origin: India; 17th cent. CE; 15 Rabīʿ II 1080 AH

Record Sources

Based on unpublished description in Catalogue of Persian Manuscripts in the India Office Library, vol. 3. Available on British Library Digitised Manuscripts, manuscript number: MSS Eur E207/3_f003r

Availability

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Bibliography

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Funding of Cataloguing

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