Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 87B* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of a work by Mawlavī Muḥammad S̲anāʾ Allāh Pānīpatī

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Untitled treatise on Islamic traditions focused on the concepts of ḥurmat (reverence) and ibāḥat (rendering lawful) by Qāz̤ī Muḥammad S̲anāʾ Allāh al-ʿUs̲mānī al-Maẓharī al-Naqshbandī al-Pānīpatī (d. 1225/1810).

The work is divided into multiple sections termed faṣl.

Not dated at end; according to a note at the beginning (f. 1r), this copy was written by Muḥammad Karīm Allāh. Datable to the early nineteenth century.

Folios unbound.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 7 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 212 × 142 mm.



Origin: 19th century India

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


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