Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 95B (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library


1 copy of Mazraʿ al-ḥasanāt by Sayyid Muḥammad Fāz̤il ibn Muḥammad ʿĀrif Safīdunī Dihlavī Madanī

Language(s): Persian and Arabic

Sufi treatise translating into Persian and expanded with the commentary of Sayyid Muḥammad Fāz̤il ibn Muḥammad ʿĀrif Safīdunī Dihlavī Madanī on the famous Arabic work on traditions associated with the mission and praise of the Prophet Muḥammad, the Dalāʾil al-khayrāt va shavāriq al-anvār fī z̲ikr al-ṣalāt ʿalá al-Nabī al-Mukhtār by Saʿīd Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Sulaymān al-Jazūlī al-Simlānī al-Shāz̲ilī (d. 870/1465), the great ‘mujaddid’ or renovator of Islam in north Africa and adherent of the Ṣanhājīyah Sufi Order.

The work was written at the request of his friends and religious associates.

Dated colophon: completed Sunday, 24 Jumādá al-S̲ānī 1240/13 February 1825.

Not foliated.

Lacking original covers.

Folios unbound; cropped, water stains, wormholes, later repairs.

Condition fragile.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 200 ff. -
Dimensions (leaf): 238 × 163 mm.



Origin: 24_Jumada-II_1240 AH; 13 February 1825 CE ; 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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