Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or 4236 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts


1 copy of Nāfiʻ al-muslimīn by Āk̲h̲ūnd Gadā

A Sufi treatise in masnavi form, containing injunctions relating to asceticism, religious observances, and moral conduct

Incipit: په نامه د هغه خداي م دا کتاب دي چه یو نوم ئي په نومونو کښ وهاب دي
Colophon: تمت تمام شد کتاب نافع المسلمین تصنیف اخون گدا صاحب...بتاریخ یوم دو شنبه در ماه محرم المحرم سنه 1294 هجري يكهزار دو صد نود و چهار از دست ملا اعظم دین ولد شاه عالم دین ساکن بابي
Language(s): Pashto


Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 174 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 25 × 17 cm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 1294 AH; 1877 CE

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on James Fuller Blumhardt and D.N MacKenzie : Catalogue of Pashto manuscripts in the British Isles, 1965.


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