Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Or. 13984 (St. Pancras, British Library)

Oriental Manuscripts

Contents

Volume containing several works

1. ff 3v-101r

Commentary on Z̤arūrī-yi kalān ( ضرورى کلان ), by the same Khākī, Dāʼūd (d. 984/1586). A verse summary of the essentials of Sunnī doctrine, law and ethic

Dated 1107

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 12.
2. ff 102v-369r

Commentary upon Vird al-murīdīn ( ورد المریدین ), a verse account on of the principles of Sufism and the life, states and teachings of the author’s master Shaykh Ḥamza (d. 984/1576)

Dated around 1107

Title has been supplied by Waley 1998, page 28.

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 28.
3. ff 370r-395v

An account of the life of Shaykh Ḥamza (d. 984/1576)

Composed in 980 / 1572-3

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 28.
4. ff 395v-409v

A brief treatise on the invocatory method, sanctity, and spiritual powers of Shaykh Ḥamza (d. 984/1576)

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 28.
5. ff 410r-417v

A discourse on the spiritual methods of the Khwājagān or early masters of the Naqshbandī Sufi line

Language(s): Persian

References

For a more detailed description see Waley 1998, page 12.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 417 ff
Dimensions (leaf): 23 × 15 cm.

History

Origin: Kashmir; 12th or 13th century AH

Record Sources

Manuscript description based on M. I. Waley: Supplementary handlist of Persian manuscripts, 1966-1998. London, 1998

Availability

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