Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

ms. 61824 (SOAS Library, School of Oriental and African Studies)

Special Collections


1 copy of Libās-i taqwā

"An anonymous Urdu work beginning with an exposition of taqwa (piety) and later treating of Sayyid Ahmad, leader of the party wrongly called Wahhabis, and citing conflicting evidence as to his death in battle with the Sikhs in 1831". Lacks ending. Latest date in text is 1865

Incipit: سب تعریف اور خوبیان الله سبحانه و تعالی فی ذات پاک کو هی

Language(s): Urdu

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 35 f.
Dimensions (leaf):
Dimensions (written):



Nasta'liq hand


Origin: Late 19th century CE


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