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    Dakanī, Riḍā ʿAlī Shāh

    Van Den Bos, Matthijs (2020) Dakanī, Riḍā ʿAlī Shāh. In: Fleet, K. and Krämer, G. and Matringe, D. and Nawas, J. and Rowson, E. (eds.) Encyclopaedia of Islam. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, pp. 15-17. ISBN 9789004413443.

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    Abstract

    Riḍā ʿAlī Shāh Dakanī was the last of the Deccan-based Ṣūfī masters in the modern Niʿmatullāhī salāsil (spiritual ‘chains’), known as an ‘enraptured one’ (majdhūb). His dispatch of his disciple (Maʿṣūm ʿAlī Shāh) on a mission of conversion underlay the revival of the order in Persia in the second half of the eighteenth century. Kate Fleet, Gudrun , Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson

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    Item Type: Book Section
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Politics
    Depositing User: Matthijs Van Den Bos
    Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2020 15:03
    Last Modified: 28 Jan 2020 15:03
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/24023

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