Balyānī, Awḥad al-Dīn ʿAbd Allāh b. Masʿūd b. Muḥammad (d. 683 or 686/1284 or 1287), was a Sufi and scholar from Kāzarūn. His laqab is also given as Aṣīl al-Dīn (Aḥmad Zarkūb, 186), although this may be a confusion with that of his father’s teacher, Shaykh Aṣīl al-Dīn Shīrāzī (see Jāmī, 258–259).
His grandfather Najm al-Dīn Muḥammad, who was a descendant of the well-known Sufi master Abū ʿAlī al-Daqqāq (q.v., d. ca. 405/1015), migrated to Kāzarūn and married the daughter of one of his disciples, Qāḍī Muḥamma…
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Shams, Mohammad Javad and
“Balyānī, Awḥad al-Dīn”, in:
Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary.
Consulted online on 20 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_00000060>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209