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ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad b. Ṣāliḥ al-Kanawī
(115 words)

fl. 1229/1814.

Sources

Last (1967a), xxxv.

Biography

Nothing is known of this author, but although his nisba relates him to Kano, he was evidently part of Sh. ʿUthmān’s community.

Works

1. K. al-dāʾira or Dawāʾir asmār al-shaykh ʿUthmān b. Fodiye.

Thirty-five discourses on Sufism by Sh. ʿUthmān b. Fodiye as heard by the author in Sifawa in 1229/1813-14, and written down by him in the same year.

MSS: Ibadan (CAD), 107, 173; Kaduna (NA), E/AR6/10; NU/Paden, 271; Sokoto (WJC), 1/3 (?K.fī maqām al-shaykh).

2. Ḍiyāʾ al-munjiyāt bi-mā yunjā bihi [min] al…

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“ʿAbd Allāh b. Muḥammad b. Ṣāliḥ al-Kanawī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_20006_1a_2>
First published online: 2016



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