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Qāsim b. Muḥyī ’L-Dīn b. Qāsim al-Barāwī al-Qādirī
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known as Ibn Muḥyī ’l-Dīn Qāsim al-Barāwī, b. 1295/1878-79, d. 14 Ramaḍān 1340/12 May 1922.


Cerulli (1957-64), i, 150-51, 188, 192, 196 and 199; Adan (1993), 300, and Kassim (1995), 33-35.


Born into the Waʾilī clan in Barawe. He was a member of the Qādiriyya and a follower of Uways b. Muḥammad al-Barāwī (q.v.). A prolific poet in both Arabic and Chimbalazi, his best known work is the majmūʿa listed below. This contains nine poems by prominent Sufi leaders of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries tha…

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“Qāsim b. Muḥyī ’L-Dīn b. Qāsim al-Barāwī al-Qādirī”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 02 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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