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Bukhārī, Sayyid Jalāl al-Dīn
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Sayyid Jalāl al-Dīn was born in the village of Uch (Uch Sharif) in the Punjab region of what is now Pakistan, a descendant of Imam ʿAlī b. Muḥmmad al-Naqī, also known as al-Hādī, the tenth in the line of Twelver Shiʿi Imams (Laʿlī Badakhshī, 689–690; Chishtī, 970; Ghulām Sarwar, 29, 30). Whereas Qāḍī Nūr Allāh al-Shūshtarī described the Sayyids of Bukhārā as Shiʿis (1/146), other sources identify Sayyid Jalāl al-Dīn and his family as being Ḥanafī in orientation (L…

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Arya, Gholam-Ali and Translated by Matthew Melvin-Koushki, “Bukhārī, Sayyid Jalāl al-Dīn”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 30 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000024>
First published online: 2021

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