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Burhān al-Dīn Gharīb
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The various written compilations of the sayings (malfūẓāt) of Burhān al-Dīn Gharīb, as well as the honorific titles (sing. laqab) bestowed upon him, testify to his having been a highly influential personality much loved by his disciples and students. Nevertheless, the extant information concerning his life and circumstances is confined to a number of reports about his links with Shaykh Niẓām al-Dīn Awliyāʾ (d. 725/1325), the great Sufi shaykh of Delhi, and his spir…

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Javad Shams, Muhammad, Stephen Hirtenstein and Translated by Muhammad Isa Waley, “Burhān al-Dīn Gharīb”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 23 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000037>
First published online: 2021

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