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Buzghush Shīrāzī
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Prominent Members of the Buzghush Dynasty

Najīb al-Dīn ʿAlī Buzghush (d. 678/1279)

A distinguished Sufi and scholar affiliated to the Suhrawardiyya order, he is also mentioned by such titles and epithets as shaykh al-shuyūkh al-muḥaqqiqīn, kahf al-wāṣilīn and imām a⁠ʾimmat al-dahr (Waṣṣāf, 193; Zarkūb Shīrāzī, 177). Originally from Syria, his father Buzghush was a prominent and wealthy merchant who went to live in Shīrāz towards the end of the 6th/12th century and married …

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Javad Shams, Mohammad and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Buzghush Shīrāzī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 02 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000058>
First published online: 2021

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