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Būzjānī, Darwīsh ʿAlī
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Būzjānī was a disciple of Khwājah ʿAzīz Allāh Jāmī (d. 902/1497), a descendant of Aḥmad Jām and a master of the Naqshbandī Sufi order, who was connected via two intermediaries in the initiatic line (silsila) to the founder, Bahāʾ al-Dīn Naqshband (d. 791/1389) (Būzjānī, 124).

As well as being engaged in the doctrine and practice of Sufism under his master, ʿAzīz Allāh Jāmī, Būzjānī also studied fiqh, tafsīr and literary sciences under the latter, who encouraged all beginners and aspirants to study the works of Muḥammad al-Ghazālī and Ibn al-ʿArabī’s al-Futūḥāt al-Makkiyya.

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Javad Shams, Mohammad and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Būzjānī, Darwīsh ʿAlī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 10 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_05000060>
First published online: 2021

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