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According to the sources, Abū Isḥāq al-Shāmī migrated from Baghdad to Khurāsān and settled in Chisht on the orders of ʿUlū al-Dīnawarī (or Mamshād al-Dīnawarī) in order to offer guidance to its people (Jāmī, 328; ʿAlawī Kir…

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Arya, Gholam-Ali and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Chishtiyya”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_05000088>
First published online: 2021

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