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Dādā, Taqī al-Dīn Muḥammad
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Most of the information about him and his Sufi order is to be found in the local histories of Yazd. All that is known about his youth is that he was born in Iṣfahān where he made a living winnowing grain, and that from his youth Taqī al-Dīn practised spiritual wayfaring, asceticism and spiritual discipline, and spent most of what he earned on those in need. He was the disciple of a master by the name of Muḥammad Andāyān about whom there is no information in the local histories of Yazd where what…

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Falahati Movahhed, Maryam and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Dādā, Taqī al-Dīn Muḥammad”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_05000103>
First published online: 2021

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