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Ḥusām al-Dīn b. Khalīl Brūsawī
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Ḥusām al-Dīn b. Khalīl Brūsawī (Hüsâmeddin Bursevî) (d. 1042/1632), an Ottoman Sufi, traditionist, author and poet. There is little information about his early life. We only know that he studied various disciplines in Bursa (Brūsa), particularly in the teaching circles of Akhīzādah ʿAbd al-Ḥalīm Afandī (Ahîzâde Abdülhalim Efendi, d. 1013/1604). He also found employment as a teacher there. Shortly afterwards, he became attracted to the Sufi path and adopted the life of an ascetic under the guidance of …

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Fatemeh Lajevardi, M.I. Waley and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “Ḥusām al-Dīn b. Khalīl Brūsawī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_066116>
First published online: 2022

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