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Ḳādirīya
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, Order (ṭarīḳa) of dervishes called after ʿAbd al-Ḳādir al-Ḏj̲īlānī [q. v.].

1. Origin. ʿAbd al-Ḳādir (ob. 561 = 1166) was the principal of a school (madrasa) of Ḥanbalite Law and a ribāṭ in Bag̲h̲dād. His sermons (collected in al-Fatḥ al-Rabbānī) were delivered sometimes in the one, sometimes in the other; both were notable institutions in the time of Ibn al-At̲h̲īr, and Yāḳūt (Irs̲h̲ād al-Arīb, v. 274) records a bequest of books made to the former by a man who died in 572 (1176-7). Both appear to have come to an end at the sack of Bag̲h̲dād in 656 (1258),…

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Margoliouth, D. S., “Ḳādirīya”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3782>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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