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ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Dihlavī
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ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Muḥaddith Dihlavī (958–1052/1551–1642) was an Indian scholar and Ṣūfī who revived ḥadīth studies in India and rendered Ṣūfī biographies into elegant prose. He wrote approximately sixty books in Arabic and Persian, many of which have been published in the original or in Urdu translation. He composed Persian verse under the takhalluṣ (pen name) Ḥaqqī (“Truthful”). Born in Delhi, he died there at the age of ninety-four, on 21 Rabīʿ I 1052/19 June 1642.

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Kugle, Scott, “ʿAbd al-Ḥaqq Dihlavī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 30 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_24147>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 9789004305755, 2016, 2016-2

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