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ʿAbd al-Ḥusayn Mūnis ʿAlī Shāh
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Ḥājj Mīrzā ʿAbd al-Ḥusayn Dhū l-Riyāsatayn Mūnis ʿAlī Shāh, born 13 Rabīʿ al-Awwal 1290/11 May 1873 (Ādamiyyat, Dānishmandān, 575) in Shiraz (Humāyūnī, 233), was a spiritual master in the Dhū l-Riyāsatayn order (a group of people who congregate together, mostly under a contemporary spiritual leader) of the Niʿmatallāhiyya Ṣūfī path (a line of succession and a spiritual tendency). The latter, historically influential in Central Asia and India but today mostly in Iran, with significant groups in western Europe, go…

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van den Bos, Matthijs E. W., “ʿAbd al-Ḥusayn Mūnis ʿAlī Shāh”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_24650>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 9789004282131, 2015, 2015-4

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