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The Amir-i Kabir’s Activities in India
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[165c] During all this, while the Amir-i Kabir was en route from Ludhiana to Calcutta, he was met by a delegation of Indian Muslims devoted to the cause of Islamic solidarity. In the vicinity of Saharanpur, the amir’s gaze fell on Mulla ʿAziz Allah Qandahari, one of the delegates, whom he recognized as an Afghan from both his bearing and his dress. The amir called him forward and discovered that he was the son of Mulla Dust Muhammad, that he had come to this foreign land to learn the wonders of the sciences, that he was studying astrology with Mulla Ghulam Husayn, the author of Kitāb-i Jāmiʿ-i Bah…

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“The Amir-i Kabir’s Activities in India”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000162>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219

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