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Author(s): van den Bos, Matthijs E. W.
The Gunābādiyya is the largest of the three main Niʿmatallāhiyya orders and the predominant Shīʿī Ṣūfī silsila (“chain” of spiritual authority) in Iran (Modarrisī Chahārdahī, 188ff.). (The Niʿmatallāhiyya, historically influential in Central Asia and India but today mostly in Iran, with significant groups in western Europe, goes back to Shāh Niʿmatallāh Valī, d. 843/1431, a Syrian-born Iranian mystic and author who settled in Kirmān, in southeastern Iran.) Under the Niʿmatallāhī master Zayn al-ʿĀbidīn Raḥmat ʿA…
Date: 2021-07-19