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C. E. Bosworth
a small settlement and subdistrict (dehestān) in the district (baḵš) of Ardakān-e Yazd.
more fully al-Ketāb al-aqdas (Pers. Ketāb-e aqdas), “The Most Holy Book,” written in Arabic by Bahāʾallāh, the founder of the Bahāʾī religion.
S. Maqbul Ahmad
Indo-Muslim man of letters, historian, and mystic (d. 1108/1696).
Kashmiri poet and courtier who flourished in the first half of the 12th/18th century.
M. L. Siddiqui
entitled Korīǰa, mystic of the Panjab (d. 1229/1814).
(1887-1974), director of Anjoman-e Āṯār-e Melli (The National Monuments Council of Iran) who also held important posts in the gendarmerie and in civilian life.This Article Has Images/Tables.
F. Rahman, W. C. Chittick
“intellect, intelligence, reason”.
“The Crimsoned Archangel” (lit., “The Red Intellect”), one of the visionary recitals or treatises on spiritual initiation of Sohravardī (d. 1191)
R. E. Emmerick
town in eastern Turkestan, modern Chinese Sinkiang, about six km to the north of the river Āqsū. It lies on the caravan route between Maralbāšī and Kučā.
a river in the Āmū Daryā system. The upper course, called the Morḡāb in the Soviet Union, finds its source in the Little Pamir, the eastern part of Afghanistan’s Waḵān-Pāmīr mountains.