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  • KAŠF AL-ASRĀR

    Cross-reference

    wa ʿoddat al-abrār of Abu’l-Fażl Rašid-al-Dīn Meybodi. See MEYBODI.

  • KAŠF AL-LOḠĀT WA’L-EṢṬELĀḤĀT

    Solomon Bayevsky

    (Revealing [of the meaning] of words and terminology), title of a Persian dictionary compiled in India before 1608.

  • KAŠF AL-MAḤJUB of Hojviri

    Jawid Mojaddedi

    the only surviving work of Abu’l-Ḥasan ʿAli b. ʿOṯmān Hojviri (d. between 1073 and 1077) and the oldest surviving independent manual of Sufism written in Persian.

  • KAŠF AL-MAḤJUB of Sejzi

    Hermann Landolt

    (“Unveiling the hidden”), the Persian version of an Ismaʿili treatise originally written in Arabic by the 10th century dāʾi. 

  • KAŠF AL-ẒONUN

    Kioumars Ghereghlou

    (“Unveiling of suppositions”), a major bibliographical dictionary in Arabic, composed by Kāteb Čelebi Moṣṭafā b. ʿAbd-Allāh, also known as Ḥāji Ḵalifa (1609-57).

  • KAŠF O ŠOHUD

    Cyrus Ali Zargar

    (“unveiling and witnessing”), terms commonly used by Muslim mystics to describe the acquisition of esoteric knowledge and the constant first-hand encountering of the divine presence. 

  • KAŠF-E ḤEJĀB

    Cross-reference

    See VEILING AND UNVEILING. Forthcoming.

  • KAŠFI, MIR MOḤAMMAD ṢĀLEḤ ḤOSAYNI

    Sunil Sharma

    (d. 1651), calligrapher and poet in Mughal India. Authored several works in verse and prose.

  • KĀŠḠARI, SAʿD-AL-DIN

    Hamid Algar

    (d. 1456), propagator of the Naqšbandi order in Timurid Herat, noteworthy primarily as the initiator ofʿAbd-al-Ramān Jāmi into the path.

  • KASHAN

    Multiple Authors

    historical city and a sub-province of the province of Isfahan on the north-south axial route of central Iran.