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Sufism and the Islamic tradition

Waliullah Shah.

Sufism and the Islamic tradition

the Lamahat and Sata"at of Shah Waliullah

by Waliullah Shah.

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Published by Octagon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sufism.

  • Edition Notes

    Translation from the Persian.

    Statementtranslated by G.N. Jalbani and edited by D.B. Fry.
    ContributionsFry, D. B., Jalbani, G. N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP189.26
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127p. ;
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22280705M
    ISBN 100900860812


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