The Ismaili-Sufi Sage of Pamir: Mubarak-I Wakhani and the Esoteric Tradition of the Pamiri Muslims

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The name of Mubarak-i Wakhani (1839-1903), a Persian (Tajik) mystic poet, musician, astronomer, and Ismaili religious scholar from Badakhshan, is hardly known in modern academic circles related to Persian and Ismaili studies. Despite his importance to Ismaili esoteric thought in general and the Ismaili tradition of the peoples of the Pamir Mountains in particular, Mubarak has received only scant attention from modern scholars. One of the major reasons for Mubarak's relative obscurity is probably the geographic location of ...

The Ismaili-Sufi Sage of Pamir: Mubarak-I Wakhani and the Esoteric Tradition of the Pamiri Muslims 2008, Cambria Press

ISBN-13: 9781934043974

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