Bīdābādī
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Bīdābādī, Āqā Muḥammad (d. 1197/1783 or 1198/1784), was a philosopher, theologian, teacher and spiritual master. His father, Muḥammad Rafīʿ Gīlānī, a scholar from Gīlān, left his home to settle in the Bīdābād district of Iṣfahān (Qazwīnī, 162; Zunūzī, Muḥammad Ḥasan, 688; Khʷānsārī, 7/124; for a more detailed report see Imām, 206–207). It was there that his son was born and grew up (Zunūzī, Muḥammad Ḥasan, 688; Maʿṣūm ʿAlī-Shāh, 3/214; Khʷānsārī, 7/122; cf. Rustam al-Ḥukamāʾ, 406 who erroneously mentions Māzandarān as his pl…

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Garakani, Morteza Gharaee and Negahban, Farzin, “Bīdābādī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_000000124>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004246911, 20131209



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