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ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Kāshānī
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Kamāl al-Dīn ʿ Abd al-Razzāq al-Kāshānī (or Kāsānī, Qāshānī, Kāshī) (born between 650–60/1252–61, died between 730–6/1329–35) was one of the outstanding authors of the Ṣūfī doctrinal school inspired by the works of Ibn ʿArabī (d. 638/1240), the great Andalusian master. Little is known about his life. He was probably born in Kāshān. In his letter to Simnānī (see below), he mentions that he studied advanced levels of religious sciences and law, but his academic studies brought him neither spiritual cer…

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Lory, Pierre, “ʿAbd al-Razzāq al-Kāshānī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_22929>
First published online: 2009
First print edition: 9789004181304, 2009, 2009-3

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