Ibrāhīm b. Adham

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Ibrāhīm b. Adham (d. 777 (AH 160)). Born at Balkh in Central Asia into a royal family, he renounced his princely life after hearing a divine voice whilst out hunting. He became recognized as a great mystic. His views on meditation (muraqaba) and gnosis (maʿrifa) influenced the later Sūfīs.