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Jāmī, Mawlānā Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān

Jāmī, Mawlānā Nūr al-Dīn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān (1414–92 (AH 817–98)). Muslim Sūfī poet of the Naqshbandiy(y)a order, known as khātam al-shuʿarāʾ, ‘the seal of the poets’. He immersed himself in the teaching of Ibn ʿArabī, but united this with the vision of Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī. His best-known poetic work (Haft Awrang, The Seven Thrones) explores, through classical examples, how human love is transformed into the symbol and vehicle of divine love.

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