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al-Dasūqī, Burhān al-Dīn Ibrāhīm b. Abī al-Majd ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz (or ʿAbd al-Majīd) (mid to late 7th/13th century), known as Abū al-ʿAynayn (‘the two-eyed one’), a prominent Egyptian Sufi who is regarded as one of the four saintly poles (al-aqṭāb al-arbaʿa) and the eponym of the Ibrāhīmiyya Sufi order (also known as the Dasūqiyya or Burhāniyya).

Biographical information about him is scarce and confused. Our major sources are Ibn al-Mulaqqin (d. 804/1402), who gives a brief notice a…

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Hassan Mahdipour, “al-Dasūqī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 19 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180110

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