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Ḥaydariyya
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The Ḥaydariyya comprises two groups of members of the Qalandariyya, the followers of Quṭb al-Dīn Ḥaydar-i Zāvaʾī (d. 618/1221) and those of Mīr Quṭb al-Dīn Ḥaydar-i Tūnī (d. 830/1426–7) (the Qalandariyya, consisting mostly of celibate mendicant wandering ascetics and sometimes characterised as antinomian, is of eastern Iranian and Central Asian origin and appears in fifth/eleventh-century sources).

Quṭb al-Dīn Ḥaydar-i Zāvaʾī was of Turkish origin (Ibn al-Fawṭī, 376–7; Dihlavī, 30), and, in contrast to his followers who were prone to travel and wande…

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Raei, Shahrokh, “Ḥaydariyya”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 20 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_30410>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413443, 2020, 2020-2



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