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Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger DesertSidi Mahmud and the Hermits of Aïr$
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H. T. Norris

Print publication date: 1990

Print ISBN-13: 9780198265382

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265382.001.0001

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The Later History of the Maḥmūdiyya

The Later History of the Maḥmūdiyya

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(p.124) 8 The Later History of the Maḥmūdiyya
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Ṣūfī Mystics of the Niger Desert
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H. T. Norris

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265382.003.0009

Much of what is known about Sīdī Mahmūd has been derived from traditions of the Khalwatiyya Sūfī order that inherited his mantle in Aïr. Because of the known connection between Jibrīl and Uthmā and this Sūfī order, all that is known about Sīdī Mahmūd came late to Hausaland via recent Khalwatiyya teachings and devotional works. This chapter discusses other principal sources whereby ideas of Sīdī Mahmūd, his main doctrines, and certain biographical details about him reached Hausaland.

Keywords:   Sīdī Mahmūd, Khalwatiyya, Jibrīl, Uthmā, Hausaland

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