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Habib al Ajami

Habib al-Ajami
Mystic
Born 7th or 8th Century
Persia
Died 8th Century
Basra
Honored in
Islam

Habib ibn Muhammad al-‘Ajami al-Basri known also as Habib Ajami and Habib al-Farsi (the Persian) (Arabic: حبيب العجمي‎, Persian: حبیب عجمی‎) was a Muslim mystic and traditionalist, and Sufi saint. Born in Persia, al-Ajami was an usurer by profession. He settled in Basra. He later renounced worldly life and became a mystic. He was a disciple of Hasan of Basra. He was known for performing miracles. [1]

References

  1. ^ Arberry, A.J., Muslim Saints and Mystics: Episodes from the Tadhkirat Al-Auliya’ ('Memorial of the Saints'). Abridged from Tadhkirat Al-Auliya by Farid al-Din Attar. London, England.: Penguin (Non-Classics), 1990. ISBN 0-14-019264-6, 32-38


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