Abu Hafs Umar al-Suhrawardi

Abu Hafs Umar al-Suhrawardi

Abu Hafs Umar al-Suhrawardi (Persian:عمر سهروردى) fixme (1144 - 1234) was an Iranian Sufi from Choresmia.

He expanded the Sufi order of Suhrawardiyya, that had been created by his uncle Abu al-Najib al-Suhrawardi, obtaining the support of the caliph.

Other transliterations: Shaykh Shihab al-Din ‘Umar al-Suhrawardi", "Shaykh 'Abu Hafs al-Suhrawardi", "Hadrat Shaykh Shihab al-Din `Umar b. `Abd Allah al-Suhrawardi.

He wrote "'Awarif al-Ma'ârif".

External links

* [http://www.islam786.org/silsilaesuhrawardiya.htm Silsilae Suhrawardiya]

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