Abu Nasr al- Sarraj

(d. 988)

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(d. 988)

Major historian and theorist of Sufism from Tus in northeastern Iran. His Kitab al-luma (Book of light flashes) is an important source of the sayings and thought of early mystical personalities and movements. Sought to demonstrate that Sufism was fully compatible with mainstream Islamic belief and practice.

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