Ala al-Dawlah Simnani

(d. 1336)

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(d. 1336)

Iranian mystic and philosopher. A member of the Kubrawi Sufi order; maintained that strict adherence to the Quran and Islamic law was the basis of the mystic path. He was critical of Ibn al-Arabi's monism and systematized Kubrawi meditations, focusing on visions of light and color.

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