Futuwwat Nama of Mirza <sup>ʿ</sup>Abd al-<sup>ʿ</sup>Azim Khan Qarib-i Garakani<sup>38</sup>

Lloyd Ridgeon

in Jawanmardi

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780748641826
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748653249 | DOI:
Futuwwat Nama of Mirza ʿAbd al-ʿAzim Khan Qarib-i Garakani38

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This chapter provides a translated edition of the futawwat nama Mirza ،Abd al-،Azim Garakani, first discussing the confirmation of the proof of the futawwat clothing (libas) and its origin. The second section discusses the different kinds of (asnaf) or initiation; the reality of initiation by the sword, by the verbal pledge, and by imbibing saltwater. The third section discusses people who are not allowed to wear futawwat garments, while the succeeding section focuses on the silsilas for futawwat garments and the Sufi khirga. The fifth and sixth sections discuss the Sama and the virtues and etiquettes of hospitality.

Keywords: futawwat nama Mirza; futawwat clothing; libas; asnaf; initiation; silsilas; Sufi khirga; Sama

Chapter.  23118 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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