Sari al-Saqati

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Zarih of Junayd of Baghdad and a smaller wooden zarih of Sari al-Saqati

Abū al-Ḥasan Sarī (al-Sirrī) b. al-Mughallis al-Saqaṭī (867CE) also known as Sirri Saqti (Arabic:سری سقطی) was one of the early Muslim Sufi saints of Baghdad.[1] He was one of the most influential students of Maruf Karkhi and one of the first to present Sufism in a systematic way.[2] He was also a friend of Bishr al-Hafi. He was the maternal uncle and spiritual master of Junayd of Baghdad.[3]


  1. ^ Al-Risala al-Qushayriyya.
  2. ^ Annemarie Schimmel. Handbuch Der Orientalistik. p. 30. ISBN 9004061177.
  3. ^ Al-Ghazali, On Disciplining the Soul and Breaking the Two Desires, Cambridge, Islamic Texts Society, p.221.

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