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Najm al-Din al-Kubra

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Najm al-Din al-Kubra (540/617-1145/1120)

Najm al-Din al-Kubra was a 13th century Sufi pioneer, whose life and works helped to establish a tradition of Sufism which persists to this day. The reach of Kubra’s work established itself through the influential order which bears his name, the Kubrawiyya.

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Image: The Najm al-Din mausoleum in Turkmenistan