Dhu’l-Nun Quotes

Dhu'l-Nun Abu'l-Fayd Thawban ibn Ibrahim al-Misri (796 – 859)

Dhu’l-Nun Abu’l-Fayd Thawban ibn Ibrahim al-Misri (796 – 859) was an early Egyptian Muslim mystic and ascetic of Nubian origin. Born in Upper Egypt, Dhu’l-Nun is said to have made some study of the scholastic disciplines of alchemy, medicine, and Greek philosophy in his early life before coming under the mentorship of the mystic Sadn of Cairo. He was celebrated for his legendary wisdom both in his own life and by later Islamic philosophers as one of the greatest saints of the early era of Sufism.

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