Habib al-Ajami

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Habib al-Ajami
Mystic
Born7th or 8th Century
Persia
DiedMarch 738 (3 Rabi' al-Thani 120 AH).
Venerated inIslam
InfluencesHasan al-Basri
InfluencedDawud Tai

Habib ibn Muhammad al-‘Ajami al-Basri (Arabic: حبيب بن محمد العجمي البصري‎) known also as Habib al-Ajami (حبيب العجمي) and Habib al-Farsi (حبيب الفارسي) was a Muslim Sufi mystic, saint, and traditionalist of Persian descent.

Habib al-Ajami settled in Basra, where his shrine is.

He is a disciple of Hasan al-Basri. His disciple is Daawūd al-Tai.[1]

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  1. ^ Arberry, A.J., Muslim Saints and Mystics: Episodes from the Tadhkirat Al-Auliya’ ('Memorial of the Saints'). Abridged from Tadhkirat Al-Auliya by Farid al-Din Attar. London, England.: Penguin (Non-Classics), 1990. ISBN 0-14-019264-6, 32-38