Sakhr Abu l-Barakat

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Shaykh Sakhr Abū l-Barakat, a descendant of, was the nephew and successor of ‘Adī ibn Musāfir al-Umawī, around whom an order of Ṣūfīs, the ‘Adawiyya, had formed. When ‘Adī died childless, Sakhr replaced him.[1]

Succession[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kreyenbroek, Philip G; Jindy Rashow, Khalil (2005), God and Sheikh Adi are Perfect: Sacred Poems and Religious Narratives from the Yezidi Tradition, Iranica, 9, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, p. 4, ISBN 3-447-05300-3 
Sakhr Abu l-Barakat
Preceded by
‘Adī ibn Musāfir al-Umawī
Shaikh of the ‘Adawiyya Ṣūfī Order Succeeded by
‘Adī ibn Sakhr al-‘Adawī