|Influences||Ibrahim ibn Adham, Rabia Basri|
|Influenced||Other saints in Basra|
Shaqiq al-Balkhi (d. 810 / AH 194) was an early Sufi saint of the Khorasan school. Tradition makes him the disciple of Ibrahim ibn Adham. He emphasized the importance of tawakkul or reliance upon God.
- 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.
- "Tawakkul" in: Oliver Leaman (ed.) The Qur'an: an encyclopedia, Routledge, 2008, ISBN 978-1-134-33975-4