[Collection of Arabic supplications and magical texts].

Manuscript, Book
135 leaves : paper, ill. ; 205 x 140 (170 x 91) mm. bound to 214 x 154 mm.


  • Ms. codex.
  • Physical description: 11 lines per page, written in naskh script in black by different hands on white European unglazed, laid paper by different hands. Some keywords and markings in red; catchwords. Text is vocalized.
  • Origin: Last text completed 22 Shawwāl, 1170H (10 July 1757) (fol. 134b).
Binding note
Recent cloth binding.
Language note
  • 1. fol. 1b: [Sūrat al-Fātiḥah, followed by two magic squares].
  • 2. fol. 2a-13b: [Supplication with excerpts from the Qurʾān].
  • 3. fol. 14a: Bāb lil-muʻassar wilādatihā.
  • 4. fol. 14b: [Supplication]. From Sharḥ al-Ḥikam.
  • 5. fol. 15a-15b: [Supplication in poetic form]. From Fatḥ al-rabbānī.
  • 6. fol. 16a-32a: [Supplications].
  • 7. fol. 32a-33a: [Antidote against a magic spell].
  • 8. fol. 33a-93a: [Supplications].
  • 9. fol. 93a-95b: Hādhā duʻāʾ Ḥizb al-baḥr kabīr mujarrab.
  • 10. fol. 95b-100b: [Supplications].
  • 11. fol. 100b-103a: Hādhā al-duʻāʾ ḥirz dāfiʻ al-balīyāt mujarrab.
  • 12. fol. 103a-134b: [Supplications].
  • 13. fol. 135a: [Ijāzah]. Given by al-Sayyid Ṣāliḥ al-Qādirī ibn al-Sayyid ʻAbd al-Raḥīm al-Qādirī to Mullā Fakhr al-Dīn ibn Mullā Muḥammad ʻAlī for all of the awrād of ʻAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī. Signed with Ṣāliḥ al-Qādirī's stamp.
Ownership statement on fol. 1a by Sayyid Aḥmad walad Sayyid Muḥammad Yaḥyá Kaylānī [?] Rifāʻī Ḥalabī.
Source acquisition
Gift; The Gardner Magic Project in memory of David A. Gardner, Princeton Class of 1969. AM 2005-83.
Other title(s)
  • Qurʼan. Selections
  • قرآن.
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