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Sheikh Khwaja Abdullah Ansari, Sheikh Ansari Jabir ibn 'Abdullah al-Ansari, also known as Ansari of Herat, was born in Herat, in western Afghanistan.

Some of Sheikh Ansari's works include Kashf al-Asrar "Unveiling of the Secrets" (Commentary of the Qur'an), Tabaquat al-Sufiyya (The Generations of the Sufis), "Munajat" (Intimate Invocations) which is incorporated into the Kashf al-Asrar and in the Tabaqat.

Khwaja Abdullah Ansari died in Herat the year 1088, and his burial place in Herat is still a place of pilgrimage for thousands of Sufis and the faithful every year.

Poems by Khwaja Abdullah Ansari


Recommended Books: Khwaja Abdullah Ansari

Poetry for the Spirit: Poems of Universal Wisdom and Beauty Perfume of the Desert: Inspirations from Sufi Wisdom Islamic Mystical Poetry: Sufi Verse from the Early Mystics to Rumi Ibn 'Ata' Illah the Book of Wisdom/Kwaja Abdullah Ansari Intimate Conversations Munajat: The Intimate Invocations
Abdullah Ansari of Herat: An Early Sufi Master





Related Links

Afghanland.com - Khwaja Abdullah Ansari
http://afghanland.com/poetry/ansari.html

A brief biography online.

Wikipedia - Khwaja Abdullah Ansari
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khwaja_Abdullah_Ansari

A short biography and list of written works.

Abdullah Ansari Shrine Complex
http://archnet.org/library/sites/one-site.jsp?site_id=10461

Online description of Ansari's shrine in Afghanistan, with several photographs.
Khwaja Abdullah Ansari