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Cabinet 14: Middle Eastern Texts

Dala'il al-Khayrat.

The Dala’il al-Khayrat is a major compilation of prayers and blessings about the Prophet Muhammad. The works were authored by Moroccan Sunni Sufi and Islamic scholar Muhammad al-Jazuli (d. 1465). Among some Sunni religious orders, most notably the Shadhili-Jazuli order, its recitation is a daily practice. In others, however, its recitation is a purely voluntary daily practice. The work begins with the ninety nine names of God, and then a collection of over one hundred names of the Prophet Muhammad.

Dala’il al-Khayrat (1500) Shoults MS.12