The Sufi Saint Mian Mir Praying at Medina

Location: India

Materials: watercolour on paper

Dimensions: 15.5 x 10.2cm

Accession Number: MSS 1238

Other Notes: Mian Mir belonged to the Qadiri sufi order and spent the majority of his lifetime in Lahore. He was known for his religious tolerance and was revered by both Muslims and Sikhs. Prince Dara Shikoh was a key follower of the saint who became his spiritual advisor.