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MSS 1238
MSS 1238

The Sufi Saint Mian Mir Praying at Medina

MSS 1238

India

18th century

MSS 1238
MSS 1238, detail

The Sufi Saint Mian Mir Praying at Medina

MSS 1238

India

18th century

watercolour on paper

   

15.5 x 10.2cm

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.