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A famous book containing short biographies of about 625 Awliya, by Mawlana Abdul Rahman Jami
of the masters of Naqshbandi Mujaddidi Lillahi tariqah.
Biography of Shah Abdur-Rahim Muhaddith Dehlavi, by his son and great Imam Shah Waliullah Dehlavi, which includes several mystical anecdotes.
A great book of Sufism by a great Sufi saint of India.
Short biographies of the saints of Multan in Urdu
This is one of the earliest and most authentic books on the biographies of the Sirhindi family of Sufi masters in India. It is written in four volumes, each dedicated to a different Shaykh of the Naqshbandi tariqa.
A PhD thesis on the biography and letters of Hazrat Pir Sayyid Muhammad Rashid alias Rozay Dhani (d. 1234 AH), a great Sufi shaykh and the founder of Pir Pagara line of pirs in Sindh. The letters are translated in Sindhi, and a copy of the original Persian manuscript is attached at the end (about 100 pages).
A biographical book of Sufi saints of India, written in the 11th century Hijri. A great source of insight into the Sufi lives of that time. It was written in 1014 AH (1605 CE).