Munājāt: the intimate prayers of k̲h̲wājih ʻabd allāh anṣārī

Abu Ismaïl Abdullah al-Herawi al-Ansari or Abdullah Ansari of Herat (1006–1088) also known as Pir-i Herat “Sage of Herat”, was a Muslim Sufi saint who lived in the 11th century in Herat (modern-day Afghanistan). One of the outstanding figures of 5th/11th century Khorasan, Ansari was a commentator of the Qur’an, traditionist, polemicist, and spiritual master, known for his oratory and poetic talents in Arabic and Persian.

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