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Fażl Allāh, Qiyāfa-šināsī

[Preliminary Entry] The Qiyāfa-šināsī is a work on sāmudrika and chiromancy. It was written towards the end of the 17th century by Fażl Allāh. In the conclusion of the text, he claims that he learned this knowledge from an Hindu named Gōpāl. 

F. S.

Manuscript: 

Lahore, Panjab Public Library, 8.

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Main Persian Title: Qiyāfa-šināsī
Author: Fażl Allāh
Approximate period of composition: 1680-1690
Local Informants: Gōpāl