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Sayyid Baraka

Sayyid Baraka
Died1403 (aged 59–60)
Occupation(s)Holy man of Tirmidh, Fief of Andkhoy
Known forMongol spiritual teacher to Timur

Sayyid Baraka (1343–1403) was a holy man of the commercial city of Tirmidh, and spiritual teacher and friend to the 14th century Central Asian conqueror Timur.[1] He was a fief of Andkhoy in Afghanistan, a town given to him by Timur.[2] Timur is buried facing the Sayyid in the same mausoleum,[1] Gur-e Amir, at Samarkand.[3]


  1. ^ a b Vasilij Vladimirovič Bartold (1962). Four studies on the history of Central Asia, Volume 1. E.J. Brill. p. 19. ASIN B0007ISQB0.
  2. ^ V.V. Barthold (1956). Four Studies on Central Asia. E.J. Brill archives. p. 59.
  3. ^ Donovan Webster, Spencer Wells (2010). Meeting the Family: One Man's Journey Through His Human Ancestry. National Geographic Society. p. 208. ISBN 978-1-4262-0573-6.
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