Dhul Nun Al Misri
A famous saint who was believed to have known the secret of the Egyptian hieroglyphs. It was Zul Nun who gave Sufism its permanent shape. Sufi considered him the originator of their doctrine and number him among their first Qutbs (pivots of the universe). He was the founder of the tariqat al Banna'in, order of the Builders.
Abdul Faiz Sauban ibn Ibrahim better known as Zul-Nun Misri was born in Egypt. His tomb is at Cairo.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin / Justin L. Smith