Malfoozat or Malfuzaat translated as the dialogues, discourses or spoken words 


Written records of audiences and question-and-answer sessions of notable scholars or Sufis, providing historical context, teachings, and attitudes. Typically presented in chronological order and dated. Particular to Southeast Asia. Collections typically discuss the work’s authenticity and the compiler’s method of selection.

The term ‘malfuzaat’ is “the plural form of malfuz, a passive participial noun meaning ‘uttered’ or ‘utterance’.

An Arabic word, malfuzaat literally means “what has been said” and refers to texts written, mostly in Persian, by the disciple of a Sufi shaykh recording as much as possible of the shaykh’s conversations, activities, and teaching. Malfuzaat can be viewed as a logical, mindset and emotional development.

What is Malfuz literature?

Malfuzaat literature can also be defined as discourses, conversations, and sermons delivered by the Sufis in the assemblies of learned persons and recorded by their disciples. This is also defined as religious writing by several scholars