|Biographical detail : ||Theologian.
Though he never wrote any book, his Thousand Sayings, collected by his pupil Muhmmad Ibn Salim (d 909) gave rise to a theological school called Salimiya. Hallaj, the famous mystic was also his disciple. Ibn Al Arabi and Abdul Karim Jili later developed his ideas.
He was born at Tustar, al Ahwaz.