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SALAHUDDIN, 22è PIR

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554AH-664AH nominated as Pir in 584AH by Imam Ala Mohammad. Was born in Sabzwar. Accompanied his father, Pir Solehdin in his voyages. His disciple was Kwaja Chisti of Ajmer. He had 3 sons:Seyyeds Shamsuddin, Abdul Husain, Abdul Hadi. Considered Qutub* by is sufis. Prolific writer. Author of "Fiqah Ahoot"

SHAMS, 23è PIR

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See.Pir Shams

SITT AL-MULK

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(Died. 1025). Paternal aunt of Imam az-Zahirwho controled the Fatimide empire for 5 years during the Imam's young age. She crushed the revolt of Abdur Rahim.

HASHEM SHAH, SEYYED

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Contemporary of Pir Baba Hasem Shah. Great grand son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

ABOU TALIB

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(M. 619AD). Son of Abdul Mutalib and father of Jafar and Hazrat Ali.

IKHWAN AS-SAFA 1

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Brethern of Purity. In 9th Century, a secrect society of Basra following Ismaili philosphy. They also compiled an encylopedia known as Rasail Ikhwan as-safa. Not to be confused with: a. Ikhwan as safa of 1960 in Cairo, the group that Massignon had dealings with. b. An educational group that was created by Prince Aly Khan in Syria. c. A society called Ikhwan (ahl e safa) that preached salvation through the sufferings of the body.

AGA SHAH KHALILULLAH, 47è PIR

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(1269AH/1853-1302AH/1885). Son of Aga Ali Shah, known also as Shabuddin Shah. Named by his father in 1881. Author of "Risalat dar Haqiqat-i Din".

JALALUDDIN, SEYYED

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One of the sons of Pir Sadardin.

AMINA BINT WAHB

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(6th Century) Wife of Abdallah ibn Abdul Muttalib* and mother of Prophet Mohamed.

KHATIJAH B. MUH'D BUKHARI

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Wife of Sayyed Imam Shah

BALDEV

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Hero and brother to Wasoudev and Krishna. He rebirths 9 times in each cycle.

MEHRAB BEG, 37è PIR

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Son of Aga Aziz, named by Imam Hassanali Shah, succeeded bySeyyed Akbar Ali Beg. Had 2 sons Sayyed Ali Akbar Beg and Seyyed Aki Ashgar Beg.

EMA BAY

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Also known as Lady Ema or Emra. ___149:4. Historical figure, referred to as a saint in the ginan "Satiye toriya motira no har." She was a gupti who practised Taqiya* and left this world in a Wiman [flying saucer].

NASSIR MOHAMMED, 33è PIR.

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Son of Pir Qasim Shah. Nomited to Pir by Imam Nurudin Ali.

RAMSANG, RAJA

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In the 17th Jodilo of Pir Shams, Ramsang Raja is portrayed as being the king of Beth Nagar a place where Pir Shams along with his disciples Vimras and Surbhaan were denied permission to enter.

SALAHUDDIN, SEYYED

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one of the 5 sons of Pir Sadardin.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SATGOUR NOUR)

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Pir Shams is also called Satgur Noor. (11th Jodilo). Both Pir Satgur Noor and Pir Shams were holders of the same Piratan. (they were in fact 2 different individuals at different time in history)

SOLEHDIN, 21è PIR

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(534AH-584AH.) Born in Sabzwar.Son of Pir Salamudin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Ala Mohammed in 579 A.H.His piratan lasted 5 years. He is also known as Sayyed Noorbaksh.

HASSAN KABIRDIN

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See. KABIRDIN, HASSAN

ABU DARR (ABUZAR)

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7th Century. Famous for his piety, one of the first companions of Imam Ali.

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