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BAQIYA

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Cemetary where Hazrat Hassan and Bibi Fatima are buried.

MOHAMED SHAH, 15è PIR

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(425-487AH) Nominated as Pir in 458 by Imam Mustansirbillah I. Son of Pir Hashem Shah, born at Yemen. Converted the Hindus of Kanbi, Kharwa, and Kodi. Also called Pir Satgur Noor.

GALIBUDDIN, 10è. PIR.

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220 A.H. - 315 A.H. (Pir during 242 A.H.).Born at Mohamedabad; named by Imam Raziyudin Abdullah who sent him to Magreb where hewitnessed the birth of the Fatimide empire. He had 4 sons.

QALANDAR SHAH, SEYYED BU-

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(14/15 Century) Pir Hassan Kabirdin's son. Buried at Multan. Is also revered by non ismailis. (Dhama dham mast Qalandar..)

HATEM B. MAHMOUD B. ZAHRAH

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(449 - 498 A.H) Dai. Born in Sirmin. Close friend of Hassan bin Sabbah*. Studiedat "Court of Dawat" and Dar-al-Hikmat*". Was found dead in 498 A.H.

ABUL KHATTAB

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(8th Century) Dai for Imam al-Baqir and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq, publicly declared his faith in the Holy Imam and was hanged in Kufa in 138AH/755. See Khattabiyya.

SAHEBDIN, 25è PIR

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Also known as Shabuddin. Was born in Sabzwar, named by Imam Qasim Shah. Travelled to Kashmir, Sind, Gujerat. Died during the time of Imam Islam Shah.

ISLAM SHAH (GInan)

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g. 287:30-31, 125:13, 686, g. "Satgur Shams em boliya aj che dasmo avtar" verse 6

ALAUDDIN, 31è PIR SEYYED

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Son of Hayder Ali. Named by Imam Abuzar Ali. Travelled to Afghanistan and Badakshan. Died during the time of Imam Zulfikar Ali.

SHABUSTI, al-

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(10 Century) Chief librarian of Imam al Muizz's Library. He looked after 200 000 of rare manuscripts of the Library.

JAZUDDIN, SEYYED

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On of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried at Multan.

ASSAD B. KASSIM AL-AJAMI

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Dai and astronomer sent in 490AH to Alep by Hassan bin Sabbah. Converted Emir Ridwan and delivered the Khoutba in the name of the Fatimid Caliphate for 1 month.

SINA, ABOU ALI

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See. AVICENNA

KOTADA OR KOTARI

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The word Kotada or Kotari means village. In Sind, the town of Thatta is very historical where Muhammad bin Kassim first came from Arab. In district Thatta, there are 16 villages, each village contains Jamatkhana. The total population of the Ismailis in 16 villages is about 4500. In its village, called Ghulam Mulla is a historical, where the holy dust (khak-e-shaffa) was dug for shaffa according to the order of Imam Aga Ali Shah in 1881.

BATINITE

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(Arabic) batin = estoeric. Name given to the Ismailis, those who believe in the esoteric.

ZEINUL ABIDIN, IMAM

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(659-713AD,) Imam in 680. He was born in Madina, son of Imam Hussain andPersian Princess Sherbanu. Wrote a Dua book and also the book "Sahifa -e Sujjadia". Was appointed as Imam at the age of 22years. Escaped the massacre of Kerbala. Imam Zainul abidin was poisonned by 6th Ommayad Caliph al-Walid in September 713.

MOHAMED ZAMAN, 35è PIR

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Son of Baba Hashem Shah. Nominated as Pir by Imam Nizar Ali.

GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

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See GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

QASIM SHAH, 32è PIR

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Pir Alaudin's son. Named by Imam Zulfikar Ali. Died after a brief sickness duringthe time of Imam Nooruddin Ali.


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