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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word bab mean gate, referring to the administrative head of the mission under the Fatimids. The word bab al-abwab means gate of the gates, referring to the highest rank after the Imam in the mission hierarchy of the Fatimids.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #921

    A city in Persia known as "Shehr-i Babak", in the province of Kihrman. Home of the Imams in the latter half of the 18th Century.

    Ville de Perse appelée Shehr-i Babak dans la province de Khirman. Les Imams y habitèrent dans la 2e moitié du 18e S.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The first battle fought between the Muslims and the Meccans about 80 miles from Medina was that of Badr, lying on the Arabian Peninsula near the Read Sea coast. The date given for the battle is 17th, 19th or 21st Ramzan, 2 A.H./March 13, 15 or 17, 624 A.D. Badr is mentioned explicitly once in the Koran (3:123), but there are allusions to it in at least 32 other verses.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #182

    One of Pir sadardin's 6 brothers. Upon meeting a group of pilgrims, he made the Ganges River appear at their feet. 14 of the pilgrims had faith in the miracle and became his followers. Sayyed Badruddin composed ginans and his 17 disciples formed a community who still recite ginans as, "bhanne Pir Sadardin, kahet Badruddin". Some members of this community live today in Hamilton.

    Un des 6 frères de Pir Sadardin. Il rencontra des pèlerins et fit apparaître le Gange à leurs pieds. 14 virent le miracle et le suivirent. Il composa des ginans. Ses 17 disciples formèrent une communauté qui chante encore des ginans "bhanré Pir Sadardin, kahét Badruddin". Il y en a à Hamilton.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #469

    Soeur, madame, dame.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #470

    Paradis.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #184

    (6th Century) Nestorian monk who predicted the arrival and prophethood of Mohamed after his journey with Abu Talib to Basra (Bocra).

    (6e. S.) Moine Nestorien qui aurait prédit la prophétie de Mohamed lors de son voyage avec son oncle Abu Talib à Basra. (Bocra)

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #471

    Très, beaucoup, "mal khajina bahotaj bhariya" (Tu as amassés beaucoup de trésors..)

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Syed Ruknuddin, the son of Pir Hasan Kabiruddin had a daughter, called Bibi Jeval or Bibi Jivan Khatoon. She married to Pir Hasan Kabiruddin and had five sons and a daughter, called Bai Budhai. The biography of Bai Budhai is not found in early or later sources. We have very brief scrap of the traditions. She is referred simply as the daughter of Pir Hasan Kabiruddin or the sister of Syed Imam Shah (d. 926/1520) and nothing else. Syed Imam Shah was the younger son of Pir Hasan Kabiruddin through Bibi Hurmat Khatoon, and the meager detail of Bai Budhai makes little concern connected with him.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #193

    (15th Century) Only daughter of Pir HK. A granth is devoted entirely to her. She preached to the people of Punjab, Sind and Gujarat. She had 18 brothers.

    (15e S.) fille unique de Pir HK. Un Granth lui est consacré. Elle prêcha au Punjab, Sind et Goujrat. Eut 18 frères. (Adhar farzand téna...)

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word baiyat, occurring 14 times in the Koran is derived from ba'ya meaning sale and purchase, bargain or transaction. In Arabic the word yabi'u means to sell, ba'a means he sold, al-bai'u means sale and al-baya means sale and purchase. In Islamic terminology, the term baya refers to an agreement or undertaking between the master and his followers. Other synonymous expressions appearing in the Koran are al-ahd (13:19-20) and al-mithaq (33:7, 5:14).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #459

    Diminutif de BALaK (enfant).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #185

    (15/16th Century). Son of Seyyed Imam Shah.

    (15e/16e S.) Fils de Seyyed Imam Shah.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #460

    Enfant.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #186

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

    Héro, frère de Wasoudév et Krishna, il prend 9 incarnations à chaque cycle.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #894

    Brother of Krishna.

    Frère de Krishna

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The Hunza valley, a region within the Northern Areas of Pakistan, close to the border with China, reflects the dramatic terrain of the Karakoram Mountain Range, is inhabited by the Ismailis. Hunza was an autonomous feudal kingdom ruled by the Mir until 1974, when it became part of Pakistan's Northern Areas. The history of the Baltit Fort is not precisely known. It was only at the turn of the last century that occupying British forces, compiled written descriptions and some photographic records.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #471

    Dettes.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #473

    Lien.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #969

    Frères. BE BAnDHaWA = 2 frères. "SOURBHAnR, TCHANDRaBHAnR BE BAnDHaWA". g. 281

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #474

    Lier, attacher. Sir Bandhi = turban (qui enroule la tête). Signe de soumission: déposer son turban aux pieds du vainqueur (ou de l'Imam).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #1009

    Bengalis' country. Mentioned in Jodilo 13 of Pir Shams.

    Le pays des Bengalis. Jodilo 13 de Pir Shams.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #190

    (15/16th Century). Son of Seyyed Imam Shah.

    (15e/16e S). Fils de Seyyed Imam Shah.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #187

    57AH/677-114AH/732. Imam in 713, born in Medina. Son of Imam Zainul Abidin and Om Abdulla (daughter of Hazrat Hassan). Married Om Farwa, grand daughter of Abu Bakr. The city of Fadak*which was confisticated from Bibi Fatima was givenback to him. Compiled numerous works such as Ummul Kitab.

    57AH/677-114AH/732. Imam en 713. Né à Médine. Fils de Imam Zeinul Abidin et Ummè Abdullah (fille Hazrat Hassan). Epousa Ummé Farwa (petite fille de Abu Bakr). La ville de Fadak* confisquée à Bibi Fatima lui fut rendue. Nombreux ouvrages dont Ummul Kitab. Eut 6 fils Jafar Sadiq, Abdullah, Ibrahim, Hassan, Abu Tarab, et Thabit et 2 filles: Zainab et Omm Khulsum. Il mourut empoisonné par l'Omayyad Hisham en ao

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #237

    Cemetary where Hazrat Hassan and Bibi Fatima are buried.

    Cimetière o

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word baraka means abundance or plantitude of blessings and favour with perpetuity and continuity. It occurs six times in the Koran, such as tabaraka'lladhi (Blessed is He Who) and tabaraka'llah (Blessed is God), tabaraka'smu rabbika (Blessed is the name of your Sustainer). Not only it is used for God Himself and His Supreme Name (7:54, 55:78), the word mubarak (blessed) is also used for the Koran and the Kaba in the Koran (3:96, 6:92), for mountain and water of rain (41:10, 50:9), olive tree and its fruit and oil (24:35).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #475

    De l'année, année. S'emploie pour l'âge.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The state between death and resurrection is called barzakh, which literally means a thing that intervenes between two things, isthmus or an obstacle or a hindrance. A. Jeffery suggests that it is a loan word of Persian, farsakh or parasang means a measure of land that fits the description of a physical barrier. The word barzakh occurs thrice in the Koran (23:100, 25:53, 55:20). It is used (25:53 and 55:20) in the sense, where a barrier between two seas is spoken of as barzakh.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #24

    Le caché, l'ésotérique. Batin al-Batin: est le niveau ultime de l'Essence Divine. Batinites*

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #25

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

    (Arabe:) batin = ésotérique. Nom donné aux Ismaéliens, ceux qui croient en l'ésotérique.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #26

    Turc = Baba - prêcheur, Dai*, vulgarisation indienne en Bawa.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #476

    Dame. V. BaHEN

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #420

    (Arabe:) Bayah = vendre ou acheter. Serment d'allégeance par lequel on devient Ismaélien. V. Kangwo. KIM I/141, 173, 176. Coran 40:51-55.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #8

    (Arabe: Baya), Allégeance, V. Du'a "yu bayu nalla", main. Kangwo*, Aan*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #477

    Deux.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Beej is one of the most important rites in the Indian tradition of the Ismailis.The Hindi word beej means crescent. When the new moon falls on Friday, the Ismailis keep a fast

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #478

    Rebelle, opposant au Farman*. Nafarmani: qui n'observe pas les Farmans

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The title beglarbegi means "Governor General", a term derived from Turkish beylerbeyi means chief of the chief. In Iran, the Beglarbegi governed three sub-ordinate governors of a province, including deputy governor and lesser officials. Karim Khan Zand (d. 1193/1779) had a friendly relation with Imam Abul Hasan Ali and his brother Pir Mirza Muhammad Bakir. Later on, Karim Khan Zand appointed the Imam as the Beglarbegi of Kirman in 1170/1756.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #479

    Compagnon. "Gour nar béli téni wat sohéli": "celui dont le ma

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #425

    Located in "Château de Bellerive" and founded by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan*. Château de Bellerive, 1245 Coulonge Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland.

    Situé au château de Bellerive, fondée par le Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan*. Château de Bellerive, 1245 Coulonge Bellerive, Genève - Suisse.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word Berber is derived from Latin barbari, an appellation equivalent to the English barbarian, which the Romans used to call peoples who spoke neither Latin nor Greek. The social organization of the Berbers or Katama Berbers had been tribal from the earliest known period of their history. Ibn Khaldun distinguished three major divisions among the Berbers, i.e., the Zanata, Sanhaja and Masmuda. The Zanata, whose original home was in Tripolitania and southern Tunisia, were predominately nomadic. The Sanhaja were as widely dispersed in the Maghrib as the Zanata.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #480

    S'asseoir. Le siège.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #481

    Se rassit.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The Hindi word bhagat is a corrupt form of bakt means a devotee. According to hadith al-kudsi, God said, "The most blessed of my friends is a man of faith who has few possessions and delights in the prayer, who performs well the service of his Lord, and obeys Him in secret. He is unnoticed among men: they do not point to him with their fingers.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #47

    Peu, quelque. (JAGIYA BHAGHIa)

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #902

    Sans délai, rapidement.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #27

    Sanscrit. Dévotion, foi, amour. Aussi Bhagti*. Mouvement Bhakti

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #482

    Respectable, honorable. "Bhal Bhaléra Raja Padshah" = Respectable grand Roi.

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