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  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #467

    Création.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #845

    Manque, imperfection.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #95

    Tolérance. V. Padharat.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #674

    Tolérance. V. TCHAR MANEK.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Khamr is the drink prohibited in the Koran. The word khamr is derived from the verb khamara means it veiled or covered or concealed a thing, and wine is called khamr because it veils and shrouds the intellect of man. The word khamr occurs six times in the Koran, once in subjective case (5:90), twice in objective case (12:36, 41) and thrice in genitive case (2:219, 5:91, 47:15).

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word khanava'dan is derived from the Persian, khana-a'badan, means may the house be flourished. As it is also said, a'badan shudan (to be inhabited), a'badan kardan (cultivate or build) or khanaysh abad (may this house be full and prosperous). The word a'badan is nearly synonymous with abad.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #961

    9 mondes, 9 territoires. (7 cieux + terre + sousterrain). Ex. Sentar Dip, Khand Iraq, Daylam Desh. g. 287

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #626

    Tranchant comme le fil d'une épée.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #876

    Evolution, stade. 1. SHITEJ*, 2. JarEJ*, 3. INDEJ*, UDHRBOUDH*.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    It was a land tax collected from non-Muslims. It was also prevalent among the Iranians, known as kharaj. The Romans called it tributum soli. When Khaibar was conquered, the Muslims had neither enough slaves to cultivate the newly conquered lands nor they have time to do it themselves. The Jews offered to cultivate the lands as tenants of the state and pay it a part of the produce. The Prophet granted their request and fixed the kharaj at half of the produce. Thus, the institution of kharaj came into being among the Arabs.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #628

    Epée, sabre, arme. KHaRanG TRIDHAR = épée â trois tranchants. V. ZULFIKAR*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #627

    Entité. "Allah ék khasam sabka.."

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #501

    Six (6), Haut. KHaT DaRSHaN = 6 écoles de pensées hindoues. Haut stade de Vision Divine.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #943

    6 stades, sans Vision, les 6 écoles de pensées hindoues: Nyaya, Vaisheshika, Samkhiya, Yoga, Mimansa et Védanta.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    ""This day I preferred your religion for you, and completed My favour upon you, and have chosen for you Islam as your religion" (5:3)

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #299

    Wife of Sayyed Imam Shah

    Epouse de Seyyed Imam Shah.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #629

    Mangea. Du verbe KHAWOUn (manger).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "When the first World War ended in November, 1918 the fate of the defeated Ottoman Empire in Turkey was no longer in doubt. The other fallen empires, Austria-Hungary had been dismembered, and the Ottoman Turks could not hope to escape the consequences of allying themselves with Germany. For Indian Muslims this raised grave issues of the political power of Islam. They had provided a large number of recruits in the war and had contributed materially towards the defeat of Turkey.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #300

    Indian translation for "Khwaja" a title given by Pir Sadardin to the Lohana community [?] which converted in 15Century, in India. See Khoja Case. Ref: "Pir Sadardin jaher thaya, hindu kariya musulman, Lohana phri khoja karya téné aliyo satcho iman" (S. Imam Shah) and Momin chetamni "Téné (Bibi Fatima) tamén aljo dejo déj man khoja char". But the name probably comes from Khoj => Search => Gnostics.

    Indien pour "Khwaja" titre donné par Pir Sadardin à la communauté Lohana? qu'il convertit en Inde au 15e S. V. Khoja Case. Ref: "Pir Sadardin jaher thaya, hindu kariya musulman, Lohana phri khoja karya téné aliyo satcho iman" (S. Imam Shah) et Momin Tchetamni "Téné (Bibi Fatima) tamén aljo dejo déj man khoja tchar". En realité ce nom vient surement de "Khoj" => recherche => gnostic

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    It appears that the word panjibhai was coined most probably in the tradition of Indo-Pakistan subcontinent during 17th century. This word was also used in the 14th part of the old prayer. The word panjibhai means the hand shaking brother. It was generally used for those who served inside the prayer-hall. It became more common for those who served inside and outside the community during the Aga Khan Case of 1866.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The new converts during the operation of the Ismaili mission in India became known as the khoja - a title firstly came to be originated during the time of Pir Satgur. Syed Imam Shah (d. 926/1520) describes in his Moman Chetamani (no. 198-199) that, "Pir Satgur Nur had converted them, and consigned a path to be protected. He made them Khojas after conversion, and gave the essence of the path.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Khojki, Khwaja Sindhi, Chali Akhari or Khwajki Sindhi Surat Khat is a traditional script of the Ismailis of Indo-Pakistan subcontinent. It was originated most probably in Sind, then it spread in other parts of India. It is also said that it was an earliest script for writing Sindhi. The Indian tradition has it that it was invented by Pir Sadruddin (1300-1416), who mostly converted the Hindu Lohana caste.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #630

    Ouvrir.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #632

    180 000 ou 10 000 000. Vient du sanscrit "SHOnRI".

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #633

    18 KHOnR* = 3 240 000 personnes tués lors de la bataille de MAHABHARaTa.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #631

    Sur les genoux. "Khoré dhawrawé bal.." (allaite l'enfant sur ses genoux).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #62

    Attributed to H. Ali. The Sermon of the Great Declaration. 70 affirmations of H. Ali on the subject of his divinity. See"Khutbat al Tatanjiya".

    Attribué à H. Ali. Pr

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #63

    (Arabe: Prière et sermon). Prononcé au nom des Imams fatimides: 910 â Raqada, 969 (Caire), 976 (Mecque), 985 (Multan), 1059 (Bagdad). Voir fiche + details.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "It means knowing oneself. Man seeks evidence for everything. He is always seeking knowledge, and seeks to know the cause, effect and proof of things. Nothing is haphazard, everything leaves its trace. Man is the trace of the Creator; he is His evidence. Everything in His existence is an ayatullah (sign of God). If man knows himself, then he has known his God. The Prophet said: "He who knows himself has known his Lord" (man araf nafsahu faqad araf rabbahu).

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    It is a Persian word for God. It is a combination of two terms, khwud (self) and ay (coming), means Self-Created.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Khums literally means one-fifth or 20%. In Islamic legal terminology, it means one-fifth of the items which a person acquires as wealth.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    It means fifth part levied on the Muslim soldiers on the ghanima (booty) they received in the battle.

    As for the khums, the Koran says: "And know that whatever thing you acquire in war, a fifth (khums) of it is for God and for the Prophet and for the near of kin (ahl al-bayt); and the orphans and needy and travellers" (8: 41)

    In the period of the Prophet, when the ghanima (booty) was distributed, each soldier was to pay khums (fifth) from it. The accumulated amount of khums was divided into two parts as follow:-

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #303

    See: KHUSRAW, NASSIR

    394AH/1004 - 470AH/1078. Poète, philosophe, dai né au Khorasan et converti à l'âge de 40 ans par Dai al-Muayyyad*. Prêcha en Asie centrale. Auteur du "Diwan".. For detailed English text on NASSIR KHUSRAW click here

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word khutba (pl. khutub) means public address, speech, lecture, discourse, oration or sermon. In past, the khatib (preacher) traditionally invoked the name of the recognized caliph after the Friday prayer at a congregational mosque (jam'ah masjid), and during pilgrimage and at the time of special festivities.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #304

    40 Km from Hyderabad (Pakistan) Village Bhill* converted to Ismailis in the 1960. In 1982, Khyber Village was the meeting point of 1500 ismailis from Bhill origin.

    A 40 km de Hyderabad (Pakistan). Village Bhill* converti à l'Ismaélisme dans les années 1960. Point de rencontre de 1500 Ismaéliens Bhills en 1982.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #634

    Actions et paroles. (kidha = actions, kartawiya = paroles).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #302

    See KILLIS, YAQUB IBN

    (318AH/930 - 380AH/991) Dai ismaélien d'origine juive, premier Vizir* en 368AH/979. Transforma al-Azhar en université. Auteur du "Mukhtasar-ul-Fiqah". For detailed English text on YAQUB IBN QILLIS click here

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #874

    40 KIRIYA*. g. 628:16. V. SO KIRIYA*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #11

    (Arabe: livre) Livre saint, employé pour le Coran.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #635

    Faire, donner. (goujaré = faire).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The word kiya means lord or ruler. Buzrug Ummid or Kiya Buzrug Ummid was the second hujjat and ruler after Hasan bin Sabbah in Alamut, who most probably was born in 455/1062 in the peasant family of Rudhbar. He passed most of his childhood in Rudhbar in cultivation of his father's land. Kiya Buzrug Ummid had been a handsome young page, whom Hasan bin Sabbah had converted before almost 480/1087. He played a leading role during the possession of Alamut in 483/1090. He was an outstanding organizer, talented da'i and an able administrator.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #988

    g. 125

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The word koran is derived from the Syriac, keryana, meaning scripture reading or lesson. The average authorities however hold that the term is simply the verbal noun from kara'a means he read or recited. Its other forms are yakra'o (he recites), akra'o (I recite), nakra'o (we recite), etc. The verb kara'a occurs 17 times, and koran 70 times in the Koran.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #987

    2 milles = 5km (approx.)

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #303

    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.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #636

    10 000 000, syn. de KROR ou KaROR = dix millions.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #575

    V. HATHI.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #637

    Clef.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #638

    Mauvaises actions.

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