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  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #382

    Also known asHaji Baba Qalandar, Shams Iraqi, Shams Chot, Shams Dariya, Shah Shams, Shams Sabzwari.

    Haji Baba Qalandar, Shams Iraqi, Shams Tchot, Shams Dariya, Shah Shams, Shams Sabzwari.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #381

    Travels: travelled to Afghanistan, Arabia, Bangldesh, China, Malaysia, India, Inran, Iraq, Kashmir, Russia, Turkey. Converted over half a million people.

    Afghanistan, Arabie, Bangla Desh, Birmanie, Chine, Malaisie, Inde, Iran, Iraq, Kasmir, Russie, Turquie. Convertit plus d'un demi million.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #384

    Pir Shams arrived in Multan 240 years after Pir Satgur Noor. Pir Shams met Vimras and Surbhan in Multan. Jodilo 5 v. 1-2.

    Pir Shams arriva à Multan 240 ans après Pir Satgour Noor. Il y rencontra Wimras et Sourbanr. Jodilo 5 v. 1-2.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Pir Shams was born most probably at Sebzewar, a town in Khorasan, lying 64 miles west of Nishapur. His father Syed Salauddin had been deputed in Baltistan by Imam Kassim Shah, who most probably came into the contact of Taj Mughal in Badakhshan. Kamaluddin Mujahri of Sebzewar writes in Malfuz-i Kamalia that Pir Syed Muinuddin Hasan of Sebzewar of Ajmer had a meeting with Syed Salauddin in Sebzewar in 560/1165. It is recounted that Pir Shams had gone to Badakhshan with his father at the age of 19 years, and thence he proceeded to Tibet and returned back to Sebzewar.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #980

    Pir Shams coming as a parrot tospeak /guide Surjaa Raani. ginaan. 151.

    Pir Shams parlant sous forme de perroquet à Sourja Rani. g. 151

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #378

    One of the 6 brothers of Pir Sadardin.

    Un des 6 frères de Pir Sadardin.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Imam Shams al-Din Muhammad is said to have born in 646/1230 in the fortress of Maimundiz. He was known as Agha Shams in Syria and Shah Shams in India. He is also known as Shamsu'l Haq in few Iranian poems. Poet Nizari Kohistani (d. 720/1320) called him Shamsuddin Shah Nimroz Ali and Shah Shams, also known as Shams Zardozi due to residing in the village, called Zardoz in Azerbaijan, but another tradition suggests that he had adopted profession of embroidery, the term zardoz (embroiderer) became his epithet.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #379

    See. PIR SHAMS.

    V. PIR SHAMS.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #114

    Ensemble des lois qui fixent les droits et devoirs. Loi, Lettre religieuse. Connotation juridique. V. Shariati*.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Shariah is an Arabic term used to designate Islamic law. It originally referred to a path trodden by camels to a water source, a course to the watering place or resort of drinkers. Hence, it means the clear path or the highway to be followed.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #115

    Qui observe la Shariat. Qui suit la lettre et non l'esprit. Connotation négative. Premier stade de l'évolution spirituelle. V. Ginan Imam Begum.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #356

    Titre équivalent de Doctorat. Titre donné â Pir Sadardin par l'Université de Bénarès.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #254

    Fortress of Dai Ibrahim binIsmail al-Ajami. He gathered Ismailis from Afamia, Siemin, Maarat, al-Naman and Misrin at this fort.

    Forteresse ou Dai Ibrahim b. Ismail al-Ajami rasembla les Ismaéliens de Afamia, Siemin, Maarat, al-Naman et Misrin.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #680

    1 SHER = 1 livre. (approx. 400 grammes). 40 SHER = 1 MARanR*.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #803

    Mille (1000). Unité de mesure. Il y avait mille (shestr) Brahminr au YaGNa* des PAnDaW*. g. 667.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #941

    Continent du Nord. Perse + Iraq. g. 397

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #940

    Fruit.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #808

    Servir, louer.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The word shi'a (pl. shi'ya, ash'ya) is derived from musha'ayah, which is synonymous with following a person and obeying him. Its second letter in the root is sha'a, shia'an meaning a person who follows his peer group. According to Lisan al-Arab, al-Shi'ah means a group which is formed on the basis of a certain agreement, and every group thus formed is called Shi'ah.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #952

    Dieu.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    He was born most probably in 1268/1851 in Baghdad. He is also called Khalilullah and Shah Badin Shah. Imam Aga Ali Shah had married to Marium Sultan in Iraq, who bore two sons, Pir Shihabuddin Shah and Aga Nur Shah. These two sons were brought up in Hasanabad, Bombay. Aga Nur Shah was a good sportsman and fell down from his horse while riding and sustained serious injuries, which proved fatal and died at the age of 30 years.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #156

    see SHII, ABU ABDALLAH

    -298ah/911 Dai envoyé du Yémen au Maghreb (qu'il conquit - Raqada 910) par Ibn Hawshab,à la demande de Imam al-Mahdi. Sappa la domination Aglabide. Exécuté en 911. For detailed English text on ABU ABDALLAH al-SHII click here

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #388

    See SHIRAZI, AL-MUAYYAD FID-DIN

    (387AH/997-470AH/1077.) Descendant de Salman Farsi. Dai né à Shiraz, initia Nassir Khusraw, auteur prolifique: "Diwan", "As-Sira", "al-Majalis" etc... For detailed English text on AL-MUAYYAD FID-DIN AS SHIRAZI click here

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #804

    Tête. SIR*

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #805

    Seth, the son of Adam. Was declared as Imam after his grand father Budh Avtar*

    Seth, le fils d'Adam. Recut l'Imamat de son grand-père Boudh Awatar*.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #806

    Trouver, rechercher.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Shoes Company is an institution in the Jamatkhana, where the shoes of the visitors are deposited. The word company means an assemblage, collection or multitude of things. The Arabic word na'al (pl. ni'al) means sandal, khuff means boot and ahdhiya means shoe. The primitive shoe or sandal was a flat sole of leather, wood or matted grass with loops attached, through which the shoe-latchet, a leather thong, passed and strapped in the foot.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #807

    Pur.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #809

    Digne, dignité, royal, majestueux, haut rang. Appellation respectueuse.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The word shukr (pl. shukur) means thankfulness or gratitude. The verb to thank, to be grateful (shakara) and its various cognates, such as shukr occur 74 times in the Koran. A dominant feature of the concept of gratitude in the Koran is its use to describe the spiritual bond binding the believer to God. Gratitude has a very broad semantic field in the Koran with a strong theocentric character in the sense that shukr is owed chiefly to God, even if that means through what God has made and the offices he has appointed.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Horse is an important and valuable member of the mammalia. Among the earliest evidence of the importance of the horse to human culture are the unearthed wall paintings in the caves of Lascaux, in southern France, dating around 30,000 B.C. The horse first became useful in welfare sometimes before 1500 B.C. when Mesopotamian people began to use horses to pull their chariots. There is however a question rose by Canon Taylor in his Origin of the Aryans (p.161), whether the horse was at first used for drawing chariots or for riding.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    It is also pronounced as sebha, means rosary. The English word rosary is derived from the Latin, rosarium, meaning rose garden. In Persia and India, the rosary is known among the Muslims as tasbih, in Egypt, subha, meaning to praise or exalt. Among the Indians, it is called japa-mala, meaning muttering chaplet, or samarani, meaning remembrance. It is a string of beads or knotted cord, designed as an aid to the memory, providing convenient method for counting the recitation of the attributes of God.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #810

    1. Droit, 2. Suivre, partir. Sidha kaj = bonnes actions.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #389

    (657 AD.) Battle on the plains of Siffin between H. Ali and Muawiya. The battle where copies of Quran were raised on the swords of Muawiya's soldiers, to come to a truce. The battle ended by a strategy imposed by Muawiya. See also. Adruh*

    (657 AD.) Bataille entre Muawiya et H. Ali sur la plaine de Siffin. Prit fin par un stratagème imposé par Muawiya. V. aussi Adruh*

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Apprehensive of Muawiya's designs against him, Ali considered Kufa suitably situated to check any encroachment in Iraq, therefore he made it his capital in 36/657, as topographically it was in the centre of his dominions. In Syria, disorder and incitement to commotion continued unabated. Uthman's shirt, besmeared with his blood and the chopped-off fingers of his wife, Naila, were exhibited from the pulpit. In this manner, Muawiya raised the entire country of Syria against Ali.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    In 1982, the Ismailis celebrated the Silver Jubilee of the Present Imam. Jubilees are momentous occasions. The three jubilees celebrated by the 48th Imam resulted in the establishment of major new institutions for the material benefit and progress of the Ismailis. The Ismaili communities throughout the world looked forward to the Present Imam's first jubilee with much enthusiasm. Unlike his grandfather, the Present Imam did not wish to be weighed in silver.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #176

    See. AVICENNA

    V. AVICENNE - Ibn Sina

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #878

    370AH/980-428AH/1037 Abu Ali Husseyn b. Abdullah ibn Sina. Famous Fatimide Ismaili philosopher and doctor. He was born in Asfahan (Boukhara), his mother's name was Sitara. His famous book, "Canon of Medicine" set the medical standars in Europe for 500 years. He also wrote the book: "The illuminative philosophy" See Nurum Mubin: pp. 187, 188, 194, 214. At age 17, he cured the Prince Samanide ibn Mansur. He also compiled "Kitab al-Insaf"(28,000questions in 20 vol.) By 18 years, he had read all books available in his time.

    370AH/980-428AH/1037 Abu Ali Husseyn b. Abdullah ibn Sina. Célèbre philosophe et médecin ismaélien fâtimide ayant pour mère Sitara. Son "Canon de la médecine" fut employé comme standard pendant 500 ans en Europe. Auteur de "la philosophie illuminative". Nurum Mubin: pp 187, 188, 194, 214. Né à Asfahan (Boukhara). Guérit le prince samanide ibn Mansur à l'âge de 17 ans. Rédigeat "Kitab al-Insaf"(28,000 questions en 20 vol.) A 18 ans, il avait tout lu.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #882

    550AH/1155-697AH/1210. A special emissary who, like a Dai, preached Ismailism in Syria. In reality he was Imam Ala Mohammed incognito according to Mustafa Ghaleb in "Ismailis of Syria" and the text ofA.Tamir "Sinan Rashidal-Din". Sinan proclaimed the Great Resurrection in Syria.He had friendly relations with Christians and Jews. He had to fight against Saladin. For detailed English text on RASHID AL-DIN SINAN click here

    550AH/1155-697AH/1210. Personnage secret connu comme Dai qui prit le pouvoir en Syrie. En réalité, Imam Ala Mohammed. Ghaleb "Ismailis of Syria", et le texte de A. Tamir "Sinan Rashidal-Din". Proclama la Grande Résurrection en Syrie. Rapports amicaux avec les Croisés, les Templiers. Dut se battre contre Saladin.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #811

    Création.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #812

    Créateur, démiurge.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #813

    Tête. V. SHISH

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word sirat means path, occurring 45 times in the Koran. The word sirat is said to be a loan word from Latin, strata. The word mustaqim means straight, is more frequent in the Koran, being used either with sirat for 21 times or with tariq means path. The way of God is also termed as sirat sawiyy (19:43, 20:135) or in the genitive phrase, sawa al-sirat (38:22) or sawa al-sabil (28:22, 60:1).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "It is also called Sirat al-Jahim. It is a bridge of hell. In the world to come, the sirat is the bridge stretched over hell, which all human beings are said to traverse in order to reach paradise. The Koranic word aqabatun (pl. aqabat) is translated as a mountain-road difficult of access. It means the difficulties or obstacles, which men will have to encounter stage by stage before the actual entry into paradise or hell.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #895

    1ère étape d'évolution: fission. Multiplication des amibes, bactéries, microbes etc.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #390

    (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.

    (M. 1025) Tante paternelle de l'Imam az-Zahir qui dirigea l'Empire fâtimide durant les 5 années de minorité de l'Imam. Mata la révolte de Abdur Rahim.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #709

    Amour, amitié.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #814

    Litt: cent cent. 100 x 100 = 10 000. Des milliers.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    In social development, the Network is particularly active in health, education, housing and rural development. The purpose of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is to promote creative and effective solutions to problems that impede social development. AKF provides funding and technical assistance for many social development projects carried out by both Network institutions and other agencies. The Aga Khan University (AKU) is an international institution whose Faculty of Health Sciences and Institute for Educational Development are in Karachi, Pakistan.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #816

    Facile, simple. De SELI.

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