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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The Treaty of Hudaibia had been nearly two years in force. Acting on the discretion allowed by the treaty, Banu Khazao and Banu Bakr, inhabiting Mecca and its neighborhood, the former had become the allies of the Prophet, the latter had entered into an alliance with Qoraish. These two rival tribes had been fighting among them for a long time. Aided by a party of Qoraish, Banu Bakr attacked by night an unsuspecting encampment of Banu Khazao, and slew several of them. The Khazao were forced to take refuge in the Kaba, where they were also persecuted.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Medina, one of the major settlements of the Hijaz and some 350 km to the north of Mecca, was in pre-Islamic times commonly called Yathrib (the Iathrippa of the Greek geographers). The town is named in the Koran (33:13) where the Medinan Muslims are addressed as "people of Yathrib" (ahl yathrib). This name was also in vogue in pre-Islamic poetry and in the Constitution of Medina.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Meditation is a deep religious thought over a particular subject. It is a strenuous spiritual exercise requiring composure of mind, internal quietitude, abstraction from sense and persistent concentration of attention. It can also be defined briefly as devotion or contemplation in a particular pious direction. The term is invariably used in an esoteric sense and associated with human indulgence in establishing communion with the Divine.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #68

    V. Mahdi.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #985

    "Eji awengo naklank patra méndi shah karé douldoul aswariya" g. 283:2

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #75

    Offrande, hospitalité. Plat offert â l'Imam. V. Awal Sufro, V. Thar soufro, V. Nandi.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The word mehmani means hospitality. When one makes a private audience with the Imam, it is called mehmani, and before that he presents a najwa (offering) to the Imam. There are different words in Persian for the hospitality, viz. mehman-dari, mehman-parwari and mehman nawazi. Thus the proper word mehmani means an entertainment, banquet, feast or hospitality.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #313

    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.

    Fils de Aga Aziz, nommé par l'Imam Hassanali Shah, succédé par Seyyed Akbar Ali Beg. 2 fils: Seyyed Ali Akbar Beg et Seyyed Aki Ashgar Beg.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #685

    Laisser, déposer.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #686

    Mes, les miens.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The First MicroFinance Bank Ltd (FMFBL) is the Pakistan's first private sector micro credit institution licensed by State Bank of Pakistan under the Microfinance Ordinance, 2001. The Ordinance defines that the FMFBL borrowers are those whose annual income is below the taxable limit. The Microfinance Institutions are allowed under this Ordinance to provide a whole range of services under one roof such as granting loans, generating deposits, providing remittance facilities and other related financial services.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #687

    Chemin, route. aRDHI MIJaLE = mi-chemin. Relation avec MaNZIL*?

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    MIRACLE [ see MUJIZAH ]

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #689

    Maison, lieu de prière. Equiv. jamatkhana*

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word miraj is derived from uruj means to ascend. The Koran (70:4) says, "To Him ascend the angels and soul" (taruljul malaikatu war'ruhi ilaihi), and in 97:4: "Angels and soul (from Him) descend (tanz'zalul malaikatu wa'ruhi), and also in 70:3: "Lord of the ways of ascent" (minal'lahi zil ma'arij).

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The reform introduced by Islam into the rules relating to inheritance is twofold; it makes the female a co-sharer with the male, and divides the property of the deceased person among his heirs on a democratic basis, instead of handling it all over to the eldest son, as is done by the law of primogeniture. The Arabs had a very strong tradition that he alone could inherit who smites with the spear, and therefore they did not give any portion of inheritance to such of the heirs as were not capable of meeting the enemy and fighting in battles.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #139

    Young son of Imam Aga Abul Hassanali. Was nominated Pir in 1780, was a Hujjat for 3 Imams. Gave his daughter's hand Bibi Maryam Khatun in marriage to Imam Shah Khalillullah (who was also his nephew)

    Jeune frère de l'Imam Aga Abul Hassanali, nommé Pir en 1780, Hujjat de 3 Imams. Donna sa fille Bibi Maryam Khatun à son neveu l'Imam Shah Khalillullah.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #315

    (1086AH/1675 - 1143AH/1730.) Imam Qasim Ali*, nominated by his father,and succeeded by his son Abul Hassan Ali*.

    (1086AH/1675 - 1143AH/1730.) Imam Qasim Ali*, nommé par son père, succédé par son fils Abul Hassan Ali*.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #690

    Outre.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #134

    sv. NOUR BaKSH, Seyyed.

    V. NOUR BaKSH, Seyyed.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #691

    Sucré, bon. Se dit de paroles mielleuses ou véridiques.

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

    "The important task before the Prophet after migration was to determine and clarify the relations between the various tribes and the Muslims in Medina. The Jews were a considerable power in Medina. It appears that they were Arabs by descent, but formed a distinct unit by reason of their adoption of Judaism. They were subdivided into three clans, the Banu Qainuqa, Banu Nazir and Banu Quraiza. The other inhabitants of the town were the Aws and Khazraj, always at war with each other.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #692

    De MItI = poussière. Temporaire, poussière.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word mizan (pl. mawazin) is derived from the root wazn meaning the knowing of the measure of a thing. It is true that the measure of material things is judged by a pair of scales or by some other implement, but the deeds of man need no scales for their measurement.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #76

    L'Instauré Initial, Aql-i Qul*

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #316

    (417AH-500AH.) Poet and Dai, educated in Tripoli then at Dar al-Hikmat, where he stayed for 10 years. Is buried at Jabal as-Sumaq. Has written many Qasidas.*

    (417AH-500AH.) Poète et dai éduqué à Tripoli puis au Dar al-Hikmat o

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #222

    (172AH-242AH). Born atMohamedabad, son of Pir Imamuddin. Was nominated to Pir by Imam Wafi Ahmad.Travelled to Iran and Iraq. Had 5 sons. Died at 71 years of age.

    (172AH-242AH). Né à Mohamedabad, fils de Pir Imamuddin. Nommé par l'Imam Wafi Ahmad. Voyagea en Iran et Iraq. Eut 5 fils. Mort à 71 ans.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #392

    V. Pir Solehdin.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #317

    (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.

    (425-487AH), nommé Pir en 458 par Imam Mustansirbillah I. Fils de Pir Hashem Shah, né au Yemen, converti les Hindous de Kanbi, Kharwa, Kodi. Nommé Satgour Nour.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #319

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

    Fils de Baba Hashem Shah. Nommé par l'Imam Nizar Ali.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #77

    Le ferme. Opp: Motashabih - l'ambigu.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Muhammad bin Ali, surnamed al-Mohtadi is reported to have born in 500/1106. He was the first Ismaili Nizari Imam to be born in Iran. He is also called Muhtab and Muhammad I.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #693

    Salut de l'âme. V. MOUKHTI.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #78

    Croyant, fidèle. KIM I/48-55. Il y a toujours 313 momins au monde. V. Murid.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #80

    Projet Divin.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #694

    Refusable, renvoyable, inutile.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #695

    De MOTI = perles. Forme poétique.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #696

    Refuser.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #984

    g. 172, 281:2, 125:13, 304:3

    g. 172, 281:2, 125:13, 304:3

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #697

    Le fidèle. (de MOUNI*)

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #79

    V. momin.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #970

    BE MOUSAFaR: 2 voyageurs. Il s'agit de Sourbhanr et Tchandrabhanr. g. 151

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #983

    Voyageur. Jodilo 13 Pir Shams.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #698

    Idolatre. "Mousrak man to kafar kahiyén".

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #81

    (Notre) Seigneur. V. Qiyamat al-Qiyamat. ("Mowlana est le Seigneur des êtres...)

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #660

    Terre. V. TRILOK.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Arabic word mu’min (pl. mu’minun) is the active participle of form 4th of the root –m-n means to believe. The word mu’min thus means believer or faithful. In order to qualify as a mu’min, one must believe in the Unity of God, the finality of the Prophet, belief in God’s earliest prophets, His revealed books, His angels and the hereafter. In Koran, the attitude of true believers towards God is characterized by gratitude, awe, repentance and submission.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Al-Muayyad fid-din ash-Shirazi was born in 390/1000 in Shiraz. He was an outstanding da'i, orator, prolific writer, poet and politician. His father, tracing his link from a Daylami Ismaili family was also a da'i with some influence in the Buwahid orbits of Fars. In one of poems he narrates in his Diwan al-Muayyad (poem no. 4) that, "I wish I should get a chance to offer my life as a sacrifice for you, O my Lord.

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