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  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #757

    Détruire, annuler, effacer.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #109

    Coeur, nom de la Reine dans le ginan PREM PATaN*. Se trouve en nous.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #758

    Soi, âme. RIDIYA RANI* (reine du coeur).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Hussain bin Ahmad or Abu Abdullah, surnamed az-Zaki, known as Hussain ar-Radi, or Radi Abdullah (Servant of God who is satisfied and content), was born in 210/825 and assumed the Imamate in 225/840. He is also called Muhammad and al-Muqtada al-Hadi. His also kept his identity secret being represented by his hujjat, Ahmad, surnamed al-Hakim. Tabari (3:2232) refers to his son, al-Mahdi under the name of Ibn al-Basri (the son of Basra), emphasizing the connection of Imam Radi Abdullah with southern Mesopotamia and the adjoining province of Khuzistan.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The phrase Razi Allah-o anho or Razi Allah-o anha or Razi Allah-o anhum means may God be pleased with him/her/them as the case may be. It is uttered after the the names of the Companions of the Prophet, saints or Pirs.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #759

    Dieu.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #760

    Chemin, direction, route. PanTH*

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The phrase Rahmat-ul-lah alai-hi or Rahmat-ul-lah alai-ha means may God bless him/her.

    RAJM [ see HUDUD ]

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #128

    V. WARaS.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #761

    Royaume, contrée.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #762

    Roi. RAJA HaRISTCHaNDRa*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #764

    Roi de Rois.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #766

    Royaume, royauté, trône.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #767

    Gardien, sauveur.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #768

    Garder. V. RAKHanRHAR*

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    By the end of Rig Vedic period, the fourfold division of society was regarded as fundamental and primeval in India, making its society classified into four castes, i.e., the priest (brahmana), warrior (ksatriya), peasant (vaisya) and serf (sudra). Below the sudra are the people, called untouchable (achhut), outcastes or depressed classes, and sometimes they are called the fifth class (pancama). In Indo-Pakistan subcontinent, there are millions of untouchables, whom Gandhi (1869-1948) called harijan (children of God) in 1920. Dr.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #339

    In the 17th Jodilo of Pir Shams, Ramsang Raja is portrayed as being the king of Beth Nagar a place where Pir Shams along with his disciples Vimras and Surbhaan were denied permission to enter.

    Dans le 17e Jodilo de Pir Shams il apparaît comme étant le Roi de Béth Nagar qui lui interdit l'accès de la ville avec ses disciples Vimras et Sourbhanr.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #888

    Couleur, dignité. Rang Rakhwo = garder sa dignité. "Ek rang nar patiyanra" dans g. 25.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #769

    Reine. RANI PALaNDEW*, TARA RANI*, SOURJA RANI*

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #157

    City in Maghreb which was conquered from the Aghlabites by Dai as-Shii and handed overto Imam Mahdi in 910.

    Ville du Maghreb conquise des Aghlabites par Dai as-Shii et remise à l'Imam Mehdi en 910.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Abu'l Hasan bin Suleman bin Muhammad, known as Rashiduddin Sinan was born in 528/1133 at Aqr al-Sudan, a village in the district of Basra. He was handsome, of middle height, with dark eyes and acute, learned, eloquent and quick-witted. He was brought up in Basra, where he became a schoolmaster and was converted to Ismailism. Subsequently, he went to Alamut where he was well received, and indoctrinated with Ismailism. He also studied theology, philosophy and the doctrines of philosophers and Ikhwan as-Safa.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Koran (3:7) says: "But none knows its interpretation, save only God and those firmly rooted in knowledge (rasikhun fi'l ilm)." Imam Jafar Sadik said, "We are the people obedience to whom God has made obligatory, and we are the rasikhun fi'l ilm" Kitab al-Burhan fi tafsir al-Koran (1:21). According to al-Safi fi tafsir kalam Allah al-wafi (1:21), once Imam Jafar Sadi said, "We are the rasikhun fi'l ilm, and we know the tawil of the Koran."

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #906

    Nourriture. "Souraj tapé rasoy..." g. 169

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #84

    Prophète apportant un Livre. V. Rissalat*.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    RECREATION CLUB INSTITUTE [ see ISMAILI TARIQAH BOARD ]

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #919

    Joyaux. V. Tchaoud ratan. (Les quatorze joyaux).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #800
  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "In 1322/1904, an enthusiastic group of the young Ismailis had formed the Young Ismaili Vidhya Vinod Club (or V.V. Club) at Bombay for literary and other communal activities. The Vidhya Vinod Club was the center of the patrons of literature and they discussed burning topics of the day from different angles. They arranged lectures on varied subjects on every Saturday. They dived to fathom the vast ocean of religious literature and analyzed big social questions like affection and brotherhood towards mankind.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Koran directs man's attention to the phenomena of nature and the facts of history, as they reveal the power of God and His wisdom. Man is invited to look at and reflect upon the grandeur of the heavens, the beauty of the earth, the freshness of dawn, the glory of sunset and the terrifying force of the wind as it sweeps over the open spaces of the desert. Pointedly, it asks: "Are not these marvelous? What more do you want?' The phenomena of nature, at once beautiful and mysterious, can fully gratify man's sense of wonder.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #340

    (14/15e S.) One of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

    (14/15e S.) Un des 19 enfants de Pir HK.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word religion comes from Latin relegere or the French religiun meaning to bind or a state of life bound by holy orders or the pattern of belief. The Arabic word for religion is or milla or din, which is briefly defined as under:

    Milla : It means dictate, occuring 15 times in the Koran. It has special reference to the prophet through whom the religion is revealed.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The phrase al-hurriyah al-diniyyah means freedom of religion. One of the manifestations of personal liberty is the freedom of the individual to profess the religion of his or her choice without compulsion. Everyone in the society must have freedom to observe and to practice their faith without fear of, or interference from, others. Freedom of religion in its Islamic context implies that non-Muslims are not forced to convert to Islam, nor are they hindered from practicing their own religious rites.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word takfir means accusing someone of being a disbeliever, and takfir al-muslim is an attribution of disbelief to a Muslim. The Islamic Shariah forbids the attribution of disbelief, blasphemy or heresy to a Muslim.

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

    The central theme in the Koran is the requital of human deeds by divine justice both in this world and the world to come. For those who do good deeds, God gives him some reward on earth and a far greater reward in the hereafter. Unbelievers and evildoers can be punished on earth and have to undergo eternal chastisement in the hereafter. The ultimate separation of the two groups will take place on the day of judgment.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word riba comes from the verbal root raba meaning to grow, increase, addition or excess. It refers to an addition over and above the principal sum lent. In economics, it refers to that surplus income, which the lender receives from the borrower, over and above the principal amount as a reward for waiting or parting with the liquid part of his capital for a specific period of time.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #901

    Sanscrit: Rishi ---> Rikhi ---> Rikhisar. Fidèle, croyant.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #341

    (10th Century) Poet converted to Ismailism. He was born in Rodak near Samarkand. Composed1 300 000 verses, the Abbasides blinded him due to this adherence to the Ismaili faith. For detailed English text on Rodaki click here

    (10è S.) Poète converti, né à Rodak près de Samarkhand. Aurait composé 1 300 000 vers. a été aveuglé par les Abbasides pour son appartenance à l'Ismaélisme.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #645

    Son of Tara Rani and Raja Haristchandra Kunvar* Rohidas was sold after the dethronment of his father, King Harichandra.

    Fils de Tara Rani et du Roi Haristchandra. (Kounwar* Rohidas). fut vendu suite au détr

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #770

    Planter, faire appara

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    ROZA [ see SAUM ]

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #927

    De raday = coeur.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #932

    Bon.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #107

    Esprit. V. g. 356. Symbolisé par le Roi (Raja*) Mansoudh*.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The term ruh (pl. arwah) is derived from the verb raha meaning to go away, leave, begin or set out. Derived from this root are rawwaha (to refresh, relax, rest); arwaha (to release, relieve, soothe); istarwaha (to breathe, smell, be refreshed, to calm, happy, glad); rih (wind), etc. It literally means soul, spirit or breath of life. The word ruh in different derivatives occurs 21 times in the Koran.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Life has two aspects, body and soul. Body represents the matter, which is perceivable and mortal, while the soul is immaterial, not perceivable and immortal. Matter has a form, but the soul is formless. This earthy body belongs to the material world (alam-i ijsam), which is made of dust and will return to the dust. The soul belongs to the spiritual world (alam-i arwah), which is to return to its origin.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #104

    L'Adam Céleste. Suit le Nafs-i-Qul. Son refus d'attester le Tawhid* provoqua sa chute â la 10e position. Créa dans sa panique les 3 dimensions cosmiques.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Ruknuddin Hasan, surnamed Khurshah was born in 627/1230. He is also known as Kahirshah. When he was still a child, his father had declared him as his successor. Juvaini was not tired to adulterate the Nizarid line of Imamate, but at one place he curiously admits (p. 663), "And today, the leader (Ruknuddin Khurshah) of the heretics (the misnomer used for the Ismailis) of Alamut traces his descent from this son (of Nizar).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #342

    (14 Century?) One of the 6 brothers of Pir Sadardin.

    (14e. S.?) Un des 6 frères de Pir Sadardin.

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