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  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #711

    Sans peur. De NIR = sans et BHEY = peur.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #499

    Hors de la vue, impossible â voir. Employé en conjoction avec NIRAKAR*. V. aNJaN, KHaT NIRINJaN*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #712

    Purifié, pur.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #713

    Asssurément, surement, sur et certain, avec sureté et assurance. Ginan Jodilo 5

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #714

    S

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The term niyya does not occur in the Koran. The word ikhlas (sincerity) however is used 17 times in its active participial form, mukhlis, best appropriates the notion of worthy and well directed "intention" (niyya). Sincerity is the foundation of al acts of worship (2:139, 39:2, 11:14), acceptable to God and of all forms of prayer (7:29, 10:22, 29:65, 31:32, 40:14, 65, 98:5).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Abu Mansur al-Nizar, surnamed al-Mustapha al-dinillah (the chosen for God's religion), was born in Cairo on 437/1045. He assumed the Imamate on 18th Zilhaja, 487/January 6, 1095 at the age of 50 years. He had been however proclaimed as a successor in 480/1087 before the notables in the court by his father. His participation in state affairs is scant. In 454/1062, during the perilous period of Egypt, Imam al-Mustansir had however sent him to the port of Damietta with the Fatimid army to execute few assignments.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Imam Nizar was born in 982/1574 in Anjudan, and ascended at the age of 11 years. He is known as Shah Ataullah among the Iranian mystics. His father had brought him in Kahek in 992/1584, and henceforward, Kahek became the next headquarters. Kahek or Kiagrak is situated about 35 kilometers northeast of Anjudan and north-west of Mahallat. It took few years to the Ismailis to settle in Kahek and its locality. He also founded a village near Kuhubandi, known as Kahek of Aqa Nizar, then became known as Bagh-i Takhat. The colony of the farmers in this village was also known as Nizarabad.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #982

    g. 287:30 "Nar parsadé Nizar né payé laga, shri Islam Shah nam bhanraya"

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Naimuddin bin Jalaluddin bin Muhammad Nizari Kohistani was born in Birjand in 645/1247. He got the rudiments of his formal education at home from his father, who was also a poet himself and a devout Ismaili. Nizari attended school in Birjand and Qain, and studied Persian and Arabic literature. His father was a land-lord in Birjand, but lost his estate during the Mongol onslaught in Kohistan and subsequently, Nizari had to serve at the court of Shamsuddin Muhammad I (643-684/1245-1285), the founder of the Kurt dynasty of Herat; and became a court-poet.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #90

    Lumière Divine. Sourat al Noor du Coran.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word noor means light, illumination or effulgence. Light in a general sense is that natural agent or influence, which evokes the functional activity of the organ of sight. It is viewed as the medium of visual perception generally. The word noor occurs 49 times in the Koran. The Koran is rich in reference to light, both in the literal as well as in symbolic and metaphoric senses. The most common word for light is noor, although diya appears on three occasion, also misbah and siraj.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #355

    Daughter of Ibrahim Sabzwari, married Sadardin.

    Fille de Ibrahim Sabzawari, épousa Pir Sadardin.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #331

    Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin, buried at Uchh.

    Fils de Pir HK, enterré à Uchh.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #332

    Also known as Imam Mohammed bin Ismail. 128AH/746-197/810, was born in Madina. Also knows as al-Reza.(not to be confused Pir Satgour Nour)). He had 6 sons:Ahmad Wafi, Ismail Thani, Jaffar, Issa, Zaid and Ali.

    L'Imam Moh'd b. Ismail. 128AH/746-197/810, né à Médine. Aussi connu sous le nom de Al-Reza. (ne pas confondre avec Satgour Nour). Eut 6 fils. Ahmad Wafi, Ismail Thani, Jaffar, Issa, Zaid et Ali.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #715

    NOU RAT (9 nuits). Festival 9 jours avant le festival de DaSERA* en l'honneur de MATA BHAWANI* (SHaKTI*). 1ère nuit du mois de Asor-shoud. Garbi 1:4

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #716

    L'ignorant. GOUR - WaGaR = sans Ma

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #133

    Son of Sayyed Auliya Ali*b. First Vakil* of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Also known as Pir Mitha.

    Fils de Seyyed Auliya Ali* b. Pir HK. Premier WaKIL*. Egalement connu sous le nom de Pir Mitha.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #91

    Divin, Spirituel. V. Rouhani*

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #335

    End of 3rd Century.AH-363/974. Ismaili lawyer who served during 4 Fatimid Caliphs. Was born into Sunni faith, then converted to Ithnashri. Author of 44 books.Qadi al-Qudat*. See. Da'im* . Had 2 sons: Muhammad and Ali, both Qadi al-Qudat. Died in old Cairo (Misr). See. "Kitab ul-Himma", "Da'im al-Islam", Al-Majalis wa'l Musayarat". For detailed English text on QADI AL-NUMAN click here

    Fin 3e S.AH-363/974. Juriste ismaélien du temps de 4 Califes fatimides. Maliki sunni puis Ithna ashari converti. Auteur de 44 livres. Qadi al-Qudat*. V. Da'im* Eut 2 fils: Muhammad et Ali, tous deux Qadi al-Qudat. Mourut au vieux Caire (Misr). V. "Kitab ul-Himma", "Da'im al-Islam", Al-Majalis wa'l Musayarat".

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "His name was Nur-Dahr (the light of the faith), and was also known as Nur-Dahr Khalilullah. His name however in the official list of the Imams appears as Nuruddin Ali. According to another tradition, he was also called Nizar Ali Shah. He mostly resided in Anjudan, and betrothed to a Safavid lady.

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