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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    In recent times, with the rapid means of communication, the Muslims are increasingly coming into the contact with the western countries more than ever before. Owing to their special dietary laws, the Muslims are confronted with the question of the consumption of the meat of animals slaughtered by the Christians and Jews.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #556

    Ignorant.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #557

    1. Unité de mesure de distance équiv. â 2 ou 3 pieds. (1m égale 3.2808 pieds), 2. éléphant, 3. barre de fer.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #877

    Deux pieds. Il y a 24 TaSOU* dans un GaJ. (Ne pas confondre avec 1 Gaw = 2 milles et 4 gaw dans 1 jojan)

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #1002

    Environ 1 m de distance. (3 pieds). g. 130

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #960

    SaTaR GaJ*. "aJaB SaHER MEDE KHALaK SIRaJIYA" g. 130:3

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #887

    V. GaJ. SaWA GaJA/8 000 000 GaJA. g.104 Pir Sadardin.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #219

    220 A.H. - 315 A.H. (Pir during 242 A.H.).Born at Mohamedabad; named by Imam Raziyudin Abdullah who sent him to Magreb where hewitnessed the birth of the Fatimide empire. He had 4 sons.

    220AH-315AH (Pir en 242), né à Mohamedabad, nommé par l'Imam Raziyudin Abdullah qui l'envoya au Maghreb. Témoin de la naissance de l'Empire Fatimide. Eut 4 fils

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #268

    See GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

    M. 1873. Vizir en 1853 par Imam Ali Shah au Saurashtra. Originaire de BANTWA (Junagadh). Responsable du salut de 10 000 âmes. Mit 6 000 sur Satpanth. V.ANANDPUR For detailed English text on VAZIR ISMAIL GANGJI click here

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #559

    Tondu, fauché.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #563

    Compter.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #560

    Noeud. V. GAnTHRI

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #561

    Paquet, sac.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #996

    Communauté, Monde, Passé. GaT Jamat*, GaT BaKSHE...

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #598

    Distance 1 GAW = approx. 3 km.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #995

    Distance de 2 miles. "Outar disé ékwis darwaja utam sara té gaw gaw poré ché wistar" (Au nord il y a 24 portes sublimes, chaque entrée est de 3.2 km de large).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #994

    Celui qui revient vainqueur d'une guerre sainte. "Pir Shams Gazi boliya..", g. 136:1

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #993

    Pays de Gazni.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Prophet left Medina for performing his farwell pilgrimage on Saturday, the 25th Zilkada, 10. He reached Mecca on Wednesday, the 7th Zilhaja, 10, and performed the pilgrimage. He left Mecca on 14th Zilhaja, 10. His caravan reached a little before noon to a pond (ghadir), known as Khum, on 18th Zilhaja, 10/March 16, 632. It is situated about 3 miles north-west of Mecca in the heart of the desert, called Sahara'i Huja, about 3 miles from the town, al-Jahfa.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #558

    Blé.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The plural noun maghanim is used in the Koran (4:94, 48:15, 19:20) for the booty, and the verb ghanima (8:41,69). The Koran mentions the word ghunm or its derivatives on nine occasions as ghanamo, ghanomi, ghunm, ghanimtun, maghanimo and maghanima. The wars waged by the Prophet were purely for the purpose of security or defence. In the battles, the unbelievers left their means and materials in the field.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #562

    Beaucoup.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #564

    Maison.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #550

    Moment. 22.5 minutes. il y a 8 GarI dans un PaHOR* et 64 GarI dans un DIN*. Un GarI de Brahma = 9 720 000 de nos années.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #551

    Il restait 4 GarI avant la fin du Khalifa Kalap* lorsque Dieu élargit ces 4 GarI pour en faire 4 JOUG*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #554

    Trente-deux (32) fois 22.5 minutes. Durée de la nuit. "Batris ghari ni rayan wiyani.." g. "Sat wanti jago mora bhay" v.9

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #552

    6e GarI ou la plus haute GarI. "KHaT GarI to pachali ..."

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Abbas Shah, surnamed Shah Gharib or Gharib Mirza, was also known as Gharibu'l-lah and Mustansir billah III, and assumed the Imamate in 899/1493. Imam Gharib Mirza seems to have left Shahr-i Babak few months after assuming Imamate. He seems to have repaired for about one year out of Shahr-i Babak, leaving behind his hujjat, called Badiuddin Khwaja Kassim, and at length settled down in Anjudan, most possibly in 900/1494. Pir Shihabuddin Shah (d. 1884) also writes in his Khitabat-i Aliyya (pp.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #39

    GHat=récipient d'eau et PAt=place/table. Cérémonie de l'eau bénite. NYAZ*, aMI*, ISM E AZaM*

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The two connotations of the root are ghaba'an, meaning to be absent and ghaba fi, meaning to be hidden. In current usage, ghayb signifies absence. More frequently ghayb indicates what is hidden, inaccessible to the senses and reason, thus at the same time absent from human knowledge and hidden in divine wisdom. It is to this second meaning that al-ghayb refers, as a technical term of the religious vocabulary.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #40

    Occultation (employé pour les Imams Ithna ashari, Druzes ou Bohras) par oppos. au Satr qui est une dissimulation de la foi par mesure de précaution.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #220

    (14 - 15 Century) Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Buried at Multan

    (14/15e S.) Fils de Pir Hassan Kabirdin enterré à Multan.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Ghibah is the verbal noun (masdar) of ghaba and also that of ightiyab means backbiting. Jawahari writes, "It is said ighatabahu ightiyaban when one falls into backbiting. The noun is al-ghibah, and it means saying such things about an absent person. If it is true it is called ghibah and if false, buhtan (slander)." The Koran specifies the varieties of evil speech, which violate the dignity of others and seek to expose their weakness.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Koran speaks on one occasion, of the presence in paradise of ghilman (pl. of ghulam meaning a boy), and on two occasions of wildan (pl. of walad meaning a son or a child): "And round them shall go boys (ghulman) of theirs as if they were hidden pearls" (52:24); "And round about them shall go children (wildan) never altering in age" (56:17, 76:19).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #566

    Ventre de la mère. V. GHIRBHAWALI*, GHIRBHASTHAN*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #565

    Fierté.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #569

    De GHIaBH (ventre) et STHAN (endroit). Dans le ventre de la mère. Réfère souvent â la promesse faite par l'âme avant de na

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #567

    Ténébres (de la tombe).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #568

    Cheval. V. DOUL DOUL*, HaNSLO*, BOURAKH*.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #41

    Sanscr. = Jnan. Connaissance méditative et intuitive. (Corpus composé de 1 millions de versets dans 24 langues et 36 rythmes. 622 ginans connus. v. GRaNTH)

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "In about 488/1095, the Ismailis of Alamut took possession of one of the most important strongholds, Girdkuh, the old Diz Gunbadan (the domed fort) in Qumis. The valiant garrison of Girdkuh however continued to resist its Mongol besiegers for 13 years after the reduction of Alamut.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Present Imam founded the Global Centre for Pluralism on April 18, 2005 in Ottawa. The Global Centre for Pluralism will be a non-denominational, not-for-profit, Canadian organization with global reach. The Government of Canada said it would contribute CAD$30 million to the Centre. The initial investment by the Aga Khan Development Network will be CAD$40 million.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #933

    Connaissance. du sanscr. JNANA.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #224

    City where Pir Shams met the Wanriyo *"Sanji",* the Bhramin DevRam and DevChand Golaranra who were splashed by Vimras and Surbhaantaking their bath. Jodilo 8

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "In August, 1935, Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah completed 50 years of his spiritual leadership and the Ismailis decided to pay a memorable tribute to their Imam by weighing him against gold and making a present of it, as a mark of their love and gratitude. For this grand program, an All-India Golden Jubilee Celebration Committee had been formed, which was inaugurated by Lady Aly Shah on October 16, 1935 at Bombay. Sir Ibrahim Rehmatullah was elected its President and Ghulam Ali Merchant as the Vice-President.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #223

    (end of 4/10th Century) Dai and philosopher whose famous Ismaili Qasida were commented by Mohammed Sork* of Nisahpour* and Nassir Khusraw .

    (Fin 4/10e. S.) Dai et philosophe dont la célèbre "Qasida Ismaélienne" fut commentée par Mohammed Sork* de Nishapour* et Nassir Khusraw.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #415

    Gouffre. v. Bhamar goufa.

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