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ZAM ZAMA B. KARKARA B. MARMARA

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(7th Century) Name of the fish that Nuseri had sent. Imam Aga Ali Shah mention this special fish in many Farmans. Also mentioned in the 70 sacrifies of Nuseri.

HUSSAM AL-DIN BIN DAMALAJ

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Professor at Dar-ad-Diwan at Alep. Sent to Raqq to organise the influx of Ismaili immigrants whose destination wasAleppo.

AGA ALI SHAH, IMAM

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(1246AH/1830-1302AH/17 August 1885). 46th Pir, named by his father Imam Hassanali Shah. Named Pir Aga Shabuddin Shah in 1881 after being declared as the 47th Imam (4 year Imamat).

PIRANA

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A village 19 miles from Ahmedabad.It is a centre of the Imam Shahis. The mouseleum of Sayyed Imam Shah and his sons Mohammad Shah* and Hajar Beg* are also at Pirana.

JAFFAR AS-SADIQ, IMAM

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(83AH/702-148AH/765.) Became Imam in 114 A.H. Sent Musa b. Abdullah Mahz* and Abdullah b. Moh'd b. Abdullah Mahz* to India. sv. Hulwani, Abu Sufian.

SADRUDDIN, PIR

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see. SADARDIN.

KanS

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King of Mathura, Devki's brother. Devki is the mother of Sri Krishna*

BADRUDDIN, SEYYED

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One of Pir sadardin's 6 brothers. Upon meeting a group of pilgrims, he made the Ganges River appear at their feet. 14 of the pilgrims had faith in the miracle and became his followers. Sayyed Badruddin composed ginans and his 17 disciples formed a community who still recite ginans as, "bhanne Pir Sadardin, kahet Badruddin". Some members of this community live today in Hamilton.

SHABUSTI, al-

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(10 Century) Chief librarian of Imam al Muizz's Library. He looked after 200 000 of rare manuscripts of the Library.

MATA SALAMAT

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Title give by Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah to Begum* Om Habibah. Her residence was in Cannes and Aswan. [Gallery]

DIDARALI, SEYYED

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Dai who accompanied Imam Hassanali to India at 20 years of age. In 1899, founded the "Sat Panthi Mission Society" (ITREB) with the help of Mustakali, his son*.

SINA, ABOU ALI

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See. AVICENNA

MUSA B. AIZAR

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(10th Century) Was Imam al Muiz's doctor. He received a substantial financial grant as did 2 of his sons who also became doctors.

HALLAJ, aL HUSSEIN B. MANSUR

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(857-922) Persian mystic influenced by ismailis and decapitated for declaring"An-al Haqq - I am the truth"; studied and translated by Massignon.

ABDULLAH B. MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

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Son and successor of Maymun al-Qaddah* who was responsible for the establishment of the Dais in Askar Mukaram.

HUSSEYN IBN JAWHAR.

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Son of the general Jawhar* Was the Vazir of Imam Hakim who gave him the title "Qaid ul-Qudat" He had secrect dealings with Abu Rakwa* and was most probably executed.

AGA AZIZ, 36è. PIR.

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Son of Pir Mohamed Zaman. Sent Dais to Afghanistan and Turkestan. Died during the Imamat of Aga Hassanali Shah.

QALANDAR SHAH, SEYYED BU-

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(14/15 Century) Pir Hassan Kabirdin's son. Buried at Multan. Is also revered by non ismailis. (Dhama dham mast Qalandar..)


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