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MEHRAB BEG, 37è PIR

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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.

EMA BAY

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Also known as Lady Ema or Emra. ___149:4. Historical figure, referred to as a saint in the ginan "Satiye toriya motira no har." She was a gupti who practised Taqiya* and left this world in a Wiman [flying saucer].

SADARDIN, 26è PIR

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700AH/1299-819/1418 born in Sabzwar. Son of Pir Sahebdin and Noor Fatima*. Also known as Haji Baba, Sadar Shah, Pir Salamat, Satgour Sohodev, Baar Gor, Makh Doum... Composer of many ginans and granths. Established many Jamat Khanas the first one being at Kotra in Sind. Appointed Trikam* as Mukhi. See. alsoSeth Samar*, Seth Tulsidas*. For detailed English text on PIR SADARDIN click here

SATGOUR NOUR, PIR

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See Pir Satgur Noor.

SHII, ABU ABDALLAH as-

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see SHII, ABU ABDALLAH

THAMI, Ibn al-

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Ismaili Vizir [Finance Minister] in the Fatimid Court. Hassan bin Sabbah lived with him when he arrived in Cairo in 1078. (Source: Order of the Assasins. pg. 101)

HASSAN KABIRDIN

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See. KABIRDIN, HASSAN

ABU DARR (ABUZAR)

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7th Century. Famous for his piety, one of the first companions of Imam Ali.

IKHWAN AS-SAFA, RASAIL

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Encyclopedia of Ikhwan as safa* has 52 Volumes, the last volume "Risalat al Jamia" was written by Imam Taqi Mohammed.

AHL E BaYT

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The family of the Prophet, Panj Tan Pak*.

JAMAL, JANGE

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Battle of the Camel. Hazarat Ali fought against Aisha*who was riding a camel.

AMIR AHMED, 6è. PIR

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(83AH/702 - 148AH/765) Imam Jaffar Sadiq, son of Imam al-Baqir. Pir during the Imamat of his father. His grand-son Nooruddin succeeded him on the trone of Piratan during the Imamat of Mowlana Mohmmad bin Ismail.*

KHOJA

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Indian translation for "Khwaja" a title given by Pir Sadardin to the Lohana community [?] which converted in 15Century, in India. See Khoja Case. Ref: "Pir Sadardin jaher thaya, hindu kariya musulman, Lohana phri khoja karya téné aliyo satcho iman" (S. Imam Shah) and Momin chetamni "Téné (Bibi Fatima) tamén aljo dejo déj man khoja char". But the name probably comes from Khoj => Search => Gnostics.

BaLRAM

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Brother of Krishna.

MIRZA MOH'D BAQIR, PIR

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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)

FARMAN, SEYYED

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(14/15th Century). Son of Pir HK, buried in Multan.

PARas RAM

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See. Farsi Raam

SADARDIN, 26è PIR (ENFANTS)

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Had 5 sons: Seyyeds Salahuddin, Pir Tajdin, Jalaludin, Pir Hassan Kabirdin, Zahiruddin.

SAYD AL-KHAYR

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9th Century. Imam Raziyuddin Abdullah's brother. Uncle and brother in law of Imam al Mehdhi. Tried to have Imam appointed from his progeny of 10 sons, but each one died one after the other.

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