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ALI B. MUHAMMAD AL-SULAHI

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(429/1037-483/1080 or 410/1020-459/1067) Dai and founder of the Ismaili Sulayhide dynasty which ruled Yemen from 1037 to 1139. For detailed English text on ALI B. MUHAMMAD AL-SULAHI click here

SALAHUDDIN, SEYYED

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one of the 5 sons of Pir Sadardin.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SATGOUR NOUR)

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Pir Shams is also called Satgur Noor. (11th Jodilo). Both Pir Satgur Noor and Pir Shams were holders of the same Piratan. (they were in fact 2 different individuals at different time in history)

SOLEHDIN, 21è PIR

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(534AH-584AH.) Born in Sabzwar.Son of Pir Salamudin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Ala Mohammed in 579 A.H.His piratan lasted 5 years. He is also known as Sayyed Noorbaksh.

NASSIR MOHAMMED, 33è PIR.

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Son of Pir Qasim Shah. Nomited to Pir by Imam Nurudin Ali.

RAMSANG, RAJA

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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.

KaMLA

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Son of Surja Rani and brother of Damla* also called Kamla Kunvar. g. 80, ginan "antar jami, antar sami... of Pir Shams (verse 12)

BABaK

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A city in Persia known as "Shehr-i Babak", in the province of Kihrman. Home of the Imams in the latter half of the 18th Century.

MaNSOUDH

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King Mansudh - symbolizes the spirit. see ginaan. Prem Paatan. He helpedQueen Radeh.* to attained salvation.

DAR AL-TIBB

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(10/11th Century) School of Medicine founded in Sicily by Imam al-Hakim. Includes a huge medical library.

MUHAMMAD SHAH, SEYYED

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(15/16e S) son of Sayyed Imam Shah. Married the daughter of Prince Muhammed Beggro.

GULAM CUMBAR

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See. Gulam Cumbar

ABDUL MUTTALIB

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Imam before Abu Talib. Son of Hashim and grandfather of The Prophet and of Hazrat Ali*. Fathered 5 sons: Al-Abbas*, Abu Lahab*, Hamza*, Abdallah*, Abu Talib*.

HULWANI, al-

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(8th Century) He was a Dai sent with Abu Sufiyan to Northern Africa by Imam Jafar Sadiq in 145/762-763.

AGA ABUL HASSAN ALI, 42è. PIR

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Son of Imam Qasim Ali, also known as Hassan Beg. Became Imam in 1780, named his brother Mirza Mohamed as Pir. Died in Mahalat, buried in Najjaf.

JAFAR IBN ABU TALIB

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(7th Century) Son of Imam Abu Talib and H. Ali's brother. Led the first Muslims to Abyssinia.

ALI IBN AL-FAZL

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(9th Century) Converted at the same time as Ibn Hawshab* by Imam Raziyuddin Abdullah, who sent them both as missionaries to Yemen in 268/882.

SALAMUDDIN, 20è PIR

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Also called Sayyed Ali. Was born in Sabzwar, the youngest son of Pir Abdul Momin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Imam Mohatadi. Also known as Mahdev* and Pir Indra Imamdin.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SURNOMS)

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Also known asHaji Baba Qalandar, Shams Iraqi, Shams Chot, Shams Dariya, Shah Shams, Shams Sabzwari.

SOURBHAnR

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Was a logger andstaunch diciple of Pir Shams. His brother was Vimras.ginaan. 125, 128.

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