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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.

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

NUMAN, QADI Al-

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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

SADAFI, ALI b. YUNNUS al-

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(end of 10th Century beginning of 11th Century). Famous Astronomer who composed works for Imam al Hakim. Titled "al-Zidj al-Hakim".

SATGOUR NOUR

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Light of the Imam. Pir Satgur Noor. Sat=Truth, Gur= Lord, Noor= Divine Light.

SHEIZAR

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Fortress of Dai Ibrahim binIsmail al-Ajami. He gathered Ismailis from Afamia, Siemin, Maarat, al-Naman and Misrin at this fort.

TAYED, SEYYED

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One of 18 sons of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried in Sind.

ABDULLAH B. MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

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After the death of his father, he was declared Chief Dai by Imam Ismail. He was succeeded by Sayd al-Khayr, brother of Imam Raziyiddin Abdullah.

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).

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.

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.


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