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BELLERIVE, FONDATION

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Located in "Château de Bellerive" and founded by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan*. Château de Bellerive, 1245 Coulonge Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland.

MOHAMED ZAMAN, 35è PIR

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Son of Baba Hashem Shah. Nominated as Pir by Imam Nizar Ali.

GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

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See GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

HAYDER ALI, 30è. PIR

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Named by Imam Abd as-Salaam. Sent numerous dais to Turkey and Central Asia. Died during the Imamat of Imam Abuzar Ali.

ADAM

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First man. Highest intellect at all times. There have been thousands of Adams.

ISLAMUDDIN, SEYYED.

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(14/15.C) One of 19 sons of P. Hassan Kabirdin. Is buried in Lahore.

ALAUDDIN, SEYYED

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14/15th Centurey. One of the 19 children of Pir HK. Buried in Multan.

JIWANI, ALIBHAY GHULAM HUSSEIN

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1921-. Bombay. 1939 Musoma. 1959 Mtwara, 1979 Canada. Married Daulat Khanum Pardhan Bhanji during Diamond Jubilee. Al-waez and Rai.Mukhi and Kamaria Mtwara. Council 77

AVERROES (IBN ROSHD)

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(520/1126-595/1198). Accomplished Ismaili philosopher, born in Cordoba, Spain. Wrote about Aristotle. Had controversy withGazali (Tahaf

KRAUS, PAUL

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An expert in the study of Jabbir ibn Hayyan. Has also written "The Book of the Glorious" and he died with one one of his books under his pillow.

TAYED, SEYYED

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

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.

BHAND, SEYYED

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(14/15th Century) Son of Pir HK. Buried in Akbarabad.

MOH'D B. ALI B. HASAN AS-SOURI

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(417AH-500AH.) Poet and Dai, educated in Tripoli then at Dar al-Hikmat, where he stayed for 10 years. Is buried at Jabal as-Sumaq. Has written many Qasidas.*

GHEB SHAH, SEYYED

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

HAYTHAM AL-BASRI, al-HASSAN B.

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(962-1038) Famous mathematician and physicist born in Basra. Imam Al-Hakim asked him to study and regulate the damage caused by the floods of the River Nile.


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