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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

NOOR MEHDI, SEYYED

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Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin, buried at Uchh.

ROHIDAS

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Son of Tara Rani and Raja Haristchandra Kunvar* Rohidas was sold after the dethronment of his father, King Harichandra.

SARANG PRANR

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Name of the country where Pir Shams sang and composed the Garbis. Garbi 24 explains the miracles that occured and the subsequent conversion of the King and his Ministers (g.641)

SHaMS, PIR (POPaT)

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Pir Shams coming as a parrot tospeak /guide Surjaa Raani. ginaan. 151.

SURJA RANI

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Surja=sun rani=Queen. Queen of the Sun. Was married to Daint Kalinga* in China. Met and learned the teachings of Pir Shams. She will try very hard to convert her husband, but without success. She will killed her husband at the time of apocalypse. Had 2 daughters: Ajia and Wajia and 2 sons Kamla and Damla. see ginan:"Firat néja, tambal waj shé".

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.

NOORUDDIN, 7è PIR

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Also known as Imam Mohammed bin Ismail. 128AH/746-197/810, was born in Madina. Also knows as al-Reza.(not to be confused Pir Satgour Nour)). He had 6 sons:Ahmad Wafi, Ismail Thani, Jaffar, Issa, Zaid and Ali.

RUKNUDDIN, SEYYED

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(14 Century?) One of the 6 brothers of Pir Sadardin.

SARWAR JEHAN

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Daughter of King Fateh Ali Qachar of Iran. Was married to Imam Aga Hassanali Shah.


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