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SADRUDDIN, PIR

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see. SADARDIN.

FIRUZ

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Fatimid Dai who left his master on a voyage to Maghreb in 902 after learning of the change of plans by the Imam. He was executed in Yemen.

SHABUSTI, al-

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(10 Century) Chief librarian of Imam al Muizz's Library. He looked after 200 000 of rare manuscripts of the Library.

HATEM B. MAHMOUD B. ZAHRAH

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(449 - 498 A.H) Dai. Born in Sirmin. Close friend of Hassan bin Sabbah*. Studiedat "Court of Dawat" and Dar-al-Hikmat*". Was found dead in 498 A.H.

ABUL KHATTAB

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(8th Century) Dai for Imam al-Baqir and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq, publicly declared his faith in the Holy Imam and was hanged in Kufa in 138AH/755. See Khattabiyya.

SINA, ABOU ALI

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See. AVICENNA

ISLAM SHAH (GInan)

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g. 287:30-31, 125:13, 686, g. "Satgur Shams em boliya aj che dasmo avtar" verse 6

ALAUDDIN, 31è PIR SEYYED

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Son of Hayder Ali. Named by Imam Abuzar Ali. Travelled to Afghanistan and Badakshan. Died during the time of Imam Zulfikar Ali.

JAZUDDIN, SEYYED

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On of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried at Multan.

ASSAD B. KASSIM AL-AJAMI

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Dai and astronomer sent in 490AH to Alep by Hassan bin Sabbah. Converted Emir Ridwan and delivered the Khoutba in the name of the Fatimid Caliphate for 1 month.

KOTADA OR KOTARI

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The word Kotada or Kotari means village. In Sind, the town of Thatta is very historical where Muhammad bin Kassim first came from Arab. In district Thatta, there are 16 villages, each village contains Jamatkhana. The total population of the Ismailis in 16 villages is about 4500. In its village, called Ghulam Mulla is a historical, where the holy dust (khak-e-shaffa) was dug for shaffa according to the order of Imam Aga Ali Shah in 1881.

QALANDAR SHAH, SEYYED BU-

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(14/15 Century) Pir Hassan Kabirdin's son. Buried at Multan. Is also revered by non ismailis. (Dhama dham mast Qalandar..)

BATINITE

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(Arabic) batin = estoeric. Name given to the Ismailis, those who believe in the esoteric.

MOHAMED SHAH, 15è PIR

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(425-487AH) Nominated as Pir in 458 by Imam Mustansirbillah I. Son of Pir Hashem Shah, born at Yemen. Converted the Hindus of Kanbi, Kharwa, and Kodi. Also called Pir Satgur Noor.

SAHEBDIN, 25è PIR

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Also known as Shabuddin. Was born in Sabzwar, named by Imam Qasim Shah. Travelled to Kashmir, Sind, Gujerat. Died during the time of Imam Islam Shah.

GALIBUDDIN, 10è. PIR.

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220 A.H. - 315 A.H. (Pir during 242 A.H.).Born at Mohamedabad; named by Imam Raziyudin Abdullah who sent him to Magreb where hewitnessed the birth of the Fatimide empire. He had 4 sons.

SHAH TURAIL

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See. Pir Tajdin.

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.


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