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REHMATULLAH, SEYYED

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(14/15e S.) One of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

FATIMIDES

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Dynasty named after Bibi Fatima, reigned in Egypt from 910 to 1171. (After 1094 = Mustealiens*). Founded by Imam Mehdi. The most powerful navy in the Mediterranean.

SALMAN PAK

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Salman the Pure. See Salman Farsi.

HASSANALI, 40è. PIR

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Imam Hassanali took back the Piratan after the death of Pir Ali Asgar Beg*. Later appointed Pir Mirza Qasim Ali. As per his wish, he was buried in Najaf.

ABU YAQUB ISHAQ B. SULEMAN

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(10th Century). Imam Mehdi's private doctor and author of several texts on medicine.

SHAMS, 23è PIR(MULTAN)

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Pir Shams arrived in Multan 240 years after Pir Satgur Noor. Pir Shams met Vimras and Surbhan in Multan. Jodilo 5 v. 1-2.

IMAMUDDIN, SEYYED INDRa.

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Imam Shah *. Was not a Pir. Not to be confused with Pir Salamuddin or Pir Imamuddin.(all 3 of them are also known as Imamuddin)

AJAMI, IBRAHIM B. ISMAIL, al-

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Persian Dai, served as Deputy for Emir Radhwan of Alep whose son Alp Arslan overtook his power and attempted to destroy the Ismailis. Ibrahim escaped and sought refuge in Sheizar*.

SUMRA

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Name of Ismaili dynasty that reigned in India for 309 years from 443 A.H to 756 A.H.

JAZIRA

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Island, climate, region. Adam was born on one of these 12 islands (in Ceylon).

ARJUN

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Son of Pandu, the father of the 5 Pandavs. Married Chitraganda and Ulipi. Father of Babhruwana*, brother to Sohodew, Bhim.

KILLIS, YAQUB IBN -

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See KILLIS, YAQUB IBN

NOOR FATIMA

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Daughter of Ibrahim Sabzwari, married Sadardin.

BAQIYA

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Cemetary where Hazrat Hassan and Bibi Fatima are buried.

RODAKI

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(10th Century) Poet converted to Ismailism. He was born in Rodak near Samarkand. Composed1 300 000 verses, the Abbasides blinded him due to this adherence to the Ismaili faith. For detailed English text on Rodaki click here

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.

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)

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.

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