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SADARDIN, 26è PIR

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700AH/1299-819/1418 born in Sabzwar. Son of Pir Sahebdin and Noor Fatima*. Also known as Haji Baba, Sadar Shah, Pir Salamat, Satgour Sohodev, Baar Gor, Makh Doum... Composer of many ginans and granths. Established many Jamat Khanas the first one being at Kotra in Sind. Appointed Trikam* as Mukhi. See. alsoSeth Samar*, Seth Tulsidas*. For detailed English text on PIR SADARDIN click here

ISRA'ILI, MUSA B. ALIAZAR

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(10C.) Author of "Al-Kitab al Muizzi", a culinary art book dedicated to Imam al-Muizz.

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

SAYD AL-KHAYR

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9th Century. Imam Raziyuddin Abdullah's brother. Uncle and brother in law of Imam al Mehdhi. Tried to have Imam appointed from his progeny of 10 sons, but each one died one after the other.

KAHIR

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11Century. Servant and friend of Hassan bin Sabbah in Cairo. He had brought back Hadi, the son of Imam Nizar to the custody of Hassan bin Sabbah.

AZHAR, al-

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970 AD. Mosque built by Jawhar for Imam al-Muiz. Became a University during the time of Imam al-Aziz. Named after Fatima az-Zahra. Attended by approximately 10,000 students.

SHIRAZI, AL-MUAYYAD FID-DIN AS

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See SHIRAZI, AL-MUAYYAD FID-DIN

MAHMOOD SHAH, 16è PIR

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(443AH-509AHh). Pir in 487AH. Son of Pir Satgur Noor, born in Sabzwar. Had 6 sons. Also known as Mahmood Sabzwari. Killed in Lahore. Was also a companion of King Massud.

DAR AL HIKMAT

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(1004AD). "House of Knowledge", International university in Cairo founded by Imam Hakim. Holds 2 million books in its libraries.

TRIKAM, MUKHI

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Mukhi of the Kotra Jamat in Sind. He was appointed by Pir Sadardin. Detail history in "Chatris Kror" of Pir Sadardin.

MUHALLABI, al-

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(10th Century) Author of geographic literature of Imam al-Aziz.

GORGANI, ABUL HAYTHAM

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(end of 4/10th Century) Dai and philosopher whose famous Ismaili Qasida were commented by Mohammed Sork* of Nisahpour* and Nassir Khusraw .

ABDUL MUOMIN, 19è PIR

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500AH-550AH (Pir in 540AH) Born in Sabzwar, son of Pir Kaliquddin, named by Imam Mohtadi. Fathered 4 sons, passed away in Morocco. King Tommarat was his disciple.

PARas RAM

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See. Farsi Raam

HAYYAN, JABIR IBN.-

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(2nd/8th Century). (born in730 AD). Called Geber in the West. Was the pupil of Imam Jafar Sadiq. Famous alchinist and author of 3,000 works including the "Balance of Letters" sv. PaulKraus.*

AGA ABUL HASAN SHAH, 48e PIR

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Son of Aga Shah Khalilullah. He was Pir for 3 months and died while still an infant. He accepted Dash Boshi* while still in the crib.

SADARDIN, 26è PIR (ENFANTS)

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Had 5 sons: Seyyeds Salahuddin, Pir Tajdin, Jalaludin, Pir Hassan Kabirdin, Zahiruddin.

SADARDIN, 26è PIR (FRERES)

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Had 6 brothers: Seyyeds Ruknuddin, Badruddin, Shamshuddin, Nasiruddin, Nassiruddin, Kalandar Shah.

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.

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