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QASIM SHAH, 32è PIR

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Pir Alaudin's son. Named by Imam Zulfikar Ali. Died after a brief sickness duringthe time of Imam Nooruddin Ali.

LAYLT UL QADR

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Night of Power/Destiny. 23rd day of the month of Ramdhan. Night when the Prophet received the first revelation of the Quran. XCVII/1-5. Also symbolizes the night of humanity in this period of occultation.

BRaHMA

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(Sanskrit). God, equivalent of Allah, The Creator. Came from the Light of the Imam [See Khat Nirinjan]. Revealed the 4 Vedas as Gur Brahma. Image and Hujjat of the Imam. PIR*

SAHEBDIN, PIR (GENEALOGIE)

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Descendant of Pir Shams. ginan: 80:66 "té Pir Shams chot na Pir Nasirdin janr, té gar Pir Sahebdin huwa pramanr"

MOULESTAN (MULTAN)

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g. 172, 281:2, 125:13, 304:3

GODI VILOD GAM

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City where Pir Shams met the Wanriyo *"Sanji",* the Bhramin DevRam and DevChand Golaranra who were splashed by Vimras and Surbhaantaking their bath. Jodilo 8

SHAHBUDDIN, SEYYED

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

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.

SINAN, RASHID AL-DIN

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550AH/1155-697AH/1210. A special emissary who, like a Dai, preached Ismailism in Syria. In reality he was Imam Ala Mohammed incognito according to Mustafa Ghaleb in "Ismailis of Syria" and the text ofA.Tamir "Sinan Rashidal-Din". Sinan proclaimed the Great Resurrection in Syria.He had friendly relations with Christians and Jews. He had to fight against Saladin. For detailed English text on RASHID AL-DIN SINAN 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

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.

QASIM, 3è. PIR

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(47AH-61AH.) Hazarat Hassan's son. Was born in Medina and and was sacrified as a martyr at Kerbala at the age of 14. See. Pir Jaffar.

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.

SaHETaR DIP

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Arabian peninsula. In sufic terms, also called Bhamar Gufa. (forehead)

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 .


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