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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.

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.

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*.

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

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".

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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