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EMA BAY

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Also known as Lady Ema or Emra. ___149:4. Historical figure, referred to as a saint in the ginan "Satiye toriya motira no har." She was a gupti who practised Taqiya* and left this world in a Wiman [flying saucer].

RAMSANG, RAJA

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In the 17th Jodilo of Pir Shams, Ramsang Raja is portrayed as being the king of Beth Nagar a place where Pir Shams along with his disciples Vimras and Surbhaan were denied permission to enter.

HASHEM SHAH, SEYYED

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Contemporary of Pir Baba Hasem Shah. Great grand son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

SALAHUDDIN, SEYYED

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one of the 5 sons of Pir Sadardin.

ABOU TALIB

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(M. 619AD). Son of Abdul Mutalib and father of Jafar and Hazrat Ali.

IKHWAN AS-SAFA 1

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Brethern of Purity. In 9th Century, a secrect society of Basra following Ismaili philosphy. They also compiled an encylopedia known as Rasail Ikhwan as-safa. Not to be confused with: a. Ikhwan as safa of 1960 in Cairo, the group that Massignon had dealings with. b. An educational group that was created by Prince Aly Khan in Syria. c. A society called Ikhwan (ahl e safa) that preached salvation through the sufferings of the body.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SATGOUR NOUR)

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Pir Shams is also called Satgur Noor. (11th Jodilo). Both Pir Satgur Noor and Pir Shams were holders of the same Piratan. (they were in fact 2 different individuals at different time in history)

AGA SHAH KHALILULLAH, 47è PIR

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(1269AH/1853-1302AH/1885). Son of Aga Ali Shah, known also as Shabuddin Shah. Named by his father in 1881. Author of "Risalat dar Haqiqat-i Din".

JALALUDDIN, SEYYED

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One of the sons of Pir Sadardin.

SOLEHDIN, 21è PIR

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(534AH-584AH.) Born in Sabzwar.Son of Pir Salamudin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Ala Mohammed in 579 A.H.His piratan lasted 5 years. He is also known as Sayyed Noorbaksh.

AMIR AHMED, 6è. PIR

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(83AH/702 - 148AH/765) Imam Jaffar Sadiq, son of Imam al-Baqir. Pir during the Imamat of his father. His grand-son Nooruddin succeeded him on the trone of Piratan during the Imamat of Mowlana Mohmmad bin Ismail.*

KHOJA

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Indian translation for "Khwaja" a title given by Pir Sadardin to the Lohana community [?] which converted in 15Century, in India. See Khoja Case. Ref: "Pir Sadardin jaher thaya, hindu kariya musulman, Lohana phri khoja karya téné aliyo satcho iman" (S. Imam Shah) and Momin chetamni "Téné (Bibi Fatima) tamén aljo dejo déj man khoja char". But the name probably comes from Khoj => Search => Gnostics.

BaLRAM

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Brother of Krishna.

NASSIRUDDIN SHAH

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One of Pir Sadardin's six brothers. Was he also known as Sayyed Nassiruddin Kalandar Shah.

MIRZA MOH'D BAQIR, PIR

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Young son of Imam Aga Abul Hassanali. Was nominated Pir in 1780, was a Hujjat for 3 Imams. Gave his daughter's hand Bibi Maryam Khatun in marriage to Imam Shah Khalillullah (who was also his nephew)

FARMAN, SEYYED

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(14/15th Century). Son of Pir HK, buried in Multan.

RAQADA

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City in Maghreb which was conquered from the Aghlabites by Dai as-Shii and handed overto Imam Mahdi in 910.

HASSAN KABIRDIN

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See. KABIRDIN, HASSAN

SALAMUDDIN, 20è PIR

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Also called Sayyed Ali. Was born in Sabzwar, the youngest son of Pir Abdul Momin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Imam Mohatadi. Also known as Mahdev* and Pir Indra Imamdin.

ABU DARR (ABUZAR)

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7th Century. Famous for his piety, one of the first companions of Imam Ali.

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