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ANSOUYA

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Wife of Atrimuni*. She had 2 children: Datrâtéy* and Dourwâsâni*

KHYBER VILLAGE

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40 Km from Hyderabad (Pakistan) Village Bhill* converted to Ismailis in the 1960. In 1982, Khyber Village was the meeting point of 1500 ismailis from Bhill origin.

BAQIR, IMAM MOHAMED al-

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57AH/677-114AH/732. Imam in 713, born in Medina. Son of Imam Zainul Abidin and Om Abdulla (daughter of Hazrat Hassan). Married Om Farwa, grand daughter of Abu Bakr. The city of Fadak*which was confisticated from Bibi Fatima was givenback to him. Compiled numerous works such as Ummul Kitab.

MOHAMED MANSOOR, 9è.PIR

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(172AH-242AH). Born atMohamedabad, son of Pir Imamuddin. Was nominated to Pir by Imam Wafi Ahmad.Travelled to Iran and Iraq. Had 5 sons. Died at 71 years of age.

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.

NOOR FATIMA

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Daughter of Ibrahim Sabzwari, married Sadardin.

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

SALMAN PAK

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Salman the Pure. See Salman Farsi.

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.

SUMRA

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

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http://www.ismaili.net/heritage/node/10458

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

BAQIYA

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Cemetary where Hazrat Hassan and Bibi Fatima are buried.

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.

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