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  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #896

    2e étape d'évolution: multiplication â partir d'une graine. (plante, arbre, végétation).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Jafar bin Mansur, the son of Ibn Hawshab was greatly distressed by the internal quarrels in which his brother, Abul Hasan Mansur played a conspiracy in killing Abdullah bin Abbas al-Shawiri in Yamen. Jafar bin Mansur was deadly against his brother and went to Maghrib at the Fatimid court. He reached Maghrib when Imam al-Mahdi had died in 322/934. He was however well received by Imam al-Qaim and his services were amply rewarded and was given the charge of mission. He was held in great esteem for his learning and ability. He also served whole heartedly to Imam al-Mansur and Imam al-Muizz.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #276

    (7th Century) Son of Imam Abu Talib and H. Ali's brother. Led the first Muslims to Abyssinia.

    7e S. Fils de l'Imam Abou Talib et frère de H. Ali, conduisit les premiers musulmans en Abyssinie.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Abu Abdullah Jafar bin Muhammad was born in 80/699 at Medina. Ibn Khallikan (1:327) and others determine his birth from the event of Amm al-Juhaf (the year of the flood) in Mecca, which according to Tabari (2:320) occurred in 80/699. According to the Arabic lexicon, jafar means stream. His father had referred to him "the best of all mankind" and "one in charge of the family of Muhammad" (qaim al-Muhammad).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #171

    (83AH/702-148AH/765.) Became Imam in 114 A.H. Sent Musa b. Abdullah Mahz* and Abdullah b. Moh'd b. Abdullah Mahz* to India. sv. Hulwani, Abu Sufian.

    (83AH/702-148AH/765.) Devint Imam en 114 AH. Envoya Musa b. Abdullah Mahz* et Abdullah b. Moh'd b. Abdullah Mahz* en Inde. V. Hulwani, Abu Sufian.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #277

    see:JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN

    (10e S.) Petit fils du Dai Mansoor al-Yaman. Auteur du "Kitab al-Alim wa'l Ghulam". Vint au Maghreb vers 322ah après la mort de son père. For detailed English text on JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN click here

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #274

    (49-61AH) Nominated Pir by Imam Hussein. Was born in Medina and was martyred at Karbala.

    (49-61AH) Nommé Pir par l'Imam Hussein. Né à Médine et martyrisé à Kerbala.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #275

    (14/15e S.)Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Is buried at Lahore.

    (14/15e S.) Fils de Pir HK. Enterré à Lahore

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word jahannam is derived from jihinnam means a deep pit, and as it is said in Arabic: bir'un jahannam'un means a well whose depth is very great. The word jahannam occurs 77 times in the Koran. Another name for hell, which bears a similar significance, but occurs only once in the Koran, is hawiya (101:9) means an abyss or a pit having no bottom, the root being hawa which means falling down to a depth from a highest and hence according to Raghib, it refers to low desires.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    (continued)

    Remedial nature of hell

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word jahiliyya means ignorance, which is taken to refer to the pre-Islamic period. It was the age of tribalism and is reckoned to cover the period of about a century before the advent of Islam. In pre-Islamic literature, and to a considerable degree in the Koran, the word from the root j-h-l means not ignorance but something like barbarism. The term jahiliyya occurs four times in the Koran (33:33, 48:26, 5:50 and 3:154).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The Divine Qualities can be divided into two groups, jalal (majesty) and jamal (beauty). Majesty, the revelation of which burns and consumes the worlds, is in one aspect rigorous, severe. Beauty on other hand is the synthesis of mercy, generosity, compassion and all analogous qualities. God has a jalal side and jamal side, the aspects of Powerful Majesty and Wonderful Kindness, and that these two fall together in Him as kamal or perfection. Jalal is a masculine aspect, the Overpowering.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Hasan, surnamed Jalaluddin was born in 583/1187. He is also called as Hasan III. During his childhood, his father had designated him as his successor. According to John Malcolm in History of Persia (London, 1815, 1:405), "He is celebrated in Persian history for the kindness and generosity of his disposition; and we are informed that this prince of the Ismailis was the handsomest man for his age".

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #277

    One of the sons of Pir Sadardin.

    Un des fils de Pir Sadardin.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "A'isha had long hated Ali, and wished that, when the aged Uthman died, her own kinsman, Zubayr, should become caliph. When Uthman was assassinated, she was not in Medina, having gone to Mecca a few weeks previously to perform the pilgrimage. The news of Uthman's murder reached her when she was on the way back. She returned immediately to Mecca and incited the citizens against Ali. The fiery address set a match to the smouldering fire of discontent. The first to respond to A'isha's call was Abdullah bin Amur, the Uthmanid governor of Mecca.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #167

    Battle of the Camel. Hazarat Ali fought against Aisha*who was riding a camel.

    Bataille du Chameau. H. Ali contre Aisha* à dos de chameau, en 656.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #57

    (Persan:) Jamat = assemblée des fidèles et Khana = lieu de rencontre. 1er Jamatkhana fondé au Sind* â Kotara* par Pir Sadardin*, 84 en Chine par Pir Shams*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #1019

    Quatre-vingt-quatre. TCHORASI Jamatkhana Tchin minjar: les 84 Jamat khana de Chine.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word jamatkhana means communal house or communal gathering place. The Persian word khana means house or place, such as khana'i chaslm (the socket of the eyes), khana'i zumbur (a bee-hive) or khana'i murgh (a bird's nest). The Jamatkhana is a concrete expression of the response to the beliefs that are an integral part of Ismailism. It represents the physical space in which the community gathers together in a shared process of communication. The thrust of this shared communication is undertaken through collective participation.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #280

    (1002 AD.)The grand mosque whose construction had started during the time of Imam al-Muizz and finished during the time of Imam al-Hakim in393AH/1002.

    (1002 AD.) Mosquée dont la construction fut commencée par l'Imam al-Aziz et terminée par l'Imam al-Hakim en393AH/1002.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #991

    India. sv. Multan. "Jampudip me umayo" Also the country of the Soul.

    Les Indes. V. Multan. "Jampoudip ma oumayo". Le pays de l'ame.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #590

    Naissance, vie.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Paradise, the abode of the righteous in the hereafter, is called in the Koran, al-janna, meaning the garden. It occurs under this name over hundred times. In addition to this figure, the Koran uses the same word janna in the sense of an earthy garden for 26 times and six times for the original garden in which Adam and Eve lived before the fall.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #590

    Familier, connaissance.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #591

    Personnes.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #592

    Apprendre, savoir.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #393

    Bol*, Verbe Divin. Répétition. g. 674:17, g. 625:1, g. "Mahapad" v.2.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #869

    Bôl. Nom, Verbe. Appelé "Khalaq Shabd" g.325, "Pir Shah" g.647, Shabd*. SaT SHaBaD*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #873

    Verbe, aussi appelé NOUR*. g. 254. 378.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #587

    Source, racine, origine. "Jar MOUR".

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #594

    Partir.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #281

    See:JAWHAR AL SIQILI

    (912?/381AH) Ismaélien de Sicile qui conquit l'Egypte sous l'Imam Mu'izz en juillet 969 et posa la première pierre de la mosquée Al-Azhar en avril 970. For detailed English text on JAWHAR AL-SIQILI click here

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "Jawhar as-Siqilli was born most probably between 298/911 and 300/913 in Sicily, the then island under occupation of the Byzantines. During the period of Imam al-Mansur, Jawhar was brought as a slave to Kairwan and was presented before the Imam. Realizing his potential, he was made as a personal attendant of Imam al-Mansur, and soon rose to prominence. In 341/932, Imam al-Muizz appointed him as his Katib and since then, he became known as Jawhar al-Katib. In 347/958, he was made the commander-in-chief of the Fatimid forces, and was assigned to subdue the remaining parts of the Maghrib.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #1006

    Anniversaire. JaNMa JaYaNTI = anniversaire de naissance.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #588

    Partir.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word jazia is explained as meaning the tax that is taken from the free non-Muslim subjects of a Muslim government, being derived from jaza, means he gave satisfaction or he compensated him for a certain thing, or for what he had done. In Koran, it is spoken of only once, and there in connection with war with the followers of the Book: "Fight those who do not believe in God

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #282

    Island, climate, region. Adam was born on one of these 12 islands (in Ceylon).

    Ile, climat, région. Il y en a 12 en principe et Adam prit naissance sur l'une d'elles. (au Ceylan).

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #283

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

    Un des 19 enfants de Pir HK. Enterré à Multan.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    It is a poll-tax charged on non-Muslims in place of ushr.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    According to the Koran, the angel who brought revelation to the Prophet is known by the name of Jibrail (2:98). The Arabic form of jibril, which is composed of jibr, meaning abd or servant, and il, meaning God. The word jibrail occurs three times in the Koran (2:97-98, 66:4). Jibrail is also mentioned as Ruh al-Amin (26:193-4), means the divine soul, and also Ruh al-Qudus (16:102), means the holy spirit. In hadith, Jibrail is spoken of as al-Namus al-Akbar (the great angel).

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    The word jihad is derived from jahd or juhd means to strive, exert oneself or take extraordinary pains. Jihad is a verbal noun of the third Arabic form of the root jahada, which is defined classically as exerting one's utmost power, efforts, endeavours or ability in contending with an object of disapprobation. The word jihad is used 36 times in the Koran, and the derivatives of the root occur in 41 Koranic verses. Five of these contain the phrase, jahd aymanihim meaning strong oath.

  • Encyclopedia Topic
    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The word jinn is derived from janna, meaning he covered or concealed. It is also said to have derived from idjtinan, meaning to be hidden or concealed. The origin of jinn is said to be fire, and their function is described as that of exciting evil passions or low desires. The Koran is explicit on both these points. As regards the creation of jinn, it says: "And the jinn We created before of intensely fire" (15:27), and again: "And He created the jinn of a flame of fire" (55:15).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #59

    De DJIN, génies, démons, entités spirituelles.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #55

    Paradis, jardin.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #595

    Vivant. "Jiré pranri.."

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #596

    Ame. EJI = ô âmes.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #964

    Huit (8). AtH JIW. Les 8 vies. Les 8 personnes dans l'entourage intime de Sourja Rani. g. 151

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #885

    1921-. Bombay. 1939 Musoma. 1959 Mtwara, 1979 Canada. Married Daulat Khanum Pardhan Bhanji during Diamond Jubilee. Al-waez and Rai.Mukhi and Kamaria Mtwara. Council 77

    1921-. Bombay. 1939 Musoma. 1959 Mtwara, 1979 Canada. Epouse Daulat Khanum Pardhan Bhanji au Diamond Jubilee. Al-waez et Ray.Mukhi et Kamaria Mtwara. Council 77

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #904

    Guerrier. V. MAHABar JODA.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #597

    Un JOJaN = 4 GAW*. Lors de Sa lutte contre le Dayt Kalingo, l'Imam voyagera 100 000 jojan en une journée.

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