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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin
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    The word dhiram is derived from Greek drachme. It is a monetary unit. It is a silver coin, originally of 2.97 grams (or 50 grains of barley with cut ends), later of varying value. Ten dhirams equaled the value of one gold dinar.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #521

    L'attention.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #922

    Garder, donner.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #533

    Habits, ornement, talisman.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #522

    Laver, nettoyer. "KaPdA DHOWE SO KIYA HOUWA" (qu'importe de laver les habits?)

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #538

    Laver. Du verbe "DHOWOUN". "dil dhowé so pawé..." (Celui qui lave son ame se purifie)

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    In Arabic, it means a porcupine or hedgehog. It is possible that it derived its name from its gait. It is a name of a gray mule of the Prophet, given to him by Mukawkis. The Prophet presented it to Ali bin Abu Talib, who rode on it in the battle of Camel and Siffin. It is said that on the legs of the dhuldul a rope was usually tied by Ali's groom named Qambar, who when accompanying his master, used to tie the rope around his waist. It had three knots, called al-baghi (hand-tie), dil-baghi (tongue-tie) and bal-baghi (rein-tie).

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    Sixty years of his benevolent rule gave his followers a chance to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee by weighing him in diamonds. The weighing ceremony was performed in Bombay at the Brabourne Stadium on the after-noon of Sunday, 10th March, 1946. Over 100,000 Ismailis from various parts of the world had come to see this magnificent spectacle unusual event. The huge multitude present in the ceremony included fourteen ruling princes, among them the Maharajas of Kashmir and Baroda and the Jam Saheb of Nawanagar. The value of the diamonds was 640,000 British pounds.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #3

    Vision divine. Darshan*, Shah jo Didar*.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    "The Persian word didar is derived from didan means meeting, beholding or seeing. In Ismaili terminology, it denotes the beholding the Imam of the age. It is a means to strengthen the heart, cooling the eyes, refresh the faith and earn guidance and blessings of the Imam. When one is graced with the didar, he feels that he is newly born, and acts what the Imam imparted. The didar does not mean mere an act of looking the Imam. It needs the eyes of the knowledge and faith and without it the purpose does not solve.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #198

    Dai who accompanied Imam Hassanali to India at 20 years of age. In 1899, founded the "Sat Panthi Mission Society" (ITREB) with the help of Mustakali, his son*.

    Dai ayant accompagné l'Imam Hassanali en Inde à l'âge de 20 ans. 1899 mit sur pied "Sat panthi Mission Society" (ITREB) avec l'aide de son fils Mustakali.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #523

    Montrer.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #524

    Ame, coeur. RaDaY*

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #526

    Jour. 12 heures ou 24 heures. Contient 8 PaHOR* ou 64 GaRI* ou 28 INDRa*. Un DIN de Brahma contient 622 080 000 de nos années et 720 aWaTAR* de Ali.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #34

    1. Religion, 2. Foi, 3. Jour, Haqiqat-è din = vraie religion.

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    Encyclopaedia of Ismailism by Mumtaz Ali Tajddin

    According to the Arabic lexicons, the word din is one of the most controversial words in the whole Koranic vocabulary. Its etymology is also uncertain. Outwardly we have one simple monosyllabic word. The word din has two important meanings distinguishable in the Koran: religion and judgment.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #527

    Jour. = 50 000 ans. g. 116 "Sahéstra patchas warasno ek din..." (Une journée de 50 000 ans..)

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    The word dinar is derived from Greek denarius. It is a gold coin of the early Islamic period, weighing until the 10th century 4.25 grams. It was divided into 10 dhirams and later into twelve.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #528

    Donna (de donner).

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #912

    4 points cardinaux: OUTaR = Nord, POURaB = Est, Pastchim = Ouest, Dakshinr = Sud.

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    The enemies of the Muslims created a united front after the battle of Badr and Uhud. This culminated in a solemn pact of alliance among the five principal tribes. When the news of this tremendous mobilization reached the Muslims in Medina, it struck them all with panic. It was Monday, the 1st Shawal, 5/February 24, 627 when a gigantic army under the command of Abu Sufian besieged Medina. The number of this invading force is variously estimated at something between ten and twenty-four thousands, the largest single army ever mustered on Arabian soil.

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    The modern historians divided the history into following divisions: -

    (1) Pre-historic (5500-4000 B.C.), Proto-historic (4000-3200 B.C.), Historic (3200-800 B.C.), and Colonization Age (8th century B.C.).

    (2) Dark Age (410-1453 A.D.):- Early (410-1377 A.D.) and Later (1378-1453 A.D.)

    (3) Modern Age (since 1454 A.D.):- Early (1494-1600 A.D.), Later (1600-1789 A.D.), and Present (since 1800 A.D.)

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  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #202

    1. Ministère formant l'Etat fatimide. 2. Cour d'Appel fatimide (Diwan al Insha-) chancellerie. 3. Registre d'Etat - pouvoir executif.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #205

    Diwan al Jaysh wal Rawtib*. Département de défense ou d'organisation militaire de l'Etat fatimide.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #203

    Ministère des finances et Trésorerie divisé en 14 sous-diwan comprenant notaire, commis perception, facturation, douanes etc. Dépendant du Vizir ou de l'Imam.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #206

    Diwan al Jaysh wal Rawtib*. Bureau de Pension des Citoyens (Cour fatimide).

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #207

    Chancellerie d'Etat. 3 dept.: Diwan al-Nazar*, Cour D'Appel, Bureau du Registre. Employait des Nasikhs (Scribes), Khazins (resp. doc. orig.), Hajib (chambellans

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #204

    Ministère de l'Armée et des salaires (époque fatimide). 3 subdivision: Diwan al jaysh*, Diwan al Rawtib*, Diwan al Ikta*.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #208

    Siège Social ou Bureau du Contrôle. Une des divis. du Diwan al Insha*, dirigée par le VAYS (chef) ou SAHIB (ma

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #209

    Service central de la Paie pour tous, du Vizir jusqu'au personnel de cavalerie fatimide.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #530

    Lampes, lanternes.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #529

    Richesse. DHaN*.

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    The English word donation is borrowed from the Latin, donaire means present. It is an action or faculty of giving or presenting. It includes presentation, grant, bestowal or gift. The tradition of donation goes back to the Islamic period. The Koranic message specifies to participate in the cause of God by giving money.

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    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #534

    L'autre, un autre.

  • Name
    Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #230

    (Mystical?) Horse belonging to Hazrat Ali, upon which the Imam will ride on the Day of Judgement.

    Cheval (mystique?) de Hazrat Ali sur lequel montera l'Imam de la Résurrection le Jour de l'Epiphanie.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #535

    Monde.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #509

    Loin. "Dour désh thi ayo wanrjaro" g. 327 (Le voyageur est venu d'un lointain pays).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #508

    De DOUR+aNJaN = loin des yeux. V. DAWE, V. aNJaN.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #540

    Rare, unique, précieux, difficile â atteindre. g. 294

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    The word for dower generally used in the Koran is ajr (pl. ujur), meaning reward or the gift that is given to the bride. The word saduqat (pl. of saduqa) is also once used in the Koran to denote the nuptial gift (4:4), and the other words from the same root, signifying dower are sudaq and sidaq. The verbal root word sadaqa means he was truthful. Another word sometimes used in the Koran to indicate the nuptial gift is fariza means what has been made obligatory or an appointed portion.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #537

    Les deux.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #539

    Enfer. V. Patal*.

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    "In 407/1016, an Iranian da'i, named Muhammad bin Ismail Nashtakin ad-Darazi came in Egypt, who professed the transmigration of souls. He also preached the divinity of Imam al-Hakim. He came from Bukhara to Cairo in 408/1017. Finding no response, he moved to Wadi al-Taymun, at the foot of Mount Hermon in Lebanon and Jabal as-Summaq in Syria. He was first in the public eyes being the founder of the Druze sect. In 410/1019, the Turks soldiers of the Fatimids gathered and moved towards the houses of ad-Darazi and his followers and surrounded them.

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #35

    (Arabe: Prière). Equiv. Salat* en arabe et Namaz* en persan. Du'a composé par Pir Sadardin* (26 chap.). Du'a actuel (6 chap) composé par Arif Tamir (?) en 1956

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    The word du'a is derived from da'wa or ad'iya means call, occurring 159 times in the Koran. It refers to the offering of supplication in general or in particular a single supplication, vide 2:186, 3:38,39 and 4:60. Another word su'al (asking) is also employed in this context (14:34, 11:47, 55:29).

  • Noun
    Heritage Dictionary of Ismailism, entry #36

    Repentir des péchés. g.612 et g.318

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