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Heritage Dictionary of ismailism, entry #366

Salman the Persian.Born in the Mazdean religion but became Christian and then Muslim. He was the compaion of Hazrat Ali and Prophet Muhammad. He had a written copy of the Quran according to KIM. In the sequence of Alif/Lam/Mim he has the rank of Pir and is symbolised by the letter "Lam". He died between 20 and 28 AH at the age of 87 years. He buried Bibi Fatima. He himself was buried at Madain. The Soul attains salvation when it reaches the stage of Salman.

Salman le persan. Mazdéen puis chrétien, converti à l'Islam. Compagnon de H. Ali et du Prophète. Possédait une copie du Coran. (KIM). Rang de PIR. Alif Lam Mim*. M. entre 20AH et 28AHà l'âge de 87 ans. L'âme atteint le salut lorsqu'elle atteint le degré ésotérique de Salman. Enterra Bibi Fatima. Enterré à Madain.

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