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Our 3rd Holy Imam Zain-ul-Abedin was born in Medina Sharif in 38 A.H.

Our 3rd Imam Zain-ul-Abedin was born on Thursday 5th of Shaban in Medina. His mother was 'Shahe Zanan' but she was also called Shaherbanu by Hazrat Ali

Our 2nd Holy Imam Husayn was born in Medina on the 3rd of Shaban A.H. 4

Our 2nd Holy Imam Husayn was born in Medina on the 3rd of Shaban A.H. 4. He was born prematurely after an only six month pregnancy. His mother was Khatoon-i-Jannat Bibi Fatima

Birth of Hazrat Ali

Hazrat Ali (a.s.) was born on Friday 12nd of Rajab in the Bait-ul-Allah in Mecca. His mother's name was Fatima binte Asad Ibne Hashim

Prophet Muhammad had two sons - al- Qasim and Abdullah both of whom died at a very early age

Prophet Muhammad had two sons - al- Qasim and Abdullah both of whom died at a very early age

The sum of the numerical values of the letters comprised in the name of the fortress of Almut in the language of the Persian pro

The sum of the numerical values of the letters comprised in the name of the fortress of Almut in the language of the Persian province add up to the year of acquisition by Hasan bin Sabbah (A.H. 483) i.e 1+30+5+1+40+6+400

ANANT AKHADO for Mushkil Assan

ANANT AKHADO: For Mushkil Assan and removal of calamities, it is customary to read and complete the Anant Akhado in 40 days. Read 100 verses here every week to complete the recitation and translation of Anant Akhado in 6 weeks.

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A famous philosopher, Ibn Roshd, born in Cordova in 1126, wrote comments on most of Aristotle's works. He was known in Europe under the name of Averhoes. He was the author of the monumental "Tah

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When Prophet Mohammed's parents died, he was sheltered and brought up by Hazrat Ali's father.

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A famous encyclopaedia, known as Rasail Ikhwan as-Safa, was written in 51 volumes by a group of Ismailis under the supervision of Imam Taki Mohammed, who personally wrote the 52nd volume. The said encyclopaedia deals with Logic, Sciences, Mathematics, Medicine, Astronomy.. Professor Yves Marquet wrote a lot on this subject.

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At the time of Imam al-Qaim, Rodaki, an Ismaili poet, born in Rodak, composed 1,300,000 verses. He was blinded by the Abbassids because he was an Ismaili.

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Pir Hassan Kabirdin was the son of Pir Sadardin. He composed a 500 quatrain Granth [long Ginan]named "Anat Akhando" which begins with "Ashaji"

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A famous Ismaili alchemist, Jabir ibn Hayyan, was the pupil of Imam Jafar as-Sadiq. He was known in Europe under the name of Jebber, and, according to some authors, was able to transform metal into gold.

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Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah had a Palace built in Poona in order to give shelter and employment to people during the long famine of 1900. The Yerowda Palace was offered by Mowlana Shah Karim to the government of India in 1968 so as to have it transformed into a national monument. What was the name of that Palace? (The Yerowda Palace).

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Pir Hassan Kabirdin had 18 sons and one daughter named Bai Buddhai.

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Pir Mohammed Shah is better known under the name of Pir Satgoor Noor. From all his writtings, only 9 ginans and one Granth [Long work] named Putla (222 distiches) have survived.

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Did you know that Mahomed Jagran was the first Mukhi of the Garden Jamatkhana between 1843 and 1863 for a period of 20 years and Bhanji Rahimani (1815-1918) was the second Mukhi between 1863 and 1905 for a periode of 42 years up to age 90!

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Hazrat Ali married Prophet Mohammed's daughter. She was very beautiful. History tells that when she was praying her face was glittering. She was therefore known as Fatima az-Zahra. [Fatima the Radiant]

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Pir Pandiyat-

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Though Rumi himself was not an Ismaili, he was the disciple of Shams Tabriz, a well known Ismaili Dai.

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Imam al-Hakim bi-Amrillah is renowned for His great achievements in the fields of Architecture, Education and Sciences. The Medical School he founded in Sicilia was named Dar at-Tibb.


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