1 From the collection of 100 gnans (forming the sixth vol.), printed by R. Virji, Bombay, 1933.

2 This may be an imaginary place. Vilod or Vinod is a town in Gujrat. Gudi means the flag which is raised near a religious place. (42)

3 - This is the same as gnan see the foot note on p. 22.

4 - kalas is the name of the vessel in which consecrated water is kept. (c) Preaching in Bengal

5 - Atit is the name of the ascetic who does not recognize the division into castes, disregarding it.

6 - Cf. above p. 14 (d) The Miracle at Bhot.

7 I could not trace this place.

8 - Strict vegetarians believe that an unpleasant smell comes from meat-eaters. (48)

9- Obviously in the attempt to open the gates.

10 - Chhadi is the staff, as a sign of authority.

11 - The reason why this sentence has been inserted is not clear to me. (50).

12 -1 This story may be an aetiological myth showing the "foundation" of the drinking of milk at religious assemblies which was probably in the course of time replaced with consecrated water.

13- This makes 515-6 A.H.1122 A.D (e) Bringing a dead Boy to Life.

14 - From here on the extract is taken from the Momen Chetavani , or "Advices to the Faithful", attributed to the authorship of Imamshah. From the Gujrati version, printed in Bombay, 1924 (second edition), slokas 273-309, pp. 35-39. Each verse has a refrain: "Take this advice as it is said by the Sat Gur

15 - As has been mentioned in the introductory paper, this motif is very popular in darwish stories. In this version the saint utters no word. What would be "proper" in the circumstance would be to utter the formula: qum bi-idhni'llah i.e.. "rise by the command of God". In some versions the saint instead says : qum bi-idhn-i , "rise by my order." (f) The Miracle of bringing the Sun down.

16 - Ascetics and darwishes often carry a stick with a sharp-end, like a spear, as a defense against dogs and in various emergencies. The qalandars carried real spears and other forms of arms.