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MEANING OF SOME IMPORTANT PHRASES By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

(1) Allah Maheria

There is a common phrase in all walk of lives that we usually say anyone at first, Khuda Tamane’ Neki a’pe’ or Khuda A’pako Neki de’ (May God grant you morality!). Similarly, while addressing the jamat, either by Mukhi/Kamadia or someone, he/she begins with the phrase Allah Maheria (May mercy of Allah be upon you!). The word maheria is a verb, means give peace or pity. Instead, the phrases Hazareen Jamat (Present Jamat) or Moaziz Saameen (Hon’ble Attendants) are also used in the jamats of other countries.

(2) Khana’vadan

BATTLE OF KARBALA (Historical Review) By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

“A fierce battle was waged against Imam Hussain in Karbala. He fought alone with a thousand persons. Despite suffering oppression and severe pain, he declared, “I am the Imam.” During the moment of such calamities, he did not disappear, but with mere a stick (authority of the Imamate), he penetrated the ranks of the enemies in the battle field. He did not conceal his Imamate. If the dress (jomo) of the Imam is not present, then all will become infidels. The authority of Imam Hussain is with me at present and I myself am Imam Hussain.

GREETING : YA ALI MADAD – HOW IT ORIGINATED? By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

Greeting is a salutation of good wishes. In some languages and cultures, some words or gestures are used as both greeting and farewell. Examples are Good Day in English, Sat Shri Akaal in Punjabi, As-salam alaykum in Arabic, Aloha in Hawaiin, Shalom in Hebrew, Namaste’ in Hindi, Ayubowan in Sri Lanka and Ciao in Italian.

Brief History of the Shia Ismaili Imams by Mumtaz Ali Tajdin Sadik Ali

BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SHIA ISMAILI IMAMS

BY MUMTAZ ALI TAJDDIN SADIK ALI

MUHAMMAD, HOLY PROPHET (571-632 A.D.)

Ismael, the son of Abraham had a son, Kaidar whose progeny spread over the Arabian province of
Hijaz. Adnan, to whom the Prophet traced his descent, was also a scion of Ismael in about the
fortieth generations. Further down, in the ninth descent from Adnan, there followed Nadar bin
Kinana. Another descent in the genealogical scale and then comes in the ninth place, one, Qassi
by name.

EJI TAMAKU’N SADHAR’E SO DIN BAHOTAJ By: Mumtaz Tali Tajddin S. Ali mumtaztajddin@yahoo.

After the fall of the Alamut in 1256, Imam Shamsuddin Muhammad (d. 1310) went to Azerbaijan, where he and his successor, Imam Kassim Shah (d. 1370) passed normal lives in simplicity. Imam Islam Shah (d. 1423), the next Imam was first to be born in Azerbaijan.

REBIRTH - REINCARNATION By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S.Ali

REBIRTH - REINCARNATION
By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S.Ali
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Re-birth or Reincarnation is a philosophical aspect, nothing to do with fundamental or doctrinal teachings of Islam that the soul, after biological death begins another life in a new body.

Golden Temple of Amritsar

Golden temple of Amritsar

Golden Temple of Amritsar

By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S.Ali
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Guru Nank (1469-1539) or Baba Nanak is the first of the ten Shik Gurus. His message based on equality, fraternal love, goodness and virtue. His advices/words are registered in the form of 974 poetic hymns or Shabda in the holy text of Sikhism, known as Guru Granth Saheb.

Guru Nanak was an enlightened person and as a result he is referred to in the 47th couplet of the Braham Prakash as under:-

Aur Nanak Shah ne’ paya ek naam nishva karine’ dhyaya

GIRBHAVALI BY PIR SADRUDDIN (TRANSLITERATION, TRANSLATION & EXPLANATION) By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

GIRBHAVALI BY PIR SADRUDDIN
(TRANSLITERATION, TRANSLATION & EXPLANATION)
By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali
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The word girbhavali has two letters, garbh (uterus) and vaali (vaanni) means narratives of the uterus or embryology, relating to gestation, uterus, fetus etc. In other words, it is a science of development of an embryo from fertilization of the ovum to the fetus stage.

EJI NAVROZ’NA DEEN SOHAMANNA By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

EJI NAVROZ’NA DEEN SOHAMANNA
By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali
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Eji Navroz’na deen sohamanna, Shah Ali Qaim shikar ramava’ne van gaya,
sevak’na m’n thaya uda’si, prann Ali charann’e rahiya (1)
“Navroz is a magnificent day (when) the Everlasting Lord Ali proceeded to woods on hunting spree. (Knowing it), the heart of the servant deemed forlorn, and (his) soul stuck at the footprint of Lord Ali’s feet.”

IMAM’S PRESENCE IN JAMATKHANA By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S.Ali

“Nothing will make me happier than to know that you are regular in attendance in Jamatkhana, and nothing will hurt me more than to know that you are irregular in attendance. I want to make this very clear indeed. This is for all my spiritual children all over the world.”

Mawlana Hazar Imam: Bombay, 8th November, 1967

SHAB-I BARAT By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S.Ali

SHAB-I BARAT
By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S.Ali
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Shab-i Barat or Lail at-Bara’a (night of quittance) is a non-Koranic term, but a very popular feast of the Muslims. It is celebrated on the night of the full moon of 14th Sha’ban, and the people devote it to the commemoration of the dead. It is considered to be the night when the “writing conferring immunity is written in heaven” or, more generally, the night during which “the fates of the coming year are destined in heaven.”

MANIFESTATION OR ZAHURAT By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

“Now let me talk about a third matter which is a consequence of the collapse of the communist world. At the time of communism the practices of the faith was not encouraged, it was actively dissuaded.” (Mawlana Hazar Imam: Surat, 10th Nov., 1992)
“The third consequence of the collapse of the communist world is a number of newly independent countries, in some of which a jamat is there. There we have a jamat in Afghanistan, we have a jamat in Tajikistan, and we have a jamat in other countries which after fifty years of imprisonment in a dogma are finding their independence.”

EID-E-NAVROZ By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali

The United Nations officially recognized the “International Day of Navroz” with the adoption of UN
Resolution 64/253 on 18th Feb., 2010 and retrieved on 26th Feb., 2020.

EID-E-NAVROZ
By: Mumtaz Ali Tajddin S. Ali mumtaztajddin@yahoo.com

Navroz is a Persian word, meaning new day of the year. The Arabs pronounced it as Niruz or Nairuz.
The Sogdians called it Nau-Sard (new-year), and also is called Nishat Afroz Jashan in Iran. It is a
spring festival, beginning at the first day of the Persian solar year, corresponding to the vernal


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