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Abdul-Haqq Dehlavi
Sheikh Abdul-Haq Muhaddith Dehlawi (Persian: شیخ عبدالحق محدث دهلوی‎) or Al-Muhaddith Shaykh Abdul-Haqq Dehlavi was an Islamic scholar.[1]Contents1 Biography 2 Legacy2.1 Works3 See also 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] He was born in 1551 (958 AH) in Delhi, hence the suffix Dehlavi to his name. He went on become a noted writer in Arabic and Persian, who won favour from both Mughal Emperors, Jahangir
Jahangir
(r.1605-28) and Shah Jahan (r.1628-58), and in time became a respected scholar on Islam. His ancestors were natives of Bokhara, and later while visiting Delhi
Delhi
was ennobled and attached to the Mughal Royal Court at Delhi
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Abd Al-Haqq I
Abd al-Haqq I ibn Mihyu ibn Abi Bakr ibn Hamama (died 1217) was the first Marinid (or Banu abd al-Haqq) sheikh, leader and an eponym for that dynasty.[1] History[edit] Around 1215, the new Almohad caliph, Yusuf II Al-Mustansir was still young and the Almohads had earlier suffered a severe defeat against Christian kingdoms of Iberia on 16 July 1212 in the battle of Las Navas de Tolosa. The "Banu Marin" (or the Marinids) took advantage of the situation and attacked the Almohads who sent 10,000 men to fight them. The battle took place on the coast of the Rif region. The Almohads were defeated. During 1217, the Berber nomads and tribes clashed with the Marinids around Fes but were defeated
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Mecca
Mecca
Mecca
(/ˈmɛkə/) or Makkah (Arabic: مكة‎[1] Makkah (Hejazi pronunciation: [ˈmakːa,ˈmäkːä]) is a city in the Hejazi region of the Arabian Peninsula, and the plain of Tihamah
Tihamah
in Saudi Arabia, and is also the capital and administrative headquarters of the Makkah Region.[8] The city is located 70 km (43 mi) inland from Jeddah
Jeddah
in a narrow valley at a height of 277 m (909 ft) above sea level, and 340 kilometres (210 mi) south of Medina
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Isa Ibn Aban
Apas (/ˈɑːpəs, æp-/, Avestan: āpas) is the Avestan language
Avestan language
term for "the waters", which, in its innumerable aggregate states, is represented by the Apas, the hypostases of the waters. Ābān is the Middle Persian-language form.Contents1 Introduction 2 In scripture 3 In tradition 4 See also 5 References 6 BibliographyIntroduction[edit] "To this day reverence for water is deeply ingrained in Zoroastrians, and in orthodox communities offerings are regularly made to the household well or nearby stream."[1] The ape zaothra ceremony—the culminating rite of the Yasna
Yasna
service (which is in turn the principal act of worship)—is literally for the "strengthening of the waters." Avestan
Avestan
apas (from singular āpō) is grammatically feminine, and the Apas are female
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Common Era
Common Era or Current Era (CE)[1] is a name for a calendar era widely used around the world today. The era preceding CE is known as before the Common or Current Era (BCE). The Current Era notation system can be used as an alternative to the Dionysian era
Dionysian era
system, which distinguishes eras as AD (anno Domini, "[the] year of [the] Lord")[2] and BC ("before Christ"). The two notation systems are numerically equivalent; thus "2018 CE" corresponds to "AD 2018" and "400 BCE" corresponds to "400 BC".[2][3][4][a] Both notations refer to the Gregorian calendar
Gregorian calendar
(and its predecessor, the Julian calendar)
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British Library
Coordinates: 51°31′46″N 0°07′37″W / 51.52944°N 0.12694°W / 51.52944; -0.12694British LibraryPictured from the concourseCountry United KingdomType National libraryEstablished 1973 (45 years ago) (1973) (1753)Location Euston Road London, NW1Branches 1 (Boston Spa, West Yorkshire)CollectionItems collected Books, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings, patents, databases, maps, stamps, prints, drawings and manuscriptsSizeover 174,000,000 items 13,950,000 books[1] 824,101 serial titles 351,116 manuscripts (single and volumes) 8,266,276 philatelic items 4,347,505 cartographic items 1,607,885 music scores 6,000,000 sound recordingsLegal deposit Yes, as enshrined in the Legal Deposit Libraries
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Packard Humanities Institute
The Packard Humanities
Humanities
Institute (PHI) is a non-profit foundation, established in 1987, and located in Los Altos, California, which funds projects in a wide range of conservation concerns in the fields of archaeology, music, film preservation, and historic conservation, plus Greek epigraphy,[2] with an aim to create tools for basic research in the Humanities.Contents1 History 2 National Audio-Visual Conservation Center 3 Restoration of historic theaters 4 Packard Humanities
Humanities
Institute, Santa Clarita 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Over the years, it has created databases on Latin literature, Bible texts, texts in Arabic and Coptic, Ancient Greek papyri and inscriptions, Founding Fathers of the United States: Benjamin Franklin and others, and also Persian literature
Persian literature
in translation
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International Standard Serial Number
An International Standard Serial Number
International Standard Serial Number
(ISSN) is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.[1] The ISSN is especially helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title. ISSN are used in ordering, cataloging, interlibrary loans, and other practices in connection with serial literature.[2] The ISSN system was first drafted as an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) international standard in 1971 and published as ISO 3297 in 1975.[3] ISO subcommittee TC 46/SC 9 is responsible for maintaining the standard. When a serial with the same content is published in more than one media type, a different ISSN is assigned to each media type. For example, many serials are published both in print and electronic media
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List Of Islamic Scholars
This article is an incomplete list of noted modern-era (20th to 21st century) Islamic scholars. This refers to religious authorities whose publications or statements are accepted as pronouncements on religion by their respective communities and adherents. For a list of academic scholars specializing in Islam within the field of religious studies, see List of Islamic studies
Islamic studies
scholars. Geographical categories have been created based on commonalities in culture and across the Islamic World.Contents1 Africa1.1 Ghana 1.2 Mauritania
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Akbar
Abu'l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad
Muhammad
Akbar[7] (15 October 1542[a]– 27 October 1605[10][11]), popularly known as Akbar
Akbar
I (IPA: [əkbər],[12] was the third Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605. Akbar
Akbar
succeeded his father, Humayun, under a regent, Bairam Khan, who helped the young emperor expand and consolidate Mughal domains in India. A strong personality and a successful general, Akbar
Akbar
gradually enlarged the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
to include nearly all of the Indian Subcontinent
Indian Subcontinent
north of the Godavari river. His power and influence, however, extended over the entire country because of Mughal military, political, cultural, and economic dominance
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Mehrauli
Mehrauli
Mehrauli
is a neighbourhood in the South West district of Delhi
Delhi
in India. It represents a constituency in the legislative assembly of Delhi. The area is located close to Gurgaon
Gurgaon
and next to Vasant Kunj. Naresh Yadav of Aam Aadmi Party
Aam Aadmi Party
is the current MLA from Mehrauli.[1]Contents1 History 2 Geography and climate 3 Architecture 4 Politics 5 2008 blasts 6 Accessibility 7 Schools 8 Areas under Meharauli 9 Areas in South Delhi 10 Historical architecture in Mehrauli 11 See also 12 References 13 Further reading 14 External linksHistory[edit] Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
visiting the dargah of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, on his Urs, 27 January 1948. Mehrauli
Mehrauli
is one of the seven ancient cities that make up the present state of Delhi
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Delhi
Delhi
Delhi
(/ˈdɛli/, Hindustani pronunciation: [d̪ɪlliː] Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi
National Capital Territory of Delhi
(NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.[16][17] It is bordered by Haryana
Haryana
on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi)
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Mausoleum
A mausoleuma is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or people. A monument without the interment is a cenotaph
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Hijri Year
The Hijri year
Hijri year
(Arabic: سَنة هِجْريّة‎) or era (التقويم الهجري at-taqwīm al-hijrī) is the era used in the Islamic lunar calendar, which begins its count from the Islamic New Year in 622 AD. During that year, Muhammad
Muhammad
and his followers migrated from Mecca
Mecca
to Yathrib (now Medina). This event, known as the Hijra, is commemorated in Islam
Islam
for its role in the founding of the first Muslim community (ummah). In the West, this era is most commonly denoted as AH (Latin: Anno Hegirae /ˈænoʊ ˈhɛdʒɪriː/, "in the year of the Hijra") in parallel with the Christian (AD) and Jewish eras (AM) and can similarly be placed before or after the date. In Muslim countries, it is also commonly abbreviated H ("Hijra") from its Arabic abbreviation hāʾ (هـ)
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Muhammad
Muhammad[n 1] (Arabic: محمد‎; pronounced [muħammad];[n 2] French: Mahomet /məˈhɒmɪt/; Latinized as Mahometus c. 570 CE – 8 June 632 CE)[1] was the founder of Islam.[2][3] According to Islamic doctrine, he was a prophet and God's messenger, sent to present and confirm the monotheistic teachings preached previously by Adam, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, and other prophets.[3][4][5][6] He is viewed as the final prophet of God
God
in all the main branches of Islam, though some modern denominations diverge from this belief.[n 3] Muhamma
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Sufism
Sufism
Sufism
or Taṣawwuf[1] (Arabic: الْتَّصَوُّف; personal noun: صُوفِيّ ṣūfiyy/ṣūfī, مُتَصَوّف mutaṣawwuf), which is often defined as " Islamic
Islamic
mysticism",[2] "the inward dimension of Islam",[3][4] or "the phenomenon of mysticism within Islam",[5][6] is a mystical trend in
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