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Definition of the noun Qalandar
What does Qalandar mean as a name of something?
- A wandering ascetic Sufi dervish.
- Qalandar: Qalandars, are wandering ascetic Sufi dervishes who may or may not be connected to a specific tariqat. They are most prevalent in Central Asia, India and Pakistan, in the latter "qalandar" is also used as a title. Some famous Qalandars include Lal Shahbaz Qalandar and Bu Ali Shah Qalandar.
- also known as 卡兰达尔
- The Qalandar are a Muslim ethnic group, found in North India and Pakistan. They are also known as Qalander Faqir. A few Qalandar are also found in the Terai region of Nepal.
- The Qalandar are a tribe of Hazara found in Afghanistan. Maitland identifies the Qalandar as falling within a similar area as the Jaghori Hazaras, but "not directly affiliated" and of different origin. The Qalandar are believed to be late-19th century refugees from Day Chopan and Arjestan.
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Including Many Marwari, Panjabi, Maggah, Bhojpuri and Tirhuti Proverbs, Sayings, Emblems, Aphorisms, Maxims and Similes by S. W. Fallon
Kteli ghar men qalandar baklie. The qalandar will reside in an empty house. (The qalandar is a Mahammadan ascetic : moral is, lock up your house when you leave it.) ...
Qalandar is a wandering dervish who has abandoned everything on the path of love. Apparently, Persian qalandars used to wear long garments whose fronts were ripped open, unlike those of other people, and this made it easier for them to ...
No Five Fingers are Alike (1982)
Cognitive Amplifiers in Social Context by Joseph C. Berland
Crooke's description is typical: The Qalandar is a lazy, swindling rascal, ...
by Norbert C. Brockman
QALANDAR SHRINE, SEHWAN, PAKISTAN The Qalandaris are wandering Sufi mystics, found in Pakistan and a few neighboring areas. They are revered by the Muslim people as holy men, and many have attracted disciples. The most ...
Viz. English, Bángálí, and Hindústání. In the Roman Character by P. S. D'Rozario
pertaining to monks and nuns; secluded from temporal concerns— math sambandhiya, sannyási sanyssini samparkiya, uddisin, bishayatysig', banabási bi tadbishayakkhánqáh mansūb, darwesh yá qalandar ká mutálliq ; bairágs, ...
A dictionary of the principal languages spoken in the Bengal Presidency, English, Bángálí and Hindústaní (1837)
by P. S. D'Rozario
pertaining: to monies and nuns; secluded from temporal concerns— math tamban- dhiya, sannydsí mnydsiní samparkíya ; uddstn, btshayatydgi, banabdsi ЬА tadbishayak — khánqáh mansúb, darwesh yá qalandar ká mutálliq ...
by Cyril Glassé
Qalandar A name used in the East, chiefly Iran and India, for wandering " dervishes" ...
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Scrabble value of Q10A1L1A1N1D2A1R1
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