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  • I consoled myself for the loss of the horse and clothes, by the possession of the remaining ninety-five tomauns, which would be sufficient for my present wants; and then those powerful words, _Khoda buzurg est!

    The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan

  • Shah Ghazi's tomb, and the 5 others at Pakpattan, that the saint - or buzurg, as they are known in South Asia - would have the power to convince God to accept their prayers.

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  • In one extract the author claims that there were no signs of Hindu-Sikh disharmony amongst the overseas Indian communities, though I could quote some vile and gruesome examples of communal venom spilling out on the streets of Nottingham and Derby, and some white-bearded, saintly-looking Sikh buzurg distributing laddoos in a public park in Southall to 'celebrate' the assassination of Indira Gandhi.

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  • Us buzurg aurat ki aankhon ki bebasi mujhe aaj bhi sone nahi deti. shahnawaz sahib mantri to aap zaroor ban gaye bhajpa ke lekin yeh aapne kaise soch liya ke hamare jaise log un bebas ankhon ke sath aapki tarah gaddari kar sakte hain? ek Hindustani aur ek sarkari musalman hone ka farq shayad aap nahi samjhenge.

    Communalism Watch

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  • "Buzurg is one who can kindle the hearts of others even without speech; his or her personality alone may be able to accomplish this. Every one is a potential Buzurg, which is to say, Bodhisattva -- the essential nature of the Sufi Buzurg being the same as that of the Buddhist Bodhisattva. Such a one is an instrument of the Spirit of Guidance, the incarnate spirit of the Divine Master."

    - Samuel L. Lewis, email.

    October 4, 2008