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Hejira 994 (A. D. 1585-6) the intelligence of the
death of the lord Mirza Muhammed Hakim reached
from Kabul, the ear of the Lord, dwelling in the
ninth heaven. The sepulchre of Bayezid is at Bha-
takpur, in the hilly country of the Afghans.

SECTION III.: UPON THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE SONS OF
THE LORD Mi VAN BAYEZI'B.

Omar Shaikh Kama! eddin, Nur eddiri and Jelal
eddin were the sons of Bayezid,2 and he had a daugh-
ter, Kamal Khatiin. After the lord Miyan Jelal
eddin succeeded to his father's dignity, and acquired
a very great power; he never deviated from the pre-
cepts of the lord Miyan; he was just, and an adherer
to rule, and girt with energy and activity. In the
year of the Hejira 989 (A. D. 1581-2), when the
standards of majesty of the lord (now an inhabitant
of the ninth heaven), that is, of Acbar Padshah, re-

Akbar. He descended into the plains of Wingarhar, sacked and burnt
the country, but was overtaken by Mahsan Khan, and his army routed;
he himself escaped with great difficulty, and died soon after, from the
fatigues of his flight: he was buried at Hashtanagar.-(See on theRoshe-
niah sect and its founder, Asiat. Res., vol. XL p. 387 et seq., by J. Ley-
den, MJX)

1 According to Akhun Denvazch (of ^Yhorn hereafter) Bayazid had five
sons. Khair eddin is placed between the last mentioned above.