XI-VII

The assets of Sheikh1 were the fables old,
On guess2 and thinking his Hadith was mould.
He holds faith yet like a Hinduís thread3,
His mosque thus sways in a templeís stead.


1.         Assets of Sheikh viz, the canonist, who issues rescripts on doctrinal points.
2.         Zan; conjecture supposition.
3.         Hinduís thread; as worn by Brehmans like rosary of Muslims and Christians is called a Jaínaí Ou: in Hindi and Sanskrit.