I. Beginning of the Tarikh-i-Rashidi 5
II. The Early History of Tughluk Timur 6
III. The Conversion of Tughluk Timur Khán to Islám 10
IV. Extracts from the Zafar-Náma—Expedition of Tughluk Timur Khán into the Kingdom of Mávará-un-Nahr 15
V. Intrigues of Timur with Amir Háji Barlás—His return from the banks of the Jihun and his meeting with the three Princes 17
VI. Tughluk Timur Khán's Second Invasion of Mávará-un-Nahr 18
VII. The Return of Tughluk Timur Khán to his own Capital 22
VIII. Ilyás Khwája Khán 23
IX. Return of Amir Husain and Amir Timur to Táikhán and Badakh-shán, and the Treaties between them 23
X. Timur's passage of the River at the Stone Bridge, and the flight of the Army of Jatah 25
XI. The Dream of Amir Timur, which he looks upon as a good omen, and which induces him to make War on Ilyás Khwája Khán 27
XII. Battle of Amir Husain and Amir Timur with the Army of Jatah. Victory of the Amirs over the Jatah 27
XIII. Conference [Kuriltai] between Amir Husain and Amir Timur; and the raising of Kábil Sháh Oghlán to the rank of Khán 29
XIV. The Battle of the Mire 31
XV. Siege of Samarkand by the Army of Jatah 37
XVI. The last days of Ilyás Khwája Khán, and the events that took place after his Death—The Domination of Kamar-ud-Din 38
XVII. History of Kamur-ud-Din 39
XVIII. The Third Invasion of Jatah (that is to say Moghulistán) by Amir Timur 41
XIX. Marriage of Amir Timur with the Princess Dilshád Aghá 43
XX. Amir Timur's Third Expedition into Khwárizm, and his return owing to the Revolt of Sár Bughá, Adilsháh and Bahrám Jaláir 44
XXI. Amir Timur's Fourth Expedition into Jatah (that is, Moghulistán) 46
XXII. The Death of Prince Jahángir 47
XXIII. Amir Timur sends an Army against Kamar-ud-Din 48
XXIV. Amir Timur's Fifth Expedition into Jatah (that is, Moghulistán) 50
XXV. The Last Days of Amir Kamar-ud-Din 50
XXVI. The Commencement of the Reign of Khizir Khwája Khán, son of Tughluk Timur Khán 51
XXVII. Muhammad Khán, son of Khizir Khwája Khán 57
XXVIII. Shir Muhammad Khán, son of Muhammad Khán 60
XXIX. Early Life of Vais Khán 60
XXX. Amir Sayyid Ali and Stories relating to him 61
XXXI. Epitomised account of what passed between Shir Muhammad Khán and Vais Khán 64
XXXII. The Khánship of Vais Khán 65
XXXIII. Amir Khudáidád and his Journey to Mekka 68
XXXIV. The Martyrdom of Vais Khán 71
XXXV. Ruin of [the party of] Irázán after the Death of Vais Khán 73
XXXVI. Reception of Yunus Khán and Irázán, in Samarkand, by Mirzá Ulugh Beg 74
XXXVII. Khánship of Isán Bughá Khán, son of Vais Khán, after the Ruin of Irázán 74
XXXVIII. Amir Sayyid Ali's Expedition to and Reduction of Káshghar 75
XXXIX. The Quarrels of Isán Bughá Khán with his Amirs 77
XL. The Commencement of the Khánship of Yunus Khán 83
XLI. Detailed account of the Proceedings of Yunus Khán 84
XLII. Arrival of Yunus Khán in Moghulistán 86
XLIII. Rule of Mirzá Sániz in Káshghar after the Death of his Father, Mir Sayyid Ali 87
XLIV. Khánship of Dust Muhammad Khán 88
XLV. Second Return of Yunus Khán from [the Court of] Sultán Abu Said 90
XLVI. Events which followed on the Death of Dust Muhammad Khán; the Supremacy of Yunus Khán, and the Murder of Buruj Oghlán 92
XLVII. Shaikh Jamál-ud-Din and his capture of the Khán 93
XLVIII. Concerning what passed between Yunus Khán and the Kings of Mávará-un-Nahr, after the murder of Shaikh Jamál Khar 95
XLIX. Rule of Muhammad Haidar Mirzá in Káshghar 98
L. Beginning of the Reign of Abá Bakr Mirzá 99
LI. Account of the Mirzás of Khotan 100
LII. Capture of Khotan by Mirzá Abá Bakr and the Extirpation of the Mirzás of Khotan 101
LIII. The Stratagem of Abá Bakr, by which he caused Muhammad Haidar Mirzá to expel his own Amirs 102
LIV. Yunus Khán goes to help Muhammad Haidar Mirzá against Mirzá Abá Bakr, who defeats them both 103
LV. Yunus Khán's Second Expedition against Yárkand, and Defeat at the hands of Mirzá Abá Bakr 105
LVI. Early days of Sultán Mahmud Khán, son of Yunus Khán 107
LVII. The War that arose out of a difference between Yunus Khán and Muhammad Haidar Mirzá in Aksu 109
LVIII. Muhammad Haidar Mirzá attacks Mirzá Abá Bakr in Káshghar, and is taken Prisoner by him 111
LIX. Yunus and the Moghul Ulus enter Táshkand. Peace is esta­blished between the Timuri Sultáns 112
LX. End of Yunus Khán's Life 114
LXI. War between Sultán Ahmad Mirzá and Sultán Mahmud Khán 115
LXII. Arrangement for the marriage of my Father into the Khán's Family 117
LXIII. Events in Táshkand during the Rule of Sultán Mahmud Khán. The Last Years and Death of the Khán 118
LXIV. Sultán Ahmad Khán 120
LXV. Mansur Khán (may his sins be pardoned!) 123
LXVI. Sháh Khán, son of Mansur Khán 129
LXVII. Sultán Said Khán, son of Sultán Ahmad Khán 130
LXVIII. Concerning the laudable virtues and rare attainments of Sultán Said Khán 137
LXIX. Abdur Rashid Khán, son of Sultán Said Khán 139
LXX. End of First Part of the Tarikh-i-Rashidi 147
I. Beginning of Part II., which contains what took place among the Moghul Ulus, the Uzbeg and the Chaghatái 152
II. Reign of Yunus Khán; account of his Life and list of his Offspring 155
III. End of the Reign of Yunus Khán. List of his sons. The Reign of Sultán Mahmud Khán and the reason of his ruin 156
IV. Epitomised account of the Martyrdom of Sultán Mahmud Khán and his children 162
V. The rest of the History of Mirzá Muhammad Husain Kurkán 163
VI. History of Sháhi Beg Khán 166
VII. Birth and Parentage of Bábar Pádisháh: his connection with the Moghuls; and his Early History 172
VIII. Beginning of the Story of Sultán Said Khán, and the sufferings he endured at the outset of his career 177
IX. Flight of Muhammad Husain Kurkán from before Sháhi Beg Khán into Khorásán; with Incidental Biographical Notices 191
X. Bábar Pádisháh's Expedition into Khorásán. Troubles and contentions in Kábul 197
XI. Bábar Pádisháh's journey into Khorásán, and his return from Khorásán to Kábul 199
XII. Brief account of Bábar Pádisháh's sojourn in Kábul, and a few Stories connected therewith 201
XIII. Expedition of Sháhi Beg into Khwárizm. His Conquest of that country. His return to Mávará-un-Nahr, and march into Khorásán 204
XIV. The reason why Muhammad Hasain Kurkán surrendered him­self to Sháhi Beg Khán. His Martyrdom and that of Sultán Mahmud Khán 205
XV. Some of the Author's own Adventures 210
XVI. Hazrat Mauláná Muhmmad Kázi 212
XVII. Return to the History 215
XVIII. Advent of Sultán Said Khán in Andiján. His capture and escape to Báber Pádisháh in Kábul 221
XIX. Mirzá Khán's Life in Badakhshán. The Author goes from Badakhshán to Kábul 227
XX. Expedition of Sháhi Beg Khán against the Kazák, and the beginning of his decline 230
XXI. The beginning of hostilities between Sháhi Beg Khán and Sháh Ismail. Death of the former at the hands of the latter 232
XXII. Arrival of the news of the defeat of Sháhi Beg Khán by Sháh Ismail. March of the Emperor from Kábul to Kunduz 237
XXIII. Brief account of the proceedings of Sayyid Muhammad Mirzá, and details of the Conquest of the country of Farghána 239
XXIV. Bábar Pádisháh learns the success of Sayyid Muhammad Mirzá, and sends Sultán Said Khán to his aid in Andiján 241
XXV. Accession of Bábar Pádisháh to the Throne of Mávará-un-Nahr 243
XXVI. The Khán's Journey to Andiján and events that occurred there 247
XXVII. Short account of Mirzá Abá Bakr 251
XXVIII. The evil deeds and wicked ways of Mirzá Abá Bakr 254
XXIX. Ubaid Ullah Khán marches against Bokhárá. Is met by Bábar Pádisháh. A Battle and the events that ensued 259
XXX. Account of my Uncle, Sayyid Muhammad Mirzá 264
XXXI. Personal Adventures of the Author 267
XXXII. Account of Sultán Said Khán after his defeat by Suyunjuk Khán 270
XXXIII. Account of the Kazák and their Sultáns: the Origin of their Name and their End 272
XXXIV. Events that followed the Battle with Suyunjuk Khán; also Sultán Said Khán's Journey to the Kazák and to Kásim Khán 274
XXXV. Account of the Miracles of Mauláná Muhammad Kázi 277
XXXVI. Some further Details in the same Connection 280
XXXVII. Short account of Sháh Ismail's End 281
XXXVIII. Account of the Shaibáni who have reigned in succession in Mávará-un-Nahr, down to the present day 282
XXXIX. Reasons for Sultán Said Khán quitting Farghána and repairing to Káshghar 284
XL. Description of Káshghar 286
XLI. Extract from the Jahán-Kushái 288
XLII. The Martyrdom of Imám Alá-ud-Din Muhammad of Khotan, at the hands of Kushluk 293
XLIII. Return to the General Narrative 304
XLIV. Battles of Sultán Said Khán with the Army of Mirzá Abá Bakr at Káshghar 310
XLV. March of Sultán Said Khán against Yárkand, and several matters in the same connection 312
XLVI. Taking of Yángi-Hisár: the key to the Conquest of the King­dom of Káshghar 315
XLVII. Decline of Mirzá Abá Bakr; facts connected therewith, and the End of his Dominion 319
XLVIII. The Conquest of Káshghar 325
XLIX. Story of the Amirs who went in pursuit of Mirzá Abá Bakr 327
L. Conclusion of the Story of Mirzá Abá Bakr's Offspring 328
LI. History of the Khán after the Conquest of Káshghar 331
LII. Arrival of Aiman Khwája Sultán from Turfán to wait on the Khán 332
LIII. The Khán (in spite of past ill-treatment) craves an interview with Mansur Khán and submits to him 334
LIV. Transactions of Mansur Khán 336
LV. Birth of Iskandar 340
LVI. Rebuilding of Aksu and negotiations of the Ambassadors of Mansur Khán and the Khán 341
LVII. Death of Hazrat Mauláná Muhammad Kázi 341
LVIII. Meeting of Mansur Khán and Sultán Said Khán, and conclusion of Peace between them 343
LIX. The Khán's return after the Peace—Subsequent events and visit of Bábáják Sultán 345
LX. The Khán's Holy War against Sárigh Uighur and the reason for his turning back 348
LXI. The Kirghiz Campaign and the capture of Muhammad Kirghiz 349
LXII. Daulat Sultán Khánim, daughter of Yunus Khán, comes from Badakhshán to Káshghar 351
LXIII. Celebration of the Marriages of Aiman Khwája Sultán and Sháh Muhammad Sultan 352
LXIV. Beginning of the quarrels between the Khán and Mirzá Khan. The Khán's First Invasion of Badakhshán 353
LXV. The Khán's second interview with Mansur Khán 356
LXVI. Conclusion of the affairs of Bábar Pádisháh. Death of his brother. Cause of the insubordination of his Amirs 356
LXVII. Settlement of Moghulistán and the Kirghiz. Beginning of Rashid Sultán's career 358
LXVIII. Extracts from the Jahán-Kushái of Alá-ud-Din Muhammad Juvaini 360
LXIX. Return to the thread of the History 367
LXX. The Khán's Repentance 369
LXXI. How the Khan, wishing to become a Darvish, intended to abdicate the Throne, and how he was dissuaded 370
LXXII. Khwája Táj-ud-Din 372
LXXIII. Khwája Táj-ud-Din is allowed to return to Turfán. The Khán makes peace with the Kazák-Uzbeg. Other contemporary events 373
LXXIV. Birth of Sultán Ibráhim, son of Sultán Said Khán 375
LXXV. The Khán's Second Invasion of Andiján 375
LXXVI. Last Visit of the Khán to Moghulistán. The Moghuls are brought to Káshghar from Moghulistán. Other contemporary events 377
LXXVII. Reasons for Bábá Sultán's Flight. The conclusion of his Story 379
LXXVIII. Sháh Muhammad Sultán, and conclusion of his Story 381
LXXIX. Rashid Sultán and the Author lead a Holy War into Balur 384
LXXX. Second Expedition of the Khán into Badakhshán, and the causes of certain contemporary events 387
LXXXI. Causes of the Rupture between the Khán and Aiman Khwája Sultán 391
LXXXII. The Khán becomes a disciple of Khwája Khávand Mahmud 395
LXXXIII. Genealogy and Life of Hazrát Khwája Khávand Mahmud Shaháb-ud-Din 395
LXXXIV. Journey of Hazrat Makhdumi into India and certain matters connected therewith 398
LXXXV. Miracles of Khwája Nurá 399
LXXXVI. The End of Khwája Nurá's Biography 401
LXXXVII. Conclusion of Bábar Pádisháh's History 402
LXXXVIII. Invasion of Tibet by the Khán 403
LXXXIX. Description of the position, mountains, and plains of Tibet. An account of the Customs and Religion of the Inhabitants 404
XC. Account of the curiosities of Tibet 411
XCI. Tibet and the Customs of its People 414
XCII. The Khán makes a Holy War on Tibet 417
XCIII. Arrival of the Author in Tibet and subsequent events 417
XCIV. Arrival of the Khán in Tibet, following the Author. His entrance into Bálti. Journey of the Author to Kashmir 420
XCV. The Khán's experiences in Bálti 422
XCVI. The Author's arrival in Kashmir and events connected therewith 423
XCVII. Description of Kashmir 424
XCVIII. Further Wonders 426
XCIX. Extract from the Zafar-Náma 430
C. The Conversion of Kashmir to Islám, and a short account of the Musulmán Sultáns of Kashmir 432
CI. Account of the Religious Sects of Kashmir 434
CII. Return to the main Narrative 437
CIII. Retreat from Kashmir and subsequent events 441
CIV. Return of the Khán from Máryul to his capital, Yárkand; and the Author's Mission to Ursang 443
CV. The Death of the Khán and an Epitome of his Life 445
CVI. Events in Káshghar after the Khán's death 449
CVII. Account of Muhammadi Barlás who was Amir-ul-Umará to Rashid Khán 452
CVIII. March of the Author towards Ursang. The slaying of his brother Abdullah Mirzá. Details of the Expedition 454
CIX. Sufferings in Tibet, and the Death of the Author's cousin, Mahmud Mirzá 459
CX. The Author crosses from Tibet to Badakhshán 464
CXI. Humáyun Pádisháh, son of Bábar Pádisháh, and his downfall 469
CXII. The Battle of the Ganges 471
CXIII. Flight of the Chaghatái from Hindustán to Láhur 477
CXIV. Origin of the Author's Expedition to Kashmir 481
CXV. The Author conquers Kashmir. Adventures of the Chaghatái after their departure from Hindustán 483
CXVI Parting of the Author from Humáyun Pádisháh. Conquest of Kashmir. Contemporaneous events and Conclusion 484
Index 495