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My Flag - Ismaili Flag - Quote from Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah

Quoted from our 48th Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah:

"My dear Hoodbhoy,

In reply to your letter of 8thOctober, 1954, the colours of our flag
are, as you know, red and green, the reason being that we represent
both the Shah and the Pir. The Shah was Imam Hussain and the Pir was
Imam Hasan. Imam Hasan had the Pir's colour of green, but Imam
Hussain's martyrdom was so enormous in events and was so opposed to
even the smallest laws of war that the colour of his holy blood namely
red, was accepted with the green of the Holy Prophet's flag, as a

Word Reference: 

IKHWAN AS-SAFA, RASAIL

in

Encyclopedia of Ikhwan as safa* has 52 Volumes, the last volume "Risalat al Jamia" was written by Imam Taqi Mohammed.

AHL E BaYT

in

The family of the Prophet, Panj Tan Pak*.

JAMAL, JANGE

in

Battle of the Camel. Hazarat Ali fought against Aisha*who was riding a camel.

AMIR AHMED, 6è. PIR

in

(83AH/702 - 148AH/765) Imam Jaffar Sadiq, son of Imam al-Baqir. Pir during the Imamat of his father. His grand-son Nooruddin succeeded him on the trone of Piratan during the Imamat of Mowlana Mohmmad bin Ismail.*

KHOJA

in

Indian translation for "Khwaja" a title given by Pir Sadardin to the Lohana community [?] which converted in 15Century, in India. See Khoja Case. Ref: "Pir Sadardin jaher thaya, hindu kariya musulman, Lohana phri khoja karya téné aliyo satcho iman" (S. Imam Shah) and Momin chetamni "Téné (Bibi Fatima) tamén aljo dejo déj man khoja char". But the name probably comes from Khoj => Search => Gnostics.

BaLRAM

in

Brother of Krishna.

MIRZA MOH'D BAQIR, PIR

in

Young son of Imam Aga Abul Hassanali. Was nominated Pir in 1780, was a Hujjat for 3 Imams. Gave his daughter's hand Bibi Maryam Khatun in marriage to Imam Shah Khalillullah (who was also his nephew)

FARMAN, SEYYED

in

(14/15th Century). Son of Pir HK, buried in Multan.

HASSAN KABIRDIN

in

See. KABIRDIN, HASSAN

ABU DARR (ABUZAR)

in

7th Century. Famous for his piety, one of the first companions of Imam Ali.

RAQADA

in

City in Maghreb which was conquered from the Aghlabites by Dai as-Shii and handed overto Imam Mahdi in 910.

SALAMUDDIN, 20è PIR

in

Also called Sayyed Ali. Was born in Sabzwar, the youngest son of Pir Abdul Momin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Imam Mohatadi. Also known as Mahdev* and Pir Indra Imamdin.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SURNOMS)

in

Also known asHaji Baba Qalandar, Shams Iraqi, Shams Chot, Shams Dariya, Shah Shams, Shams Sabzwari.

SOURBHAnR

in

Was a logger andstaunch diciple of Pir Shams. His brother was Vimras.ginaan. 125, 128.

NASSIRUDDIN SHAH

in

One of Pir Sadardin's six brothers. Was he also known as Sayyed Nassiruddin Kalandar Shah.

IMAM BEGUM, SEYYEDA

in

Was engaged to Hyder Shah* and both are buried close to each other. Has composed approximately 20 ginans of which only half are known.

AHMAD HADI, 13è PIR.

in

(387AH - 448 ou 438AH) Son of Pir Mustansirbillah. Born in Yemen. Named by Imam Az-Zahir. Fathered 6 sons.

JAMI AL-HAKIM

in

(1002 AD.)The grand mosque whose construction had started during the time of Imam al-Muizz and finished during the time of Imam al-Hakim in393AH/1002.

aNaLWaD

in

A village in India which was visited by Pir Shams. This village is mentioned in Garbi 1/2 and g. 618.

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