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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: 

ZEINUL ABIDIN, IMAM

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(659-713AD,) Imam in 680. He was born in Madina, son of Imam Hussain andPersian Princess Sherbanu. Wrote a Dua book and also the book "Sahifa -e Sujjadia". Was appointed as Imam at the age of 22years. Escaped the massacre of Kerbala. Imam Zainul abidin was poisonned by 6th Ommayad Caliph al-Walid in September 713.

QASIM SHAH, 32è PIR

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Pir Alaudin's son. Named by Imam Zulfikar Ali. Died after a brief sickness duringthe time of Imam Nooruddin Ali.

SAHEBDIN, PIR (GENEALOGIE)

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Descendant of Pir Shams. ginan: 80:66 "té Pir Shams chot na Pir Nasirdin janr, té gar Pir Sahebdin huwa pramanr"

SHAH TURAIL

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See. Pir Tajdin.

SINA, IBN

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370AH/980-428AH/1037 Abu Ali Husseyn b. Abdullah ibn Sina. Famous Fatimide Ismaili philosopher and doctor. He was born in Asfahan (Boukhara), his mother's name was Sitara. His famous book, "Canon of Medicine" set the medical standars in Europe for 500 years. He also wrote the book: "The illuminative philosophy" See Nurum Mubin: pp. 187, 188, 194, 214. At age 17, he cured the Prince Samanide ibn Mansur. He also compiled "Kitab al-Insaf"(28,000questions in 20 vol.) By 18 years, he had read all books available in his time.

MATA SALAMAT, 44è PIR

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M. 1248AH.After the death ofPir Mirza Mohammed Baqir*, Imam Aga Hassanali nominated his mother. He sent her to India in 1829, She was the first Pir in India after the death of Pir Tajdin in 1471

DOUL DOUL

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(Mystical?) Horse belonging to Hazrat Ali, upon which the Imam will ride on the Day of Judgement.

MUSLIM B. AKIL

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(7th Century) Imam Al-Hussein's cousin, was sent to Kufa as scout before the battle of Kerbala.(680) He was assassinated by the orders from the Ommyad, Yazid.

HaNSLO

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1. Horse (mystical) of Tara Rani* during Treta jug*. Was sacrificed and brought back to life during the Ghat Pat ceremony. 2. Also known as Dul dul* Hazart Ali's horse. (sv. Bourakh)

ABDULLAH IBN ABDUL MUTTALIB

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Father of Prophet Mohamed. Died before the birth of his son.

HUSSEYN, IMAM

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626-680 (Imam in 661).Born in Madina .Led a quiet and tranquille life following the assination of H .Aly. On October 10 680, he became martyrs at Karbala with Imam Hussein and72 family members .

AGA JEHANGIR SHAH

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Son of Imam Hassanli Shah*, also known as Jangi Shah.

JAFFAR, 4è PIR

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(49-61AH) Nominated Pir by Imam Hussein. Was born in Medina and was martyred at Karbala.

ALLAH

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God the Creator, Bhrama, focal point of all the Attributes. Aql-i Qul*, Light, Noor*, explanation in Sura al Noor. Allah was also the name of the "head" idol in Mecca during pre-islamic time.

KHALIQ SHAH

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(15/16e.) The eldest of the 4 sons of Sayyed Imam shah*

BAI BOUDHAY

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(15th Century) Only daughter of Pir HK. A granth is devoted entirely to her. She preached to the people of Punjab, Sind and Gujarat. She had 18 brothers.

QASIM, 3è. PIR

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(47AH-61AH.) Hazarat Hassan's son. Was born in Medina and and was sacrified as a martyr at Kerbala at the age of 14. See. Pir Jaffar.

SaHETaR DIP

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Arabian peninsula. In sufic terms, also called Bhamar Gufa. (forehead)

SHAHBUDDIN, SEYYED

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On of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried in Multan.


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