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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: 

KHOTBAT AL-BAYAN

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Attributed to H. Ali. The Sermon of the Great Declaration. 70 affirmations of H. Ali on the subject of his divinity. See"Khutbat al Tatanjiya".

BanGLA DESH (GINAN)

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Bengalis' country. Mentioned in Jodilo 13 of Pir Shams.

SADRUDDIN, PIR

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see. SADARDIN.

MIRZA SHAH QASIMALI, 41è PIR

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(1086AH/1675 - 1143AH/1730.) Imam Qasim Ali*, nominated by his father,and succeeded by his son Abul Hassan Ali*.

FATIMA "AZ-ZAHRA"

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(604-632). Daughter of Prophet Mohamed, and wife of Hazrat Ali. Also known as Om Abiha (Mother of her father) and Fatima Fatir (Creator). Her rank was that of Hujjat.

SETH TULSIDAS

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Mukhi of Kashmir. Was appointed by Pir Sadardin.

HASSAN SHAH, SEYYED

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Descendant of Pir Hassan Kabirdin by his son Sayyed Remtullah Shah. HE was also known as Pir Doola (m. 1792). Last Vakil*.

SIFFIN (BATAILLE)

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(657 AD.) Battle on the plains of Siffin between H. Ali and Muawiya. The battle where copies of Quran were raised on the swords of Muawiya's soldiers, to come to a truce. The battle ended by a strategy imposed by Muawiya. See also. Adruh*

ABU RAKWA

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Ommayad governor who rebelled against the Fatimid Caliphe al-Hakim in 1004. See Husseyn b. Jawhar.

IMAM BEGUM, SEYYEDA

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

ZAM ZAMA B. KARKARA B. MARMARA

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(7th Century) Name of the fish that Nuseri had sent. Imam Aga Ali Shah mention this special fish in many Farmans. Also mentioned in the 70 sacrifies of Nuseri.

AHMAD HADI, 13è PIR.

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

JAMI AL-HAKIM

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(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

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

PIRANA

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A village 19 miles from Ahmedabad.It is a centre of the Imam Shahis. The mouseleum of Sayyed Imam Shah and his sons Mohammad Shah* and Hajar Beg* are also at Pirana.

QALANDAR SHAH, SEYYED BU-

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(14/15 Century) Pir Hassan Kabirdin's son. Buried at Multan. Is also revered by non ismailis. (Dhama dham mast Qalandar..)

KHUSRAW, NASSIR

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See: KHUSRAW, NASSIR

BAQIR SHAH, SEYYED.

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(15/16th Century). Son of Seyyed Imam Shah.

SAHEBDIN, 25è PIR

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Also known as Shabuddin. Was born in Sabzwar, named by Imam Qasim Shah. Travelled to Kashmir, Sind, Gujerat. Died during the time of Imam Islam Shah.

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