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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: 

SHABUSTI, al-

in

(10 Century) Chief librarian of Imam al Muizz's Library. He looked after 200 000 of rare manuscripts of the Library.

SINA, ABOU ALI

in

See. AVICENNA

QALANDAR SHAH, SEYYED BU-

in

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

SAHEBDIN, 25è PIR

in

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.

MULJIM, ABD AL-RAHEMAN IBN.

in

A Kharijit who assassinated H. Ali in a mosque at Kufa in 661 A.H.Hazrat Ali had fought against the Kharijites during the battle of Naherwan.

ABDULLAH B. MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

in

After the death of his father, he was declared Chief Dai by Imam Ismail. He was succeeded by Sayd al-Khayr, brother of Imam Raziyiddin Abdullah.

HUSSAM AL-DIN BIN DAMALAJ

in

Professor at Dar-ad-Diwan at Alep. Sent to Raqq to organise the influx of Ismaili immigrants whose destination wasAleppo.

AGA ALI SHAH, IMAM

in

(1246AH/1830-1302AH/17 August 1885). 46th Pir, named by his father Imam Hassanali Shah. Named Pir Aga Shabuddin Shah in 1881 after being declared as the 47th Imam (4 year Imamat).

JAFFAR AS-SADIQ, IMAM

in

(83AH/702-148AH/765.) Became Imam in 114 A.H. Sent Musa b. Abdullah Mahz* and Abdullah b. Moh'd b. Abdullah Mahz* to India. sv. Hulwani, Abu Sufian.

KanS

in

King of Mathura, Devki's brother. Devki is the mother of Sri Krishna*

BADRUDDIN, SEYYED

in

One of Pir sadardin's 6 brothers. Upon meeting a group of pilgrims, he made the Ganges River appear at their feet. 14 of the pilgrims had faith in the miracle and became his followers. Sayyed Badruddin composed ginans and his 17 disciples formed a community who still recite ginans as, "bhanne Pir Sadardin, kahet Badruddin". Some members of this community live today in Hamilton.

MASSOOD B. IBRAHIM

in

King of Ghazna. Pir Mahmood Shah was his companion and he was killed while accompanyingthe king to Lahore.

DAYT KALINGO

in

Daint = demon, Kalingo = Kali, black. Damned Demon,represents the opposite of the Naklanki* Avtar.

SHAH TURAIL

in

See. Pir Tajdin.

SINA, IBN

in

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.

ZEINUL ABIDIN, IMAM

in

(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.


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