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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: 

KOTADA OR KOTARI

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The word Kotada or Kotari means village. In Sind, the town of Thatta is very historical where Muhammad bin Kassim first came from Arab. In district Thatta, there are 16 villages, each village contains Jamatkhana. The total population of the Ismailis in 16 villages is about 4500. In its village, called Ghulam Mulla is a historical, where the holy dust (khak-e-shaffa) was dug for shaffa according to the order of Imam Aga Ali Shah in 1881.

BATINITE

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(Arabic) batin = estoeric. Name given to the Ismailis, those who believe in the esoteric.

MOHAMED SHAH, 15è PIR

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(425-487AH) Nominated as Pir in 458 by Imam Mustansirbillah I. Son of Pir Hashem Shah, born at Yemen. Converted the Hindus of Kanbi, Kharwa, and Kodi. Also called Pir Satgur Noor.

GALIBUDDIN, 10è. PIR.

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220 A.H. - 315 A.H. (Pir during 242 A.H.).Born at Mohamedabad; named by Imam Raziyudin Abdullah who sent him to Magreb where hewitnessed the birth of the Fatimide empire. He had 4 sons.

HATEM B. MAHMOUD B. ZAHRAH

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(449 - 498 A.H) Dai. Born in Sirmin. Close friend of Hassan bin Sabbah*. Studiedat "Court of Dawat" and Dar-al-Hikmat*". Was found dead in 498 A.H.

ABUL KHATTAB

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(8th Century) Dai for Imam al-Baqir and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq, publicly declared his faith in the Holy Imam and was hanged in Kufa in 138AH/755. See Khattabiyya.

ISLAM SHAH (GInan)

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g. 287:30-31, 125:13, 686, g. "Satgur Shams em boliya aj che dasmo avtar" verse 6

ALAUDDIN, 31è PIR SEYYED

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Son of Hayder Ali. Named by Imam Abuzar Ali. Travelled to Afghanistan and Badakshan. Died during the time of Imam Zulfikar Ali.

JAZUDDIN, SEYYED

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

ASSAD B. KASSIM AL-AJAMI

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Dai and astronomer sent in 490AH to Alep by Hassan bin Sabbah. Converted Emir Ridwan and delivered the Khoutba in the name of the Fatimid Caliphate for 1 month.

NASSIR MOHAMMED, 33è PIR.

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Son of Pir Qasim Shah. Nomited to Pir by Imam Nurudin Ali.

RAMSANG, RAJA

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In the 17th Jodilo of Pir Shams, Ramsang Raja is portrayed as being the king of Beth Nagar a place where Pir Shams along with his disciples Vimras and Surbhaan were denied permission to enter.

SALAHUDDIN, SEYYED

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one of the 5 sons of Pir Sadardin.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SATGOUR NOUR)

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Pir Shams is also called Satgur Noor. (11th Jodilo). Both Pir Satgur Noor and Pir Shams were holders of the same Piratan. (they were in fact 2 different individuals at different time in history)

SOLEHDIN, 21è PIR

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(534AH-584AH.) Born in Sabzwar.Son of Pir Salamudin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Ala Mohammed in 579 A.H.His piratan lasted 5 years. He is also known as Sayyed Noorbaksh.

KRAUS, PAUL

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An expert in the study of Jabbir ibn Hayyan. Has also written "The Book of the Glorious" and he died with one one of his books under his pillow.

BELLERIVE, FONDATION

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Located in "Château de Bellerive" and founded by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan*. Château de Bellerive, 1245 Coulonge Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland.

MOHAMED ZAMAN, 35è PIR

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Son of Baba Hashem Shah. Nominated as Pir by Imam Nizar Ali.

GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

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See GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

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