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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: 

ISMAILIA ASSOCIATION

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sv. Sat Panth Mission Society. Was renamed ITREB in 1986 with the new constitution. Has full powers for research and publications.

KAHEK

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City in Iran (Kahek nagri, vircha sher) Residence of Imams Mohammed bin Ismail, Sayyed Ali, Qasim Shah and Aga Hassanali Shah.

AYODHIYA

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City in India, home of Tara Rani and Haristchandra*. g. 348/15.

LAYLT UL QADR

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Night of Power/Destiny. 23rd day of the month of Ramdhan. Night when the Prophet received the first revelation of the Quran. XCVII/1-5. Also symbolizes the night of humanity in this period of occultation.

BRaHMA

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(Sanskrit). God, equivalent of Allah, The Creator. Came from the Light of the Imam [See Khat Nirinjan]. Revealed the 4 Vedas as Gur Brahma. Image and Hujjat of the Imam. PIR*

MOULESTAN (MULTAN)

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g. 172, 281:2, 125:13, 304:3

GODI VILOD GAM

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City where Pir Shams met the Wanriyo *"Sanji",* the Bhramin DevRam and DevChand Golaranra who were splashed by Vimras and Surbhaantaking their bath. Jodilo 8

HAYTHAM, al-

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(9th Century) Nephew of Ibn. Hawshab* who sent him as a missionary to Sind in 270/884.

ADAM RUHANI.

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RUHANI ADAM. 3rd Intellect fallen at the 10th position and dividedinto the individual souls to regain his 3rd spiritual place.

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.

SINAN, RASHID AL-DIN

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550AH/1155-697AH/1210. A special emissary who, like a Dai, preached Ismailism in Syria. In reality he was Imam Ala Mohammed incognito according to Mustafa Ghaleb in "Ismailis of Syria" and the text ofA.Tamir "Sinan Rashidal-Din". Sinan proclaimed the Great Resurrection in Syria.He had friendly relations with Christians and Jews. He had to fight against Saladin. For detailed English text on RASHID AL-DIN SINAN click here

ISRA'ILI, MUSA B. ALIAZAR

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(10C.) Author of "Al-Kitab al Muizzi", a culinary art book dedicated to Imam al-Muizz.

ALI B. MUHAMMAD AL-SULAHI

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(429/1037-483/1080 or 410/1020-459/1067) Dai and founder of the Ismaili Sulayhide dynasty which ruled Yemen from 1037 to 1139. For detailed English text on ALI B. MUHAMMAD AL-SULAHI click here

KAHIR

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11Century. Servant and friend of Hassan bin Sabbah in Cairo. He had brought back Hadi, the son of Imam Nizar to the custody of Hassan bin Sabbah.

AZHAR, al-

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970 AD. Mosque built by Jawhar for Imam al-Muiz. Became a University during the time of Imam al-Aziz. Named after Fatima az-Zahra. Attended by approximately 10,000 students.

MAHMOOD SHAH, 16è PIR

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(443AH-509AHh). Pir in 487AH. Son of Pir Satgur Noor, born in Sabzwar. Had 6 sons. Also known as Mahmood Sabzwari. Killed in Lahore. Was also a companion of King Massud.


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