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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: 

SHAMS, 23è PIR (VOYAGES)

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Travels: travelled to Afghanistan, Arabia, Bangldesh, China, Malaysia, India, Inran, Iraq, Kashmir, Russia, Turkey. Converted over half a million people.

SULTAN MOHAMMED SHAH, 49è PIR

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2 nov 1877 - 11 July 1957, 48th Imam, 49th Pir. Son of Imam Ali Shah. Piratan continues with Hazar Imam Shah Karim (See. Last Will and Testament of Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah)

NASSIRUDDIN, 24è PIR

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Son of Pir Shams. Born in Sabzwar. Became Pir in 757AH at the age of 100 years. During the 10 years of his Piratan he travelled to Punjab, Kashmir, Sind and Gujerat.

REHMATULLAH, SEYYED

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(14/15e S.) One of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

SALMAN FARSI

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Salman the Persian.Born in the Mazdean religion but became Christian and then Muslim. He was the compaion of Hazrat Ali and Prophet Muhammad. He had a written copy of the Quran according to KIM. In the sequence of Alif/Lam/Mim he has the rank of Pir and is symbolised by the letter "Lam". He died between 20 and 28 AH at the age of 87 years. He buried Bibi Fatima. He himself was buried at Madain. The Soul attains salvation when it reaches the stage of Salman.

HUSSEYN IBN JAWHAR.

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Son of the general Jawhar* Was the Vazir of Imam Hakim who gave him the title "Qaid ul-Qudat" He had secrect dealings with Abu Rakwa* and was most probably executed.

AGA AZIZ, 36è. PIR.

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Son of Pir Mohamed Zaman. Sent Dais to Afghanistan and Turkestan. Died during the Imamat of Aga Hassanali Shah.

JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN

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see:JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN

ALI, HAZRAT IMAM

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(600-661 A.D.) Imam in 619. Born in the Kabba, son of Imam Abu Talib* and Fatima b. Asad*. Married Fatima and had 4 children, including Om Kulsum and Zainab. He married 9 other women after Fatima and had 14 sons and 19 daughters. The Imamat was declared by Divine Order at Gadir-e-Khum.

KARBALA

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(Oct. 680.)Plains in Arabia wheref Ommayad army of Yazid attacked and massacred Imam Hussein and 72 of his family members in 61 A.H

BAHIRA

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(6th Century) Nestorian monk who predicted the arrival and prophethood of Mohamed after his journey with Abu Talib to Basra (Bocra).

MATA SALAMAT

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Title give by Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah to Begum* Om Habibah. Her residence was in Cannes and Aswan. [Gallery]

DIDARALI, SEYYED

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Dai who accompanied Imam Hassanali to India at 20 years of age. In 1899, founded the "Sat Panthi Mission Society" (ITREB) with the help of Mustakali, his son*.

MUSA B. AIZAR

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(10th Century) Was Imam al Muiz's doctor. He received a substantial financial grant as did 2 of his sons who also became doctors.

HALLAJ, aL HUSSEIN B. MANSUR

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(857-922) Persian mystic influenced by ismailis and decapitated for declaring"An-al Haqq - I am the truth"; studied and translated by Massignon.

ABDULLAH B. MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

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Son and successor of Maymun al-Qaddah* who was responsible for the establishment of the Dais in Askar Mukaram.

SHAMS, 23è PIR(MULTAN)

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Pir Shams arrived in Multan 240 years after Pir Satgur Noor. Pir Shams met Vimras and Surbhan in Multan. Jodilo 5 v. 1-2.

SUMRA

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Name of Ismaili dynasty that reigned in India for 309 years from 443 A.H to 756 A.H.

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NOOR FATIMA

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Daughter of Ibrahim Sabzwari, married Sadardin.


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