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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: 

NOOR FATIMA

in

Daughter of Ibrahim Sabzwari, married Sadardin.

RODAKI

in

(10th Century) Poet converted to Ismailism. He was born in Rodak near Samarkand. Composed1 300 000 verses, the Abbasides blinded him due to this adherence to the Ismaili faith. For detailed English text on Rodaki click here

SALMAN PAK

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Salman the Pure. See Salman Farsi.

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.

FATIMIDES

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Dynasty named after Bibi Fatima, reigned in Egypt from 910 to 1171. (After 1094 = Mustealiens*). Founded by Imam Mehdi. The most powerful navy in the Mediterranean.

HASSAN, HAZRAT.

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3A.H/625 - 507 A.H/671. Son of Hazart Ali and Bibi Fatima. 2nd Pir, member of Ahl-e-Bayt*. Acceded to Caliphate in 40A.H. Had 15 children. Was imprisoned by Muawiya. sv.Baqiya.

ABU SUFIYANI

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(8th Century) Dai sent with al-Hulwani to Maghreb by Imam Jafar as-Sadiq in 145AH/762. Follower of Dai as-Shii. Played a major role in converting the population.

IMAMUDDIN, 8è. PIR

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(151-202 A.H) second son of Imam Mohammed bin Ismail.Ismail Thani was named Pir at age 7. He had 7 sons. Not to be confused with Pir Salamudin who was also known as Indra Imamuddin.

AJAMI, ABOU TAHIR AS-SAYEGH

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Dai sent to Almut to relieve Dai Assad b. Kassam al Ajami.He established military formations in the Ismaili army. Maintained good relations with Amir Rudwan.

JAWHAR AL SIQILI

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See:JAWHAR AL SIQILI

ANSOUYA

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Wife of Atrimuni*. She had 2 children: Datrâtéy* and Dourwâsâni*

KHYBER VILLAGE

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40 Km from Hyderabad (Pakistan) Village Bhill* converted to Ismailis in the 1960. In 1982, Khyber Village was the meeting point of 1500 ismailis from Bhill origin.

BAQIR, IMAM MOHAMED al-

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57AH/677-114AH/732. Imam in 713, born in Medina. Son of Imam Zainul Abidin and Om Abdulla (daughter of Hazrat Hassan). Married Om Farwa, grand daughter of Abu Bakr. The city of Fadak*which was confisticated from Bibi Fatima was givenback to him. Compiled numerous works such as Ummul Kitab.

MOHAMED MANSOOR, 9è.PIR

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(172AH-242AH). Born atMohamedabad, son of Pir Imamuddin. Was nominated to Pir by Imam Wafi Ahmad.Travelled to Iran and Iraq. Had 5 sons. Died at 71 years of age.

NOOR MEHDI, SEYYED

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Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin, buried at Uchh.

ROHIDAS

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Son of Tara Rani and Raja Haristchandra Kunvar* Rohidas was sold after the dethronment of his father, King Harichandra.

SARANG PRANR

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Name of the country where Pir Shams sang and composed the Garbis. Garbi 24 explains the miracles that occured and the subsequent conversion of the King and his Ministers (g.641)

SHaMS, PIR (POPaT)

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Pir Shams coming as a parrot tospeak /guide Surjaa Raani. ginaan. 151.

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