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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: 

ZAM ZAMA B. KARKARA B. MARMARA

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(7th Century) Name of the fish that Nuseri had sent. Imam Aga Ali Shah mention this special fish in many Farmans. Also mentioned in the 70 sacrifies of Nuseri.

KHALIQUDDIN, 18è PIR

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(480-540AH.) Son of Pir Mohibbudin. Was born in Sabzwar and was named by Imam Hadi. Assumed the office of Piratan when he was 18 yrs old. Had 2 sons Abdul Mominin and his successor Abdullah.

BALA SHAH, SEYYED

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(15/16th Century). Son of Seyyed Imam Shah.

MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

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Descendant of Salman Pak*. He was trained at the Dawa by the order of Imam al-Baqir and raised to Dai Al-Akbar by Imam Jafar as-Sadiq. He was also sent to Syria along with Imam Ismail.

PIRANA

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A village 19 miles from Ahmedabad.It is a centre of the Imam Shahis. The mouseleum of Sayyed Imam Shah and his sons Mohammad Shah* and Hajar Beg* are also at Pirana.

DUZBARI, ANUSHTAKIN AL-

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Dai of Imam az-Zahir who also named him Governor of Syria. He won the battle of al-Ukhuwna and reclaimed Alep of Mirdasides in 1038.

SADRUDDIN, PIR

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see. SADARDIN.

HASHEM SHAH, 14è. PIR

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(404 - 458 A.H) declared as Pir in 448 A.H by Imam Mustansirbillah 1.After his death in Cairo in 458 A.H., his eldest son, SatGur Noor succeded him as Pir. He was a great traveller.

ABDULLAH SABBAH

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Teacher of Imam Baqir. According to the Ummul Kitab, he openly declared the divinity ofImam and was executed.

SETH TULSIDAS

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Mukhi of Kashmir. Was appointed by Pir Sadardin.

HYDER SHAH, SEYYED.

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Lived in Kharadar, Karachi in the "Kothi de Hyder Shah"on Imamwara street.Was engaged to Imam Begum*. He is buried in a cemetery of Miran Pir. His mauseleum is at the cemetery.

AGA SHAH HASSANALI, 45è PIR

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1220AH/1805-1298/1st May 1881. Son of Imam Khalilullah, married Sarwar Jehan* and had 4 sons: Aga Ali Shah*, AGA Jehangir Shah, Aga Jalal Shah* and Aga Akbar Shah*.

SIFFIN (BATAILLE)

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(657 AD.) Battle on the plains of Siffin between H. Ali and Muawiya. The battle where copies of Quran were raised on the swords of Muawiya's soldiers, to come to a truce. The battle ended by a strategy imposed by Muawiya. See also. Adruh*

JAFFER, SEYYED

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(14/15e S.)Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Is buried at Lahore.

AMI ZaRNA

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Name of a Farman Book - see. ami - Nyaz

KHATIJAH B. MUH'D BUKHARI

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Wife of Sayyed Imam Shah

BALDEV

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Hero and brother to Wasoudev and Krishna. He rebirths 9 times in each cycle.

MEHRAB BEG, 37è PIR

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Son of Aga Aziz, named by Imam Hassanali Shah, succeeded bySeyyed Akbar Ali Beg. Had 2 sons Sayyed Ali Akbar Beg and Seyyed Aki Ashgar Beg.


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