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
(14/15e S.) One of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.
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.
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.
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.
Travels: travelled to Afghanistan, Arabia, Bangldesh, China, Malaysia, India, Inran, Iraq, Kashmir, Russia, Turkey. Converted over half a million people.
(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.
Teacher of Imam Baqir. According to the Ummul Kitab, he openly declared the divinity ofImam and was executed.
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)
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.
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*.
(14/15e S.)Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Is buried at Lahore.
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.
Name of a Farman Book - see. ami - Nyaz
(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.
(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
Hero and brother to Wasoudev and Krishna. He rebirths 9 times in each cycle.
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.