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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: 

IKHWAN AS-SAFA 1

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Brethern of Purity. In 9th Century, a secrect society of Basra following Ismaili philosphy. They also compiled an encylopedia known as Rasail Ikhwan as-safa. Not to be confused with: a. Ikhwan as safa of 1960 in Cairo, the group that Massignon had dealings with. b. An educational group that was created by Prince Aly Khan in Syria. c. A society called Ikhwan (ahl e safa) that preached salvation through the sufferings of the body.

AGA SHAH KHALILULLAH, 47è PIR

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(1269AH/1853-1302AH/1885). Son of Aga Ali Shah, known also as Shabuddin Shah. Named by his father in 1881. Author of "Risalat dar Haqiqat-i Din".

JALALUDDIN, SEYYED

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One of the sons of Pir Sadardin.

AMINA BINT WAHB

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(6th Century) Wife of Abdallah ibn Abdul Muttalib* and mother of Prophet Mohamed.

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.

EMA BAY

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Also known as Lady Ema or Emra. ___149:4. Historical figure, referred to as a saint in the ginan "Satiye toriya motira no har." She was a gupti who practised Taqiya* and left this world in a Wiman [flying saucer].

HASHEM SHAH, SEYYED

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Contemporary of Pir Baba Hasem Shah. Great grand son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

ABOU TALIB

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(M. 619AD). Son of Abdul Mutalib and father of Jafar and Hazrat Ali.

THAMI, Ibn al-

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Ismaili Vizir [Finance Minister] in the Fatimid Court. Hassan bin Sabbah lived with him when he arrived in Cairo in 1078. (Source: Order of the Assasins. pg. 101)

SADARDIN, 26è PIR

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700AH/1299-819/1418 born in Sabzwar. Son of Pir Sahebdin and Noor Fatima*. Also known as Haji Baba, Sadar Shah, Pir Salamat, Satgour Sohodev, Baar Gor, Makh Doum... Composer of many ginans and granths. Established many Jamat Khanas the first one being at Kotra in Sind. Appointed Trikam* as Mukhi. See. alsoSeth Samar*, Seth Tulsidas*. For detailed English text on PIR SADARDIN click here

SATGOUR NOUR, PIR

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See Pir Satgur Noor.

SHII, ABU ABDALLAH as-

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see SHII, ABU ABDALLAH

IKHWAN AS-SAFA, RASAIL

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Encyclopedia of Ikhwan as safa* has 52 Volumes, the last volume "Risalat al Jamia" was written by Imam Taqi Mohammed.

AHL E BaYT

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The family of the Prophet, Panj Tan Pak*.

JAMAL, JANGE

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Battle of the Camel. Hazarat Ali fought against Aisha*who was riding a camel.

AMIR AHMED, 6è. PIR

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(83AH/702 - 148AH/765) Imam Jaffar Sadiq, son of Imam al-Baqir. Pir during the Imamat of his father. His grand-son Nooruddin succeeded him on the trone of Piratan during the Imamat of Mowlana Mohmmad bin Ismail.*

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