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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: 

SADRUDDIN, PIR

in

see. SADARDIN.

MEHRAB BEG, 37è PIR

in

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

in

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].

SETH TULSIDAS

in

Mukhi of Kashmir. Was appointed by Pir Sadardin.

HASHEM SHAH, SEYYED

in

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

SIFFIN (BATAILLE)

in

(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*

ABOU TALIB

in

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

IKHWAN AS-SAFA 1

in

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.

ZAM ZAMA B. KARKARA B. MARMARA

in

(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.

AGA SHAH KHALILULLAH, 47è PIR

in

(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

in

One of the sons of Pir Sadardin.

AMINA BINT WAHB

in

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

PIRANA

in

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.

KHATIJAH B. MUH'D BUKHARI

in

Wife of Sayyed Imam Shah

BALDEV

in

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

BaLRAM

in

Brother of Krishna.

SAHEBDIN, 25è PIR

in

Also known as Shabuddin. Was born in Sabzwar, named by Imam Qasim Shah. Travelled to Kashmir, Sind, Gujerat. Died during the time of Imam Islam Shah.

MIRZA MOH'D BAQIR, PIR

in

Young son of Imam Aga Abul Hassanali. Was nominated Pir in 1780, was a Hujjat for 3 Imams. Gave his daughter's hand Bibi Maryam Khatun in marriage to Imam Shah Khalillullah (who was also his nephew)

FARMAN, SEYYED

in

(14/15th Century). Son of Pir HK, buried in Multan.


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