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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: 

SADARDIN, 26è PIR (FRERES)

in

Had 6 brothers: Seyyeds Ruknuddin, Badruddin, Shamshuddin, Nasiruddin, Nassiruddin, Kalandar Shah.

SETH SAMAR DAS LAHORI

in

Name of the Mukhi of Punjab. He was appointed by Pir Sadardin.

SHISH

in

Seth, the son of Adam. Was declared as Imam after his grand father Budh Avtar*

WIRTCHA

in

See Kahek.

PEERA, ABDUL AZIZ GULAMHUSSEIN

in

Born in Zanzibar.Died 16th Sept. 1985 at the age of 72. First ismaili mayor in Eldoret,Kenya. Founder of Ismaili Boy Scouts Zanzibar. Member Kisumu Council and also an Alijah.

AGA ABUL HASSAN ALI, 42è. PIR

in

Son of Imam Qasim Ali, also known as Hassan Beg. Became Imam in 1780, named his brother Mirza Mohamed as Pir. Died in Mahalat, buried in Najjaf.

JAFAR IBN ABU TALIB

in

(7th Century) Son of Imam Abu Talib and H. Ali's brother. Led the first Muslims to Abyssinia.

ALI IBN AL-FAZL

in

(9th Century) Converted at the same time as Ibn Hawshab* by Imam Raziyuddin Abdullah, who sent them both as missionaries to Yemen in 268/882.

KaMLA

in

Son of Surja Rani and brother of Damla* also called Kamla Kunvar. g. 80, ginan "antar jami, antar sami... of Pir Shams (verse 12)

BABaK

in

A city in Persia known as "Shehr-i Babak", in the province of Kihrman. Home of the Imams in the latter half of the 18th Century.

MaNSOUDH

in

King Mansudh - symbolizes the spirit. see ginaan. Prem Paatan. He helpedQueen Radeh.* to attained salvation.

DAR AL-TIBB

in

(10/11th Century) School of Medicine founded in Sicily by Imam al-Hakim. Includes a huge medical library.

MUHAMMAD SHAH, SEYYED

in

(15/16e S) son of Sayyed Imam Shah. Married the daughter of Prince Muhammed Beggro.

GULAM CUMBAR

in

See. Gulam Cumbar

ABDUL MUTTALIB

in

Imam before Abu Talib. Son of Hashim and grandfather of The Prophet and of Hazrat Ali*. Fathered 5 sons: Al-Abbas*, Abu Lahab*, Hamza*, Abdallah*, Abu Talib*.

HULWANI, al-

in

(8th Century) He was a Dai sent with Abu Sufiyan to Northern Africa by Imam Jafar Sadiq in 145/762-763.

SADRUDDIN, PIR

in

see. SADARDIN.

SETH TULSIDAS

in

Mukhi of Kashmir. Was appointed by Pir Sadardin.

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*


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