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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: 

ABDULLAH SABBAH

in

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

HYDER SHAH, SEYYED.

in

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

in

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*.

JAFFER, SEYYED

in

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

AMI ZaRNA

in

Name of a Farman Book - see. ami - Nyaz

KHALIQUDDIN, 18è PIR

in

(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

in

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

MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

in

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.

DUZBARI, ANUSHTAKIN AL-

in

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.

HASHEM SHAH, 14è. PIR

in

(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.

QUTOUB

in

1. Term used for "Great Commander" 2.Qutub Taro = The Northern Star(?)

SALAHUDDIN, 22è PIR

in

554AH-664AH nominated as Pir in 584AH by Imam Ala Mohammad. Was born in Sabzwar. Accompanied his father, Pir Solehdin in his voyages. His disciple was Kwaja Chisti of Ajmer. He had 3 sons:Seyyeds Shamsuddin, Abdul Husain, Abdul Hadi. Considered Qutub* by is sufis. Prolific writer. Author of "Fiqah Ahoot"

SHAMS, 23è PIR

in

See.Pir Shams

SITT AL-MULK

in

(Died. 1025). Paternal aunt of Imam az-Zahirwho controled the Fatimide empire for 5 years during the Imam's young age. She crushed the revolt of Abdur Rahim.

MUSTAKALI, SEYYED

in

Son of Sayyed Didarali. d. around 1967 at the age of 98 years. Propogated Ismaili dawa in India.

ABOU TALIB

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(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.

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

in

One of the sons of Pir Sadardin.


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