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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: 

KanS

in

King of Mathura, Devki's brother. Devki is the mother of Sri Krishna*

BADRUDDIN, SEYYED

in

One of Pir sadardin's 6 brothers. Upon meeting a group of pilgrims, he made the Ganges River appear at their feet. 14 of the pilgrims had faith in the miracle and became his followers. Sayyed Badruddin composed ginans and his 17 disciples formed a community who still recite ginans as, "bhanne Pir Sadardin, kahet Badruddin". Some members of this community live today in Hamilton.

MASSOOD B. IBRAHIM

in

King of Ghazna. Pir Mahmood Shah was his companion and he was killed while accompanyingthe king to Lahore.

DAYT KALINGO

in

Daint = demon, Kalingo = Kali, black. Damned Demon,represents the opposite of the Naklanki* Avtar.

MULJIM, ABD AL-RAHEMAN IBN.

in

A Kharijit who assassinated H. Ali in a mosque at Kufa in 661 A.H.Hazrat Ali had fought against the Kharijites during the battle of Naherwan.

ABDULLAH B. MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

in

After the death of his father, he was declared Chief Dai by Imam Ismail. He was succeeded by Sayd al-Khayr, brother of Imam Raziyiddin Abdullah.

HUSSAM AL-DIN BIN DAMALAJ

in

Professor at Dar-ad-Diwan at Alep. Sent to Raqq to organise the influx of Ismaili immigrants whose destination wasAleppo.

AGA ALI SHAH, IMAM

in

(1246AH/1830-1302AH/17 August 1885). 46th Pir, named by his father Imam Hassanali Shah. Named Pir Aga Shabuddin Shah in 1881 after being declared as the 47th Imam (4 year Imamat).

JAFFAR AS-SADIQ, IMAM

in

(83AH/702-148AH/765.) Became Imam in 114 A.H. Sent Musa b. Abdullah Mahz* and Abdullah b. Moh'd b. Abdullah Mahz* to India. sv. Hulwani, Abu Sufian.

NOOR MEHDI, SEYYED

in

Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin, buried at Uchh.

ROHIDAS

in

Son of Tara Rani and Raja Haristchandra Kunvar* Rohidas was sold after the dethronment of his father, King Harichandra.

SARANG PRANR

in

Name of the country where Pir Shams sang and composed the Garbis. Garbi 24 explains the miracles that occured and the subsequent conversion of the King and his Ministers (g.641)

SHaMS, PIR (POPaT)

in

Pir Shams coming as a parrot tospeak /guide Surjaa Raani. ginaan. 151.

SURJA RANI

in

Surja=sun rani=Queen. Queen of the Sun. Was married to Daint Kalinga* in China. Met and learned the teachings of Pir Shams. She will try very hard to convert her husband, but without success. She will killed her husband at the time of apocalypse. Had 2 daughters: Ajia and Wajia and 2 sons Kamla and Damla. see ginan:"Firat néja, tambal waj shé".

KARBALA

in

(Oct. 680.)Plains in Arabia wheref Ommayad army of Yazid attacked and massacred Imam Hussein and 72 of his family members in 61 A.H

BAHIRA

in

(6th Century) Nestorian monk who predicted the arrival and prophethood of Mohamed after his journey with Abu Talib to Basra (Bocra).

MATA SALAMAT

in

Title give by Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah to Begum* Om Habibah. Her residence was in Cannes and Aswan. [Gallery]

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