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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: 

HATEM B. MAHMOUD B. ZAHRAH

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(449 - 498 A.H) Dai. Born in Sirmin. Close friend of Hassan bin Sabbah*. Studiedat "Court of Dawat" and Dar-al-Hikmat*". Was found dead in 498 A.H.

ABUL KHATTAB

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(8th Century) Dai for Imam al-Baqir and Imam Jafar as-Sadiq, publicly declared his faith in the Holy Imam and was hanged in Kufa in 138AH/755. See Khattabiyya.

ISLAM SHAH (GInan)

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g. 287:30-31, 125:13, 686, g. "Satgur Shams em boliya aj che dasmo avtar" verse 6

ALAUDDIN, 31è PIR SEYYED

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Son of Hayder Ali. Named by Imam Abuzar Ali. Travelled to Afghanistan and Badakshan. Died during the time of Imam Zulfikar Ali.

JAZUDDIN, SEYYED

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On of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried at Multan.

ASSAD B. KASSIM AL-AJAMI

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Dai and astronomer sent in 490AH to Alep by Hassan bin Sabbah. Converted Emir Ridwan and delivered the Khoutba in the name of the Fatimid Caliphate for 1 month.

KOTADA OR KOTARI

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The word Kotada or Kotari means village. In Sind, the town of Thatta is very historical where Muhammad bin Kassim first came from Arab. In district Thatta, there are 16 villages, each village contains Jamatkhana. The total population of the Ismailis in 16 villages is about 4500. In its village, called Ghulam Mulla is a historical, where the holy dust (khak-e-shaffa) was dug for shaffa according to the order of Imam Aga Ali Shah in 1881.

BATINITE

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(Arabic) batin = estoeric. Name given to the Ismailis, those who believe in the esoteric.

MOHAMED SHAH, 15è PIR

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(425-487AH) Nominated as Pir in 458 by Imam Mustansirbillah I. Son of Pir Hashem Shah, born at Yemen. Converted the Hindus of Kanbi, Kharwa, and Kodi. Also called Pir Satgur Noor.

GALIBUDDIN, 10è. PIR.

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220 A.H. - 315 A.H. (Pir during 242 A.H.).Born at Mohamedabad; named by Imam Raziyudin Abdullah who sent him to Magreb where hewitnessed the birth of the Fatimide empire. He had 4 sons.

NOUR BaKSH, Seyyed

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Son of Sayyed Auliya Ali*b. First Vakil* of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Also known as Pir Mitha.

SABBAH, HASSAN B.-

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see: SABBAH, HASSAN B.

SAT PANTH MISSION SOCIETY

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Founded by Sayyed Didarali in 1899, later became known as The Recreation Club. In 1920, Major Maklai* was the President and Lalji Devraj son was the Secretary. In 1940, the name changed to Ismailia Association. http://ismaili.net/noms/rec00001/r0000128.htm

TARA RANI

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Tara=Star Rani=Queen. Queen of the Stars. Married Harishchandra during Treta Jug* went to Dharam Dwar* riding her horse Hanslo* who was sacrified and then brought back to life during the ceremony of Ghat Patt. His meat was distributed as Juro*

HAYDER ALI, 30è. PIR

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Named by Imam Abd as-Salaam. Sent numerous dais to Turkey and Central Asia. Died during the Imamat of Imam Abuzar Ali.

ADAM

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First man. Highest intellect at all times. There have been thousands of Adams.

ISLAMUDDIN, SEYYED.

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(14/15.C) One of 19 sons of P. Hassan Kabirdin. Is buried in Lahore.

ALAUDDIN, SEYYED

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14/15th Centurey. One of the 19 children of Pir HK. Buried in Multan.

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