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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: 

FATIMA "AZ-ZAHRA"

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(604-632). Daughter of Prophet Mohamed, and wife of Hazrat Ali. Also known as Om Abiha (Mother of her father) and Fatima Fatir (Creator). Her rank was that of Hujjat.

SALAMUDDIN, 20è PIR

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Also called Sayyed Ali. Was born in Sabzwar, the youngest son of Pir Abdul Momin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Imam Mohatadi. Also known as Mahdev* and Pir Indra Imamdin.

HASSAN SHAH, SEYYED

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Descendant of Pir Hassan Kabirdin by his son Sayyed Remtullah Shah. HE was also known as Pir Doola (m. 1792). Last Vakil*.

ABU RAKWA

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Ommayad governor who rebelled against the Fatimid Caliphe al-Hakim in 1004. See Husseyn b. Jawhar.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SURNOMS)

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Also known asHaji Baba Qalandar, Shams Iraqi, Shams Chot, Shams Dariya, Shah Shams, Shams Sabzwari.

IMAM BEGUM, SEYYEDA

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Was engaged to Hyder Shah* and both are buried close to each other. Has composed approximately 20 ginans of which only half are known.

AHMAD HADI, 13è PIR.

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(387AH - 448 ou 438AH) Son of Pir Mustansirbillah. Born in Yemen. Named by Imam Az-Zahir. Fathered 6 sons.

SOURBHAnR

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Was a logger andstaunch diciple of Pir Shams. His brother was Vimras.ginaan. 125, 128.

JAMI AL-HAKIM

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(1002 AD.)The grand mosque whose construction had started during the time of Imam al-Muizz and finished during the time of Imam al-Hakim in393AH/1002.

aNaLWaD

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A village in India which was visited by Pir Shams. This village is mentioned in Garbi 1/2 and g. 618.

NASSIRUDDIN SHAH

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One of Pir Sadardin's six brothers. Was he also known as Sayyed Nassiruddin Kalandar Shah.

KHOTBAT AL-BAYAN

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Attributed to H. Ali. The Sermon of the Great Declaration. 70 affirmations of H. Ali on the subject of his divinity. See"Khutbat al Tatanjiya".

BanGLA DESH (GINAN)

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Bengalis' country. Mentioned in Jodilo 13 of Pir Shams.

RAQADA

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City in Maghreb which was conquered from the Aghlabites by Dai as-Shii and handed overto Imam Mahdi in 910.

MIRZA SHAH QASIMALI, 41è PIR

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(1086AH/1675 - 1143AH/1730.) Imam Qasim Ali*, nominated by his father,and succeeded by his son Abul Hassan Ali*.

MITHA, Pir.

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sv. NOUR BaKSH, Seyyed.

FATIMA, BIBI. (GHAT-PAT)

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Bibi Fatima was the first to establishthe ceremony of Ghat Pat* in this world; ref: to Jodilo 10. Was also the Hujjat, hence her Light founded the Ghat Pat.

SALMAN FARSI

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Salman the Persian.Born in the Mazdean religion but became Christian and then Muslim. He was the compaion of Hazrat Ali and Prophet Muhammad. He had a written copy of the Quran according to KIM. In the sequence of Alif/Lam/Mim he has the rank of Pir and is symbolised by the letter "Lam". He died between 20 and 28 AH at the age of 87 years. He buried Bibi Fatima. He himself was buried at Madain. The Soul attains salvation when it reaches the stage of Salman.

HASSAN SHAH, SEYYED

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Died in Bombay in 1792. Descendant of Pir Hassan Kabirdin by his son Rehmtullah Shah*. Also known as Pir Doola*.

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