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
One of 18 sons of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried in Sind.
End of 3rd Century.AH-363/974. Ismaili lawyer who served during 4 Fatimid Caliphs. Was born into Sunni faith, then converted to Ithnashri. Author of 44 books.Qadi al-Qudat*. See. Da'im* . Had 2 sons: Muhammad and Ali, both Qadi al-Qudat. Died in old Cairo (Misr). See. "Kitab ul-Himma", "Da'im al-Islam", Al-Majalis wa'l Musayarat". For detailed English text on QADI AL-NUMAN click here
(end of 10th Century beginning of 11th Century). Famous Astronomer who composed works for Imam al Hakim. Titled "al-Zidj al-Hakim".
Light of the Imam. Pir Satgur Noor. Sat=Truth, Gur= Lord, Noor= Divine Light.
Fortress of Dai Ibrahim binIsmail al-Ajami. He gathered Ismailis from Afamia, Siemin, Maarat, al-Naman and Misrin at this fort.
Daint = demon, Kalingo = Kali, black. Damned Demon,represents the opposite of the Naklanki* Avtar.
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.
Huzur Mukhi who was sent as a guardian with the young Sayyed Imam Shah to Pirana. He is also buried at Pirana. A Granth has also been dedicated to him.
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.
Professor at Dar-ad-Diwan at Alep. Sent to Raqq to organise the influx of Ismaili immigrants whose destination wasAleppo.
(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).
King of Mathura, Devki's brother. Devki is the mother of Sri Krishna*
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.
King of Ghazna. Pir Mahmood Shah was his companion and he was killed while accompanyingthe king to Lahore.
Ismaili Vizir [Finance Minister] in the Fatimid Court. Hassan bin Sabbah lived with him when he arrived in Cairo in 1078. (Source: Order of the Assasins. pg. 101)
700AH/1299-819/1418 born in Sabzwar. Son of Pir Sahebdin and Noor Fatima*. Also known as Haji Baba, Sadar Shah, Pir Salamat, Satgour Sohodev, Baar Gor, Makh Doum... Composer of many ginans and granths. Established many Jamat Khanas the first one being at Kotra in Sind. Appointed Trikam* as Mukhi. See. alsoSeth Samar*, Seth Tulsidas*. For detailed English text on PIR SADARDIN click here