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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: 

MUSTAKALI, SEYYED

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

MOHAMED ZAMAN, 35è PIR

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Son of Baba Hashem Shah. Nominated as Pir by Imam Nizar Ali.

GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

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See GANGJI, VAZIR ISMAIL

QUTOUB

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

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.

SALAHUDDIN, 22è PIR

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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"

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.

SHAMS, 23è PIR

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See.Pir Shams

JIWANI, ALIBHAY GHULAM HUSSEIN

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1921-. Bombay. 1939 Musoma. 1959 Mtwara, 1979 Canada. Married Daulat Khanum Pardhan Bhanji during Diamond Jubilee. Al-waez and Rai.Mukhi and Kamaria Mtwara. Council 77

AVERROES (IBN ROSHD)

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(520/1126-595/1198). Accomplished Ismaili philosopher, born in Cordoba, Spain. Wrote about Aristotle. Had controversy withGazali (Tahaf

SITT AL-MULK

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(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.

KRAUS, PAUL

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An expert in the study of Jabbir ibn Hayyan. Has also written "The Book of the Glorious" and he died with one one of his books under his pillow.

BELLERIVE, FONDATION

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Located in "Château de Bellerive" and founded by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan*. Château de Bellerive, 1245 Coulonge Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland.

NASSIR MOHAMMED, 33è PIR.

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Son of Pir Qasim Shah. Nomited to Pir by Imam Nurudin Ali.

MOH'D B. ALI B. HASAN AS-SOURI

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(417AH-500AH.) Poet and Dai, educated in Tripoli then at Dar al-Hikmat, where he stayed for 10 years. Is buried at Jabal as-Sumaq. Has written many Qasidas.*

GHEB SHAH, SEYYED

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(14 - 15 Century) Son of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Buried at Multan

RAMSANG, RAJA

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In the 17th Jodilo of Pir Shams, Ramsang Raja is portrayed as being the king of Beth Nagar a place where Pir Shams along with his disciples Vimras and Surbhaan were denied permission to enter.


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