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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: 

TAYED, SEYYED

in

One of 18 sons of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried in Sind.

NUMAN, QADI Al-

in

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

SADAFI, ALI b. YUNNUS al-

in

(end of 10th Century beginning of 11th Century). Famous Astronomer who composed works for Imam al Hakim. Titled "al-Zidj al-Hakim".

SATGOUR NOUR

in

Light of the Imam. Pir Satgur Noor. Sat=Truth, Gur= Lord, Noor= Divine Light.

SHEIZAR

in

Fortress of Dai Ibrahim binIsmail al-Ajami. He gathered Ismailis from Afamia, Siemin, Maarat, al-Naman and Misrin at this fort.

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.

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.

THAMI, Ibn al-

in

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)

SADARDIN, 26è PIR

in

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

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