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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: 

NASSIR MOHAMMED, 33è PIR.

in

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

RAMSANG, RAJA

in

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.

SALAHUDDIN, SEYYED

in

one of the 5 sons of Pir Sadardin.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SATGOUR NOUR)

in

Pir Shams is also called Satgur Noor. (11th Jodilo). Both Pir Satgur Noor and Pir Shams were holders of the same Piratan. (they were in fact 2 different individuals at different time in history)

SOLEHDIN, 21è PIR

in

(534AH-584AH.) Born in Sabzwar.Son of Pir Salamudin. Nominated to Piratan by Imam Ala Mohammed in 579 A.H.His piratan lasted 5 years. He is also known as Sayyed Noorbaksh.

ABU YAQUB ISHAQ B. SULEMAN

in

(10th Century). Imam Mehdi's private doctor and author of several texts on medicine.

IMAMUDDIN, SEYYED INDRa.

in

Imam Shah *. Was not a Pir. Not to be confused with Pir Salamuddin or Pir Imamuddin.(all 3 of them are also known as Imamuddin)

AJAMI, IBRAHIM B. ISMAIL, al-

in

Persian Dai, served as Deputy for Emir Radhwan of Alep whose son Alp Arslan overtook his power and attempted to destroy the Ismailis. Ibrahim escaped and sought refuge in Sheizar*.

JAZIRA

in

Island, climate, region. Adam was born on one of these 12 islands (in Ceylon).

ARJUN

in

Son of Pandu, the father of the 5 Pandavs. Married Chitraganda and Ulipi. Father of Babhruwana*, brother to Sohodew, Bhim.

KILLIS, YAQUB IBN -

in

See KILLIS, YAQUB IBN

BAQIYA

in

Cemetary where Hazrat Hassan and Bibi Fatima are buried.

FIRUZ

in

Fatimid Dai who left his master on a voyage to Maghreb in 902 after learning of the change of plans by the Imam. He was executed in Yemen.

HASSANALI, 40è. PIR

in

Imam Hassanali took back the Piratan after the death of Pir Ali Asgar Beg*. Later appointed Pir Mirza Qasim Ali. As per his wish, he was buried in Najaf.

NASSIRUDDIN SHAH

in

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

RAQADA

in

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

SALAMUDDIN, 20è PIR

in

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.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (SURNOMS)

in

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


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