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
On of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. He is buried at Multan.
The word Kotada or Kotari means village. In Sind, the town of Thatta is very historical where Muhammad bin Kassim first came from Arab. In district Thatta, there are 16 villages, each village contains Jamatkhana. The total population of the Ismailis in 16 villages is about 4500. In its village, called Ghulam Mulla is a historical, where the holy dust (khak-e-shaffa) was dug for shaffa according to the order of Imam Aga Ali Shah in 1881.
(Arabic) batin = estoeric. Name given to the Ismailis, those who believe in the esoteric.
(425-487AH) Nominated as Pir in 458 by Imam Mustansirbillah I. Son of Pir Hashem Shah, born at Yemen. Converted the Hindus of Kanbi, Kharwa, and Kodi. Also called Pir Satgur Noor.
220 A.H. - 315 A.H. (Pir during 242 A.H.).Born at Mohamedabad; named by Imam Raziyudin Abdullah who sent him to Magreb where hewitnessed the birth of the Fatimide empire. He had 4 sons.
(449 - 498 A.H) Dai. Born in Sirmin. Close friend of Hassan bin Sabbah*. Studiedat "Court of Dawat" and Dar-al-Hikmat*". Was found dead in 498 A.H.
g. 287:30-31, 125:13, 686, g. "Satgur Shams em boliya aj che dasmo avtar" verse 6
Son of Hayder Ali. Named by Imam Abuzar Ali. Travelled to Afghanistan and Badakshan. Died during the time of Imam Zulfikar Ali.
Tara=Star Rani=Queen. Queen of the Stars. Married Harishchandra during Treta Jug* went to Dharam Dwar* riding her horse Hanslo* who was sacrified and then brought back to life during the ceremony of Ghat Patt. His meat was distributed as Juro*
Son of Sayyed Auliya Ali*b. First Vakil* of Pir Hassan Kabirdin. Also known as Pir Mitha.
see: SABBAH, HASSAN B.
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
(520/1126-595/1198). Accomplished Ismaili philosopher, born in Cordoba, Spain. Wrote about Aristotle. Had controversy withGazali (Tahaf
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.
Located in "Château de Bellerive" and founded by Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan*. Château de Bellerive, 1245 Coulonge Bellerive, Geneva, Switzerland.