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 the 5 sons of Pir Sadardin.
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)
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.
(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.
King of Ghazna. Pir Mahmood Shah was his companion and he was killed while accompanyingthe king to Lahore.
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.
Son of Pir Qasim Shah. Nomited to Pir by Imam Nurudin Ali.
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.
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.
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).
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.
see:JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN
(600-661 A.D.) Imam in 619. Born in the Kabba, son of Imam Abu Talib* and Fatima b. Asad*. Married Fatima and had 4 children, including Om Kulsum and Zainab. He married 9 other women after Fatima and had 14 sons and 19 daughters. The Imamat was declared by Divine Order at Gadir-e-Khum.