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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: 

SULTAN MOHAMMED SHAH, 49è PIR

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2 nov 1877 - 11 July 1957, 48th Imam, 49th Pir. Son of Imam Ali Shah. Piratan continues with Hazar Imam Shah Karim (See. Last Will and Testament of Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah)

NASSIRUDDIN, 24è PIR

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Son of Pir Shams. Born in Sabzwar. Became Pir in 757AH at the age of 100 years. During the 10 years of his Piratan he travelled to Punjab, Kashmir, Sind and Gujerat.

REHMATULLAH, SEYYED

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(14/15e S.) One of the 19 children of Pir Hassan Kabirdin.

SALMAN FARSI

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Salman the Persian.Born in the Mazdean religion but became Christian and then Muslim. He was the compaion of Hazrat Ali and Prophet Muhammad. He had a written copy of the Quran according to KIM. In the sequence of Alif/Lam/Mim he has the rank of Pir and is symbolised by the letter "Lam". He died between 20 and 28 AH at the age of 87 years. He buried Bibi Fatima. He himself was buried at Madain. The Soul attains salvation when it reaches the stage of Salman.

SHAMS, 23è PIR (VOYAGES)

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Travels: travelled to Afghanistan, Arabia, Bangldesh, China, Malaysia, India, Inran, Iraq, Kashmir, Russia, Turkey. Converted over half a million people.

HASSAN KABIRDIN

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See. KABIRDIN, HASSAN

ABU DARR (ABUZAR)

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7th Century. Famous for his piety, one of the first companions of Imam Ali.

IKHWAN AS-SAFA, RASAIL

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Encyclopedia of Ikhwan as safa* has 52 Volumes, the last volume "Risalat al Jamia" was written by Imam Taqi Mohammed.

AHL E BaYT

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The family of the Prophet, Panj Tan Pak*.

JAMAL, JANGE

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Battle of the Camel. Hazarat Ali fought against Aisha*who was riding a camel.

AMIR AHMED, 6è. PIR

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(83AH/702 - 148AH/765) Imam Jaffar Sadiq, son of Imam al-Baqir. Pir during the Imamat of his father. His grand-son Nooruddin succeeded him on the trone of Piratan during the Imamat of Mowlana Mohmmad bin Ismail.*

KHOJA

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Indian translation for "Khwaja" a title given by Pir Sadardin to the Lohana community [?] which converted in 15Century, in India. See Khoja Case. Ref: "Pir Sadardin jaher thaya, hindu kariya musulman, Lohana phri khoja karya téné aliyo satcho iman" (S. Imam Shah) and Momin chetamni "Téné (Bibi Fatima) tamén aljo dejo déj man khoja char". But the name probably comes from Khoj => Search => Gnostics.

BaLRAM

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Brother of Krishna.

MIRZA MOH'D BAQIR, PIR

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Young son of Imam Aga Abul Hassanali. Was nominated Pir in 1780, was a Hujjat for 3 Imams. Gave his daughter's hand Bibi Maryam Khatun in marriage to Imam Shah Khalillullah (who was also his nephew)

FARMAN, SEYYED

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(14/15th Century). Son of Pir HK, buried in Multan.

SUMRA

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Name of Ismaili dynasty that reigned in India for 309 years from 443 A.H to 756 A.H.

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NOOR FATIMA

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Daughter of Ibrahim Sabzwari, married Sadardin.

RODAKI

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(10th Century) Poet converted to Ismailism. He was born in Rodak near Samarkand. Composed1 300 000 verses, the Abbasides blinded him due to this adherence to the Ismaili faith. For detailed English text on Rodaki click here

SALMAN PAK

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Salman the Pure. See Salman Farsi.


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