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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

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MUSA B. AIZAR

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(10th Century) Was Imam al Muiz's doctor. He received a substantial financial grant as did 2 of his sons who also became doctors.

HALLAJ, aL HUSSEIN B. MANSUR

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(857-922) Persian mystic influenced by ismailis and decapitated for declaring"An-al Haqq - I am the truth"; studied and translated by Massignon.

PARas RAM

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See. Farsi Raam

ABDULLAH B. MAYMUN AL-QADDAH

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Son and successor of Maymun al-Qaddah* who was responsible for the establishment of the Dais in Askar Mukaram.

HUSSEYN IBN JAWHAR.

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Son of the general Jawhar* Was the Vazir of Imam Hakim who gave him the title "Qaid ul-Qudat" He had secrect dealings with Abu Rakwa* and was most probably executed.

SADARDIN, 26è PIR (ENFANTS)

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Had 5 sons: Seyyeds Salahuddin, Pir Tajdin, Jalaludin, Pir Hassan Kabirdin, Zahiruddin.

AGA AZIZ, 36è. PIR.

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Son of Pir Mohamed Zaman. Sent Dais to Afghanistan and Turkestan. Died during the Imamat of Aga Hassanali Shah.

JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN

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see:JAFFAR IBN MANSOOR AL YAMAN

SAYD AL-KHAYR

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9th Century. Imam Raziyuddin Abdullah's brother. Uncle and brother in law of Imam al Mehdhi. Tried to have Imam appointed from his progeny of 10 sons, but each one died one after the other.

ALI, HAZRAT IMAM

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(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.

KARBALA

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(Oct. 680.)Plains in Arabia wheref Ommayad army of Yazid attacked and massacred Imam Hussein and 72 of his family members in 61 A.H

SHIRAZI, AL-MUAYYAD FID-DIN AS

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See SHIRAZI, AL-MUAYYAD FID-DIN

BAHIRA

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(6th Century) Nestorian monk who predicted the arrival and prophethood of Mohamed after his journey with Abu Talib to Basra (Bocra).

MATA SALAMAT

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Title give by Imam Sultan Mohammed Shah to Begum* Om Habibah. Her residence was in Cannes and Aswan. [Gallery]

TRIKAM, MUKHI

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Mukhi of the Kotra Jamat in Sind. He was appointed by Pir Sadardin. Detail history in "Chatris Kror" of Pir Sadardin.

DIDARALI, SEYYED

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Dai who accompanied Imam Hassanali to India at 20 years of age. In 1899, founded the "Sat Panthi Mission Society" (ITREB) with the help of Mustakali, his son*.

MUSLIM B. AKIL

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(7th Century) Imam Al-Hussein's cousin, was sent to Kufa as scout before the battle of Kerbala.(680) He was assassinated by the orders from the Ommyad, Yazid.

HaNSLO

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1. Horse (mystical) of Tara Rani* during Treta jug*. Was sacrificed and brought back to life during the Ghat Pat ceremony. 2. Also known as Dul dul* Hazart Ali's horse. (sv. Bourakh)

PEERA, ABDUL AZIZ GULAMHUSSEIN

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Born in Zanzibar.Died 16th Sept. 1985 at the age of 72. First ismaili mayor in Eldoret,Kenya. Founder of Ismaili Boy Scouts Zanzibar. Member Kisumu Council and also an Alijah.


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