إِنَّمَا يُرِيدُ اللَّـهُ لِيُذْهِبَ عَنكُمُ الرِّجْسَ أَهْلَ الْبَيْتِ وَيُطَهِّرَكُمْ تَطْهِيرًا
Indeed God desires to repel all impurity from you oh People of the Household (of Prophet Muhammad) and purify you with a thorough purification.
His Imperial Highness Prince Sayyid Mahmud bin Sharifuddin, Hazrat Ishaan I
(paternal and maternal ancestor of Prince Raphael in the 12th generation)
His Imperial Highness Prince Sayyid Raphael, Current successor of Hazrat Ishaan
The banner of the House
Inspired by the banners of the Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib in Siffin. This banner is a complex version with a complex calligraphy of the Nade Ali prayer.
The simple version of the banner of the Imamate
Modern banner of the Chancellory of the Imam. The Imam´s had strong ties to the Mughal Imperial family.
The current Chancellor Mirza Sayyid Adnaan is the cultural heir to the Imperial Mughal Peacock Throne.
Personal banner of the Imam.
Muhammad Al Mustafa
The Imamate started with the coming of the King of Kings, the chosen one prophecied in the old and new testament, the glorious pride of mankind the holy Prophet Muhammad (God´s peace and salvation be upon him).
He was succeeded by his daughter Fatima and son in law Ali ibn Abi Talib
Abu Bakr al Siddiq
After the Prophet passed away his son in law Ali destined as successor in Ghadeer Khum, gave his oath of allegiance to the talented friend of the Prophet His Majesty Emperor Abu Bakr.
His Majesty Caliph Ali gave his oath of allegiance freely on the occasion of H.M. Emperor Abu Bakr´s status as father in law of the Prophet and close friendship to the Prophet since his childhood.
The Imam Ali respected His Majesty as his senior and acted as his chancellor and member of the Senate of the 10.
Omar al Farooq
His Majesty Emperor Abu Bakr was succeeded by another father of law of the King of Kings Prophet Muhammad, His majesty Emperor Omar, known as Omar the Great.
It was during Omar the great´s rule that Persia and half of the byzantine Empire was conquered.
The Imam acted as chief Justice and Chancellor of the Emperor.
Uthman al Ghani
After the Martyrdom of Omar the Great, the Senate of the 10 chose Uthman as successor as he had married two daughters of the Prophet. Thus he bears the title "The King blessed with two lights".
During His Majesty Emperor Uthman´s reign the Imam Ali had been entrusted with the defense of the Empire.
Ali Al Murtadha
After the martyrdom of H.M. Emperor Uthman, the senate of the 10 chose Imam Ali as Emperor of the Muhammadan Empire.
He brought interior stability at Siffin and Nahrawan and solidified Islam within the Empire.
He was assasinated in 661 and brought to Khorasan to be buried at the blue mosque in Mazar Sharif.
Hasan al Mujtaba
Succeeding his father H.M. Emperor Ali as Emperor, His Majesty Imam Hasan entrusted the political Empire to the Prophet´s (pbuh) brother in Law His Majesty Emperor Muawiyah.
However H.M. Imam Hasan was assassinated by radical Shiites in Medinah that saw his friendship with Prince Muawiyah as a sign of betrayl.
He was succeeded by his brother Hussein.
Hussein al Shaheed
After his brother´s martyrdom, His Highness Prince Hussein acted as Crown Prince under Emperor Muawiyah. However a coup d´état of Yezid the malicious son of Muawiyah lead to His Highness Prince Hussein establishing a revolutionary movement.
His Highness Prince Hussein was because of a betrayal of the people of Iraq (Shiites) martyred alongside his whole family with his son H.H. Prince Ali surviving as his successor.
Ali Al-Zayn ul Abideen
His Highness Prince Ali who was from his mother´s side a Persian Sassanisn Prince, coordinated after his father´s murder a revolution alongside his paternal uncle His Highness Prince Muhammad.
Both succeeded in killing Yezid´s inner circle and shakened his rule existentially.
Ali and his uncle Muhammad supported Marwan to become the Caliph upon which Ali and his uncle Muhammad lived a life as well respected Princes. He was succeeded by his son H.H. Prince Muhammad.
His Highness Prince Muhammad was well known as he was Hasanid from his mother´s side and Husseinid from his father´s.
He defined islamic legal sciences and taught together with his son the founder of the Hanafi Madhab The right Honorable Legal Scholar and Chief Justice Nu´man Ibn Thabit.
He was succeeded by his son H.H. Prince Jafar.
Jafar al Sadiq
His Highness Prince Jafar was a descendant of the first Islamic Emperor H.M. Abu Bakr from his mother´s side.
He expanded his father H.H. Prince Muhammad´s scholastical legacy and taught his father´s student Chief Justice Numan extensively together with Chief Justice Malik ibn Anas, the founder of the Maliki School of Law.
H.H. Prince Jafar was additionally a genius and polymath and regarded as the founder of Chemistry.
He his student Chief Justice Numan and his brother H.H. Prince Zayed initiated a failed coup d´état against the Ummayads.
He was succeeded by his son H.H. Prince Moses.
Musa Al Kazim
His Highness Prince Moses was establishing a secret intelligence apparatus overseeing the affairs of the Abbasid Empire and influence global leaders.
One of his agents was the right honorable Behlool the wise, who mingled himself to the court of Harun Al Rashid to influence him.
He was succeeded by his son H.I.H. Crown Prince Ali Reza.
Ali Al Reza
His Highness Prince Ali Reza was chosen as Crown Prince of the Abbasid Empire by Emperor Mamun.
Prince Ali Reza was a reknown Polymath following his grandfather and father´s footsetps and influenced statemen by promoting the Quranic teachings. One of his students was the sufi saint Maruf Karkhi.
He was succeeded by his son His Highness Prince Muhammad.
Muhammad al Taqi
His Highness Prince Muhamamd took over the Imamate in the tender age of 8, when his father H.I.H. Crown Prince Ali Reza passed away.
He married Mamun´s daughter H.I.H. Princess Umm al Fadl, who could not berget a child on which occasion he married Samana, who bear his successor Ali.
H.H. Prince Muhammad died in the age of 24 years.
Ali Al Naqi
His Highness Prince Ali followed his father in young leadership by becoming Imam in the age of 7.
His era was reknown for tensions between his tribe the Alids and the Abbasids on the occasion of various uprisings.
Prince Ali supported his tribe and settled in Samarra.
He was succeeded by his son Hasan.
Hasan al Askari
His Highness Prince Hasan continued his father´s doctrine of strategic support of the Alid cause.
He entrusted his great grandfather´s student the senior Maruf Karkhi with the guardianship of secret teachings of strategic affluence of the Alid Dynasty and ordered him to create a school to support his successors (The Baghdadi Sufi school).
He was succeeded by his son Muhammad.
Muhammad Al Mahdi
His Majesty Emperor Muhammad, the head of the Alid revolution established the Alid revolution as the awaited "Mahdi" a prophecied descendant of the glorious Prophet (pbuh).
It was through his support that the Alid Emirates of Tabaristan, Nejd and the Fatimid Caliphate could be established.
He was succeeded by his younger brother Prince Ali Akbar, who established an Emirate in Termez, present day Uzbekistan. Those who reject his little brother´s succession are the Shiites.
Sultan ul Saodat
The Alid Emirate of Termez was a microstate (similar as Monaco) in which His Majesty Sultan Ali the son of Hasan al Askari ruled as his brotehr´s vicegerent and successor, as the 13th Imam.
He coordinated the succession procedure together with the Baghdadi Institute of Islamic Sciences (Hawza) that led to His Majesty Sultan Abdul Qadir to take over the Alid revolution.
The rulers of the Emirate of Termez and Imams of the Imamate were:
The Emirs are the patrilineal ancestors of His Highness Prince Bahauddin, great grandson of H.M. Sultan Abdul Qadir
Abdul Qadir Al Mohyuddin
H.M. Sultan Abdul Qadir was the successor of the last Emir of Termez, who passed down the Emirate and Imamate of the family of Imam Al Askari on to him.
This transmission was in coordination with the school of his worship the honorable sheikh Maruf Karkhi.
The last Askari Imam is believed to put H.M. Sultan Abdul Qadir´s feet on his shoulder to denote his superiority.
His Majesty´s era was known as the Golden Era. The Hadith of the twelve leaders of Quraish is said to apply on him and his 11 disciples who were all from Quraish.
He was succeeded by his son H.M. Sultan Abdul Razzaq.
Abdul Razzaq Al Tajuddin
His Highness Prince Abdul Razzaq expanded his father´s intellectual legacy and trained students in his academy from which Salahuddin Ayyubi will graduate.
He was succeeded by his son His Majesty Sultan Jamal.
Jamalullah Al Imam ul Hayat
His Majesty Sultan Jamalullah, also known as Imam ul Hayat succeeded his father and preached the Alid revolution in Eastern Persia.
During the Mongol invasions he was crucial in promoting islamic mission in an occultist manner.
He appointed a pious female relative of his, who is known today as Princess Qadira Gilani as his successor.
Sayyida Qadira billah
Her Highness Princess Qadira Billah was known for her piety within her family. She was leading the Imamate centralized in Bokhara where she prepared her grandson Muhammad to take over the duties as her successor. Her offspring Muhammad´s title is today known as Bahauddin Naqshband.
Muhammad Al Bahauddin
His Highness Prince Muhammad was the grandson and successor of his beloved grandmother H.H. Princess Qadira Billah and a patrilineal descendant of the Emirs of Termez (see above).
He become politically powerful and influenced his disciple Timur to establish an Empire. Timur is today known as Amir Timur, the founder of the Gurganian Timurid Imperial Dynasty, which closed a pact with the family of H.H. Prince Muhammad.
His Highness Prince Muhammad founded a Sufi Order named after him (known as the Naqshbandiyya) and was succeeded by his daughter H.H. Princess Zahra who married his most favourite disciple H.H. Prince Alauddin.
The Naqshbandiyya leadership can only lie centralized in the offspring of His Highness Prince Muhammad.
Alauddin Al Atar
His Highness Prince Alauddin´s line of succession as Imperial aristocrats goes on as follows:
H.H. Prince Hasan
H.H. Prince Hussein
H.H. Prince Tajuddin
H.H. Prince Muhammad
H.H. Prince Ziauddin
H.H. Prince Sharifuddin
H.H. Prince Muhammad
Notable political leaders like Mehmed II the conqueror of Constantinople were members of the Naqshandi Sufi Order led by the household of H.H. Prince Alauddin and his father in law His Highness Prince Muhammad Bahauddin Naqshband (the founder).
His Imperial Highness
Prince Mahmud bin Sharifuddin
Imam Mahmud Al Hujjat
His Highness Prince Mahmud bin Sharifuddin succeeded his older brother and predecessor H.H. Prince Muhammad bin Sharifuddin as Imam of the Prophet family.
Prince Mahmud expanded the influence of his family in the Indian subcontinent where the Gurganiyan Timurids have re-established their dynasty as the Mughal Imperial household.
His Imperial Highness Prince Mahmud was the religious master of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akbar and he entrusted his son H.M. Jahangir under the tutillage of H.I.H. Prince Mahmud.
H.I.H. Prince Mahmud was since his time in Bokhara known as "Hazrat Ishaan" which translated means "His Sublime/Serene Highness". This title was confirmed by the Mughal Emperors and is until today used as his title of respect engraved in his mausoleum in Lahore.
Moinuddin Al Hadi
His Highness Prince Mahmud was succeeded by is son H.I.H. Prince Moinuddin, who married H.I.M. Emperor Jahangir´s daughter.
He and his descendants and successors ruled as Imperial Viceroys in Kashmir.
His Highness Prince Moinuddin was succeeded by his two brother H.I.H. Prince Bahauddin and Ahmad and also his following descendants:
H.I.H. Prince Nizamuddin (grandson), married H.I.M. Aurangzeb´s daughter
H.I.H. Prince Nooruddin (son)
H.I.H. Prince Kamaluddin (son)
H.I.H. Prince Mohyuddin (son)
On the occasion of a conspiracy against the Hazrat Ishaans by Hindus H.I.H. Prince Kamaluddin and his sons were assasinated. His surviving son H.I.H. Prince Mohyuddin fled to Kabul and sided with the Barakzai tribe. He was succeeded by his daughter H.H. Princess Sayyeda.
Sayyid Mir Jan Al Malek
Her Imperial Highness Princess Sayyeda married His Highness Prince Hasan, tribal Prince (Mir) of the Musavi Sayyids in Khorasan (Afganistan/Uzbekistan/Tajikistan).
They have issued 5 sons and 6 daughters of whom His Imperial Highness Prince Sayyid Mir Jan succeded (picture) his parents. He became in his youth an Imam at the Prophet´s mosque in Medinah. He married a member of the Hashemite Sharif dynasty and migrated to India to preach Islam.
He and his little brother and vicegerent H.I.H. Prince Mahmud established islamic seminars the memorial complex of their sublime family (picture) in which renommated scholars like his worship Lord Sharqpuri became dedicated disciples of both Highnesses.
His Worship Lord Sharqpuri crucially influenced Allama Iqbal, who was in toto influenced by H.I.H. Prince Sayyid Mir Jan initiatives of flourishing Persian Culture in Lahore under the British. This is why Alama Iqbal is considered a student of His Imperial Highness Prince Sayyid Mir Jan and his younger brother H.I.H. Prince Sayyid Mahmud.
Many members of the Naqshbandi Sufi Order following H.I.H. Prince Sayyid Mir Jan became crucial in the establishment of the State of Pakistan in the 1940s with the memorial complex of Hazrat Ishaan (picture) a center of the cult.
His sister Sayyida Siddiqa succeeded both Highnesses after their demise, expanding their initiatives.
She was succeeded by her little brother His Highness Prince Fazlullah.
Prince Fazlullah was known as a guide of His Imperial Majesty Sultan Abdülhamit II of the Ottoman Empire as well as chief Justice of the Emirate of Afghanistan.
After the demise of Chief Justice Prince Fazlullah his son His Highness Prince Sayyid Mir Muhammad Jan took over the Imamate.
His Highness Prince Sayyid Mir Muhammad Jan gave based on an oath on the Quran his daughter in marriage to his son in law His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Khaliq Telai of the Barakzai dynasty of Afghanistan.
Prince Abdul Khaliq was UN Ambassador. His father Prince Abdul Qayyum was Governor. His father Sultan Abdul Aziz was Governor General. His father Sultan Muhammad was 2nd King of the Barakzai dynasty. His father King Payyindah Muhammad was the founder of the Barakzai dynasty.
H.H. Prince Mir Muhammad Jan is succeeded by his daughter Her Royal Highness Princess Rahima in 1955, who in turn is succeeded by her niece and daughter in law H.R.H. Princess Sayyida Nargis as 53rd Imam of the Prophet´s family.
Raphael Al Rafi Ishaan
Prince Sayyid Raphael is HIRH Princess Sayyida Nargis´s eldest son and HIRH Princess Sayyida Rahima´s and HRH Prince Abdul Khaliq´s paternal grandson. He is based in Germany and was blessed by his mother as successor of the Imamate in year 2014.
He is working on the re-establishment of the Afghan Monarchy together with his disciples worldwide.
His disciples include members of the European Bourgeoisie as well as the Pakistani Oligarchy.