First Diamond Jubilee visits confirmed
First Diamond Jubilee visits confirmed
24 September 2017

The Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum announced on Saturday that Mawlana Hazar Imam, at the invitation of the Governments of Uganda and Tanzania, has confirmed that he will visit both countries in early October. Details of the visits will be shared once confirmed.

Members of the Diplomatic Community in Bangladesh
Members of the Diplomatic Community in Bangladesh
AKDN celebrates Diamond Jubilee in Bangladesh
AKDN celebrates Diamond Jubilee in Bangladesh
26 July 2017

A special event was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam, a 60-year period during which the Imam has dedicated efforts to improving the quality of life around the world.

On 11 July 2017, leaders of the Jamat representing all Ismailis around the world visited Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont to mark the inauguration of his Diamond Jubilee.
On 11 July 2017, leaders of the Jamat representing all Ismailis around the world visited Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont to mark the inauguration of his Diamond Jubilee.
VIDEO: Jamat pays homage to Mawlana Hazar Imam at Aiglemont on his Diamond Jubilee
VIDEO: Jamat pays homage to Mawlana Hazar Imam at Aiglemont on his Diamond Jubilee
22 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, leaders of the Jamat representing all Ismailis around the world visited Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont to mark the inauguration of his Diamond Jubilee.

11 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan commences his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as the Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. He is only the fifth Imam in the 1,400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat to reach this epic milestone. 

 

At the forecourt of the Imam's residence at Aiglemont, LIF Chairman Dr Mahmoud Eboo offers Diamond Jubilee Mubarak greetings to Mawlana Hazar Imam and his family on behalf of the Jamati leaders present and all Ismailis around the world.
At the forecourt of the Imam's residence at Aiglemont, LIF Chairman Dr Mahmoud Eboo offers Diamond Jubilee Mubarak greetings to Mawlana Hazar Imam and his family on behalf of the Jamati leaders present and all Ismailis around the world.
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives Jamat’s pledges and prayers on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee
Mawlana Hazar Imam receives Jamat’s pledges and prayers on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee
11 July 2017

Yesterday, Ismaili Muslims all over the world symbolically crossed the threshold of Aiglemont and joined in procession with hundreds of senior Jamati leaders, as they called on the residence of the Imam of the Time to offer homage on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.

VIDEO: The Historic Jubilees of Aga Khan III
11 July 2017

As the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee approaches, we take a look back at the commemoration of the Jubilees of our 48th Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with Ismaili leaders from around the world on the occasion of his Silver Jubilee at a ceremony held at Aiglemont on 11 July 1982.
Mawlana Hazar Imam with Ismaili leaders from around the world on the occasion of his Silver Jubilee at a ceremony held at Aiglemont on 11 July 1982.
Homage to the Imam-of-the-Time
Homage to the Imam-of-the-Time
10 July 2017

In Islam, homage to Allah’s last and final messenger and his family is an established tradition and practice, enshrined in the Holy Qur’an and Prophetic tradition. The tradition of dignified ceremonial homage to the Imams has continued through the ages, holding special spiritual significance.

 
The leaders of the Jamat, representing all Ismailis around the world, will visit Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont.
The leaders of the Jamat, representing all Ismailis around the world, will visit Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont.
Tomorrow, the global Jamat will bear witness as history is made
Tomorrow, the global Jamat will bear witness as history is made
10 July 2017

Gouvieux, France, 10 July 2017 — On the eve of the historic occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, Ismailis around the world are preparing for a special day of commemoration and celebration, as senior Jamati leaders who have served over the past six decades arrive in France.

 
Looking ahead, we must plant seeds for the next generation’s well-being and successes now.
Looking ahead, we must plant seeds for the next generation’s well-being and successes now.
This Jubilee, let’s plant seeds for the next generation
This Jubilee, let’s plant seeds for the next generation
9 July 2017

From Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee to the impending commemoration of his Diamond Jubilee, Altaf Jiwa reflects on where the global Jamat finds itself today, and where it is headed. With the grace of Hazar Imam’s guidance, he says, we have an opportunity and a responsibility to lay a foundation for the success of the next generation.

 

Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah about to be weighed in diamonds in celebration of the 60th year of his Imamate at the Brabourne Stadium in Bombay, 10 March 1946.
Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah about to be weighed in diamonds in celebration of the 60th year of his Imamate at the Brabourne Stadium in Bombay, 10 March 1946.
Jubilee weighing ceremonies of the past catalysed the Jamat's upliftment
Jubilee weighing ceremonies of the past catalysed the Jamat's upliftment
9 July 2017

As the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee approaches, we take a look back at the commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of our 48th Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah.

Two ceremonies were held to commemorate Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah’s Diamond Jubilee – the first on 10 March 1946 in Bombay and the second on 17 August 1946 in Dar es Salaam. Most of the Jamat today will not have first-hand memories of the ceremonies, though they captured public imagination at the time and were widely covered by the media as the world began to rebuild itself following the war.

 
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Sixth Decade
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Sixth Decade
7 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, the global Jamat marked the commemoration of a rare milestone in its history - the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s illustrious Imamat. Here, we look back at his sixth decade of Imamat.

Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Fourth Decade
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Fourth Decade
7 July 2017

On 11 July 2017, the global Jamat marked the commemoration of a rare milestone in its history - the Diamond Jubilee of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s illustrious Imamat. Here, we look back at his fourth decade of Imamat.