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The recent opening of the new Jamatkhana facility in Auckland has been a triumph after many months of tireless effort in preparing the facility followed by the additional challenges that the COVID 19 lockdown presented. The New Zealand Jamat had an emotional opening with mixed feelings of elation and joy, tinged with sadness for the rest of the community across Australia unable to congregate due to restrictions. The jamat were very cooperative as they maintained the need for social distancing and adhered to the hygiene protocols in place for their own safety and security.
As the coronavirus outbreak casts a shadow of fear and confusion across the world, one musician is easing the anxiety by spreading love to communities with his soulful melodies and soothing messages. Faisal Amlani is a beacon of light in a very dark time. Now, with his latest tune, “Prayer Corona”, the Melbourne-based performer is able to communicate the unknowable and convey a sense of hope to the world, at a time when it matters most…
As the month of March turned over, the Ismaili Civic volunteers took to their localities around Australia to clean and conserve the environment. Better together, they contributed around 160 hours towards the Ismaili Civic 15K pledge.
Professor Stephen Howes sat down with Michael Kocher and Matt Reed of the Aga Khan Foundation to discuss the work of the Foundation.
TOGETHER WE MADE IT !
"In the face of our environmental challenges, it is for us, people of faith, to paint a brighter future, using the brushes of our enduring religious traditions and the colours of our religious values. We must honour the colours our sacred past to paint an inspired future for all of God’s creation.” - Hussain Rajwani
Music plays a vital role in culture and society alike, not only for expressing ourselves but also for promoting and uplifting physical and mental wellbeing. Music allows people from all different backgrounds to come together to appreciate and engage with their traditions, while also forming connections with one another.