Purpose: To find ways to present Islam in its true light as a faith of spirituality, peace and social justice.
Did you know that through the work of various Imamat institutions, Mawlana Hazar Imam has provided mediums, which address, and which the Jamat can use to address, misperceptions of Islam?
Did you know that being an Ambassador of Islam is not only about explaining Islam to others, but also about demonstrating the true nature of our faith by living according to the ethics of Islam and pursuing excellence?
Did you know that Mawlana Hazar Imam has described acts of violence committed in the name of Islam as generally being political, social or economic in nature, rather than manifestations of faith?
Did you know that most stereotypes about Islam can be challenges with examples from the history of Muslim civilizations?
Did you know that stereotypes and misperceptions of Islam and Muslims have existed in the Western world for centuries?
Purpose: To consider our own assumptions and biases about Islam and our role in combating misperception.
Did you know that Mawlana Hazar Imam is targeting 100% access for both dini education and early childhood development programs within the global Jamat?
Purpose: To realize, acknowledge and appreciate that Allah’s creation is all around us, everywhere we go!
A grateful and deeply contented British Columbia Jamat bid farewell to Mawlana Hazar Imam on 7 May as Jamati representatives assembled for his departure to Calgary, where he will continue his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada.
Mawlana Hazar Imam completed the first leg of his Diamond Jubilee visit to Canada, departing from Ottawa on 4 May after having completed several days of proceedings related to the work of the Aga Khan Development Network and Global Centre for Pluralism. On his departure, Hazar Imam expressed his appreciation for the work of the institutions and highlighted the importance of continuing to build strong institutions in Canada.
With Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to Vancouver quickly approaching, thousands of volunteers are working day and night to prepare.