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.

 

Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Third Decade
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Third 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 third 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.

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 First Decade
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat: The First Decade
6 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 first decade of Imamat.

Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Fifth Decade
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat – The Fifth Decade
6 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 fifth decade of Imamat.

Reflections on 60 years of Imamat - The Second Decade
Reflections on 60 years of Imamat - The Second Decade
6 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 second decade of Imamat.

Nazrana of Time and Knowledge is both a gift and a privilege
Nazrana of Time and Knowledge is both a gift and a privilege
29 June 2017

Since the earliest days of Islam, the Shia notion of nazrana — the offering of an unconditional gift to the Imam of the Time as a gesture of a murid’s love and homage — has been a time-honoured tradition in the Jamat. With the approach of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, Ismailis around the world are renewing this age-old tradition.

 
A folio from a 16th century Indian manuscript of Nasir's Ethics. The text was authored by Ismaili Dai Nasir al-Din Tusi at Alamut around 1235 CE, two decades before the castle was surrendered to the Mongol armies
A folio from a 16th century Indian manuscript of Nasir's Ethics. The text was authored by Ismaili Dai Nasir al-Din Tusi at Alamut around 1235 CE, two decades before the castle was surrendered to the Mongol armies
Values and ethics provide a compass for navigating a sensitive world
Values and ethics provide a compass for navigating a sensitive world
27 June 2017

In all times and in all places, Ismailis have looked to the Imam of the Time, who has protected and guided the community in spiritual and worldly matters. And throughout 1 400 years of history, the Jamat has been continuously reminded of the value system that anchors our faith, and which continues to serve us as it has served our ancestors.

 

First musical tribute of the Diamond Jubilee released today
First musical tribute of the Diamond Jubilee released today
1 June 2017

With 40 days until the inauguration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, TheIsmaili is pleased to unveil a musical tribute composed by Salim – Sulaiman and performed by Ismaili artists from around the world.

First musical tribute of the Diamond Jubilee released today
1 June 2017

With 40 days until the inauguration of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, TheIsmaili is pleased to unveil a musical tribute composed by Salim – Sulaiman and performed by Ismaili artists from around the world. The video rendition of the song “honours 60 years of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s glorious Imamat,” says Sulaiman Merchant, “and offers an expression of deep gratitude through the musical voices of Ismaili artists from all corners of the world.” For the Merchant brothers, the song is also part of their personal commitment to nurture a living tradition of devotional music that appeals to a new generation of Ismaili youth.

Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah acknowledges the greetings of all those gathered in commemoration of 70 years of his Imamat during Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Karachi, February 1954.
Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah acknowledges the greetings of all those gathered in commemoration of 70 years of his Imamat during Platinum Jubilee celebrations in Karachi, February 1954.
Diamond Jubilee to renew a tradition of enduring legacy
Diamond Jubilee to renew a tradition of enduring legacy
12 May 2017
Sixty days ahead of the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee on 11 July 2017, TheIsmaili is pleased to launch the first in a series of Jubilee-related articles. Dr Mahmoud Eboo, Chairman of the Ismaili Leaders’ International Forum, talks about the Ismaili tradition of commemorating Jubilee anniversaries of our Imams, and the legacies that they leave behind.