In promoting the sanctity of human life, the Qur'an-e Shariff says that good health, like knowledge, is a divine gift. The family unit nurtures the lives of its members, assisting them in their physical and spiritual endeavours. The wellbeing of individuals, in-turn, contributes to the overall health of the family, and that of society at large.
The annual Ignite Summit, organised by the Aga Khan Economic Planning Board in Canada, was held in Calgary earlier this year. Each instalment of the conference is hosted for entrepreneurs to meet, discuss themes of relevance, and exchange ideas. Farkhunda Niazi — an attendee and conference participant — wrote the following article, recounting her experiences at Ignite.
There are many Jamatkhanas in India, a handful of which have celebrated over a century of existence. In this article we will explore three of India’s oldest Jamatkhanas, including their histories, architecture, and the role they play in the community today.
On the final day of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee visit to India, the Jamat of Western India gathered on the grounds of Mumbai University's Kalina campus as Mawlana Hazar Imam graced them with a Diamond Jubilee Darbar.
Mawlana Hazar Imam met with Honourable Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao, Governor of Maharashtra at the Raj Bhavan on 01 March.
Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Mumbai today on the final stop of his Diamond Jubilee visit to India. He was received at the airport by Prof. Ram Shinde, Cabinet Minister, Government for Maharashtra for Water Conservation and Protocol; Shri. Raj Gopal Deora, Principal Secretary of Protocol; and Shri. JaiJeet Singh, Additional Director General of Police, Maharashtra; along with leaders of the Jamat.