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.
Tayybeh: A Celebration of Syrian Cuisine, brought together members of the broader community for an evening of delicious Syrian delicatessen and enriching performances of poetry and music at the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby.
Voices of Muslim Women, a Vancouver based non-profit organization, brought together diverse groups of Muslim women to share their passion for the arts, social justice, education, and community at the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby.
“Be agents of change: Believe in yourself, step up and lead by example”, the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day Gala event held at the Ismaili Centre, Burnaby. International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
The Ismaili Centre, Burnaby launched the 2018 Ismaili Centre Conversations, a series of three onstage conversations at the nexus of citizenship, identity and religion. Co-sponsored by Simon Fraser University, the conversation was facilitated by Dr. Amyn Sajoo, Scholar-in-Residence at SFU’s Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies & Cultures (CSMSC).
The World of the Fatimids, the newest exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum, launched on 12 March in Toronto. Prince Amyn delivered the keynote address for the opening of the exhibition, which explores the Fatimid period through artefacts and objects from the 10th and 11th centuries.