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.
Upon entering Etobicoke Jamatkhana on June 25, I was greeted by women in brightly coloured saris and traditional clothing and men in kurtas and suits excitedly wishing each other Eid Mubarak. There was an air of festivity and anticipation as this was going to be a day of communal celebration.
On June 25, 2017, Ismaili communities around the globe gathered to commemorate the end of Ramadan, the holy festival of Eid al-Fitr.
On July 11, Mawlana Hazar Imam will celebrate sixty years of leading the Ismaili Muslim community.
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) found a new platform at the Dallas Museum of Art, as 175 people from across the Dallas area learned about the award and its history in October. The UT Arlington students and STEP teachers from the Ismaili Muslim community explained the projects' architectural elements and their impact.