In today’s global environment, science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are at the forefront of technological advancement, and are shaping the future of society. Engineers, scientists, and inventors from different backgrounds collaborate on a global scale to create the technologies that impact human life on a daily basis. Against this backdrop, the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern US is collaborating with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to host an In-flight Education Downlink live from the International Space Station with Expedition 65 astronaut Megan McArthur on 17 May 2021. Additionally, on 19 May 2021 an extended broadcast of the downlink will air on The Ismaili TV for the global Jamat, with messages from key elected officials from Texas and other public figures who oversee legislative and executive activities that impact space, science, and technology.
This year’s Annual Pluralism Lecture, presented by the Global Centre for Pluralism in partnership with the University of British Columbia, will be livestreamed on 19 May, and will feature opening remarks by Princess Zahra.
The Ismaili is pleased to offer our eCard greeting service. For the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, choose from several unique designs, add a personal message, and send your eCard to multiple contacts at a time. Visit the.ismaili/ecards to get started.
The Ismaili is pleased to present a specially commissioned music video entitled Tere Liye (For You). Performed in six languages and featuring over a hundred The Ismaili Sounds artists, the song celebrates the tireless efforts of the countless volunteers around the world who have supported The Ismaili TV since its launch one year ago. The song’s lyrics also acknowledge all volunteers who have exemplified the ethic of service to the Imam-of-the-Time, and helped the Jamat feel connected, supported, and entertained over the past year.
Laylat al-Qadr, or the Night of Power, commemorates one of the most significant events in the history of Islam. It is the night when Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) received the first revelation from Allah.
The Covid-19 pandemic remains a serious public health concern across the globe. International attention is currently focused on the alarming situation in India, as many other countries around the world confront and prepare for second and third waves of infection.
The Ismaili is pleased to present Ameen - A Global Prayer of Hope featuring 25 instrumentalists and singers from around the world. The song conveys a prayer of hope for the global Jamat.
Health can be defined as a state of physical and mental wellbeing. While there are many ways to achieve this state, sport is a globally recognised medium that facilitates healthy lifestyles. Created in 2020, The Sportshow is a series on The Ismaili TV that promotes dialogue with Ismaili talent in the field of sport worldwide. Based on the show, here are the unique stories of three accomplished, skilled, and inspiring Ismaili athletes.
With technology advancing and the world becoming increasingly globalised, the very nature of healthcare provision is changing. Young Ismailis around the world are at the forefront of this transition, pursuing diverse interests to help health workers around the world provide equitable, compassionate, and quality care.
As countries worldwide have been dealing with the problems of the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be difficult to imagine anything worse than communicable or infectious diseases. However in reality, today we are facing the dual burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
In this interview with The Ismaili, Azmina Govindji discusses nutrition and healthy eating for better physical and mental health, and shares advice on how to adjust lifestyle choices to enjoy a better quality of life.
This week, The Ismaili is pleased to present the naat Mere Dil Mein Hai Yaad-e-Muhammad. Naats are songs or poems expressing devotion to the Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him and his family), and are commonly performed in some parts of the Muslim world during the month of Ramadan.