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The Aga Khan Hostel, Hyderabad, India.
The Aga Khan Hostel, Hyderabad, India.
Preparing to thrive in a competitive world
Preparing to thrive in a competitive world
18 January 2022

Since its establishment in Hyderabad in 1955, the Aga Khan Hostel's extensive reach, progressive programmes, and emphasis on inclusion have created a lasting impact on its students and the communities it serves.

Global Encounters Camps offer participants a range of service-learning opportunities, leadership preparation, and thoughtful engagement on the pressing issues facing our planet.
Global Encounters Camps offer participants a range of service-learning opportunities, leadership preparation, and thoughtful engagement on the pressing issues facing our planet.
Global Encounters returns to residential camps in 2022
Global Encounters returns to residential camps in 2022
15 January 2022

After a two-year hiatus, Global Encounters hopes to host in-person residential camps in 2022, to be held in Kenya in June and in India and Pakistan in December.

Aga Khan Music Awards: embracing an expression of spirituality
Aga Khan Music Awards: embracing an expression of spirituality
14 January 2022

The second cycle of the Aga Khan Music Awards will be held later this year, to acknowledge the exceptionally creative artists and musicians who have displayed innovation in their craft during the past two world-changing years.

Nairobi Town Jamatkhana pictured at dusk.
Nairobi Town Jamatkhana pictured at dusk.
Nairobi’s iconic Town Jamatkhana celebrates 100 years
Nairobi’s iconic Town Jamatkhana celebrates 100 years
13 January 2022

On the historic evening of 14 January 1922, as daylight turned to dusk, prayers were recited at the Nairobi Town Jamatkhana for the very first time.

2021: A year of ups and downs
2021: A year of ups and downs
31 December 2021

This year, despite ongoing disruption from the Covid-19 pandemic, medical advances and behaviour shifts began to stem the tide of severe cases and lift spirits. This precious glint of optimism is worth holding to, as we mark the passing of one year to the next.

Celebrate 2022 as One Jamat on The Ismaili TV
Celebrate 2022 as One Jamat on The Ismaili TV
28 December 2021

In which time zone will The Ismaili TV ring in 2022? All of them, of course! The Ismaili is pleased to announce special programming to celebrate the start of a new year as One Jamat. In a unique celebration lasting 24 hours, we will ring in 2022 in 22 different time zones to mark this occasion with the global Jamat.

Top tips for 2022
Top tips for 2022
27 December 2021

With optimism and hope for the new year, The Ismaili would like to suggest ten tips for a healthy, productive, and balanced 2022. Let’s strive to accomplish them all together. Happy New Year!

Prince Rahim and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Lisbon.
Prince Rahim and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa in Lisbon.
Prince Rahim and Portuguese President meet in Lisbon
Prince Rahim and Portuguese President meet in Lisbon
25 December 2021

Prince Rahim met with His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of Portugal, on 25 December 2021 at the Presidential Palace.

Expressive writing is a useful, therapeutic tool that can be part of a wellness plan.
Expressive writing is a useful, therapeutic tool that can be part of a wellness plan.
Expressive writing for better health
Expressive writing for better health
16 December 2021

Do you ever feel like you want to vent your feelings without having to speak with another person? If so, journaling may be for you.

Iltija

Publish date: 
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Music video: Iltija
14 December 2021

To continue celebrating Mawlana Hazar Imam's 85th Birthday, The Ismaili is pleased to present Iltija, featuring Pakistani folk and Sufi artist Sanam Marvi along with Jamil Assani.

Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 13 December 2021
Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 13 December 2021
13 December 2021

On the occasion of Salgirah, Mawlana Hazar Imam has graciously sent a Talika Mubarak to the global Jamat, which is being shared via The Ismaili.

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Mawlana Hazar Imam celebrates his 85th birthday with his family
Mawlana Hazar Imam celebrates his 85th birthday with his family
13 December 2021

On the occasion of his 85th birthday, Mawlana Hazar Imam spent time with members of his family. Hazar Imam’s brother, Prince Amyn, and his four children — Princess Zahra, Prince Rahim, Prince Hussain, and Prince Aly Muhammad — were all with him to mark this happy milestone. In the images below, Hazar Imam is also seen holding one of the 19th century porcelain vases presented to him on behalf of the global Jamat on the occasion of his birthday.

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