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Old Fanous Ramadan, also known as Ramadan lantern is a famous Egyptian folklore associated with Ramadan.
Old Fanous Ramadan, also known as Ramadan lantern is a famous Egyptian folklore associated with Ramadan.
Ramadan
Ramadan
10 March 2024

In Muslim tradition, Ramadan is a time of heightened commitment to piety and purification through special observances such as fasting, the performance of good deeds – including charitable giving and voluntary service – and through personal sacrifices of material comforts. These observances can lead to spiritual fulfilment and a sense of renewal.

WIB Fasting

Video: What is the purpose of fasting in Ramadan?
Video: What is the purpose of fasting in Ramadan?
10 March 2024

One of the many devotional practices Muslims observe at various points of the year is fasting (sawm). Muslims have different ways of fasting, including all forms of self-restraint. This includes not eating and drinking, feeding a poor person, being absorbed in the remembrance of God, avoiding gossip or saying mean things, not being greedy with one’s eyes or mouth, showing humility, and the purification of oneself.

Balaghal

Music video: Balaghal
9 March 2024

To commemorate the blessed month of Ramadan, The Ismaili is pleased to present a rendition of Balaghal, performed by Fitoor.

In this episode of Trailblazers, Nurjehan and Aliya Mawani reflect on the progress made in advancing equality and the obstacles that still lie ahead.
In this episode of Trailblazers, Nurjehan and Aliya Mawani reflect on the progress made in advancing equality and the obstacles that still lie ahead.
Empowering voices across borders
Empowering voices across borders
7 March 2024

On the occasion of International Women's Day, The Ismaili is excited to present an exclusive video interview featuring two accomplished diplomats, Nurjehan and Aliya Mawani. Their discussion recounts the journeys, challenges, and triumphs in their work and lives thus far.

The Aga Hall Estate is an upcoming residential complex consisting of two towers in South Mumbai with sea and garden views.

Aga Hall video

The Aga Hall Estate is an upcoming residential complex consisting of two towers in South Mumbai with sea and garden views.
Aga Hall Estate awarded Iconic Residential Project of the Year
Aga Hall Estate awarded Iconic Residential Project of the Year
3 March 2024

The Economic Times of India named the Aga Hall Estate in Mumbai as the “Iconic Residential Project of the Year” at the ET Realty Real Estate Awards ceremony earlier this week. The award recognises the innovative project, which has uplifted the surrounding neighborhood.

Prince Rahim with His Excellency Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek.
Prince Rahim with His Excellency Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek.
Prince Rahim meets the President of the Kyrgyz Republic
Prince Rahim meets the President of the Kyrgyz Republic
29 February 2024

Prince Rahim today met with His Excellency Sadyr Japarov, President of the Kyrgyz Republic, at the Ala Archa State Residence in Bishkek. Prince Rahim’s official visit to the country comes at the invitation of the President.

TIU Feb24

Video: The Ismaili Update - February recap
28 February 2024

Join us for the February edition of The Ismaili Update, as we look back at the exciting stories from the worldwide Jamat over the past month.

How can we navigate life's peaks and troughs, while remaining true to the ethics of our faith?
How can we navigate life's peaks and troughs, while remaining true to the ethics of our faith?
How faith and spirituality can help to navigate life’s ups and downs
How faith and spirituality can help to navigate life’s ups and downs
27 February 2024

Amidst the swift pace of modern life, some of us might tend to experience a void in mental peace and contentment. What’s the best way to deal with this?

The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an ultra-modern, 123-bed, state-of-the-art institution that provides integrated healthcare services in Kenya's third-largest city.
The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu is an ultra-modern, 123-bed, state-of-the-art institution that provides integrated healthcare services in Kenya's third-largest city.
AKHS commemorates expansion of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
AKHS commemorates expansion of Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu
19 February 2024

As the leading private hospital in the region, Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu, has consistently expanded its presence and range of services since its establishment in the 1950s by Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah, proactively catering to the evolving needs of the community.

TIU Kenya 3

Video: The Ismaili Update - Kenya, episode 3
18 February 2024

Join us from Mombasa for episode 3 of The Ismaili Update: Kenya, as we go behind the scenes at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa's 20th anniversary celebrations. See highlights from the event, in which Princess Zahra joined students, staff, and guests to celebrate a milestone moment for the school.

Aga Khan Academy Mombasa celebrates 20 years of excellence
Aga Khan Academy Mombasa celebrates 20 years of excellence
18 February 2024

At an elegant ceremony this morning on the coast of Kenya, Princess Zahra joined students, staff, and guests to celebrate the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa’s 20th anniversary.

TIU Kenya 2

Video: The Ismaili Update - Kenya, episode 2
17 February 2024

Join us from Nairobi for episode 2 of The Ismaili Update: Kenya, as we go behind the scenes at the Aga Khan University’s Global Convocation ceremony. See highlights from the event, which included remarks by Princess Zahra, AKU's President, and the class valedictorians.

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