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Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a cake on behalf of the worldwide Jamat on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Mawlana Hazar Imam is presented with a cake on behalf of the worldwide Jamat on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Salgirah
Salgirah
12 December 2023

On 13 December 2023, Ismailis around the world will celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 87th birthday — an occasion to reflect on the unique spiritual bond that links each murid to the Imam-of-the-Time.

Janam

Music video: Janam Din Mubarak
10 December 2023

The Ismaili is pleased to present Janam Din Mubarak, a song produced and performed by Ismaili Artists from Pakistan. This upbeat number joyously acknowledges the love and affection that the Imam has for his murids around the world.

Salgirah chapter

Video: Salgirah - stories of celebration
10 December 2023

As we prepare to celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 87th birthday, The Ismaili brings you a recorded reading from the book Ismaili Festivals: Stories of Celebration, in which author Shiraz Kabani describes how the happy occasion of Salgirah is commemorated in various parts of the world.

Mawlood

Music video: Mawlood Mubarak
9 December 2023

The Ismaili is pleased to present Mawlood Mubarak, produced by Nooruddin Noori, and performed by artists from across the world. This track brings together poetry, melodies, rhythms, and movements from Central Asia to inspire a united and historic Salgirah celebration.

Love and Gratitude for our Imam
Love and Gratitude for our Imam
9 December 2023

On the occasion of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam's birthday, The Ismaili is pleased to present our Love and Gratitude video series, which reminds us of the Imam's immense love for his Jamat and the many reasons why we offer our shukrana to him.

How Can I

Music video: How can I tell my Mawla I love him?
7 December 2023

In the lead up to Salgirah, The Ismaili is pleased to present a sing-along version of the song, How can I tell my Mawla I love him? which was developed as a companion to the story and animated short film of the same title. The song offers children an opportunity to sing, dance, and get excited about showing their love for Mawlana Hazar Imam.

Prince Rahim in conversation with Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimy, the UAE Minister for International Cooperation, at the 28th UN Climate Conference held in Dubai.
Prince Rahim in conversation with Her Excellency Reem Ebrahim Al Hashimy, the UAE Minister for International Cooperation, at the 28th UN Climate Conference held in Dubai.
Prince Rahim and AKDN leaders attend COP28
Prince Rahim and AKDN leaders attend COP28
7 December 2023

Prince Rahim and leaders from the Aga Khan Development Network are attending the 28th UN Climate Conference (COP28) this week in Dubai. Their presence underscores the Ismaili Imamat’s commitment to protecting the environment and fostering sustainable solutions to the climate crisis.

Envisioned not only as a practical tool for identification, the new uniform is also a visual representation of the community's commitment to service and compassion.
Envisioned not only as a practical tool for identification, the new uniform is also a visual representation of the community's commitment to service and compassion.
Ismaili Volunteers look forward to new badge and uniform
Ismaili Volunteers look forward to new badge and uniform
4 December 2023

Mawlana Hazar Imam last year approved new guidelines for our uniformed volunteers. Among the key changes are a new name – Ismaili Volunteers – a new motto – khidma – and new uniform designs, all aiming to contemporise the identity and image of the volunteers as an Ismaili community-based civil society organisation.

TIU Nov 23

Video: The Ismaili Update - November recap
29 November 2023

Join us for a new episode of The Ismaili Update, as we look back at the exciting stories from the worldwide Jamat during the action-packed month of November.

Muslims believe that humans are stewards or trustees of the Earth, with a duty to care for and protect Allah’s creation.
Muslims believe that humans are stewards or trustees of the Earth, with a duty to care for and protect Allah’s creation.
At the intersection of faith and ecology
At the intersection of faith and ecology
28 November 2023

Ahead of this week’s UN climate change conference (COP28), there’s a growing urgency for more awareness — and more action. An often overlooked source of inspiration for sustainable living is found in the teachings of Islam, where a profound connection between faith and environmental stewardship has been emphasised for centuries.

Mentors use their experience and skills to guide others and help them achieve specific goals.
Mentors use their experience and skills to guide others and help them achieve specific goals.
Why your career might benefit from mentorship
Why your career might benefit from mentorship
27 November 2023

I was 16 when I became an intern in the creative industry. I remember stepping out of the train station and seeing the large offices, working people, and the buzz of London. It was a life I wanted to experience but felt slightly intimidated by. Then I met my mentor, who helped me see a realistic path towards a successful career.

Ismaili families and community partners came together to plant trees in Angola.
Ismaili families and community partners came together to plant trees in Angola.
Communities unite for third annual Global Ismaili CIVIC Day
Communities unite for third annual Global Ismaili CIVIC Day
27 November 2023

More than 100,000 members of the Jamat in 30 countries, along with their families, united to serve neighbouring communities and protect the environment on the third annual Global Ismaili CIVIC Day, celebrated in September. This worldwide event was a culmination of a year-long effort, which included the most activities on a single day since Ismaili CIVIC began in 2020.

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