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An Arabic-script ambigram, where ‘Muhammad’ upside down is read as ‘Ali’ and vice versa.
An Arabic-script ambigram, where ‘Muhammad’ upside down is read as ‘Ali’ and vice versa.
Eid-e Ghadir
Eid-e Ghadir
26 July 2021

This week, Shia Muslims across the world observe Eid-e Ghadir, marking the anniversary of an important event in Muslim history. According to Shia belief, tradition, and interpretation of history, this occasion commemorates the pivotal gathering at Ghadir Khumm, when Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) — based on a divine command from Allah — designated Hazrat Ali as his successor and the first in the continuing line of hereditary Imams.

Global Stem Festival: Real life solutions for real life problems
Global Stem Festival: Real life solutions for real life problems
25 July 2021

The Global STEM Festival 2021 is an opportunity for youth aged 5-18 to explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), by creating and showcasing projects to the global Jamat — virtually.

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Music video: United in Our Song
20 July 2021

The Ismaili is pleased to present United in Our Song, featuring contributions from each of the three Abrahamic faiths, with Jewish, Christian, and Muslim instrumentalists and vocalists all involved.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha
19 July 2021

This week, alongside our sisters and brothers in Islam, we commemorate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice. The occasion recalls the monotheistic ethos at the heart of the Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

The composition "United In Our Song" features contributions from each of the three monotheistic faiths.
The composition "United In Our Song" features contributions from each of the three monotheistic faiths.
Singing together in the spirit of harmony
Singing together in the spirit of harmony
19 July 2021

The festival of Eid al-Adha celebrates the common humanity and ethical heritage shared by the three Abrahamic faiths. A new musical composition performed by artists in the UK harnesses a long-standing relationship between three faith communities and illustrates the strength found in diversity.

Mawlana Hazar Imam met with French Prime Minister Jean Castex on 13 July 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam met with French Prime Minister Jean Castex on 13 July 2021.
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister of France
Mawlana Hazar Imam meets with Prime Minister of France
12 July 2021

Mawlana Hazar Imam and Prince Rahim were received at the Hotel de Matignon for a meeting with French Prime Minister Jean Castex earlier today, to discuss areas of collaboration between the French government and the Aga Khan Development Network.

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Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 11 July 2021
Talika Mubarak of Mawlana Hazar Imam, 11 July 2021
10 July 2021

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

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imam iman

Music video: My Imam, My Iman
9 July 2021

The Ismaili is pleased to present My Imam, My Iman, a specially commissioned song for the occasion of Imamat Day this year. Performed by young members of the Jamat from around the world, the composition explores their ambitions for their lives and for the world, all while expressing their iman (faith) in the Imam-of-the-Time.

The book Depth of Field features more than 200 images of Mawlana Hazar Imam, spanning eight decades.
The book Depth of Field features more than 200 images of Mawlana Hazar Imam, spanning eight decades.
Depth of Field: The Aga Khan Beyond the Lens
Depth of Field: The Aga Khan Beyond the Lens
9 July 2021

A new collection of personal photographs — many never-before published — offers a fascinating glimpse into the work and life of Mawlana Hazar Imam. The book, entitled Depth of Field, is available to pre-order now from The Ismaili Shop.

rehmat ni varsha

Music video: Rehmat ni Varsha
9 July 2021

To coincide with the celebrations of Imamat Day this year, we present a rendition of the popular Gujarati geet Rehmat ni Varsha. Originally written by Asif Meherali, the lyrics convey gratitude for all the blessings we enjoy on the special occasion of Imamat Day.

Imamat Day 2021 celebrations on The Ismaili TV
Imamat Day 2021 celebrations on The Ismaili TV
6 July 2021

The Ismaili is pleased to announce an Imamat Day programme to be aired on The Ismaili TV, 9-11 July, featuring various content to entertain and inspire the Jamat while commemorating the 64th Imamat Day of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam.

As the home of some of the world's most endangered species, it is essential to protect Africa’s wildlife from further decline.
As the home of some of the world's most endangered species, it is essential to protect Africa’s wildlife from further decline.
Giving nature a voice
Giving nature a voice
28 June 2021

Mawlana Hazar Imam has often spoken of the importance of caring for the environment. In Ottawa in 2013, he said, “Our faith constantly reminds us to observe and be thankful for the beauty of the world and the universe around us, and our responsibility and obligation, as good stewards of God’s creation, to leave the world in a better condition than we found it.” Young people today are shouldering this responsibility, and raising awareness of environmental issues, including through the medium of film.

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