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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.

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 2021

On 13 December 2021, Ismailis around the world will celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 85th birthday — an occasion to reflect on the unique spiritual bond that links each murid to the Imam-of-the-Time.

Global Jamat presents gift to Mawlana Hazar Imam on his 85th birthday
Global Jamat presents gift to Mawlana Hazar Imam on his 85th birthday
12 December 2021

In commemoration of the milestone occasion of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 85th Salgirah Mubarak, a humble gift was presented on behalf of the global Jamat as a token of our gratitude, love, and devotion.

Beloved Flame

Music video: Beloved Flame
12 December 2021

A one-of-a-kind musical celebration that tells a story of what the Imam means to us at every stage of our life.  Ismaili Sounds that you know and love from around the world, arranged with spoken word elements, unite in an epic medley to share a message of shukrana on the occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam's 85th birthday.

Beloved Flame: A musical treat for the senses
Beloved Flame: A musical treat for the senses
11 December 2021

Beloved Flame, a musical compilation especially produced in celebration of Salgirah this year, follows in a long tradition of artistic expression, and promises something special for the Jamat to enjoy.

Girya O Zari

Music video: Girya O Zari
11 December 2021

As part of our series of Salgirah song releases, The Ismaili is pleased to present Girya O Zari, performed by Taufiq Karmali. The song is a request for our heartfelt wishes and prayers to be accepted, and for the strength to overcome difficulties.

Salgirah programme to be screened on The Ismaili TV
Salgirah programme to be screened on The Ismaili TV
9 December 2021

As the global Jamat looks forward to celebrating the 85th birthday of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam, The Ismaili is pleased to present a weekend-long Salgirah programme on The Ismaili TV. Featuring a variety of content — from an inspiring short film production to a special children’s show — we hope to entertain and inspire the Jamat on this special and joyous occasion.

Join us for the uplifting Courage for the Journey, premiering on 11 December exclusively on The Ismaili TV.
Join us for the uplifting Courage for the Journey, premiering on 11 December exclusively on The Ismaili TV.
Courage for the journey: Exclusive short film to debut on The Ismaili TV
Courage for the journey: Exclusive short film to debut on The Ismaili TV
9 December 2021

Featuring moving recitations of Ismaili devotional literature, beautiful visual animations, and light moments of laughter, a new short film prepared for the occasion of Salgirah promises something special for everyone to enjoy.

Beloved Flame

Publish date: 
Sunday, December 12, 2021
Music video: Aaj Badhe Anand Re
9 December 2021

To coincide with the Jamat’s Salgirah celebrations, The Ismaili Sounds is pleased to present a rendition of Aaj Badhe Anand Re, performed by Zohra Kassam. The lyrics of this well-known Gujarati geet express joy on a day of glad tidings for the murids of the Imam-of-the-Time.

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