Following an invitation from Buckingham Palace, Mawlana Hazar Imam requested Prince Rahim to represent him at the funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, which took place today. Prince Rahim attended the Committal Ceremony held at Windsor Castle this afternoon.
On 25 September, the worldwide Ismaili community will unite in a concerted effort to improve the quality of life in our neighbourhoods and societies through Environmental Stewardship.
When done right, skills development can improve productivity and reduce unemployment, thereby helping to enhance quality of life. In Afghanistan, volunteers from Canada and elsewhere are helping the Jamat to acquire the right skills to thrive in a changing environment.
The concept of minimalism promotes seeking meaning and happiness from life without accumulating excess material possessions. At this year’s TEDx conference in Naryn, speakers shared their insights on this concept from philosophical, ecological, financial, and linguistic perspectives.
My blindness is not my weakness, but my greatest strength. I could see one day, but the next I could not. Once I realized I would be blind for the rest of my life, the challenge placed before me cultivated a strong motivation. I wanted to learn new and diverse ways of doing things. Each barrier became a challenge, and each challenge an invitation to overcome.
To coincide with Prince Hussain's exhibition The Living Sea - Fragile Beauty currently on display in the UK, The Ismaili is pleased to present Child of The Ocean, produced and performed by the Ismaili Community Ensemble in the UK.
Featuring almost a decade’s worth of photos, Prince Hussain’s exhibition The Living Sea – Fragile Beauty finally arrived in the UK. Entering the social hall of the Ismaili Centre, London yesterday, visitors found themselves in a dazzling underwater world.
Lisbon, Portugal, 4 September 2022 – The Ismaili Imamat has announced it will be donating US$10 million to support relief efforts following the severe flooding in Pakistan. $5m will be donated directly to the Government of Pakistan while a further $5m will be provided to the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) agencies in the country, which are engaged in the relief efforts.
Weeks of extreme rainfall in Pakistan have caused the world’s deadliest flooding for years and have placed the country in a state of emergency. Senator and Federal Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman described the situation as a climate-induced humanitarian disaster of epic proportions.
The number one priority of all parents is to protect and care for their children. So being faced with the possibility that their child may struggle more than others, most parents may refuse to accept it. However, this is doing them a disservice. We might instead accept that some young people are different, and offer them the support they need to succeed.
In 2005, Mohamed Nasim came across an article from 1956 during some research. A mistake in a photo caption prompted him to begin an 17-year journey that ended in him writing a book entitled The Blue Mosque of Singapore.
As anticipation for the upcoming Ismaili Center in Houston continues to build, Prince Amyn joined Honorable Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner earlier today to engage in a dialogue around what the Center will represent.