The very first Qur’anic injunction – to read – reminds us of the emphasis Islam places on the pursuit of knowledge and on engaging the human intellect. Education carries with it the ethical responsibility to apply learning for the benefit of humanity and Creation at large through both work and service.
On 11 July 2017, leaders of the Jamat representing all Ismailis around the world visited Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont to mark the inauguration of his Diamond Jubilee.
Excerpt from Mawlana Hazar Imam's Presidential Address at the International Seerat Conference, Karachi, Pakistan, March 12, 1976
The Northeast Jamat participates in activities leading up to the Imamat Day celebrations on July 11, 2017 marking the beginning of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee year.
"The Mehndi Night was incredible. There was so much love, happiness, and energy in the room. It reminded me of 1986 when Mawla was coming. My heart was full and I am looking forward to all the celebrations. This will really be the year of love and celebration." -Nasim Budhwany
In collaboration with SOAS University of London,we present a lunchtime of summer sounds and dance from across the Silk Road.