His Highness the Aga Khan became Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims on 11 July 1957 at the age of 20, succeeding his grandfather, Sir Sultan Mahomed Shah Aga Khan. He is the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims and a direct descendant of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) through his cousin and son-in-law, Ali, the first Imam, and his wife Fatima, the Prophet's daughter.
If you missed the screenings in Jamatkhana, the 40-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee visit to the United States is now available online.
Mawlana Hazar Imam granted a Diamond Jubilee Darbar in Paris yesterday for the France jurisdiction Jamat.
As we prepare for Mawlana Hazar Imam's arrival in the United Kingdom, we look back on previous visits which included Mawlana Hazar Imam meeting with the country's leaders, establishing new...