This is the official website of the Ismaili Muslim community in the United States.

The Shia Ismaili Muslims are a community of ethnically and culturally diverse peoples living in over 25 countries around the world, united in their allegiance to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan (known to the Ismailis as Mawlana Hazar Imam) as the 49th hereditary Imam (spiritual leader), and direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).


Diamond Jubilee

The Ismaili Muslim Community is commemorating 60 years since His Highness the Aga Khan became the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims on 11 July 1957.

National News and Events

Nizar MacNojia's "Time and Knowledge."
19 April 2018 | Article

The National Jubilee Arts Festival marks the ninth in a series of events organized in the...

Participants get creative at the art workshops.
16 April 2018 | Article
Do you know what to look for when selecting an early childhood center for your child?...
26 March 2018 | Article

The National Jubilee Arts Festival USA will be held in Los Angeles, CA from March 30 -...

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves to the Jamat gathered outside the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston after the last Mulaqat of his Diamond Jubilee visit to USA.
21 March 2018 | Article

Mawlana Hazar Imam confirmed plans to build a high-profile centre in Houston on 22 March...

Arts & Culture

A young girl displays her geometric shape tile artwork, featuring traditional elements of Islamic art from the Aga Khan Museum publication, "Astounding ABC."
22 March 2018 | Article

Atlanta welcomed springtime once again with an afternoon of activities at the Children...

As part of the Snow Lion Dance, the snow lion tousles the rainbow tassels attached to its ears. The dance demonstrates the spirit of “the fearless and elegant quality of the enlightened mind.”
3 February 2018 | Article

Plano Jamatkhana partnered with the Thanks-Giving Foundation and the Crow Collection of...

Ceramic dish with lustre decoration; it portrays a giraffe accompanied by its groom.
22 December 2017 | Article

Jonathan M. Bloom, University Professor of Islamic and Asian Art, Boston College

Curator of the event, Al-Qawi Tazal Nanavati, speaks to Felice Dubion, Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her husband.
15 October 2017 | Article

Art Exhibition draws visitors to Glenview Jamatkhana ...