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

Mawlana Hazar Imam waves goodbye to Jamati leaders, shortly before departing Houston, completing his Diamond Jubilee visit.
24 June 2018 | Video

If you missed the screenings in Jamatkhana, the 40-minute film of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s...

A student reading at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa.
11 June 2018 | Article

"The Academies have a dual mission: to provide an outstanding education to exceptional...

Mawlana Hazar Imam viewing the One Jamat Mosaic in Houston.
4 June 2018 | Article

Approximately 5,100 photos were incorporated into the large 15-foot mosaic that was on...

The entire troupe of dancers from Stories perform a swing routine to the sounds of live vocalists and instrumentalists as part of the show finale.
2 June 2018 | Article

Stories: Our American Journey, is a full-scale theatrical production that tells...

Arts & Culture

Saltanat Ersultan, Tokzhan Karatai
5 June 2018 | Article

Qyrq Qyz (Forty Girls) is an epic poem in the tradition of famous works like...

Rafiq at the National Sawdust Concert, Brooklyn, New York, April 2018.
31 May 2018 | Article

A freethinker with hybrid ideas, Rafiq Bhatia’s work has left distinctive footprints in the...

"Stories" vocalists singing passionately.
10 May 2018 | Article

The concept of Stories: Our American Journey, was first conceived by a small group of...

Some of the glass weights from the collection presented to Mawlana Hazar Imam in Houston.
5 May 2018 | Article

A rare collection of Fatimid era (909-1171) colorful glass weights was presented to Mawlana...