At the forecourt of the Imam's residence at Aiglemont, LIF Chairman Dr Mahmoud Eboo offers Diamond Jubilee Mubarak greetings to Mawlana Hazar Imam and his family on behalf of the Jamati leaders present and all Ismailis around the world. Cécile Genest

Gouvieux, France, 12 July 2017 — Yesterday, Ismaili Muslims all over the world symbolically crossed the threshold of Aiglemont and joined in procession with hundreds of senior Jamati leaders, as they called on the residence of the Imam of the Time to offer homage on the occasion of his Diamond Jubilee.

 Kailash Kher wishes the Ismailis Diamond Jubilee Mubarak and are excited to perform for the Jubilee Concerts.

As the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee approaches, we take a look back at the commemoration of the Jubilee's of our 48th Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah.

The Jamat celebrates the Diamond Jubilee through the One Jamat Dance.

Learn about how the Diamond Jubilee USA One Jamat Celebration Dance was conceived and choreographed.

His Highness the Aga Khan and members of his family at the homage ceremony inaugurating his Diamond Jubilee on 11 July 2017.

On 11 July 2017, His Highness the Aga Khan commences his Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as the Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. He is only the fifth Imam in the 1,400 year history of the Ismaili Imamat to reach this epic milestone. 

 

Jubilee Mosaic wall

The process of designing and building of the sculptures for Imamat Day celebrations.

 
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On July 11, Mawlana Hazar Imam will celebrate sixty years of leading the Ismaili Muslim community.

Mawlana Hazar Imam with Ismaili leaders from around the world on the occasion of his Silver Jubilee at a ceremony held at Aiglemont on 11 July 1982.

In Islam, homage to Allah’s last and final messenger and his family is an established tradition and practice, enshrined in the Holy Qur’an and Prophetic tradition. The tradition of dignified ceremonial homage to the Imams has continued through the ages, holding special spiritual significance.

 
The leaders of the Jamat, representing all Ismailis around the world, will visit Mawlana Hazar Imam at his residence in Aiglemont.

Gouvieux, France, 10 July 2017 — On the eve of the historic occasion of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee, Ismailis around the world are preparing for a special day of commemoration and celebration, as senior Jamati leaders who have served over the past six decades arrive in France.

 

The Tanzania Jamat celebrates Diamond Jubilee with an inaugural parade, carnival and ceremony graced by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa. 

Through a set of monthly activities, the Family Reflections Program is meant to foster inter-generational, thoughtful reflection on our individual relationship with our Imam and conversation among families to deepen our understanding of, and connection to, the Imam.

Looking ahead, we must plant seeds for the next generation’s well-being and successes now.

From Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Golden Jubilee to the impending commemoration of his Diamond Jubilee, Altaf Jiwa reflects on where the global Jamat finds itself today, and where it is headed. With the grace of Hazar Imam’s guidance, he says, we have an opportunity and a responsibility to lay a foundation for the success of the next generation.

 

Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah about to be weighed in diamonds in celebration of the 60th year of his Imamate at the Brabourne Stadium in Bombay, 10 March 1946.

As the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee approaches, we take a look back at the commemoration of the Diamond Jubilee of our 48th Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah.

Two ceremonies were held to commemorate Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah’s Diamond Jubilee – the first on 10 March 1946 in Bombay and the second on 17 August 1946 in Dar es Salaam. Most of the Jamat today will not have first-hand memories of the ceremonies, though they captured public imagination at the time and were widely covered by the media as the world began to rebuild itself following the war.

 

Salim-Sulaiman wish the Ismailis Diamond Jubilee Mubarak and are excited to perform for the Jubilee Concerts