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Spirituality should not become a way of escaping from the world, but rather a way of more actively engaging in it.” - His Highness the Aga Khan.

Spirituality doesn't have to be a separate quest - it can be part of our daily lives. Hussain Rajwani shares three easy ways to think about spirituality differently, and try to incorporate it into our everyday actions.

Raficq Abdulla, MA (Oxon.), MBE - Writer, Lawyer and Poet.

Raficq Abdulla MA (Oxon.) MBE will deliver the annual Milad-un-Nabi Lecture at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on Saturday, 20 January 2018. His lecture is entitled “The Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him and his family) – The Man and The Ideal". The event is due to begin at approximately 8:00 PM EST (Toronto time) and will be webcast live on this page and at http://the.ismaili/live.  This event is co-sponsored by Emmanuel College, University of Toronto.

Com uma actuação inebriante, Eduardo Paniagua Ensemble deixou rendido o público que encheu o Salão Nobre do Centro Ismaili, em Lisboa, nos dois espectáculos que ali decorreram no passado dia 16 de Dezembro.  

12 delicious ways to dine well while staying at home!

Short on time, but don’t want to skimp on the simple pleasures of a good and hearty home-made meal? We've got just the solution for you. In partnership with the Aga Khan Health Board, USA, we've compiled these delicious 30-minute recipes - a mix of Western, South-East Asian, East-Indian, and North-African cuisines to ensure you don’t get bored during your weekly meal rotations.

Invigorate tonight's meal with these dinner ideas, and feel like a Master Chef at home!

Prince Amyn visiting the Ethics in Action exhibition with Rahim Firozali, President of the Ismaili Council for Portugal and Nazim Ahmad, Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to the Portuguese Republic.

Prince Amyn graced an Imamat Day reception on 23 November at the Ismaili Centre Lisbon, held to honour Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee.

Diamond Jubilee Special: Taste of Culture - Ontario, Canada

To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11 July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our next stop: ONTARIO, CANADA.

Prince Rahim meets with current graduate students of the Institute of Ismaili Studies

Prince Rahim was the guest of honour at a celebration hosted by The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) in London on 24 November 2017. The reception followed a commemorative lecture held at the Ismaili Centre London the previous evening. The events took place to mark 40 years since the establishment of the IIS in 1977.

Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over the inaugural Global Pluralism Award on 15 November 2017. 

Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over the inaugural Global Pluralism Award on 15 November 2017.

With diet, exercise and proper management of the condition, women with gestational diabetes can control their blood sugar levels

According to the International Diabetes Federation, 1 in 7 births are affected by gestational diabetes. Sanja Petrovic, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, discusses important information about gestational diabetes, and how to manage it.

Left to right: Global Pluralism Award winners Leyner Palacios Asprilla of Colombia, Alice Wairimu Nderitu of Kenya, and Daniel Webb of Australia.

Mawlana Hazar Imam is scheduled to arrive in Ottawa on 14 November to preside over the inaugural Global Pluralism Awards ceremony, being held Wednesday.

Tanzania Street food

To mark the commencement of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Diamond Jubilee on 11th July 2017, TheIsmaili Nutrition Centre is pleased to launch "Taste of Culture" - a celebration of our cultural diversity through the joy of food. Travel around the world with us, as we dish out food secrets from the locals themselves. From Dar-es-Salaam to Dallas, discover some of the most notable and mouth-watering local dishes that promise to make you a cultural connoisseur! Our first Stop: DAR-ES-SALAAM, TANZANIA.

Professor Spergel at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby

Dr. David Spergel, a Princeton University astrophysicist, and 26 other researchers - 2 of whom are professors at the University of British Columbia -  have been awarded $3 million US for the 2018 Breakthrough Prize in fundamental physics.

Ismaili Community Chair Mr Aman Kurji and the Imam Mehdi Jamal say the community is celebrating 60 years since His Highness the Aga Khan was anointed as their Spiritual leader. Originally published on the Daily Nation website.

His Highness, the Aga Khan, is today commemorating 60 years as the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. Originally published on the NTV-Kenya website.

Too often, we struggle to follow through with our pledges. Munira Premji says that this might be because we approach pledges as a way to "fix ourselves". If instead, we had a compelling enough reason for the change, we may be more successful. Read on for some strategies to make a #DJHealthPledge today.

Mayor of Dallas, Mike Rawlings taking a tour of the Ismaili Jamatkhana, Plano facilities.

Many events are organized at the Jamatkhana that aspire to stimulate the intellect, encourage dialogue, and celebrate cultural diversity in the greater Dallas area.

This year, on 11 July 2017, the Ismaili Community around the world marked the Diamond Jubilee and the 60th anniversary of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s ascension to the Imamat.