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The Ismaili is pleased to present Mubarak Baad, a collaboration of Central Asian artists originating from Afghanistan, Iran, and Tajikistan. The song is a fusion of modern rhythms and traditional live instruments, and rejoices the auspicious arrival of Imamat Day as one blessed with hope, joy, and renewal.

In celebration of Imamat Day, The Ismaili is pleased to present the karaoke version of My Imam, a cheerful and upbeat track, written, composed, and produced by Fez Meghani. Originally released in July 2020, this song helped uplift the global Jamat during the first lockdowns. Featuring musicians and young children from across the globe, this collaboration is a dedication of love and devotion to our Imam-of-the-Time. The song expresses gratitude for the Imam's guidance and blessings.

This week, alongside our sisters and brothers in Islam, we commemorate Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice. The occasion recalls the monotheistic ethos at the heart of the Abrahamic traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

The Ismaili is pleased to present Euphoria, a song by K4 that reiterates important themes and messages of faith. This track reminds us of the blessing we have to be guided by a present living Imam and emphasizes the power of unity and resilience during times of adversity.

The Ismaili is pleased to present a music video from Syria entitled On your Imamat Day, the universe has blossomed. The song reminds us of the importance of Imamat Day - tracing the tradition of Imamat all the way back to the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family) and his declaration at Ghadir Kumm. Many of the performers in this piece came together for the Jubilee Arts International Arts Festival in Lisbon four years ago.

The Ismaili is pleased to announce an Imamat Day programme streaming on The Ismaili TV, on 9-11 July, featuring content to entertain and inspire the Jamat as we celebrate the milestone 65th Imamat Day of our beloved Mawlana Hazar Imam.

At a historic ceremony held on 11 July 2018, Mawlana Hazar Imam officially designated the Seat of the Ismaili Imamat in Lisbon, Portugal.

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone – Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. In the seventh and concluding part of this series, we look back at his past five years as Imam.

On this special occasion of the 65th Imamat Day of Mawlana Hazar Imam, The Ismaili is pleased to present Nur Un Ala Nur. Composed by Salim-Sulaiman, this devotional offering brings together, for the first time, globally renowned and award-winning Ismaili artists who take us through a soul-stirring and reflective expression honouring our 49 Imams.

 

The Ismaili is pleased to offer our eCard greeting service. For the occasions of Eid al-Adha and Imamat Day, choose from several unique designs, add a personal message, and send your eCard to multiple contacts at a time. Visit the.ismaili/ecards to get started. 

During his Golden Jubilee visit to Tajikistan in 2008, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Jamat in Ishkashim and Porshinev, and laid the foundation stone for the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre in Khorog.

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his sixth decade as Imam.

The Persian word khudavind or khudawand means, “a king, prince, lord, master; or man of great authority.” Many Persian and Central Asian empires used this term throughout history to refer to people of high standing, including, at times, the sultan (ruler), wazir, government officials, and patrons.

Mawlana Hazar Imam visited the Bamyan Provincial Hospital in Afghanistan in 2005. The hospital has since grown into a 141-bed facility, and has a key focus on the health of children and women in the area.

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his fifth decade as Imam.

The Ismaili International Conciliation and Arbitration Board (ICAB) presents a conversation between ICAB Chair Zulie Sachedina, Dr Azim Nanji, Dr Gurdofarid Miskinzoda, and Dr Shainool Jiwa on the topic of natural justice and equity as it relates to ethical wealth transfer and inheritance planning. 

The Ismaili International Conciliation and Arbitration Board, in collaboration with the IIS, and at the direction of Mawlana Hazar Imam, has produced Guidelines for Ethical Wealth Transfer and Inheritance Planning to assist Ismailis to engage in ethical wealth transfer and inheritance planning.

Prince Rahim in conversation with Abdulla Shahid, President of the United Nations General Assembly, as Prince Hussain and Nazim Ahmad, Diplomatic Representative of the Ismaili Imamat to Portugal, look on.

An Ismaili Imamat delegation led by Prince Rahim is attending the Ocean Conference in Lisbon at the invitation of the United Nations (UN). The conference aims to raise awareness and action around the alarming degradation of the planet’s oceans – which not only provide us with oxygen, food and livelihoods, but act as a giant carbon sink.

Mawlana Hazar Imam was accompanied by Princess Zahra at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony, in Surakarta (Solo), Indonesia, in 1995.

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his fourth decade as Imam.

Financial literacy is an important skill that enables people to make effective financial decisions and actively participate in the economy.

In the 1990s, the United Nations launched a financial literacy course to help families develop a budget and organise their savings. Word soon began to spread, and the course gained in popularity. Today, members of the Jamat across the world are both delivering the course content and benefiting from it alike.

Iman Vellani as Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan in Marvel Studios' MS. MARVEL, exclusively on Disney+.

You’ve heard it a hundred times: be careful what you forward on WhatsApp. But at the same time, be careful what you dismiss on WhatsApp — a lesson Iman Vellani learned after receiving a message that changed her life.

On his 50th birthday — 13 December 1986 — Mawlana Hazar Imam marked a significant moment in the Jamat’s modern history, as he ordained the first global Ismaili Constitution.

On 11 July 2022, the global Jamat will commemorate a rare milestone - Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 65th Imamat Day. Here, we look back at his third decade as Imam.

To coincide with World Music Day, The Ismaili is pleased to present The Ismaili Sounds: Jam Sessions, a platform to showcase live and mellow performances. The first release, Ya Ali Madad [Reprise] by The Sufistics, expresses the belief that adversities can be overcome by keeping one’s faith close by.