Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board (ITREB)
The mission of ITREB is provide religious education and facilitates religious formation at all levels of the Jamat. ITREB is responsible for training religious teachers, facilitators, and waezeen. It also undertakes research, and produces resources for the Jamat.
As we adjust to fundamental changes in our experience of life, we might experience lots of different and often difficult emotions. In this 15-minute podcast, Amira Tharani and Shehnaaz Latif explore ways in which our faith can help us accept and work with the different emotions we may be feeling. The podcast includes stories and poems from our tradition, along with practical tips to help keep faith alive every day.
The Kitab Corner postal service enables individuals and families to request devotional material, curriculum books, and other publications to be sent to their homes during the temporary closure of Jamatkhanas. For any enquiries, please this list of frequently asked questions.
Due to the rapid rise in Covid-19 cases in London, the Kitab Corner postal service has been temporarily paused. We apologise and thank the Jamat for your understanding at this difficult time, while our teams continue to devise ways to support the Jamat's needs in a safe and secure way.
Dr Shiraz Kabani delivered an online presentation as part of the UK Jurisdiction's live evening show on 11 April 2020. His talk covered the themes of hardship and hope during the current coronavirus Pandemic, and the lessons we can learn at this time.
Alwaez Faisal Ali delivered an online presentation as part of the UK Jurisdiction's live evening show on 4 April 2020. His talk covered the theme of resilience, and spoke of the power of faith during uncertain times.
Shairoz Sharma has been working at Baitul Ilms for close to 15 years across London, France and Leicester. Her ambitions in religious teaching started at the young age of 17 in Leicester. “We specifically taught nursery students on Friday evenings in Leicester.”
In September 2019, 40 new students joined The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) for post-graduate study, arriving from Canada, India, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, and the USA. They have embarked on a journey that will expand their horizons, create lifelong friendships, and become part of a global network of alumni that share the unique experience of studying at the IIS. In this photo essay, we meet some of them to learn more about their first impressions and their individual and collective aspirations.
On a spring evening last month in London, The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS) launched their newest publication, entitled The First Aga Khan: Memoirs of the 46th Ismaili Imam. The book covers a significant period of Ismaili history and sheds light on the remarkable life and career of the 46th Ismaili Imam - Mawlana Hasan Ali Shah.
Illustrated with more than 250 spectacular images, Islam: An Illustrated Journey explores the rich pluralistic heritage of Islam in a clear and accessible way. The book takes readers on a visual journey from the advent of Islam up to the present day, and across the landscapes of the Middle East, the Mediterranean, South and Central Asia, the Indian Ocean, Africa, and Europe.
The Ismaili Centre London hosted a reception and launch event last month for the newly released book Understanding Sharia: Islamic Law in a Globalised World published by I.B. Tauris in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies (IIS). The book encourages new thinking about the history of sharia and its role in the world today.
Nestled amongst landscaped walkways, pavement cafés, and a crop of new buildings, the Aga Khan Centre provides a purpose-built space for contemplation, collaboration, and contribution to knowledge and scholarship.
The Ismaili Centre, London, in collaboration with the Institute of Ismaili Studies will host a conversation with Dr Shainool Jiwa, the author, with Mahmood Ahmed about her new publication. The event is due to begin at 8:15pm BST on Thursday 26 April and will be webcast live at http://the.ismaili/live