Learning & Inspiration
This session is all about establishing financial goals as a household unit, to learn to distinguish the difference between needs and wants, brought to you by AKEPB UK.
ITREB UK are delighted to launch the Kitab Corner postal service. During this uncertain time, this remote service aims to provide comfort and solace to members of the Jamat of all ages. It 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.
Full video: Karen Armstrong delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism’s 2018 Annual Pluralism Lecture at the Aga Khan Centre on 4 October. Armstrong — a British author, historian, officer of the Order of the British Empire, and fellow of the Royal Society of Literature — spoke about “the urgent global imperative that is pluralism.”
A Jamatkhana is a designated space for Shia Ismaili Muslims to gather and perform tariqah practices, such as supplicatory prayers - du‘a, meditative sessions of remembrance - zikr, and the recitation of devotional poetry, such as ginans and qasidas.
At the foundation ceremony of the Ismaili Centre in Lisbon in 1996, Mawlana Hazar Imam said that the Ismaili Centres were to be seen as “ambassadorial buildings, which today reflect and illustrate much of what the Shi‘a Ismaili community represents”. But what does it mean for a building to play an ambassadorial role?
A Golden Jubilee initiative, the Ismaili Community Ensemble (ICE) has gone from strength to strength, encouraging musical creativity, fostering community spirit and making themselves known within the wider community.