Southwestern US

 Attendees at Headquarters Jamatkhana for Roz-e-Khanawada institutional resource-sharing sessions.
 Attendees at Headquarters Jamatkhana for Roz-e-Khanawada institutional resource-sharing sessions.
Roz- E- Khanawada: Information Sessions for New Arrivals
Roz- E- Khanawada: Information Sessions for New Arrivals
29 June 2024

New Afghan and Tajik Jamat introduced to Jamati institutions and information.

The entryway for Austin South
The entryway for Austin South
Austin South Jamatkhana: A Reflection of Our Growing Jamat
Austin South Jamatkhana: A Reflection of Our Growing Jamat
5 June 2024

Austin South Jamatkhana offers more convenience and accessibility

Hosting the historic broadcast commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.
Hosting the historic broadcast commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11.
Voices from Space told by Nilufar Ramji
Voices from Space told by Nilufar Ramji
29 May 2024

NASA Public Affairs Officer tells the world about space exploration expeditions.

 Total Shape for Unsplash
 Total Shape for Unsplash
Navigating Emotions in a Changing World
Navigating Emotions in a Changing World
19 May 2024

May marks Mental Health Month, providing an opportunity to reflect on the impact of mental and emotional well-being within our lives, families, and communities and understand how it affects individuals, families, and our own Jamat.

Shamshu and Asma at L’Etape San Antonio on April 14, 2024
Shamshu and Asma at L’Etape San Antonio on April 14, 2024
A Healthier Well-being through a Simple Change
A Healthier Well-being through a Simple Change
19 May 2024

May is National Bike Month. Imagine the profound transformation awaiting those who embrace the power of cycling.

Delhi to Kabul artists (left) bansuri (flute) Jay Gandhi, Qais Essar on rubab, Sandeep Das on tabla, and Suhail Yusuf Khan with his sarangi instrument.
Delhi to Kabul artists (left) bansuri (flute) Jay Gandhi, Qais Essar on rubab, Sandeep Das on tabla, and Suhail Yusuf Khan with his sarangi instrument.
Delhi to Kabul: a Vibrant Fusion of Indian and Afghan Musical Traditions
Delhi to Kabul: a Vibrant Fusion of Indian and Afghan Musical Traditions
1 May 2024

The Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center hosted a musical concert in April that magnificently blended the rich artistic traditions of India and Afghanistan. Titled "Delhi to Kabul," this show was a captivating journey through music, dance, and storytelling, bridging the cultural heritages of two nations with ancient histories and modern sensibilities.

Charlie Philps, Zayden Lalani, and Luke Stoeehlein at KPRC News studio with anchors.
Charlie Philps, Zayden Lalani, and Luke Stoeehlein at KPRC News studio with anchors.
Running Towards a Cure: A Heartfelt Mission to Support MD Anderson Cancer Center
Running Towards a Cure: A Heartfelt Mission to Support MD Anderson Cancer Center
14 April 2024

A family with a cancer history inspires three boys to raise money for cancer.

Grand Haft-Seen table
Grand Haft-Seen table
A Celebration of Spring and Renewal: Southwestern USA Welcomes Navroz (Nowruz)
A Celebration of Spring and Renewal: Southwestern USA Welcomes Navroz (Nowruz)
16 March 2024

On Sunday, March 3rd, The Water Works Buffalo Bayou Park was transformed into a kaleidoscope of colors and joyous sounds as the Ismaili Council for the Southwestern USA hosted the third annual Navroz Spring Festival. Navroz, often referred to as Nowruz, holds profound cultural significance for communities across the globe. Originating in ancient Persia, the celebration marks the first day of spring and the beginning of the Persian solar year. Its roots originate from agrarian customs, symbolizing renewal, rebirth, and the promise of a new dawn.

Building Bridges and Inspiring Minds: Malala Yousafzai Visits Ismaili Jamatkhana Harvest Green
Building Bridges and Inspiring Minds: Malala Yousafzai Visits Ismaili Jamatkhana Harvest Green
6 March 2024

On Sunday, March 3, 2024, the youngest awarded Nobel laureate and renowned advocate for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai visited the Ismaili Jamatkhana Harvest Green in Richmond, Texas located around the corner from Malala Yousafzai Elementary School. Malala commented on educational initiatives championed by the Malala Fund and Zindagi Trust, an educational non-profit organization in Pakistan. Shehzad Roy, the CEO of Zindagi Trust and a famous Ismaili Muslim Pakistani singer was also in attendance at the event accompanied by his wife Dr. Salma Alam, and son Sikander Roy.

Amaan Kassamali is the speaker for Compassion in Action Events 2023 with institutional communication members and volunteers.
Amaan Kassamali is the speaker for Compassion in Action Events 2023 with institutional communication members and volunteers.
Compassion in Action: a Journey of Understanding and Unity
Compassion in Action: a Journey of Understanding and Unity
22 February 2024

Alwaez Amaan Kassamali, keynote speaker at Compassion Week 2023

Berlin marathon 2022.
Berlin marathon 2022.
Running and Training Long Distance Runners
Running and Training Long Distance Runners
3 February 2024

Marathon running, long-distance cycling, and flying are this individual’s passions.

Beaumont Jamatkhana with newly-Installed solar panels and landscaping to support the reduction of global carbon emissions.
Beaumont Jamatkhana with newly-Installed solar panels and landscaping to support the reduction of global carbon emissions.
Newly-renovated Beaumont Jamatkhana Combines Sustainable Infrastructure and Functionality
Newly-renovated Beaumont Jamatkhana Combines Sustainable Infrastructure and Functionality
2 February 2024

Beaumont Jamatkhana design emphasizes sustainability and efficiency

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