What Ismailis Believe

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Video: The Glorious Qur'an
22 April 2022

As part of our series What Ismailis Believe, this short film details the historical origins of the Holy Qur'an, its significance to Muslim societies, and its inspiration in our daily lives.

A calligraphic lion containing the Nad-e Ali prayer, which is typically used by Shia Muslims to seek Imam Ali’s help in times of stress and sorrow.
A calligraphic lion containing the Nad-e Ali prayer, which is typically used by Shia Muslims to seek Imam Ali’s help in times of stress and sorrow.
Why do Ismailis seek help from Hazrat Ali and the Imams?
Why do Ismailis seek help from Hazrat Ali and the Imams?
27 March 2022

Both Sunni and Shia Muslims believe in intercession. Believers ask those considered close to God to intercede with the Lord on their behalf.

The Prophet and the Imams: How are they connected?
The Prophet and the Imams: How are they connected?
8 March 2022

The Imams of the Shia Ismaili Muslims are direct descendants of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family). 

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Mi'raj: In conversation with Professor Ali Asani
3 March 2022

As part of a new series entitled What Ismailis Believe, Professor Ali Asani explains the significance of the recently observed festival of Mi’raj - the night journey of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him and his family).

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