Ismaili doctrines of faith: Short lessons from the writings of Alwaez Jehangir Merchant: (1) Tawhid or Unity of God — Simerg com

Introduced by Malik Merchant (Publisher-Editor,  Simerg, Barakah, and Simergphotos) Alwaez Rai Jehangir Merchant (1928-2018) — picture above with Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan — is fondly remembered everyday single day by his beloved wife of 66 years, Alwaeza Raisaheba Maleksultan Jehangir Merchant, and all her family members. He passed away 2 years…

Message from Mawlana Hazar Imam, 23 May 2020 — The Ismaili, Global

On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, The Ismaili is pleased to share a message from Mawlana Hazar Imam to the worldwide Jamat. English | Français | Português | العربية  | فارسی | ગુજરાતી | Русский | اردو | Tочики My beloved spiritual children, On the occasion of Eid ul-Fitr, I send my special loving blessings…

Ivory Coast, : a slow rebirth — Photo Essay by Eric Lafforgue on Qantara de

After its independence from France, the Ivory Coast was called the “Miracle of Africa” for its religious and ethnic harmony. But the dynamic country still faces many challenges. By Eric Lafforgue Strangers in their own country: Ivory Coast is home to 62 different ethnic groups, including the Peuls. But many don’t have Ivorian citizenship because…

JollyGul com launched Artist Kamal Taj’s website | The Jamat can now conveniently play and enjoy all Kamal’s melodious devotional geets in one place

JollyGul.com has launched Kamal Taj’s website on its hosting platform. The Jamat can now conveniently play and enjoy all Kamal’s melodious devotional geets in one place. The website has the following sections: Profile, Audios, Gallery (Pics), Videos and a Contact Form. Please start enjoying all of Kamal Taj’s wonderful songs on JollyGul.com website platform on…

Educational And Entertaining Day By ITREB, Bangladesh

The Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board (ITREB), Bangladesh organized an educational and entertaining day on November 7, 2019. The main objective was to show the recent school that won the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and to recognize and appreciate the valuable time, effort, dedication and knowledge sharing that the REC teachers, ITREB Library…

International Office Established at University of Central Asia (UCA)

An International Office (IO) has been established at UCA with the aim of providing leadership in the pursuit of academic and operational excellence through international cooperation, and strategic partnerships. The Office aims to coordinate and facilitate all relevant cooperation and strategic opportunities to maintain academic excellence in line with UCA’s mission of developing mountain societies….

Aga Khan University: Trial to test a treatment option for COVID patients

A new clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of plasma therapy, an emerging form of treatment for the coronavirus, in Pakistani COVID patients is underway at Aga Khan University. Convalescent plasma therapy involves separating blood donated by previous COVID patients into plasma: a clear straw-coloured liquid that contains antibodies and proteins that help fight…

The Heritage Keeper: Meet Ratish Nanda who was instrumental in restoring Humayun Tomb and Sunder Nursery in Delhi — Your Story com | Watch Related Videos

Restoring monuments and parks are all in day’s work for Ratish Nanda, CEO, Aga Khan Trust for culture. He is responsible for some of the most fascinating restorations in the country and abroad (…) Where it began Ratish earned his M. Architecture degree in Historic Building Conservation, from the University of York.  “As an architect,…