Imamat Day July 11, 2014 – 57 Years! Mashallah!

Imamat Day 2014: Imamat Day – The Shia Imam’s Rope of 57 years of Imamat as the a Direct Descendent of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)   July is the 7th month, 49th Imam is 7 times 7. It’s been 7 years since the Golden Jubilee. This is the 57th anniversary of Imamat Day. He became an…

Sawm: The Esoterics (Bāṭin) of Fasting — Ismā‘īlī Gnosis

Shahru ramaḍāna alladhī unzila fīhi’l-qur’ānu hudan lilnasi wabayyinātin mina’l-hudā wa’l-furqāni fa-man shahida minkumu’l-shahra falyaṣumhu “The Month of Ramaḍān in which was sent down the Qur’ān a guidance for mankind, and manifest proofs of the guidance and the criterion (between truth and falsehood).  So whomever among you witnesses the Month, let him fast it.” (Holy Qur’ān…

The Imamat: Essential Quotes and Readings — Simerg com

MAWLANA HAZAR IMAM Historically and in accordance with Ismaili tradition, the Imam of the time is concerned with spiritual advancement as well as improvement of the quality of life of his murids. The imam’s ta‘lim lights the murid’s path to spiritual enlightenment and vision. In temporal matters, the Imam guides the murids, and motivates them…

Canada: Statement — Minister Kenney issues statement recognizing Khushiali

Ottawa, July 11, 2013 — The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, issued the following statement recognizing Khushiali (Imamat Day): “I am pleased to join Ismailis in Canada and around the world today in marking the 56th anniversary of the accession of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan as Imam of the…

Listen Audio on History of Philosophy Net: Farhad Daftary on the Ismā’īlīs

Peter is joined by Farhad Daftary, a leading expert on the Shiite group known as the Ismā’īlīs. Press ‘play’ to hear the podcast: Right click and ‘save’ to download as MP3 Further Reading: • F. Daftary, The Ismailis: Their History and Doctrines (Cambridge: 1990). • F. Daftary, The Assassin Legends: Myths of the Ismailis (London:…

Aga Khan’s Documentary at ARTE TV On 11th December at 4:30 PM will repeat again on 17th Dec. at 6:45 AM as well as on 27 Dec. at 4:05 AM in French and German languages

Sonntag 11. Dezember 2011 Karim Aga Khan IV. und sein Lebenswerk Das Oberhaupt der muslimisch-schiitischen Religionsgemeinschaft der Ismailiten, ist vor allem als Wohltäter bekannt. RB © RB Sonntag, 11. Dezember 2011 um 16.30 Uhr Wiederholungen: 17.12.2011 um 06:45 27.12.2011 um 04:05 Karim Aga Khan IV. und sein Lebenswerk (Ägypten, Frankreich, 2011, 43mn) RB Regie: Veronika…

Mawlana Hazar Imam attends dinner with Tanzanian Jamati leaders – The Ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam addresses those gathered at the Tanzania institutional leaders’ dinner. Photo: Zahur Ramji Dar es Salaam, 7 July 2011 — On the eve of his departure from Tanzania, Mawlana Hazar Imam attended a dinner with the leadership of the Tanzanian Jamat. During the evening, President Aitmadi Jehangir Bhaloo presented Mawlana Hazar Imam with a gift of a calligraphic panel from Qajar Persia dated…