“…For we have sent unto you A light (that is) manifest”

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
“O Messenger, deliver [to the people] what has been revealed to you from your Lord, and if you do not do so, then you will not have delivered His message; and Allah will protect you from the people.” (5:67) X-X-X-X-X And hold fast, All together, by the Rope Which God (stretches…

Laylat al-Qadr — The Ismaili org

In his Khamsa, Shab-i Qadr (the Night of Power), the renowned Persian poet Amir Khusraw Dihlavi (d. 1325 CE) tells the story of a saint who made a failed attempt to stay awake until the Laylat al-Qadr. Courtesy of the Aga Khan Museum   Laylat al-Qadr — the Night of Power — commemorates the night…

Special Series: Ismaili Expressions on the Imamat and Imam of the Time — (I) The Preamble of the Constitution of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims — Simerg com

(…) The Preamble of the Constitution of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims December 13, 1986, Geneva: On his 50th birthday, His Highness the Aga Khan is seen ordaining a new constitution for the worldwide Ismaili community. The new constitution was ordained, signed and sealed by Mawlana Hazar Imam on December 13th, 1986, his fiftieth Salgirah…

Anecdote: Ismaili Children’s Understanding of the Holy Qur’an Gives Immense Happiness to Mawlana Hazar Imam — by Kamaluddin A. Mohammed

Folio from the “Blue Qur’an,” (sura 30:28-32), Fatimid period (909–1171), second half of 9th–mid-10th century Tunisia, probably Qairawan. Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment 11 15/16 x 15 13/16 in. (30.4 x 40.2 cm) Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 2004. Image: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. According to the teaching of Islam, Allah, the Merciful,…

Qawali by Sabri Brothers: “Saqia Aur Pila” – on Nooru’s Blog

“snip” Ibn-e-Sa’d: If you pay homage to Yazid, everything will go well for you and whatever worldly comforts and privileges you desire will be at your disposal. Imam Hussain: Tell yazid to tempt with the worldly comforts those who are after this world. I am the Imam, the representative of the Apostle of God. Hussein…