TIME: Physical Time & Spiritual Time

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
IsmailiGnosis.com Exclusive. There are two levels of time: Physical Time called Zaman and Spiritual Time called ‘Asr. This is why Mawlana Hazar Imam is Sahib al-Zaman wa’l-‘Asr, meaning, “Master of Physical Time and Spiritual Time.” Spiritual Time is the desire, experience, and spiritual motion of the Universal Soul and its particular souls towards attaining self-perfection at the rank…

Ismaili Gnosis to Contribute Book Chapter to Pandeism: An Anthology

Ismaili Gnosis is contributing a book chapter on Islamic Metaphysics to Pandeism: An Anthology alongside numerous authors. The Abstract of the Ismaili Gnosis chapter is as follows: “We offer a constructive critique of pandeism on philosophical grounds and propose that a Muslim Neoplatonic metaphysics (common to Shia-Ismaili, Sunni-Sufi, and several other schools of Islamic philosophy)…

The Secret Life of the Aga Khan — Ismaili Gnosis com

On July 11, 1957, Shah Karim al-Husayni Aga Khan succeeded his grandfather, Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III as the hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims at the age of 20 while still a sophomore at Harvard College. The Ismailis are a branch of Shia Muslims who recognize the continuation of the spiritual…

The Imamat Day Story in Pictures and Quotations — Ismaili Gnosis com

Ismaili Gnosis presents the Story of Imamat Day through pictures and quotes from Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah and Mawlana Hazar Imam. On July 11, 1957, Imam Shah Karim al-Husayni Aga Khan IV succeeded his grandfather Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III as the hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims. Shia Ismaili Muslims around…

Ramadan: From Physical Fasting to Spiritual Fasting — Ismaili Gnosis com

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…