Diary of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto: Amulti-media theatrical performance|US Consul Generals visit to Museum|Duke of Edinburgh Gold ceremony|Tajikistan delegation’s visit and many more

The Gryphon Trio perform Constantinople, a multi-media theatrical performance at the Ismaili Centre Toronto Singers Maryem Hassan Tollar and Patricia O’Callaghan performing Constantinople at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Alnoor Meralli Toronto, 26–28 November 2015 — Constantinople, a multi-media theatrical performance by the Gryphon Trio was showcased for three nights at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Violinist…

AKU’s (Aga Khan University) growing presence expands the horizons of healthcare in East Africa— The Ismaili org article by Nilufar Ramji

In the past, when an individual was diagnosed with cancer or heart disease, the options for treatment in East Africa were limited. But as the footprint of the Aga Khan University has expanded, new facilities and trained health specialists are making quality care accessible in the region. Cancer screening camps combine the resources Jamati institutions,…

Simerg com: “Happy Days in Hasanabad” – Mawlana Hazar Imam in India

 As part of Simerg’s special series on Jamatkhanas, we published a piece under the title Happy Days in Hasanabad (please click to read the historic piece). We mention this because the Jamats in Western India have just witnessed and experienced the happiest days of their lives in the historic Hasanabad complex in the intimate company…

Matchmaker pairs volunteer skills with institutional needs – The Ismaili article on how IT professional working for ‘TKN service’ of Aga Khan Golden Jubilee projects

Azim Mitha is a matchmaker of sorts: he matches offerings of time and knowledge made by volunteers with the opportunities and needs of Jamati and Imamat institutions. A nazrana is an unconditional gift made by an Ismaili murid as an expression of love and devotion to the Imam of the Time. Established during the Golden…

Mawlana Hazar Imam makes a historic visit to Tajikistan; meets with newly appointed Jamati leaders – The Ismaili

  Also see related photo gallery. Dushanbe, 4 April 2012 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Tajikistan for a brief one-day visit, and was received by the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Hamrokhon Zarifi, as well as AKDN and Jamati leaders. In Dushanbe, Mawlana Hazar Imam called on His Excellency Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan,…

IIS Welcomes New GPISH and STEP Students – Institute of Ismaili Studies News

The IIS is pleased to welcome 48 new students on its Graduate Programme in Islamic Studies and Humanities (GPISH) and its Secondary Teacher Education Programme (STEP). The students, who joined these postgraduate programmes in late 2011, represent the diversity of Ismaili communities in both background and origin, coming from Canada, France, India, Iran, Pakistan, Syria,…

NanoWisdoms Suggested Reading: His Highness the Aga Khan’s 2001 Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International Interview (Aleppo, Syria and Lebanon) – Ismaili Mail news

  Twice a month NanoWisdoms’ Suggested Readings series highlight an important selection from our Archive of Imamat speeches, interviews and writings. This week’s selection is His Highness the Aga Khan’s 2001 interview with the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation. In this wide ranging interview, made just 2 months after 911, the Aga Khan discusses: 911, the diversity…

In the face of a bleak economy, Jamati institutions in France provide a boost to job hunters and budding entrepreneurs – By Rahman Rener at The Ismaili

The signposts of the global economy look bleak In the Western world, debt has piled up — governments and families alike are overextended. Developing world countries, accustomed to years of double-digit growth, are having to adapt to a much slower economic pace. The International Monetary Fund’s forecast for this year and next projects that emerging…