Environmental protection in Islam Patterning nature — Interview with Muna Tatari, professor at the Seminar for Islamic Theology at the University of Paderborn

What indicators of environmental protection and species conservation can be found in Islamic theology, the Koran and other Islamic lore? Answers from Muna Tatari, professor at the Seminar for Islamic Theology at the University of Paderborn Interview conducted by Ulrike Hummel When did nature and animal conservation first become an issue for Muslims? Muna Tatari:…

Video: The Aga Khan Development Network – AKDN in numbers

  Source:The Ismaili 40 years As of 2017, the Aga Khan   Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field. AKDN Architecture 9,000 projects Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on archnet.org.  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from…

Video: National Geographic Channel’s Worlds Smart Cities: San Diego

National Geographic Channel features San Diego as the only U.S. city in its acclaimed documentary series “World’s Smart Cities”. San Diego was chosen for its strong technology sector, local innovators, green practices, smart public planning and an unparalleled quality of life. Other selection factors included San Diego’s size of population, demographics/cultural diversity, livability, economy and…

100&Change | The Carter Center Takes Aim at a Big Fish — By Frank Richards

There’s a famous line in the movie “Jaws” – after the stunned sheriff sees the monster shark for the first time, he says to the shark hunter: “You’re gonna need a bigger boat.” Dr. Frank Richards leads the Carter Center’s efforts to eliminate river blindness (also known as onchocerciasis), a parasitic disease transmitted by the…

New Release | Part 1 – Devotional Music RoundUp – Collaboration between Aly Sunderji and Sahil Badruddin

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
In celebration of Diamond Jubilee, RoundUp’s Sahil Badruddin and Aly Sunderji have teamed up to bring the Jamat a collection of Devotional Music. Playlists: Devotional Music: The Best of YouTube Playlists will feature a variety of devotional music, including Ginans, Qasidas, Geets, Qawwali, Munaajaats, Ginan Granths, Chogadiyas, Ghazal, Kalaams, Bhajans, and…

Part 5 Release: Isma’ili RoundUp (formerly Ismaili Potpourri) – Most Interesting, Accessible, and Credible Videos

Originally posted on Ismailimail:
As we commence celebrating the momentous Diamond Jubilee, here is collection of the most interesting, accessible, and informative videos for the Jamat’s enjoyment. Playlists: Ismaili RoundUp: The Best of YouTube The entire collection features well-recognized scholars such as Aziz Esmail, Ali Asani, Daryoush M. Poor, Hussein Rashid, Shafique Virani, Farid Esack, Khalil…