Magnificent Photos of the Ismaili Centre Dushanbe

Magnificent Photos of the Ismaili Centre Dushanbe

“We salute those who have donated their time and talent and material resources to this project, including those who designed, constructed and decorated this building and its surroundings. You have created a remarkable building that will enhance the cityscape of Dushanbe.” – His Highness the Aga Khan With these choice words by the 49th Ismaili…

True Romance: One moment at their mosque was all it took | Dallas Morning News

True Romance: One moment at their mosque was all it took | Dallas Morning News

By KATHLEEN GREEN – Alyssa spotted Nayeem and his brother talking to her parents at their mosque in Carrollton one evening in April 2010. She recognized his brother but had never met Nayeem, which seemed strange in their tight-knit community. […]To honor both their Ismaili Muslim and American cultures, Nayeem and Alyssa planned separate celebrations.…

Ismaili Centre London

Ismaili Centre London

The Ismaili Centre in London is a religious, social and cultural meeting place for the Ismaili Muslim community in the United Kingdom. Opened in 1985, the Centre is the first religious and cultural centre to be specially designed and built for the Ismaili community in the West.

Forum hosted by Ismaili Centre Dubai: Opportunity through Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Ethics

Forum hosted by Ismaili Centre Dubai: Opportunity through Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Ethics

The role of leadership in implementing ethical business models that demonstrate benefits to all stakeholders was echoed by speakers at a knowledge forum in Dubai on Saturday. The UAE is the best example of leadership, entrepreneurship and ethics, according to the forum participants. Titled: ‘Opportunity through leadership, entrepreneurship and ethics’ the forum was hosted by…

INTERLACED: Living Our Faith Through Stories - Ismaili Jamatkhana of Victoria participates in an Interfaith Storytelling Book Project

Living Our Faith Through Stories: Ismaili Jamatkhana of Victoria participates in an Interfaith Storytelling Book Project

Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA), the Kolot Mayim Reform Synagogue, the Ismaili Jamatkhana of Victoria, and the Victoria Hindu Temple in Saanich, presents Interfaith Storytelling Book. “INTERLACED: Living Our Faith Through Stories” has been a truly collaborative community project, funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia through EmbraceBC. The…

Montreal, Quebec Jamatkhana

Montreal, Quebec Jamatkhana

Students at McGill University started to arrive in mid-sixties. Most Ismailis arrived in Quebec and Canada in the mid-seventies from Uganda (fleeing Idi Amin’s regime), East Africa and Franco-phones from West and Central Africa, and Madagascar. In the mid-nineties, people arrived from Central Asia. The date of the first official organization in Montreal is 1972…

Ismaili Centre in Burnaby

Tour of Ismaili Centre in Burnaby

A most informative and enjoyable visit to the Ismaili Centre in Burnaby this afternoon with members of the Cdn Club. pic.twitter.com/JnKtiAAzkP — Judith Guichon (@LGJudithGuichon) January 29, 2014 Toured the remarkable #Ismaili Centre in #Burnaby. Thanks to Mohamed, Samira, Yasin and Farid for showing me around. pic.twitter.com/BRFBSis16q — Chris Alexander (@MinChrisA) January 21, 2014 Judith…

Jonathon Glus, left, and Ashraf Ramji

Culture heavyweights come together for mammoth new Ismaili Centre to be built in Houston

It was very much an insider’s gathering at art collector Judy Nyquist’s home when Houston Arts Alliance board members, advisory council and friends were engaged in a conversation on the work of the Aga Khan Foundation and the prospects for an Ismaili Centre to be built on Allen Parkway. Houston attorney Ashraf Ramji, vice chairman…

Lions Gate Jamatkhana North Vancouver, BC - FNDA Design

Lions Gate Jamatkhana North Vancouver, BC – FNDA Design

A winner of multiple awards, including the Award of Distinction for Architecture in Interior Design from the District of North Vancouver, this facility is comprised of a prayer hall, ante-room, foyer, support space, classrooms, library, commercial kitchen, 3 squash courts, multipurpose hall with stage for performing arts, and special lighting for sports and social events.

ICERV (Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering) sponsors 9th Annual World Peace Day Inter-faith Prayer Service

ICERV (Ismaili Community Engaged in Responsible Volunteering) sponsors 9th Annual World Peace Day Inter-faith Prayer Service

via chicagotribune.com – The ninth annual World Peace Day Inter-faith Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, January 1st, 2:30 pm at the North Central College Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Avenue in Naperville. The theme is year is “Embracing Differences in Our Changing Community.” This service includes participation from Muslim, Buddhist, Christian, Jewish,…

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Maputo Jamatkhana

At the heart of the port city of Maputo, capital of Mozambique, stands a building that testifies to the long history of the Ismaili Muslim community in the region. The Maputo Jamatkhana is located a short distance from the heart of the old city’s baixa (commercial area). Flanked by two intricately carved glass-wall minarets, the…

The Aga Khan – Ismaili Centre – Commemorating 40 years of Uganda Asians settlement in the UK

The Aga Khan – Ismaili Centre – Commemorating 40 years of Uganda Asians settlement in the UK

via Promota Africa Magazine – Ugandan Asians held a reception at Ismaili Centre on 2 July 2013 to commemorating the 40th anniversary of the settlement in the UK of the Asian communities from Uganda. One of the objectives of the event was to promote stronger ties between Ugandan Asians and their former country. A number…

Jamat of Charun-Oveer Chitral Celebrates 77th Birthday of Ismaili Imam with the Opening of New Jamat Khana

Jamat of Charun-Oveer Chitral Celebrated 77th Birthday of Ismaili Imam with the Opening of New Jamat Khana

Report Munir Hussyn Fatimi, via chitraltoday.net – ZAIT (Upper Chitral), Dec 13: The 77th birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Kga was celebrated with the opening of a newly-constructed landmark Jamaat Khana at Charun-Oveer. A large number of people from the Ismaili community belonging to different villages attended the grand ceremony. Six ox and…