Princess Zahra

Happy Birthday Princess Zahra

Ismailimail celebrates its sixth post with another happy occasion – Princess Zahra’s birthday and the opening of the Aga Khan Museum to the public. Ismaili Muslims worldwide join Ismailimail in wishing Princess Zahra, a very happy birthday and our heartfelt appreciation for all that you do for the betterment of the world wide jamats. Princess Zahra, His Highness…

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Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology Connecting With Canada: Celebrating The Aga Khan Museum In Toronto

Excerpt: SMU senior Sana Hamirami says there are about 10,000 members of the Ismaili community in North Texas, across the different suburbs. Hamirami and her friends Afshal Akhani, a sophomore at SMU, and Shama Sadruddin, a senior at the University of Texas at Arlington, are Ismailis. They heard about the event from the organizers and…

A Look Inside Fumihiko Maki's Gorgeous New Museum For Islamic Art

Ainsley O’Connell: A Look Inside Fumihiko Maki’s Gorgeous New Museum For Islamic Art

Ainsley O’Connell for Fast Company New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art made headlines in 2011 when it reopened its Islamic art galleries after years of renovation. Amid ongoing American involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq, the 19,000 square-foot wing, complete with a Maghrebi-Andalusian-style courtyard built from scratch by Moroccan artisans, struck a chord with visitors curious…

CBC Radio Interviews Khalil Andani (Harvard) about the Aga Khan Museum

CBC Radio Interviews Khalil Andani (Harvard) about the Aga Khan Museum

Khalil Andani (Doctoral Candidate in Islamic Studies – Harvard University) was interviewed on CBC Radio’s Here and Now Toronto. In this 5 minute interview, Khalil explained the importance of the Aga Khan, the importance of the Aga Khan Museum and the sentiments of the Toronto Ismaili community on the occasion of the Opening Ceremonies. Click…

Speech by Prince Amyn Aga Khan At the Opening of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Speech by Prince Amyn Aga Khan At the Opening of the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Prime Minister Harper, Your Highness, my brother, Madame Clarkson, Excellencies, Ms Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Honourable Ministers, Chancelier de Broglie, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends, What a pleasure it is to welcome you to this exceptional place on this most special day. Exceptional because we are inaugurating today…

Event Journal: Opening of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum

Speech by Mawlana Hazar Imam At the Opening Ceremony of The Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Speech by Mawlana Hazar Imam At the Opening Ceremony of The Ismaili Centre, Toronto Friday, 12 September 2014 Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Prime Minister Harper, Words fail me — and that’s not often the case — but words fail me to thank you enough for your most gracious and warm comments on this occasion. Madame Clarkson, Excellencies, Honourable…

Opening Ceremony of the Aga Khan Museum

Photos: Opening Ceremony of the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

PHOTO: His Highness the #AgaKhan and @PMHarper reveal the plaque for the opening of the #AgaKhanMuseum pic.twitter.com/KbKF7LlxrA — TheIsmaili (@TheIsmaili) September 12, 2014 PHOTO: His Highness the #AgaKhan, @pmharper, and Henry Kim tour the #AgaKhanMuseum pic.twitter.com/EuFg2mpNT7 — TheIsmaili (@TheIsmaili) September 12, 2014 PHOTO: Prince Amyn addresses the #AgaKhanMuseum audience, while @ShellyGloverMIN, @pmharper, & the #AgaKhan…

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper joins His Highness the Aga Khan in the Opening Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre & the Aga Khan Museum

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper joins His Highness the Aga Khan in the Opening Ceremony of the Ismaili Centre & the Aga Khan Museum

Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today joined His Highness the Aga Khan in the official opening of the Ismaili Centre and the Aga Khan Museum, situated in the Don Mills area of Toronto, Ontario. He was joined by Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages. While at the Ismaili Centre, the Prime Minister…

Prince Amyn

Happy Birthday Prince Amyn and Thank You for all your gifts towards the Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto!

Reporting from Toronto, Ismailimail shares felicity for this epic day. Today we celebrate many happy occasions – Prince Amyn’s birthday and the inaugurations of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto and the Aga Khan Museum. Prince Amyn, known world wide for his prowess in the arts and culture, has for many decades worked with his elder brother, His Highness Prince…