NanoWisdoms Archive celebrates its third anniversary and publishes a new interview transcript

NanoWisdoms Archive celebrates its third anniversary and publishes a new interview transcript

Three years ago the NanoWisdoms Archive of Imamat Speeches, Interviews and Writings was given special permission by Aiglemont to publish Mawlana Hazar Imam’s speeches. Today, as we celebrate our third anniversary, we are happy to report that the Archive is thriving thanks to the Jamat’s support. Our third year was, by all measures, a momentous…

San Antonio is hosting its first Aga Khan Foundation Partnership Run and Walk

Mirza Jahani: A global boost for local philanthropy – NYTimes.com

Mirza Jahani, Washington Regarding “Generosity amid want” (Feb. 14): Bina Shah’s opinion article probably surprised many with the scale of Pakistan’s private philanthropy and its culture of “everyday humanitarianism.” I appreciated her mention of the Aga Khan Foundation’s initiatives and the Pakistan Center for Philanthropy. We at the Aga Khan Foundation have witnessed this tradition…

Roshan Thomas – Acting in the Path of God By Jalal Jaffer « SIMERG – Insights from Around the World

Roshan Thomas – Acting in the Path of God By Jalal Jaffer

Acting in the path of God Eliminates limitations, restrictions, conceptions In pursuit of noble actions To sustain, promote, achieve Enhancement, progress, understanding Amongst God’s most beautiful creation The human being. With clarity of mind Determination against any odds It was but natural That Roshan picked a far-away geography Hoping and pursuing and working towards A…

Zulfikar Hirji: Communities in the Modern Era... Is it Necessary to Belong?

Zulfikar Hirji: Communities in the Modern Era… Is it Necessary to Belong?

This event is being presented by the Engaging Jamat Initiative (EJI) of the Council for Ontario. Jamati and non-Ismaili family members aged 35 to 55 will have an opportunity to build personal and professional connections while exchanging ideas in one of Canada’s historic cultural sites on Sunday, April 13 at the Arts and Letters Club…

Rizwan Mawani: A Relationship of Mutual Respect and Admiration: His Highness the Aga Khan Becomes First Faith Leader to Address Joint Session of Canadian Parliament

Farhan Jumani: Personal Reflection on the Historic Speech of His Highness the Aga Khan in Canadian Parliament

Farhan Jumani is an educator, scholar. He is a freelance writer for many platforms such as Daily Dawn, Pamirtimes, The Financial Express and The Daily Star Bangladesh. He has background in anthropology and religious studies and regularly speaks to different audiences ranging from students to policy makers. Farhan is contributing this speech analysis and personal…

Hazar Imam with book

“He who is above all else”: A Logical Argument for the Existence of God – Ismaili Gnosis

Click here to read the full article. ““I think that monotheistic religions, having a common reference to a single God, should and must dialogue. The three religions which Abraham inspired have many more common facets than those which divide them. Religion must be the means by which to affirm the ethical significance of existence, regardless…

Diana Steigerwald: Understanding the Quran | Ismaili Web Amaana

Diana Steigerwald: Understanding the Quran | Ismaili Web Amaana

Author’s Bio: Dr. Diana Steigerwald is an expert in the History of Islamic Thought especially theology, philosophy, Qur’anic exegesis, and mysticism. She has a Ph.D. in Islamic Studies from McGill University (Montreal). Her first two books analyzed the works of al-Shahrastani (1086-1153) who is recognized as an influential Muslim theologian and as an historian of…

Khalil Andani's Presentation on the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: Esoteric Thought in Physical Form

Khalil Andani’s Presentation on the Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: Esoteric Thought in Physical Form

Khalil Andani, Harvard University “The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat: A Symbolic Cartography of Spiritual Authority” We highly recommend you read/download Khalil Andani’s related article on this topic. Click here: The Delegation Decoded – An Esoteric Exegesis of the Delegation of the Isma‘ili Imamat, by Khalil Andani. This article is also available in multiple format…

Rasool Verjee

About Rasool Verjee

Opportunistic Serial Entrepreneur with a depth of experience in telecommunications, technology and an extensive diverse global network. He is of Indian origin, born in Kampala, Uganda, and educated in the UK. He holds degrees in Law from Cambridge University. His career has been marked by successful entrepreneurial endeavors that span the globe. He has a…

Imam's work is guided by one of the foundational ethical principles of Islam: the unity of humankind

“Imam’s work is guided by one of the foundational ethical principles of Islam: the unity of humankind”

“The Imam’s work is guided by one of the foundational ethical principles of Islam, the unity of humankind. The Imam’s ethical role for humanity at large is to help enable each person to live up to their exalted status as vicegerent or trustee of God on earth,” “The Imam’s mandate includes realizing the ethics of…

Sacred Web Conference 2014

Sacred Web Conference 2014: With Prince Charles, Hossein Nasr, Reza Shah-Kazemi and others

“Rediscovering the Sacred in our Lives and in our Times” Saturday, April 26th, and Sunday, April 27th, 2014 SFU Beedie School of Business- 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, British Columbia PROGRAM INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION DETAILS AT: http://www.sacredweb.com SWC2014 brochure Related at Ismailimail: Video: His Highness the Aga Khan and Prince Charles visit the Ismaili Centre London…

Professor Ali Asani at Kingston Library: Understanding Islam as a Faith; Going Beyond the Headlines

Professor Ali Asani at Kingston Library: Understanding Islam as a Faith; Going Beyond the Headlines

Join Kingston Community Library for “Bridging Cultures: Understanding Islam Beyond the Headlines” on Wednesday April 9, at 7 p.m (Kingston, New Hampshire). Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures at Harvard University, will lead us through a thoughtful and engaging wrap-up presentation, addressing topics covered over the entire Bridging Cultures: Understanding the…

Aga Khan Council and Arbitration Board for Midwestern United States to host a Book Discussion with Dr. Mohamed M. Keshavjee

Aga Khan Council and Arbitration Board for Midwestern United States to host a Book Discussion with Dr. Mohamed M. Keshavjee

Aga Khan Council for Midwestern United States and the Aga Khan Conciliation and Arbitration Board for the United States will host a moderated Book Discussion with Dr. Mohamed M. Keshavjee from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Glenview Jamatkhana and Ismaili Center, 100 Shermer Rd. Dr. Mohamed Keshavjee received his…