The intimate relationship among Rajabali Velshi, A.I Kajee, Rehmtulla Velshi, Walter Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

The intimate relationship among Rajabali Velshi, A.I Kajee, Rehmtulla Velshi, Walter Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada and Nelson Mandela in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle

“By 1920, the Keshavjees, having established flourishing general dealerships, began to diversify and expand their interests. Velshi Keshavjee acquired the ABC Bakery, a tiny business in a tin shanty that made deliveries by horse and cart. He bought out the owner, a Chinese man who had gone bankrupt, modernised the bakery and put in the…

Blogger Easy Nash adds quotes and excerpts from the Foundation Ceremony of the Ismaili Center, Aga Khan Museum and Park in Toronto to his Blogpost Four Hundred

Blogpost Four Hundred is the cardinal post of my Blog on the link between Science and Religion in Islam and the high octane fuel that powers my Blog. It is continually being updated and this post is one such update. The quotes and excerpts of Mawlana Hazar Imam, Aga Khan IV, his predecessor Imam Aga…

“MAKING THE CONNECTION”: South African Family And Friends Reunion Set To Rock Toronto’s The Old Mill Restaurant June 7 2009

Via Easy Nash This weekend(June 6th and 7th 2009) at least 420 Keshavjees and other families and friends will be gathering to schmooze and break bread at Toronto’s classy ‘The Old Mill’ Restaurant and to celebrate their first reunion in the new millenium. Previous reunions have taken place in 1995, 1992 and 1980, all also…

Quotes on Holy Quran by Aga Khan IV

“The Qur’an itself repeatedly recommends Muslims to become better educated in order better to understand God’s creation” Closing Address by His Highness Aga Khan IV at the “Musée-Musées” Round Table Louvre Museum, Paris, France, October 17th 2007 “……The Quran tells us that signs of Allah’s Sovereignty are found in the contemplation of His Creation –…

Quotes on Holy Quran by Aga Khan IV and others

From Easy Nash at Science and Religion in Islam: The Link. “The Quran Says…….”; Quotes of Aga Khan IV and Others on the Subjects of Knowledge, Intellect, Creation, Education, Science and Religion “The Qur’an itself repeatedly recommends Muslims to become better educated in order better to understand God’s creation”(ClosingAddress by His Highness Aga Khan IV…

Golden Jubilee Quotes of Aga Khan IV

Golden Jubilee Quotes of Aga Khan IV on the subjects of Knowledge, Intellect, Creation, Education, Science and Religion, July 11 ’07 to Dec 13 ’08 “It is because of these qualities that rock crystal seems to be such an appropriate symbol of the profound beauty and the ever-unfolding mystery of Creation itself – and the…

The Role of Consensus in the Contemporary Struggle for Islam

“Though the Amman Message should not be declared a panacea, it has already made a contribution in the struggle to define Islam, and will continue to do so…….Speaking of Jihad and the Islamic Law of War, al-Husein Madhany, the executive vice president of One Nation, told me, “The reason this document is so critical is…

The Large Hadron Collider and the God Particle: Can Islam be in the middle of this exciting melding of Science and Religion?; Quotes of Aga Khans

From Easy Nash, a timely post. I have blogged on a few occasions about the Large Hadron Collider that straddles two countries (France and Switzerland) and which conducted its first successful test yesterday. This mammoth scientific project, many years in the making, promises to have the same or greater short and long term impact on…

Knowledge Society

“That quest for a better life, among Muslims and non-Muslims alike, must lead inevitably to the Knowledge Society which is developing in our time. The great and central question facing the Ummah of today is how it will relate to the Knowledge Society of tomorrow.The fundamental reason for the pre-eminence of Islamic civilizations lay neither…

Diversity and Sisterhood in Islam – An imaginative example shared by Easy Nash

“Ismaili Mail contributor and Facebook aficionado Easy Nash was trolling through his friends’ facebook profiles late one frigid night in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and came across a picture that jumped right out at him. Nabila Kanji, second from left in this picture, a member of Easy Nash’s extended family, and her three friends(from left to…

Science and Belief

“Islam does not perceive the world as two seperate domains of mind and spirit, science and belief” (Aga Khan IV, McMaster University Convocation, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, May 15th 1987) “Discovery of knowledge was seen by those founders [Fatimids] as an embodiment of religious faith, and faith as reinforced by knowledge of workings of the Creator’s…

Quotes of Aga Khan

Two blog posts from Easy Nash: Consolidated quotes of Aga Khan IV and Aga Khan III Quotes of Aga Khan IV Timeless Sayings of Aga Khan III From Easy Nash: To read an even more comprehensive list of short and long quotes and speech excerpts by Mawlana Hazar Imam, his predecessor Imam and others, relating…

The Creation according to Quran – Updated

Easy Nash ponders on the creation according to Quran, at his blog. Its very interesting but I have noticed a key phrase being used in a significant number of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s speeches during 2006 and 2007, this key phrase being “God’s creation”, “His creation”, “creation of Allah” Visit Science and Religion in Islam: The…