His Highness the Aga Khan: "....technologies alone will not save us - the critical variable will....always lie in the disposition of human hearts and minds"

His Highness the Aga Khan: “….technologies alone will not save us – the critical variable will….always lie in the disposition of human hearts and minds”

…quantitative advances in communication technology have not necessarily produced qualitative progress in mutual understanding. Continue reading His Highness the Aga Khan: “….technologies alone will not save us – the critical variable will….always lie in the disposition of human hearts and minds”

His Highness the Aga Khan: Islamic gardens place an emphasis "on human stewardship, our responsibility to nature..." and remind of the mysterious natural forces

His Highness the Aga Khan: Islamic gardens place an emphasis “on human stewardship, our responsibility to nature…” and remind of the mysterious natural forces

“The Garden has for many centuries served as a central element in Muslim culture. The Holy Qur’an, itself, portrays the Garden as a central symbol of a spiritual ideal – a place where human creativity and Divine majesty are fused, where the ingenuity of humanity and the beauty of nature are productively connected. Gardens are a place where the ephemeral meets the eternal, and where … Continue reading His Highness the Aga Khan: Islamic gardens place an emphasis “on human stewardship, our responsibility to nature…” and remind of the mysterious natural forces

Address of His Highness the Aga Khan to both Houses of the Parliament of Canada in the House of Commons Chamber, Ottawa 27 February 2014

Conflict between Sunni and Shia interpretations of Islam

Perhaps the most important area of incomprehension, outside the Ummah, is the conflict between Sunni and Shia interpretations of Islam and the consequences for the Sunni and Shia peoples.   This powerful tension is sometimes even more profound than conflicts between Muslims and other faiths. It has increased massively in scope and intensity recently, and has been further exacerbated by external interventions. In Pakistan and … Continue reading Conflict between Sunni and Shia interpretations of Islam

Earlier in 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan's visit to Canada

Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to Canada

January 4, 2016: A brief summary of few selected posts made at Ismailimail during Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to Canada in May 2015. His Highness the Aga Khan was in Canada to inaugurate the Aga Khan Park Toronto, sign historic agreement with the Province of Ontario, meeting then and future Prime Minister of Canada, and to attend Global Centre for Pluralism Lecture. We also continue … Continue reading Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to Canada

Earlier in 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan's visit to Cairo, Egypt

Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to Cairo, Egypt

December 28, 2015: A brief summary of few selected posts made at Ismailimail. On 2nd May 2015, Mawlana Hazar Imam visited Cairo to inaugurate Amir Aqsunqur Mosque. Inauguration of Amir Aqsunqur Mosque With Prime Minister Video Remarks Press/Media All related Ismailimail All related AKDN All related TheIsmaili Continue reading Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to Cairo, Egypt

Earlier in 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan's visit to India

Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to India

December 26, 2015: A brief summary of few selected posts made at Ismailimail. From Mawlana Hazar Imam’s visit to India in April 2015, to lay the foundation stone of Humayun’s Tomb Site Museum; receive Padma Vibhushan Award; and visit to Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad with the family. Announcement Arrival, in Delhi With Vice-President With President With Prime Minister Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of Humayun’s Tomb … Continue reading Review 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan’s visit to India

Photo Gallery: Fall 2015 Jodidi Lecture with His Highness the Aga Khan

Photo Gallery: Fall 2015 Jodidi Lecture with His Highness the Aga Khan

“The Cosmopolitan Ethic in a Fragmented World” The Samuel L. and Elizabeth Jodidi Lecture held on November 12, 2015 was delivered by His Highness the Aga Khan at Memorial Church, Harvard University. The lecture was sponsored by the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program. View Photo Gallery at the source: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs All related … Continue reading Photo Gallery: Fall 2015 Jodidi Lecture with His Highness the Aga Khan