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Ismaili Imamat in 2013

Following are the major events of 2013 in the Ismaili Imamat history. All links will lead to related and categorized stories at Ismailimail, and to related original source(s). The same resource can be accessed at Ismailimail by browsing from the above drop-down Menu -> Useful Links -> Recent Major Events. His Highness the Aga Khan…

3 Questions with Ismailimail: Jalaledin Ebrahim with a PhD degree at the age of 64

“Education is not a matter of age – it is a continuing process.” Mawlana Hazar Imam. We present herewith, an exclusive interview with Dr. Jalaledin Ebrahim who recently graduated from the Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California with a Ph.D degree. What inspired you to pursue the doctorate in Depth Psychotherapy? After filing business and…

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The Eagles’ Serene Palace of Symmetric Wisdom: Historical and Intellectual Genealogy of the Nizaris of Alamut

This paper attempts to investigate, outline and discuss the Nizari doctrines from the establishment of the Nizari state in 1090 until its last phase of existence prior to its demise and downfall in 1256, a period referred to as the Alamut era, named after the fortified Nizari seat in Alamut, Persia. In order to provide…

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Karim Premji – Justice of the Peace, receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

TORONTO, September 11, 2012 – Senator Don Meredith awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal to 17 outstanding Canadians from Southwestern and Central Ontario. The ceremony was held at the Moss Park Armoury in downtown Toronto. Recipients included some of Ontario’s brightest and most dedicated entrepreneurs, legal professionals, and civic and community leaders. The…

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, presented to retired Ismaili journalist Sultan Jessa

Sept 10 2012 – Canada’s Governor-General David Johnston today presented the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal to Sultan Jessa, a retired Ismaili journalist, living in Montreal, Quebec. Awards were presented to 35 Canadians at a Special ceremony in Ottawa. This is the third medal for Sultan, who spent more than three decades with various newspapers in…

Ally Amin Hirji: recent graduate from Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ally Amin Hirji is a recent graduate from Aga Khan Mzizima Secondary School, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Ally pursued the International Baccalaureate Diploma programme and achieved outstanding results. He was the only one who took up a high demanding course combination of higher level Physics, Chemistry and Biology in his school’s IB program. He also…

Salima Somani presents a situational analysis of Nursing Education, Profession and Practice in Bishkek

Salima Somani presented a situational analysis of Nursing Education, Profession and Practice in Bishkek. The presentation was part of Public Lecture Series organized by the University of Central Asia. The presentation was attended by Nurse Educators, Practitioners and Medical Professionals. The lecture was simultaneously translated in Russian/Kyrgyz language as well. The presentation was based on…

Announcement from Hon. Jason Kenney – Royal Galipeau Makes a Statement in the House of Commons on the Aga Khan

Royal Galipeau, Member for Ottawa—Orléans (CPC): Royal Galipeau, Mr. Speaker, December 13 is an important day for the Ismaili community around the world. His Highness the Aga Khan, a descendant of the prophet Muhammad, was born in Geneva on this day in 1936. In May 2010, this wise imam was given honorary Canadian citizenship by…

A Canadian in the Valley – Ismailimail’s Interview with Anar Simpson

A Canadian in the Valley That’s Silicon Valley if you were wondering… The IsmailiMail team recently caught up with Anar Simpson, Editor-in-Chief of The Ismaili Canada magazine (2003-2007) and inaugural International Editor for TheIsmaili.org (2007-2008). Since then Anar has returned to her computer science roots and founded a company: llearth (Parallel Earth). She just completed…

Photographs: Almas Jiwani Addresses Network of Women Parliamentarians at the Parliamentary Confederation of the Americas

Almas Jiwani, President of the UN Women Canada National Committee addressed the Network of Women Parliamentarians of the Americas (Network) during the Annual Meeting of the Network held in conjunction with the General Assembly of the Parliamentary Confederation of the Americas (COPA) in Quebec City, on September 6, 2011. Copyright: PHOTOMEDIA – F. NADEAU –…

Concurrent Convocation for Two Aspiring Brothers: Nabeel & Shaqil Peermohamed

Convocation is a joyous time for students, parents and families. It is a longstanding tradition where universities confer degrees earned by students and mark their graduation. Students are excited by their academic achievements and the adventure of where life will take them next. Parents and families are filled with pride, especially during the ceremony when…

Danial Asaria won First Place in Southern California Super States 2011 Chess Championship

Danial Asaria of Santa Monica, CA won the First Place in Southern California Super States 2011 Chess Championship held in Irvine, California from Mar 18-20, 2011. This 3rd grader owns Southern California State Champion title and has won 2nd place in United State National Chess Championship at his grade level. Earlier related

Opening Ceremony of Burnaby Jamatkhana, Vancouver, on August 23, 1985 – Photograph Collection of Mansoor Ladha

Award-winning journalist, Mansoor Ladha, was one of the members of the media invited to the opening ceremony of Burnaby Jamatkhana, Vancouver, B.C., on August 23, 1985. The following is a selection of the pictures he took on that historic day. Burnaby Ismaili Centre at the official website of the Ismaili Muslim Community http://www.theismaili.org/cms/808/The-Ismaili-Centre-Burnaby