Hussein Charania Photography: Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Hussein Charania Photography: Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre, Toronto

Photo taken from our balcony at sunset. Council Chambers of the Ismaili Centre, Toronto. View from the Patron’s Lounge in the Aga Khan Museum Open area adjacent to the institutional offices, Ismaili Centre, Toronto. Decorated by a painting of the name “Mohammed” by the late Pakistani artist Gulgee. Bellerive Room, Aga Khan Museum. Toronto, Canada.…

Arabesque Coasters at Aga Khan Museum Gift Shop designed by Rahim Bhimani

Innovation | Arabesque Coasters designed by Rahim Bhimani at Aga Khan Museum Shop

Truly grateful & honored to announce that my Arabesque Coasters are now available at the @AgaKhanMuseum @ismailimail pic.twitter.com/x6dJYgYVwp — Rahim Bhimani (@rahimbhimani) December 31, 2014 Rahim Bhimani is a designer with an MBA in Design Strategy. I am passionate about product design, design, creative problem solving, traveling, tech & anjunabeats. Discover, Explore and Learn more…

Sayohat Khalilova & Aksakol Didor

Jamat in Russia Celebrates Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 78th Birthday in St. Petersberg

From St. Petersberg, Russia with Love, courtesy of Sayohat Khalilova & Aksakol Didor About St. Petersberg, Russia Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербург) is the second largest city in Russia, politically incorporated as a federal city. It is located on the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. In 1914…

Kamal Taj's Website

Website of Kamal Taj & Taj Qavi

Kamal Taj is the son of renowned poet Taj Qavi.  He composes and performs devotional music in praise of God, His Prophets, and the Ismaili Imams.  His lyrics takes his listeners on a spiritual journey and helps them develop a deeper understanding of their faith.  He was born in Mumbai, India, grew up in Bangladesh and Pakistan, and came to the United States in 1978. Welcome…

Local Project team L-R Karim Andani, Massuma Jessani, Shamim Kooverjee, Salma Ladha, Navine Jafferali, Pyarali Jiwa (Chairmen ASG), Islamshah Rahemtulla (Board member and Treasuer), Nadia Valliani (Project Leader)

Photographs from the Ginan seminar hosted by the Association for the Study of Ginans

On 30th November 2014, the Association for the Study of Ginans, led by Chairman Pyarali Jiwa, hosted a seminar at Manchester with resounding success. Participants came from Eastbourne & Hastings, Birmingham, Bolton, Burnley, Leicester, Leeds-Bradford, Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent, and members of the Board from London. The programme consisted of speakers on Ginans: Anis Attenborough, Karim Andani,…

Ismaili Institutions for Canada: Narratives of Expression: Rethinking identity and music in Muslim discourse

Ismaili Institutions for Canada: Rethinking Identity and Music in Muslim discourse with Salim-Sulaiman, Karim Gillani & Hussein Rashid

Excerpt: At the heart of this program, was a roundtable discussion held by the academics along with artists, Salim & Sulaiman of Bollywood as well as Ali Ramzi and Hamin Honari of Qalandar. The roundtable sought to facilitate a dialogue that offered the audience new modes of thinking and articulating narratives of inclusivity in the…