A superb must watch documentary on Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan entitled “The Aga Khan: Creating A Bright Future.”
Category / Tribute
His Highness the Aga Khan’s Trust for Culture was lead funder and key creative partner of the Silk Rods Festival in Washingon D.C. in 2002. The remarks made by the Aga Khan appear in the US Senate Congressional Record and they are reproduced in this post.
President Vartan Gregorian’s gracious remarks on Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, May 1996.
Two amazing pieces on Prince Sadruddin providing glimpses of his muli-faceted life and his concern and love for the Ismaili community
I was a young boy of seven years old when one very early morning, as I was preparing for school, there was a gentle knock on our 2nd floor apartment door in Lourenço Marques (LM), now Maputo, Mozambique. My father opened the door to Mukhisaheb’s son, a boy of my age. He had walked about a mile to deliver a message for my parents – we didn’t have a phone – that Prince Aly Khan (June 13, 1911 – May 12, 1960) had passed away in a motor car accident and that Mukhisaheb and the leadership had convened a meeting in Jamatkhana later that morning. He asked that we should turn on the radio. Yes, indeed the news was on it. There was deep sadness in our faces and hearts. My parents, as teachers, had had the great privilege of meeting Prince Aly Khan during his visit to LM in 1957, a few months before Mawlana Shah Karim became the 49th Imam on July 11, 1957. Continue Reading