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The seal of Aga Khan University and convocation regalia of His Highness the Aga Khan

 The Seal of Aga Khan University

Aga Khan University Seal

The Seal of the Aga Khan University

The Seal of Aga Khan University is a visual representation of the principles which underlie the founding of the University. The circular form of the Seal, with its different levels of imagery contained in concentric circles, has its visual roots in the rosettes of early Islamic periods. The circle also symbolises the world and reflects the international presence of the University. Continue Reading


Historical Diamond Jubilee message from Imam Sultan Mahomed Shah to Ismaili youth: “The body is the temple of God for it carries the soul”

“you can do much by going about your business, shopping etc on foot and carrying yourselves straight. The times of prayer should not be forgotten if you can do go to Jamatkana, if not say your Tesbih wherever you be…” 


Transcript of message below. The message appeared in the Diamond Jubilee Yearbook published in Dar es Salaam on 10th August 1946. See cover page image of the Souvenir at top of this post.


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3 Amazing photos from flickr of Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, at the Paris Peace Forum

(Publisher/Editor Barakah, Simerg and Simergphotos .com)

The Flickr page of the Paris Peace Forum contains some amazing portraits and images of world leaders who attended the forum from November 11-13, 2018. Here are some photos of Mawlana Hazar Imam that will be of interest to all our readers. Please click on the images to view them on Flickr in larger formats, upto 2048 x 2048. Continue Reading

Mawlana Hazar Imam’s view of the world: More gems from his speeches

[In 2017 Salim and Zahida Rahemtulla of Vancouver spent hours studying more than 140 speeches made by Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, from the years 2000-2017. Their compilation, The Aga Khan’s view of the World – Gems from the 49th Ismaili Imam’s Speeches, was widely read and appreciated. This post and several more to come will focus on speeches that Mawlana Hazar Imam made from 1957-2000]. Continue Reading

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