As Ismailis around the world rejoice in the celebration of the 62nd Imamat Day of His Highness the Aga Khan, Barakah presents an explanation of the traditional Ismaili Ginan Ya Ali Khuba Mijalas which is recited for the auspicious occasion in many Ismaili Jamatkhanas around the world .
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By NIZAR A. MOTANI, PH. D This July, make pluralism part of parades and picnics for greater peace and progress across the planet. Let us ponder what pluralism means and its critical need for stability and tranquility in our shared interdependent world. Pluralism was clearly recognized by President Ronald Reagan in his remarks at the […]
A magnificent and inspiring account by the 48th Ismaili Imam, Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah, His Highness the Aga Khan, about the 1897 bubonic plague and how he himself set an example to his followers to be inoculated against the plague which was taking lives like flies.
A brief glimpse into the Ismaili Imamat’s deep rooted relationship with the British Monarchy – specifically Queens Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II. The post draws material from numerous sources including the 48th Ismaili Imam’s The Memoirs of Aga Khan published in 1954.
On May 25, 1961, President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) announced before a special joint session of Congress the dramatic and ambitious goal of sending an American safely to the Moon before the end of the decade. He said, “I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project in this period will be more impressive to mankind, or more important for the long-range exploration of space; and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish.” Continue Reading