In this exceptional post, excerpts from His Highness the Aga Khan’s speeches comprehensive define the historical aspect of Imamat and its role. This is followed by an enlightening and easy to read piece on the Nur or Light of Imamat.
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The importance of preserving our photographic heritage
It is our great honour and privilege to present to our readers four rare photos of Mawlana Sultan Mahomed Shah and Prince Aly Khan that have been in the collection of Mr. Jan Karmali of Edmonton, Canada, for many decades. Continue Reading
According to tradition Mawlana Murtaza Ali (a.s), the first Shia Imam, was born on the 13th day of the Islamic month of Rajab, approximately twenty one years before the Hegira or the migration of the Prophet Muhammad (s.a.s.) from Mecca to Medina, from which the Muslim calendar begins. Continue Reading
Introduced by ABDULMALIK MERCHANT
(Publisher/Editor Barakah, Simerg and Simergphotos; all .com)
During one of my recent visits to Vancouver, I was very pleased to personally meet with Mr. Ahamed Ismail, with whom I had been communicating via email for a number of years. He graciously treated me to a wonderful buffet lunch at an Indian restaurant close to the Ismaili Centre on Canada Way. He then deeply touched me when he presented me with his personal copy of a 1977-1978 Commemorative Issue celebrating sixty years of Ismaili education in Kenya, published by His Highness the Aga Khan Education Department for Kenya….. Continue Reading
By ABDULMALIK MERCHANT
(Publisher/Editor Barakah, Simerg and Simergphotos; .Com)
Hold the historical moment of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Diamond Jubilee for ever with a numbered 2-set frame of stamps, first day covers, motifs as well as a unique Portuguese souvenir sheet affixed with a genuine 1.25 mm diamond.