A comprehensive post celebrating Id-e-Ghadir and the succession of Ismaili Imams from Hazrat Ali to Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan. The post includes a fantastic map of the Ismaili Imama as a downloadble PDF file.
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“The esoteric (batini) vision, realized through pious works and the constant remembrance of God during the nightly vigil, as well as the exoteric (zaheri) vision, and beholding the gateway of God’s mercy, becomes the ultimate purpose of human life….Piety should be for the purpose of recognizing and beholding God, which is achieved through the recognition […]
1. ON THE 48TH IMAM September 1, 1885: The 7-year-old Aga Khan III at his enthronement ceremony as 48th Imam of the Shia Ismaili Ismaili Muslims in Bombay. He is surrounded by community elders. Photo: Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images, Copyright. BOMBAY, INDIA, MARCH 11, 1958 “Bombay, as you now have been reminded, has very close associations […]