On the occasion of Hazrat Ali’s birth anniversary, selected sayings on some of the cardinal principles of life that will assist us in our spiritual development, as we prepare to celebrate Navroz – the spring season of the soul.
Tag / Imamat
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.
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 .
By KARIM H. KARIM “No belief is like modesty and patience, no attainment is like humility, no honour is like knowledge, no power is like forbearance, and no support is more reliable than consultation.” Mawlana Hazar Imam, His Highness the Aga Khan, has frequently quoted this saying of Hazrat Ali in his speeches.  Modesty, […]
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 […]