Living and behaving according to the ethics of our faith is the key to our spiritual progression. Alwaez Jamil Sawani discusses the importance of living ethically and explores how we can better live with integrity.
Dr. Aleem Kherani explores the responses of religious communities to changing circumstances and discusses how grounding ourselves in the essence of our practices can help us find comfort during challenging situations.
An Ismaili TV Original series for the Farsi and Dari-speaking Jamats. This episode focuses on Eid ul-Fitr and its significance and meaning in the Muslim tradition, with an added focus on Shia and Ismaili traditions.
Dr. Aleem Bharwani has an interactive community book reading with Eboo Patel, founder and executive director of Interfaith Youth Core. Eboo is the author of Acts of Faith, a remarkable account of growing up Muslim in America and coming to believe in religious pluralism.
ITREB USA presents Aspire, a webinar series that features conversations of a stronger future built on the foundations of our faith. “Brightening My Thread in the Fabric of Society: Reflections on Citizenship, Integrity and a Democratic Ethic” features Dr. Bashir Jiwani and is moderated by Nayab Ali.
On the occasion of Laylat al-Qadr, Al-Waeza Dr. Nargis Ali Virani takes us on an inspiring journey and narrative of the legacies of the women from the Prophet's family (Hazarat Bibi Fatima, Bibi Zainub, and Sayyida Nafisa).
Eastern Canada faces off against Western Canada in this Family Challenge to settle who is dominant in Ismaili Volunteer Corps trivia.
In this presentation by Alwaez Faisal Ali on July 26, 2020, he articulates the long tradition of Seva(service) in our faith touching on the history of the Ismaili Volunteer Corps and how Seva can be seen as a sacred duty- one that is guided by the ethical principles of our faith and an intelligent understanding of the needs of the Jamat.
Urdu afsana of Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi is considered next to Munshi Prem Chand in its portrayal of rural culture. He has depicted the local life of many characters in rural areas and has presented nostalgic emotions of many people. Sifarish presents many heart-punching messages through an innocent character named Feeka. Fair warning, if you're not careful, you'll find a reflection in Feeka that may begin to look familiar.
An original film production. Zoya, a healthcare professional in her early 30s, finds herself struggling with feelings of boredom and anxiety during the pandemic. Covering her life from Navroz 2020 to Navroz 2021, the film uses music and poetry to explore her physical and mental health, touching on the initial isolation, fear, and anxiety, and moving on to coping skills, hope, and connection through family and community. Over the span of a few months, comical conversations with her family and “slice of life” scenes reveal different aspects of her life. (English with snippets of languages spoken by the Jamat with subtitles)
Do you know what each pearl represents in Jalal-al-Din Rumi's story of Adam and the three pearls? Alwaeza Dr. Afroza Nanji, in conversation with two guest speakers, explores the pearl of intellect through a beautiful piece from the Aga Khan Museum and delves into the works of Nasir Khusraw.
Taking a deeper dive into the understanding of mental health, physical health, and spiritual health and how are they related by Kamaluddin Ali Mohammad.
Join us in welcoming Navroz into our lives through various devotional expressions, i.e., the Quran, Ginan, Qasida, and various poetic recitations.