A special edition of Friday Night Reflections kicks off Salgirah weekend, featuring an evening of love, laughter, and light. We will travel across the country with hosts Zahra Premji, Farah Nasser, Attiya Hirji, Fahima Sultani, Malika Karim-Rajan, and Ziyah Karmali, for a celebration you won't want to miss! President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha joins to share Salgirah greetings and felicitations on behalf of the Canadian Jamati Leadership. Then gather the family around to compete in the Khushiali Kahoot gameshow.
What is the significance of a birthday in Imam's life? Let's recall past milestone birthday celebrations, explore the life and Imamat of Mawlana Hazar Imam, and enjoy inspiring expressions of devotion.
Share this joyous occasion by making Digcheh Dessert, Reshta Polo, and Kebabs.
Watch videos and photos of delicious cakes baked by families for Mawlana Hazar Imam's Birthday, sing and dance with your fellow Jamati members to a newly composed song, and listen to various genres of music from our USA artists. How do you express your love for our Imam? Reminisce with us as we celebrate Mawlana Hazar Imam’s 84th Birthday!
Following Saligrah Greetings from President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha on behalf of the Leadership of the Ismaili Council for Canada, travel across the country with hosts Zahra Premji, Farah Nasser, Attiya Hirji, Fahima Sultani, Malika Karim-Rajan and Ziyah Karmali, for a celebration you won't want to miss!
India Salgirah Sandesh: A talk by Alwaez Abdul Ali Dhanani.
Tune into Mehndi Laga ki be Raat with a tuturial in how to adorn your hands with beautiful intricate henna designs by Salima Virani, a professional henna artist trained by Ash Kumar. Get into the Salgirah feel and learn two detailed designs where she will show us how simple designs can turn into an elaborate piece of art.
Join us for a discussion on Jalaluddin Rumi’s Mathnavi (collection of poems) about Imam Ali's inner courage in the face of adversity. Alwaeza Dr. Afroza Nanji discusses this work and shares visual interpretations from the Aga Khan Museum’s collection. This was followed by a conversation with Alwaez Rahim Shivji.
ITREB India: Saaptahik Sandesh: Divine and Human Love in Islam.
This talk will revolve around a simple question: at the time of this global pandemic, where do we seek answers? Are they to be found in faith and religious practice? Or should people exclusively seek every answer under these circumstances from science? The question of the interaction between faith and intellect (or rather science) as two sources of knowledge has been at the heart of major theological and philosophical currents in the Muslim world. How do we resolve these tensions without obviating either faith or science? Dr. Daryoush Mohammad Poor explores this theme and refers to Ismaili tradition and primary sources to demonstrate that there is no conflict between faith and science and both serve a purpose, both have weight and significance as well as the ability to reinforce one another.
ITREB India: Saaptahik Sandesh: Jubilee Logos: An Exploration of Quranic Verses: Part 3: The Diamond Jubilee Logo.
This special reflection session looks at how we go through the cycles of suffering, hope, and finally, transformation.
We live in a world where we are often around people who are different from us. Research shows that humans are born with a bias in favour of those who are similar to them and against those who are different. Thus, this talk argues that it is imperative for the survival of civilised society that the value of pluralism is encouraged and taught at all levels of society.