Alwaeza Parinda Chagani discusses the concept of love based on the Qur’an-e Shariff and Hadiths and shares heartwarming stories that speak to the depth of the love between the Imam and the Murid.
United Kingdom Institutional ProgrammeM ITREB talk - Reflections on Remembrance and Forgetting in the Islamic Traditions' with Professor Ali Asani.
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.
Facets of Faith, Alwaeza Salima Versi delves into the lived experiences of key female figures in our history, and probes into how we can benefit from their cumulative experiences. She further discusses how these shared experiences continue to enrich us and teach us about justice, piety, and faith.
ITREB Canada: Facets of Faith - Ginans are a great source of knowledge for Ismailis. They were composed in South Asian languages and many of us now live in countries where we speak and communicate in other languages. Alwaez Shiraz Kanji on this week's episode of Facets of Faith to learn more about the great value that Ginans and our other devotional literature give us. He also discusses how we can preserve this valued tradition.
ITREB Canada: Facets of Faith - Alwaez Allahbakhsh Jaffery will explore the role of the Qasida tradition in the history of our Jamat. Originating in pre–Islamic Arabia, qasidas have come to refer to any poem of a certain length in Arabic, Persian and Turkish literatures. Qasidas are also composed to celebrate festivals and are an important expression of devotion for Ismailis in Central Asia and Syria. Alwaez Allahbaksh takes us on a mystical journey through the world of Qasidas.
In this week’s edition of the Facets of Faith series, Alwaeza Karima Ramji explores the concept of Taqwa in Muslim Piety, and engages with Alwaez Rahim Shivji in a conversation about this key ethical principle in Islam. Join us as we talk about Taqwa, Iman, and how each of us can be "muttaqi".

Alwaeza Karima Ramji is a graduate of the International Waezeen Training Program. She currently serves as Mukhiani Saheba of Victoria Jamatkhana. She is also a past Chair of the Victoria World Partnership Walk and has served in a TKN capacity to help develop the University of Central Asia's Co-op Education Program. Alwaeza Karima is a certified Cultural Intelligence Professional, has over two decades of experience as a co-operative education professional, and currently holds the position of Associate Director, International, Indigenous and Strategic Initiatives for the Co-operative Education Program and Career Services at the University of Victoria.

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