Today, Ismailis from around the world will gather to celebrate 63rd Imamat Day 2020 of Mawlana Hazar Imam. This is the day that His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan succeeded his grandfather and became the 49th hereditary spiritual leader of the Nizari Shia Muslims of Ismailis.
Hazar Imam Salgirah Mubarak Celebrations
CHITRAL/GILGIT: The spiritual leader and 49th imam of Shia Ismaili Muslims, Prince Karim Aga Khan, arrived in Chitral on Saturday and visited the places of congregation at Garam Chashma and Booni. He is expected to arrive in Gilgit-Baltistan today (Sunday).
Thousands of his followers performed the deedar ritual in Garam Chashma and Booni, which included special sermons by the Aga Khan on the importance of education for the betterment of humanity.
H.H. Karim Aga Khan is the 49th hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. He is a direct descendent of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) through Prophet’s daughter Hazrat Fatima (ra) and her husband Hazrat Ali (ra), who was the first cousin of Prophet Muhammad, and the first Imam in Shia tradition.Indeed, Hazrat Ali was the …
Salgirah Mubarak is one of the blessed and holy day for ismaili Nizari muslims because on this day their 49th Imam Noor Maulana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam was born. It’s an holy event celebrated by an Ismaili community all over the world every year on 13th December 2019 on their beloved Noor Maulana Shah Karim Al-Hussaini Hazar Imam’s (Aga Khan IV – 49th Imam) Birthday.