At End of 2013, a Selection of Great Reads from Simerg and Simergphotos…and Coming on New Year’s Day — “Ismailis in China”

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THE NEW OTTAWA JAMATKHANA

The new Ottawa jamatkhana marks a new chapter in the life of the Ismaili community of the National Capital Region and will become a symbol of the community’s commitment to Ottawa…

 11 - Qayl as an astronaut  QAYL’S ENCOUNTERS WITH ASTRONAUTS

Exploring space…learning about what’s there and how to get there, is something that I am interested in. I decided to do a photo essay…“a picture is worth a thousand words” 

 Post op patient

A SURGEON’S JOURNEY TO CHITRAL

This story is an example of hope that Dr. Kurwa has brought to people living in some of the remotest areas in the world…

 Daman Jamatkhana Foundation

THE ISMAILI COMMUNITY IN DAMAN

The period of the Ismaili Imam Islam Shah marked the growth of the Khoja community of Ismailis all over India. The Khojas in Daman were part of the migrants…

 V0029869 A plague house being whitewashed by men standing on scaffold THE AGA KHAN AND THE BUBONIC PLAGUE

“I knew that I must take the initiative. I was not entirely without scientific knowledge. I was convinced that the Surgeon General’s Department was working along the wrong lines…”

 Bead Bai Cover  SULTAN SOMJEE’S ‘BEAD BAI’

If you look at the face again after reading the 450-page tome, you would be forgiven for losing yourself in sheer rapture of the woman who has made you fall in love with her story….

…..WITH OTHER GREATS PIECES, JUST A CLICK AWAY
(Please on click image below)

Please click on image for links to articles published in 2013 (and earlier)

Please click on image for links to articles published in 2013 (and earlier)

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FORTHCOMING….ITS HERE

Please click: EXCLUSIVE: Ismailis in China – A Travelogue with a Special Photo Collection by Ghulam Panjwani

Carved ceiling of Poskam jamatkhana. Photo: Ghulam Panjwani Collection.

Carved ceiling of Poskam jamatkhana, Xingjiang, China. Watch this space on January 1, 2014. Photo: Ghulam Panjwani Collection. Copyright.

One thought on “At End of 2013, a Selection of Great Reads from Simerg and Simergphotos…and Coming on New Year’s Day — “Ismailis in China”

  1. To all at Simerg

    I pray that the New Year will bring with it peace and harmony in the world, where communities live side by side in harmony and happiness. Amen.

    I wish everyone a Healthy, Wealthy, Happy and Successful 2014.

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