The Aga Khan: Barakah’s 2022 Stories, Articles and Photos to Revisit

Introduced by MALIK MERCHANT

As we enter the year 2023 this weekend, we present links to articles we posted in 2022 on Simerg’s sister website, Barakah, which is dedicated to His Highness the Aga Khan, members of his family and the Ismaili Imamat. The Aga Khan is the 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, and is directly descended from the Prophet Muhammad (may peace be upon him and his family) through his son-in-law Imam Ali, the first Imam of all Shia Muslims, who was married to the Prophet’s daughter, Fatimah.

We commence the presentation with an image containing a verse from the Qur’an, a tradition (hadith) of the Prophet Muhammad and excerpts from the Aga Khan’s speeches and/or interviews. This is followed with links to more than thirty must read 2022 pieces.

The Ismaili Imamat is Unique

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Note: All photos may be clicked for enlargement. Preceding each photograph is a link to the corresponding piece. Please click on the links and read the articles.

Please click: Princess Yasmin Aga Khan: Birthday and Knighthood

Yasmin Aga Khan

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Please click: Ode to the Imam of the Present Time: His Highness the Aga Khan

The Aga Khan

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Hussain Aga Khan

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Please click: The Hereditary Imamat and the Aga Khan’s 86th Birthday

Greeting for the Aga Khan's birthday

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Please click: 2010 Photo Flashback: The Aga Khan Award for Architecture in Qatar

Aga Khan in Qatar

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Please click: The Life of the 48th Ismaili Imam, Aga Khan III

Aga Khan III

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Please click: Oman’s 3-Day Feast of Culture: The Aga Khan Awards

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2022

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Please click: A Handwritten Message of Hope and Prayer from the Aga Khan

Aga Khan Portrait

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Please click: Prince Rahim Aga Khan: 51 Years in Pictures

Prince Rahim Aga Khan

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Please click: Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Zahra in British Columbia

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Please click: The Aga Khans, the Ismaili Imamat and the British Crown

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Please click: Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Her Work for the Ismaili Imamat

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Please click: A Review of the Aga Khan’s “Where Hope Takes Root”

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Please click: The Silver Jubilee Service Set Presented to the Aga Khan

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Please click: The Aga Khan: Modern Personification of Historical Islamic Rationalism, Charity and Peace

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Please click: The Aga Khan’s View of the World

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Please click: The Aga Khan Stands Out as an Icon of Action

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Please click: The Aga Khan at Harvard

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Please click: A Tribute to the Aga Khan

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Please click: Gift of a Standard to the Aga Khan and its Significance

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Please click: World Leaders’ Congratulatory Messages to the Aga Khan

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Please click: The Aga Khan’s Installation Ceremony from a Rare Magazine

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Please click: Reflections on “Depth of Field – The Aga Khan Beyond the Lens”

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Please click: Dolly Jamani’s Memorable Photograph with the Aga Khan

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Please click: Message from the Aga Khan to His Followers in Tajikistan

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Please click: The Aga Khan Recites Eid ul-Fitr Prayers at Age 7

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Please click: The Aga Khan and Late Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki

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Please click: Irfan Aga Khan: The Seven Year Old Prince’s Name and its Roots

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Please click: Prince Hussain Aga Khan’s Journey of Sea Exploration

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Please click: Yasmin Aga Khan: A Princess with a Mission

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Please click: The Aga Khan and Late Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

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Please click: March 21, 1960: The Aga Khan in Burma

Begum Aga Khan

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Please click: An Unforgettable Meeeting with Om Habibeh Aga Khan

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Please click: 22nd Birthday of Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan

Prince Aliy Muhammad Aga Khan

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Please click: Reminiscing the Aga Khan’s Participation in the 1964 Winter Olympic Games

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Please click: January – December 2022: News Coverage

With this post, we welcome new readers to our 3 websites – Simerg, Barakah and Simergphotos – and wish them as well as all our existing readers a very happy, peaceful and prosperous 2023.

Date posted: December 29, 2022.

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REVIEW SIMERG’S TABLE OF CONTENTS AND VISIT ITS SISTER WEBSITES

Before departing this website, please take a moment to review Simerg’s Table of Contents for links to hundreds of thought-provoking pieces on a vast array of subjects including faith and culture, history and philosophy, and arts and letters to name a few. Also visit Simerg’s sister websites Barakah, dedicated to His Highness the Aga Khan, and SimergphotosThe editor may be reached via email at mmerchant@simerg.com.

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