Ismaili Wedding – Andrew R. Slaton | Photographer

Last weekend, I traveled to Richmond, Virginia to shoot an Ismaili wedding.  Ismailis are a sect of Shia Muslims, and these folks in particular were mostly of Pakistani/ Indian origins. It was a very interesting experience. everyone was incredibly hospitable, and I really enjoyed observing a different culture.

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images © andrew r. slaton | photographer 2008

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

2 thoughts

  1. are weddings part of religion…? or it has its roots in one’s social setup? i strongly disagree to link any such activity to religion or faith. there is no concept of Islamic, Cristin or Jew or Hindu weddings. you can call it an Indian or a Pakistani wedding. how it represents the wedding ceremonies throughout the Ismaili world. Ismailies belong to so varied cultures and traditions. they even don’t speak the same language. than how…………..

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