Sacred Web: Special Tribute to Hazar Imam by Dr Seyyed Hossein Nasr

Sacred Web: Special Tribute to Hazar Imam by Dr Seyyed Hossein NasrHis Highness the Aga Khan: Reminiscences of over Six Decades

By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

In this essay, written to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the Ismaili spiritual leader, the fourth Aga Khan, the eminent Muslim scholar, Dr. Seyyed Hossein Nasr reflects on their many decades of association, from their friendship that commenced before Prince Karim became the Imam of his community at the age of 20, while still a student in Harvard, through his collaborations with His Highness to further the Aga Khan’s aim to revive the intellectual tradition of Islam within the modern Muslim world and to create a greater awareness of the rich civilizational heritage of Muslim societies within both the Islamic and the Western worlds. Dr. Nasr also includes a personal appreciation of the significance and impact of the Aga Khan’s vision and humanistic work beyond his own community and the Muslim Umma, and, through personal anecdote, he conveys a sense of the Imam’s extraordinary stature.

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Author: ismailimail

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

2 thoughts

  1. I started reading the article by Dr. Nasr on Mowlana Hazar Imam. Half way through, it stopped and asked me to subscribe to sacred web to complete reading of this article. This was disappointing. I hope Ismailimail will be able to obtain this complete write up and publish it in the Ismailimail distribution.

    Thank you.


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