COVID-19 and the Shia Ismaili Muslim Community with Alim D. Adatia (@AlimAdatia) via University of St. Thomas (@stthomashouston)

Alim D. Adatia, Communication and Publications Member of the Aga Khan Council for the Southwestern US, describes to Bridget Richardson (Assistant Director of Pastoral and Ecumenical Initiatives at University of St. Thomas’ Center for Faith and Culture) how the Shia Ismaili Muslim community and the Aga Khan Council is continuing to adapt and help people during the coronavirus pandemic.

Alim talks about the value of communal prayer in Islam, the foundations of the Shia Ismaili Muslim faith and how the Aga Khan Development Network’s focus on improving the quality of life for people across the globe is a manifestation of faith in action . They also talk about Nowruz, Ramadan and the soon-to-be built Ismaili Center Houston along Allen Parkway.

Video courtesy: University of St. Thomas

 

Author: ismailimail

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

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