CBC News (Vancouver): Ismaili community adapts birthday celebrations for spiritual leader, the Aga Khan

The birthday of the Aga Khan — who turns 84 this year — is one of the most important dates in the calendar for approximately 100,000 Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims across the country. It is an occasion to celebrate and reflect on the benevolence of their leader and how they, too, can give back.

Read the full article by CBC News (Vancouver) at the source: Ismaili community adapts birthday celebrations for spiritual leader, the Aga Khan

As the world goes virtual in the midst of a pandemic, celebrations are finding creative ways of being festive. That’s the case for the Ismaili community as it celebrates a milestone for the Aga Khan. Watch video report by Zahra Premji (host/reporter for CBC News Vancouver)

Video source: CBC Vancouver (YouTube)

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