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7. Aga Khan and Ismailism in the Media

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The Aga Khans by Mihir Bose

In 1985 a book of mine on the history of the Aga Khans was banned on the grounds it offended the feelings of the Ismaili community, whose spiritual leader is the Aga Khan. Mihir Bose in “70 years after independence, the India I know is losing its way“, The Telegraph Download Link 1Download Link 2Download … Continue reading

Why did Aga Khan move to Portugal?

When the news of Aga Khan moving his headquarters to Portugal was broken to the Ismaili community, no one exactly knew why the move was made. However, the only thing which each and every Ismaili was taught to say was how ‘great’ Portugal was, and that it was now the new ‘home’ to Aga Khan’s … Continue reading

The Aga Khan: A near myth

Nobody likes to be rejected, but when you are a billionaire spiritual leader unused to having people stand in your way, the consequences tend to be dramatic. Such is the case with the Aga Khan, who for the second time in 13 years has reacted to a perceived slight by turning his back on Britain … Continue reading

Aga Khan’s Bahamas hideaway linked to Panama Leaks

As the investigation into Trudeau’s relationship with Aga Khan moves forward, it is revealed that the legal ownership of Bell Island, which Aga Khan used to host Trudeau is with an off-shore company. These are the very off-shore companies which were revealed in the infamous Pamana Leaks through the leaked records of Mossack Fonseca. In … Continue reading

Illegitimate Birth of Prince Karim Aga Khan

Introduction Karim Aga Khan’s mother is popularly known within Ismaili circles as Princess Tajuddawlah and in the Western media as Joan Aly Khan. At age 19, Princess Tajuddawalah married Group. Captain Thomas L.E.B. Guinness. Prince Tajuddawlah was then known as Joan Barbara Yarde-Buller. After obtaining a divorce from Thomas Guinness, she married Prince Aly S. … Continue reading

Karim Aga Khan and his women: Sylvia Casablanca and Patricia Deblave

  The story scanned and uploaded here on the Inside Ismailism blog appeared in a French-language magazine and named only a few of Karim Aga Khan’s women. He is pictured here with the almost-begum Sylvia Casablanca and another almost-begum Patricia Deblave — both of who her never married, but “dated” on consecutive nights. Above: The couple … Continue reading

The Aga Khan, The Bahamas and The Trudeaus

How the Aga Khan manipulated the Canadian government for obtaining $310 million in grants from taxpayers’ money from 2004-2016, bought the most expensive island in The Bahamas for $100 million while himself ‘donating’ $1 million to the Bahamas National Trust, and called the Canadian PM and the Liberal Party leaders for a vacation to the same island. Continue reading

“Ismaili country” for Aga Khan: AKDN and Aga Khan Foundation funding Ismaili separatist militants against Tajikistan government

After Ismaili separatists fatally stabbed General Abdullo Nazarov – a top Tajik government security official and the head of the Tajik intelligence agency “GKNB”, the government of Tajikistan began a military operation in the small town of Khorog on the Afghanistan border. According to the government, the attack was targeted at four leaders of Ismaili criminal groups … Continue reading

Decoding The Amman Message

1.    Introduction In July 2005, a Islamic convention brought together scholars from various parts of the Muslim world who collectively were presented with three points of the Amman Message which discouraged labelling Muslims “who did not apparently deny any self-evident tenant of the religion”, as non-Muslims. This event is often used by Ismailis to claim … Continue reading

Champagne Safari: Aly Khan and Rita Hayworth’s box-office flop [Video]

The father of Karim Aga Khan, Aly Aga Khan along with his wife, the hollywood sex symbol Rita Hayworth, starred in Champagne Safari – a box office flop featuring the coverage of their African honeymoon including visits to Ismaili communities in Africa where Ismailis are seen worshiping their God, the future Aga Khan. Watch the movie … Continue reading