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7. Aga Khan and Ismailism in the Media

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Aga Khan sold his Bathwater at a ‘High Price’

Allah’s Bathwater Sells at a High Price Source: News (Adelaide, SA : 1923 – 1954), p. 32. LEGENDARY STORIES SURROUND THE FABULOUSLY WEALTHY AGA KHAN. (1954, August 12). Retrieved February 19, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article131251599 To upwards of 70 million adherents of the Ismaili of Mohammedanism, the ruling Aga Khan is Allah’s representative on Earth. To … Continue reading

How Holy is Aga Khan’s Bath Water?

Those who have tried to bring this practice of the Ismailis out in the open had either been silenced, or their voice had been disregarded as rumor, heresy and attributed to unreliable sources. However, TIME Magazine came out with the facts behind this practice of the Ismailis and is available now in the TIME Magazine … Continue reading

Pluralism Without Islam: Global Center for Pluralism

What is Pluralism? Pluralism says that every belief out there in the world is equally legitimate and has truth to it and we should blindly embrace it – no matter if an individual’s belief is in the divinity of a cow, or a monkey or any pagan god. To define pluralism in Rodney King’s simplistic … Continue reading

God’s Money

In 1991, Sadruddin Kabani was caught red-handed smuggling more than a million dollars in cash along the US-Canadian border. The money was destined for Aga Khan through Tajuddin Kurji of Aga Khan Foundation Canada and was collected from the Ismāʿīlī community in the name of dasond, mehmani, majlis memberships and various other religious contributions. The … Continue reading

Aga Khan’s Ex-Wife Reveals All of His Secrets: From Lollypops to the World’s Biggest Hunk of Sugar

Credit: The below has been taken from the article “From Lollypops to the World’s Biggest Hunk of Sugar” which appeared in the November 28, 1943 edition of “The American Weekly” and is reported on by Lowell Morrill. The original article can be found here and is only reproduced below for ease of reading. His Most Serene Highness, … Continue reading

How Dasond, Mehmani and Donations are used by Hazar Imam: Stunning Facts Revealed by Toronto Star and Bloomberg

One of Canada’s most reputed news source, The Toronto Star has reported Aga Khan Foundation for “lack of transparency” and as one of the charities which do not release their audited financial statements to the public and refused to provide them to an independent agency that evaluates charities. The report can be seen here: http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2011/11/15/audit_of_charities_encounters_resistance.htmlContinue reading

Wine into Water: Ismāʿīlī Imamat’s Guidance on Alcohol Consumption

  Aga Khan, who claims to be a Muslim leader and a self-proclaimed direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), owns a chain of luxury 5-star hotels known as Serena Hotels (www.serenahotels.com) where alcohol is openly sold in the bars of these hotels. For a list of hotels owned by Hazar Imam where alcohol is sold openly, … Continue reading

Ismaili Imamat’s Guidance on Consuming “Oceans of Alcohol”

While only one aspect of Ismāʿīlī Imamat’s Guidance Against Drinking Alcohol is played repeatedly in front of the Ismāʿīlī community when Hazar Imām’s and his family’s pictures surface where they are consuming alcohol. In the age of internet, it is no secret that not only does Hazar Imām run a chain of Serena Hotels where … Continue reading

Facing the Wrath of the Ismailis

Akberally Meherally leans forward in his chair, takes a sip of tea, and then relaxes as he tries to craft a perfect sentence in his head. The 61-year-old Burnaby writer is choosing his words carefully – last mmonth he received a death threat after writing a book which questions the authority of Karim Aga Khan … Continue reading

The Secret Life of the Aga Khan

When the flamboyant Aga Khan, regarded as a ‘living god’ by his 15 million Islamic followers, collided with a snowboarder on the slopes of Courchevel last year, and was flown to hospital in Boston with serious injuries, the incredibly delicate issue of his succession was raised for the first time. As a result, the accident … Continue reading