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Aga Khan speaks at the 2008 Peterson Lectures in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A 2008-04-18

His Highness the Aga Khan speaks at the annual meeting of the International Baccalaureate.  2008-04-18
Williams, Trevor (Global Atlanta)

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Prince Karim Aga Khan, a billionaire philanthropist and spiritual leader of some 20 million Muslims worldwide, stressed the importance of education in the age of globalization in Atlanta as he helped the International Baccalaureate celebrate its 40th anniversary.
The International Baccalaureate, or IB, has programs for students aged 3-19 at 2,300 participating schools in 126 countries, said Monique Seefried, chair of the IB Board of Governors.

The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrived at Fulton County Airport, Atlanta

Members of the Ismaili community greet the Aga Khan at the Fulton County Airport.by Elissa Eubanks/AJC
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The Aga Khan, head of the world's 15 million Ismaili Muslims, arrived at Fulton County Airport today to celebrate with his Georgia followers his 50th anniversary as their leader.

A band greeted him with the Ismaili anthem and the U.S. national anthem, and a representative from Gov. Sonny Perdue's office as well as local politicians were on hand to welcome him.

He will dine with Perdue and other guests at the Governor's Mansion Friday.

The leaders of three world religions will be visiting the United States this week 2008-04-15


Posted: Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:14 pm Post subject: USA VISIT 2008 NEWSPAPERS ONLY


Web Posted: 04/04/2008 08:43 PM CDT
Melissa S. Monroe

Express-News Business Writer

San Antonio will host a massive religious gathering just days after the Final Four crowds leave town.


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Satgur kahe-re piyu piyu to sab jug kare

Knowledge of history of India helps understanding da'wa in India
Impact of Afghani ruler Mahmud Gaznavi attacks on India

Pir Nurudin (Satgur Nur) first pir to come to India
Anecdotes of Pir Satgur Nur
Ginanic terms
Less than 100 prophets mentioned by name in Quran
Many prophets came to India, Asia, Africa etc.
Mowlana Sultan Mohammed Shah, Ginans are the Tafsir of Quran

Anecdote of Pir Sabzali learning the language of Central Asian Ismailies in 7 days.

Anecdote of Mowlana Sultan Mohammed Shah in Zanzibar


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Eji Jo jad kaapo paap-ni re bhai to jeev hariya hove

Life of Prophet Muhammad, Quran Hadith

Example of Prophet Musa wanting to see God
Muhammed is mercy of Allah
Iman is love for Ali (Hadith)
Seeing Ali's face is like seeing Allah's face (Hadith)

Interesting to know:
Du'a 6 parts three times a day is equal to 18 rakats. Namaz 5 times a day is equal to 17 rakats.
During the time of Prophet there were 40 members in Bait-ul-Khayal (including some of the companions)

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