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Tue Oct 27, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read
Replies: 20
Views: 4166

Re: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read

Does anyone know when will this book be released in India? it is available on Amazon India but would need to be imported, which makes it super expensive and unpredictable in terms of ETD too The author is looking for a literary agent/publisher in India. If anyone knows anyone in this field who migh...
by Admin
Tue Oct 13, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read
Replies: 20
Views: 4166

Re: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read

Reviewer: Zarina Patel This is one of those novels which you start reading and cannot put down. It has a story line and a plot, it has love and passion, it has scenic descriptions of actual geographic areas and the splendours of Mother Nature, it has suspense. It is a chronicle of our times; the cha...
by Admin
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: Forum issues and feedback
Topic: Matrimonial Page
Replies: 4
Views: 6646

Re: Matrimonial Page

Thank you for your interest in the Matrimonial page. We discontinued it because we could not support it with our limited time and resources. It was offered as a free service and after a while it became quite tedious to maintain because of spamming and trolling. We had not put in place a way to authe...
by Admin
Mon Aug 24, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1325
Views: 250581

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

The dumb Admin deleted my anti modi comments because he/she was afraid of hindu lobby, and some idiot suggested the honored post of PM .But bad mouthing Imam is okay because there is no pro imam lobby admin needs to be afraid of. plain stupid i would say. If you are running a forum has some guts to...
by Admin
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:47 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read
Replies: 20
Views: 4166

Re: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read

Maqbool wrote: Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:08 am Paper back copy of this book is not available in India. Is sale of this book is sabotage by Moula!
The book is not published in India yet that is why the paperback is not available. Inshallah it will be available in a few months.
by Admin
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read
Replies: 20
Views: 4166

Re: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read

Ismail K. Poonawala, the eminent Islamic scholar has written a Foreword for this novel: "It is no easy task to survey and present a comprehensive view of the contemporary history of a close-knit Shia Muslim community to a broad public audience without compromising on the scholarly rigour demanded by...
by Admin
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read
Replies: 20
Views: 4166

Keepers of the Faith - A Novel - Must Read

Keepers of the Faith: This new novel is a must-read. It is a story of blind faith and of a ruthless clergy that destroy lives and relationships. Ismail K Poonawala has written a Foreword for the book. The book is published in Canada by Mawenzi House and can be purchased from the following outlets: ...
by Admin
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Professor Abbas Hamdani passes away
Replies: 10
Views: 3211

Re: Professor Abbas Hamdani passes away

From the Institute's site: The Hamdani Collection The Muhammad Ali Hamdani Collection , housed in the IIS’s Ismaili Special Collections at the Aga Khan Library, represents a large segment of the Hamdani family’s library, that has been collected over seven generations by an eminent family of scholars...
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Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Professor Abbas Hamdani passes away
Replies: 10
Views: 3211

Re: Professor Abbas Hamdani passes away

A tribute to Abbas Hamdani, written by his daughter Sumaiya Hamdani: Torchbearer of a scholarly legacy Abbas Hamdani was a scholar of Islamic history and philosophy who descended from a long line of scholars in the Bohra community and relatives of its da’is. His forefather, Sayyidi Ali b. Sa`id al-H...
by Admin
Sat Dec 28, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Professor Abbas Hamdani passes away
Replies: 10
Views: 3211

Professor Abbas Hamdani passes away

Prof Abbas Hamdani has passed away. He was 93 years old. May his soul rest in peace. He taught at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and was the scholar of Ismaili history and of Ikhwan us Safa in particular. A gentle soul who wore his scholarship lightly, he had won many awards and honours for h...
by Admin
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1325
Views: 250581

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018

alivasan wrote: Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:42 am
momeenbhai wrote: Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:57 am

actually Jafar is educated and I think he has better understanding on current world situation, it will be wise for mufaddal saifuddin to give him leadership as soon as possible...
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alivasan banned for two weeks!
by Admin
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Forum issues and feedback
Topic: Matrimonial Page
Replies: 4
Views: 6646

Re: Matrimonial Page

We have removed the matrimonial page, and also the form submission page. Thank you.
by Admin
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The lighter side
Topic: Eid Mubarak 1440/2019
Replies: 3
Views: 7076

Re: Eid Mubarak 1440/2019

Eid Mubarak to all of you. We thank each and everyone for being part of this online family. Peace and blessings.
by Admin
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1325
Views: 250581

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018

Friends, I have a suggestion. Sadly, the moderator/admin has decided that having a person like "momeenbhai" is a good thing for this forum. Apparently, making numerous IDs, arguing with himself using his other IDs, derailing threads, making nasty gutter-like attacks on people, is perfectly legitima...
by Admin
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Saifuddin Insaf: A tribute to the unsung hero of reform momvement
Replies: 10
Views: 3586

Saifuddin Insaf: A tribute to the unsung hero of reform momvement

Saifuddin Insaf, the fearless and brave soldier of Bohra Reform Movement passed away on October 5, 2018. He had spent his entire life fighting against the tyranny of the kothar... and times almost single-handedly. His contribution to the movement have been enormous and his commitment to the justice ...
by Admin
Tue Aug 22, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017
Replies: 223
Views: 79006

Re: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017

Difference between a kafir and a momeen [DELETED BY ADMIN] why was my post deleted? it just shows that this board is all about the enmity and not for constructive discussion. why good deed by bohra is not shown and deleted? shame The photo was deleted because of the caption - call the non-Bohra man...
by Admin
Tue May 09, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Forum issues and feedback
Topic: Adm. interference and moving of my posts
Replies: 2
Views: 4899

Re: Adm. interference and moving of my posts

We welcome your contribution to the forum and respect your opinion. The idea is not to censor or stifle commentary but to keep certain threads clean and relevant given their importance and topicality. Hope you understand.
by Admin
Tue May 09, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1321
Views: 314200

Re: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court

This topic has been made into a "sticky" because it is important and topical. Please post comments here that are relevant to the topic. Thank you.
by Admin
Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Board Lurching Towards Oblivion?
Replies: 45
Views: 28880

Re: Board Lurching Towards Oblivion?

I have a suggestion for the Admin. Why not publish statistics on number of posts per day (or week) say over the last few years? I am not sure if that is possible to extract that information from the forum database, but I believe it can be done. I believe this is more interesting than looking at hit...
by Admin
Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:34 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Bohras looking for help
Replies: 227
Views: 101078

Re: Bohras looking for help

Thank you SBM.
by Admin
Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ismail K Poonawala: Articles and papers
Replies: 0
Views: 7694

Ismail K Poonawala: Articles and papers

Ismail K Poonawala is a prominent Islamic scholar and professor emeritus of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He specializes in Ismaili history and doctrine. We have archived his articles on academic paper on this site to make them available for larger audience...
by Admin
Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:51 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Bohras looking for help
Replies: 227
Views: 101078

Re: Bohras looking for help

We received this email: ------------------------------------ Subject: Need help for our old poor Dawoodi Bohra window Message: Dear, I am looking for some info, where i can help our neighbor Mrs. Khatija Qurbaan Husaain Suratwala, who is a widow and aged 89. She is staying with with her eldest son i...
by Admin
Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:53 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Board Lurching Towards Oblivion?
Replies: 45
Views: 28880

Re: Board Lurching Towards Oblivion?

Biradar, True that more people have access to the Internet and the traffic on the board could be larger but by the same token, as you and others have mentioned, there are also other distractions. People are being pulled away by social media. In any case, we appreciate the concerns to revive this For...
by Admin
Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Board Lurching Towards Oblivion?
Replies: 45
Views: 28880

Re: Board Lurching Towards Oblivion?

Thank you for bringing up this topic. No doubt the participation on the Forum is declining and as Admin it is a cause of concern for us. We feel that all those who are still committed to reform and are still enraged by the corrupt clergy would find this Forum useful and of value. Maybe all the pessi...
by Admin
Fri Sep 30, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Amil refuses permission for burial
Replies: 7
Views: 3786

Amil refuses permission for burial

We received this message by email, and reproducing it below as is: ___________________________________________ Writing this story to have some of my crucial questions which remained unanswered and it was suffocating for me to think over the incident which took place around a year ago on the death of...
by Admin
Wed Sep 07, 2016 8:48 am
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Bohras looking for help
Replies: 227
Views: 101078

Re: Bohras looking for help

A Forum member sent us this message: ------------------------------- Dear Admin, Received a message form a Mumineen Shakir Bhai from Ali Rajpur, Madhya Pradesh. He has to undergo chemotherapy at Ahmadabad Civil Hospital next month from 20 Sep onward for 30 to 40 days..He is searching for accommodati...
by Admin
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:37 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dawoodi Bohras 101
Replies: 1
Views: 1658

Re: Dawoodi Bohras 101

This article would be a good starting point:

http://dawoodi-bohras.com/news/2/97/The ... e_comment/
by Admin
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp Duniya -2016
Replies: 1065
Views: 333465

Re: Bohra WhatsApp Duniya -2016

Dumbledore wrote:
DisillusionedDB wrote: I have the audio file but cannot upload because of error "invalid file extension .mp3" :?:
Even i tried 3 to 4 times and it gives the above error.
Please try again, it should work now.
by Admin
Thu Jul 14, 2016 12:37 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: Money is very important for every religion
Replies: 1
Views: 1189

Re: Money is very important for every religion

Please only attach videos that are exclusive and not available elsewhere on the Internet. This video and many other of George Carlin's are on YouTube. It's best to provide a link to such videos. We will delete this video, because each time it is downloaded for viewing it uses up limited bandwidth. T...