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by Sajid Zafar
Thu Apr 07, 2011 9:45 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Question on imam!?
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Re: Question on imam!?

I don't care what Agakhani source mention (probably your reference is towards Farhad Daftary's Ismaili History). Following are the independent sources which states same account of events: 1. The First Crusaders 1095-1131 by Jonathan Riley Smith 2. The Succession to the Fatimid Imam al-Āmir, the Clai...
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:16 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: syedna is just a puppet in hands of tyrants
Replies: 9
Views: 1494

Re: syedna is just a puppet in hands of tyrants

He is neither a puppet nor a prisoner. He is an authoritarian tyrant and usurper of the rights of his community to whom he calls "mara dikra, bhayo, bheno, etc." day in and day out. He could have acted for the welfare and wellbeing of the community members. He rather chooses to keep his community in...
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Apr 07, 2011 8:00 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Question on imam!?
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Re: Question on imam!?

This is the historical account not the religious account. What we believe has no bearing how events unfolded during that period of time.
by Sajid Zafar
Wed Apr 06, 2011 1:43 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Question on imam!?
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Re: Question on imam!?

Mustali was married to the daughter of Badere Jamli. So the Al-Afdal was the brother of Mustali's wife. Al-Afdal was the Mamajee of Al-Amir. Badere Jamali was the Vazeer of Mustansir. He forced Mustanisr to change his successor for immate (Nizar was originally nominated for immat after Mustansir) as...
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Dec 30, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Saifuddin insulted Mola’e Fakhruddin & Hakimuddin (r)
Replies: 12
Views: 2657

Re: Taher Saifuddin insulted Mola’e Fakhruddin & Hakimuddin

Mola'e Fakhruddin & Mola'e Hakimuddin and many others buried all across Indian sub-continent may be good and pious persons in their lives. But our clergy have used these folks to milk money from our blind folded community members. Islam does not permit grave worshiping in a fashion practiced by bohr...
by Sajid Zafar
Wed Dec 29, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: who is this guy?
Replies: 1
Views: 1158

Re: who is this guy?

Abbas Burhani hails from a filthy rich bohra family in Karachi, Pakistan. His parents came from Burhanpur, India during 1947. He does nothing for living, henceforth his ideal mind is devil's workshop. He claims that he did PhD in theology from USA and some kind of degree from Shahadat al Aalamiyah u...
by Sajid Zafar
Mon Dec 13, 2010 2:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: syedna vs agha khan
Replies: 82
Views: 7620

Re: syedna vs agha khan

Stop this mud slinging business. Tujeh parai kia pari hey to apni nebhair... What Ismaili does in their Jamat Khana and what part of Islam they follow is none of anyone's business except of Ismaili community. What I know is that they are prosperous and piece loving community with dynamic leadership,...
by Sajid Zafar
Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Malik-Al-Ashtar, Commander-in-Chief of Hazrat Ali’s Army
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Re: Malik-Al-Ashtar, Commander-in-Chief of Hazrat Ali’s Army

It is worth to note that Asma bint Umais, mother of Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr prepared the Janazah of Bibi Fatima Zehrah after her demise for burial.
by Sajid Zafar
Fri Dec 03, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Malik-Al-Ashtar, Commander-in-Chief of Hazrat Ali’s Army
Replies: 12
Views: 3201

Malik-Al-Ashtar, Commander-in-Chief of Hazrat Ali’s Army

Malik-Al-Ashtar was a disciple and companion of Hazrat Ali. His real was Malik bin al-Haarth al-Nakhay. He belonged to an old Yamani tribe, and was head of the Bani Nukha’s clan. He embraced Islam during the time of the Prophet (SAW) and became one of the loyal followers of Islam. He took part and f...
by Sajid Zafar
Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Judging the Present Dai
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

Re: Judging the Present Dai

Well said, Saifuddin Bhai and Zulfiqar Bhai.

Shame on all abdes... They can't see even with their open eyes.
by Sajid Zafar
Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Muslim Barbarism during Eid al-Adha
Replies: 14
Views: 2180

Re: Muslim Barbarism during Eid al-Adha

This is what Muslims inherited from pagans. I fail to understand millions of dollars spent on buying sacrificial animals, cannot be spent on the welfare and betterment of impovered Muslim communitiesof. Why only muslim does this ritual when the same chrolonolgy of events is shared by Muslims, Christ...
by Sajid Zafar
Mon Nov 15, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: ashra 1432
Replies: 109
Views: 15841

Kaun Banega Crorepati

The New Avtar of KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati..or Who Wants to A millionaire)..... KBB (Kaun Banega Bali ka Bakra). Big B : Is saal ke Mohurrum 1432 ke liye kaun banega bali ka bakra ? Aap Ke Options hai.... a) Mumbai ki jamat b) Houston ki Jamat or c) Dubai ki Jamat. Abde : ?????????? Big B : Kya Aap...
by Sajid Zafar
Wed May 12, 2010 1:47 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Tarikh of STS & SMB By Al Aalim
Replies: 55
Views: 5141

Re: Tarikh of STS & SMB By Al Aalim

profastian: We are shia-ismaili-mustalian, while this dai is a usurper. He has made our faith his "Bab ki Jageer". His only motive is to control the bohra masses and accumulate as much wealth as he can.He claims himself god on earth. How can he claim to guide his followers to Jannah when even his pl...
by Sajid Zafar
Tue May 11, 2010 1:55 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Tarikh of STS & SMB By Al Aalim
Replies: 55
Views: 5141

Re: Tarikh of STS & SMB By Al Aalim

Saeed al Khair Bhai: Thanks for making efforts to put all these facts straight (though in past people across this board have posted some of these facts in bits and pieces). Anyway, Like Father, Like Son. Our community to not going to change even Burhanuddin dies and hence forth will be replaced by i...
by Sajid Zafar
Fri May 07, 2010 8:10 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Phishing (A must read miracle!)
Replies: 70
Views: 3523

Re: Phishing (A must read miracle!)

Potia shall be tried under “Indian Panel Code” for spreading lies.
by Sajid Zafar
Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Just a few simple questions to abde syedna fanatics...
Replies: 166
Views: 10072

Re: Just a few simple questions to abde syedna fanatics...

Bhai Al-Zulfiqar:

Your hue & cry will fell on dump ears as usual. Abdes are cowards like their master. They can only utter ‘laanats’ and abuses, which are the weapon of choice in their armory.
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Mar 04, 2010 1:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Question for Dawoodi bohra brothers overseas
Replies: 11
Views: 2845

Re: Question for Dawoodi bohra brothers overseas

Aqiqa is actually 'sadaqa' for new born. So the meat shall be distributed among poors. The rest is all innovations introduced by bohra clergy like 'tilak', 'deboning of meat' & 'skeleton burial'. These all innovations perfectly makes no sence and their legality can't be proved from either from 'shar...
by Sajid Zafar
Wed Mar 03, 2010 1:20 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Question for Dawoodi bohra brothers overseas
Replies: 11
Views: 2845

Re: Question for Dawoodi bohra brothers overseas

Human Bhai: I am not sure about the intent of your questions. Anyway, I live in central New Jersey which has a kind of decent bohra population from North American standard. I don’t know any progressive bohra who lives in the vicinity. The general demography of bohras includes a large but silent majo...
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Feb 04, 2010 1:40 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Saudi Arabia removed ban on Syedna Burhanuddin
Replies: 145
Views: 15989

Re: Saudi Arabia removed ban on Syedna Burhanuddin

A written statement is circulated among bohras with instructions (from old man) to not visit holly cities of Mekkah & Madinas for what soever reasons?

What is the real motive behind this travel advice?

Brother Husain KSA, can you provide some insite?
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:43 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: In the aftermath of Karbala …
Replies: 3
Views: 3387

In the aftermath of Karbala …

Tawabune After the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, people of Kufa realized that their betrayal with Imam Husain was the real cause of the tragedy. They were determined to do something to avenge the death of the Imam and ask forgiveness for their wrongdoings. Tawabune are people who regret, Tawabune is f...
by Sajid Zafar
Thu Jan 28, 2010 9:42 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Partition of India.
Replies: 44
Views: 3019

Re: Partition of India.

Saifuddin Bhai: A very detailed account of partition exists and all these events during last 60 years. I have not seen a single reference in any book about the involvement of late Syedna with partition/indepenence movement or inviting Quid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Can you please provide the refer...
by Sajid Zafar
Tue Jan 26, 2010 11:57 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ziyarats in Misr/Shaam
Replies: 15
Views: 5762

Re: Ziyarats in Misr/Shaam

Masjid Mashhad Nabi Hussein In July 1950, Majdal (renamed to Ashkelon after 1948) was still a mixed town. About 3,000 Palestinians lived there in a closed, fenced-off ghetto, next to the recently arrived Jewish residents. Before the 1948 war, Majdal had been a commercial and administrative center w...
by Sajid Zafar
Mon Jan 25, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ziyarats in Misr/Shaam
Replies: 15
Views: 5762

Re: Ziyarats in Misr/Shaam

Cairo is only one of the seven different possible locations for the burial of the head. This version assumes that the head was buried in Ashkelon, a town on the coast of southern Palestine. Here is a brief account of how the head reached Cairo. In the year 491/1098, the Fatimid wazir Al-Afdal Sahin ...
by Sajid Zafar
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:15 am
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Problems in USA,Canada and UK jamaats
Replies: 89
Views: 12821

Re: Problems in USA,Canada and UK jamaats

Merchant Bhai:

Your question lacks specificity. Which jamaats in US, Canada, & England you are talking about?

I live in New Jersey and don't see any rift within the jamaat ranks and goon amil Quresh Sahabuddin is dining an wining around without having any difficulty.
by Sajid Zafar
Tue Jan 19, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ziyarats in Misr/Shaam
Replies: 15
Views: 5762

Re: Ziyarats in Misr/Shaam

Zaynab binte Ali Not only is the date of her death uncertain but so is the place: she is variously thought to be buried (most popularly) in Damascus in Sayyidah Zaynab Mosque, Damascus, Syria but also in Cairo, Egypt. It is believed by Shiias (Twelvers) that this mosque is the authentic burial plac...
by Sajid Zafar
Wed Jan 13, 2010 2:22 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: I WANT TO KNOW ANSWER OF THESE QUESTION (ANY BODY HELP)
Replies: 5
Views: 3448

Re: I WANT TO KNOW ANSWER OF THESE QUESTION (ANY BODY HELP)

1.i heared only about 6 prophet in bayan but quran says 124000 anbia(a.s)these anbia(a.s) when come to the earth Total number of prophets are different in three relegions (Islam, Christianity, Judaism). Although only 25 prophets are mentioned by name in the Qur'an, a Hadith (no. 21257 in Musnad Ibn ...
by Sajid Zafar
Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: I WANT TO KNOW ANSWER OF THESE QUESTION (ANY BODY HELP)
Replies: 5
Views: 3448

Re: I WANT TO KNOW ANSWER OF THESE QUESTION (ANY BODY HELP)

1. before kibla was bait ul muqaddas when this will be turning on to kaaba Qiblah was changed halfway through Sha‘ban in the second Hijri year (eighteen months after the arrival of the Messenger of God in Medina). 2.first ayat of quraan Iqra Beisme Kal Lazi .... 3.hazrat ali has any more brother and...
by Sajid Zafar
Mon Nov 23, 2009 10:32 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 20th Bohra Imam Al-Amir Bi Ahkam Allah
Replies: 2
Views: 2057

Re: 20th Bohra Imam Al-Amir Bi Ahkam Allah

Can some one answer or throw some light on the following logical questions: 1. Why Imam Amir is not considered "Martyr"? 2. Is bohra history is different from what has been written in the general history books (Tayyib issue shall be excluded as bohra has a different prospective which revolves aroun...
by Sajid Zafar
Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:28 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Some unknown martyrs of Karbala
Replies: 7
Views: 3336

Re: Some unknown martyrs of Karbala

Special to Los Angeles Times By BATSHEVA SOBELMN May 21, 2008, Jerusalem, Israel Ashkelon, the former burial site of Imam Husain’s Head The city of Ashkelon has been in the headlines lately, and not for its pretty beaches. The city of -110 000 has sadly joined Israel’s southern front line as rockets...
by Sajid Zafar
Fri Nov 20, 2009 2:05 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 94 years old M. F. Husain – Not a miracle
Replies: 18
Views: 5908

Re: 94 years old M. F. Husain – Not a miracle

A small community of Sulaimani Bohras also exist in Karachi, Pakistan which around 100 families. Their jamaat khana is located near city railway station. Renounced artist Fayzee Rahamin and Begum Attiyah Faizi were Sulaimani Bohras, who migrated to Pakistan after partition. Fayzee Rahamin was a seas...