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by kseeker
Wed Jan 02, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

The book clearly talks about circumcision for both men and women.. in case of the women to alter the labia and clitoris but to not remove it completely.. this is to make a wife "chaster and more loved by her husband"... do you disagree with that statement that this is said, if not, how do you expla...
by kseeker
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

i agree we should not go. but on other hand, how will we know what he says if nobody goes. it was not relayed, and even if it is relayed sometime afterwards or next year, most probably that part would be edited out. if anyody recorded that? The problem with going is the following: as far as the Kot...
by kseeker
Thu Dec 27, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018
Replies: 214
Views: 43210

Re: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018

Seeker, No it does not. Money collected from poor (as wajebaat/sabil etc) goes into jumaat jaman, masjid and roza maintenance, imam uz zaman silat etc. Money spent for other than welfare for mumineen comes from ziafat najwa, qadam najwa and qadambosi covers. When you are not the person running an o...
by kseeker
Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Looking for some books (scans)
Replies: 19
Views: 3861

Re: Looking for some books (scans)

Thank you Biradar. I have ordered them last week.. should get a copy soon hopefully... Have you read any of the Ikhwan us Safa translations? Also, are there any other of Fatimid Books in English which you would recommend? I am very interested in the theological subjects and ideas... I have also hea...
by kseeker
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Looking for some books (scans)
Replies: 19
Views: 3861

Re: Looking for some books (scans)

this link does not work.. can anyone please find me an english translation of Daim ul Islam and Tawil ud Daim? I will be eternally grateful. You can buy the english translations of Da'a'im al-Islam Vol I and II (by Ismaili Poonawala) from Amazon. There are no complete english translations of Ta'wil...
by kseeker
Thu Nov 01, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 523
Views: 154879

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

there is no doubt TF is a much smarter and able person than MS will ever be... his dawat is a much 'better' option than the MS one.. but please don't forget... the wealth you are talking about was not made from zero.. KQ had a lot of money, money gained by STS who literally went from rags to riches...
by kseeker
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 523
Views: 154879

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

Bhai if what you say is true about the enormous cash and significant funds , then " Tamaara moh ma ghee shakkar " :P and who knows maybe what you say is heard by Allah subha-nahu and he actually makes it happen for Fatemi-dawat. In both scenarios , " Tamaara moh ma ghee shakkar " Well said Moiz Bha...
by kseeker
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Looking for some books (scans)
Replies: 19
Views: 3861

Re: Looking for some books (scans)

asif786 wrote:
Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:11 am
The books are available on UK progressive website .

http://www.dawoodi-bohras.org.uk/Publications.html
this link does not work..
can anyone please find me an english translation of Daim ul Islam and Tawil ud Daim?
I will be eternally grateful.
by kseeker
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Mufaddal Saifuddin - Terrible Outcome of 51st Dai's policies
Replies: 6
Views: 3330

Re: Mufaddal Saifuddin - Terrible Outcome of 51st Dai's policies

Sorry to unearth this old thread.. was going through Insaf Saheb's posts in his rememberance but can anyone tell me who are these: "Mahdibag-walla Bohras"??
by kseeker
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The movement is dying
Replies: 17
Views: 3774

Re: The movement is dying

Excellent posts by Biradar and Humsafar - shows vividly how well you understand the issues at hand... However, I think the bohra reform movement's failure was also partly due to the demands/expectations of some of the bohra reformists.. I have spoken to the middle class bohra, below poverty line boh...
by kseeker
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Muharram in Indore 1440/2018
Replies: 141
Views: 20818

Re: Muharram in Indore 1440/2018

mushrik.jpg It appears to me that Mufaddal Saifuddin has done befarmani of his own mother by bringing the mushrik Butcher of Muslemeen of Gujrat to the masjid. A page from Busaheba's sahifa 8) 8) 8) She instructs us not to bring any mushrik to a masjid, let alone one who has the blood of Muslemeen ...
by kseeker
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 523
Views: 154879

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

momeenbhai wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:41 am
very interesting video.
sorry i missed the point.. what is interesting in this video?
by kseeker
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 523
Views: 154879

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

I was not referring to his oration skills. I was talking about content. Not many talk about theology and Quran tafseer like this. Like I said , not a big fan of him.. but a much 'better' option than the other one. It is amazing to see how fools like you publicize tb one way or the other, and then s...
by kseeker
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 523
Views: 154879

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

not a big fan of the STF movement.. but this is a pretty decent waaz... much better than what SMS will ever do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-96bYKhSucU Burhanuddin was a great waez orator but we all know how he was all about money in last 30 years of his life, he charged money money money for e...
by kseeker
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 523
Views: 154879

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

not a big fan of the STF movement.. but this is a pretty decent waaz... much better than what SMS will ever do.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-96bYKhSucU
by kseeker
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Imam Aamir
Replies: 0
Views: 551

Imam Aamir

Does anyone have any reliable text or information on the life and death of Imam Aamir...
A share would be highly appreciated
by kseeker
Sun Sep 09, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Jamea Oral (Safai) Imtehaan in Surat
Replies: 11
Views: 6821

Re: Jamea Oral (Safai) Imtehaan in Surat

Bhai who is Al Waleed? When Rasulullah started preaching, he faced many hardships.. one of the toughest challenges he faced were in Taif where the locals over there injured him very badly. He was resting by a tree when someone, at the instruction of Muhammed bin Al Waleed offered the prophet 18 gra...
by kseeker
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 2368
Views: 491898

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

What's your take on it? Here is the paper for reference: ConflictingImamates(1).pdf (Again: Ahmed Ali Raj says that there is no need for this principle for da'i al-mutlaq. I strongly disagree. The position of the da'i al-mutlaq in the time of satr is on par with the imam, except in some theoretical...
by kseeker
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:28 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Jamea Oral (Safai) Imtehaan in Surat
Replies: 11
Views: 6821

Re: I have FIVE questions and I want answer on correct logic

I have FIVE questions and I want answer on correct logic. There are lots of explanations based on believe but I want something more powerful and logical. 1. Why Moula Ali SA allowed two Khalifas buried next to Rasulullah? (If these two Khalifa were against Islam then how can they buried near Rasulu...
by kseeker
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Banned books and rituals
Replies: 1
Views: 1028

Re: Banned books and rituals

1. If your aunty was told that she looks different, she should take it as a compliment. 2. I have not heard about this book.. is the font in gujrati but the phonetics and vocals in Arabic or is the actual dua'a in gujrati language? If the latter, i would say it is better to leave it. The main reason...
by kseeker
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

And just for your information (not that any truth apart from that given to you by the kothar and your local amilsaheb will be useful to you), what you are describing as the bohra ritual of only reducing the prepuce and comparing it to the western procedure of clitoral unhooding to get MORE sexually...
by kseeker
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

you sound like a proper bhakt of Mufaddal "Abu Bakr" Saifuddin.. .. I wonder if you will be able to understand the quoted text.. depends if your master gave you permission to study islam.... tell me Mr. Bhakt.. what is the reason (apart from "My mola told me to" ) a woman is supposed to get rid of ...
by kseeker
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Retard, let me quote you something directly from the passage and explain it to you cause apparently your english comprehension is deplorable. The case was lodged BECAUSE the head could not be seen.... on APPEAL, the case was dismissed because based on "new expert advice" the tip of the head WAS vis...
by kseeker
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Retard, let me quote you something directly from the passage and explain it to you cause apparently your english comprehension is deplorable. The case was lodged BECAUSE the head could not be seen.... on APPEAL, the case was dismissed because based on "new expert advice" the tip of the head WAS vis...
by kseeker
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Fathe Mubin?? Please read the summary of the verdict released by the court in the attachment. For proof of authenticity, you may visit the link below and download the file yourself: https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/5b68d25ce4b0b9ab4020e71c Basically, the case was thrown out because 'tests' p...
by kseeker
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1260
Views: 166867

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Fathe Mubin?? Please read the summary of the verdict released by the court in the attachment. For proof of authenticity, you may visit the link below and download the file yourself: https://www.caselaw.nsw.gov.au/decision/5b68d25ce4b0b9ab4020e71c Basically, the case was thrown out because 'tests' pr...
by kseeker
Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The Empire Crumbles II
Replies: 36
Views: 6889

Re: The Empire Crumbles II

Two questions.. 1. SMS mentions that FGM is part of our Shariyat and was instructed by the Prophet (PBUH)... is there any mention of FGM in Daim ul Islam or Taweel ud Daim.. or any other Bohra literature? 2. Does any one have an idea for how long this practice has been taken place in our society? Th...
by kseeker
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Death of SMS Mazoon?
Replies: 23
Views: 5056

Death of SMS Mazoon?

Some of my bohra friends are telling me that" Mazoon saheb has passed away" but have no idea who the mazoon is...
anyone??
by kseeker
Sat Dec 30, 2017 5:14 am
Forum: Dawoodi Bohra religion, rituals and customs
Topic: Wearing used emerald stone
Replies: 0
Views: 1059

Wearing used emerald stone

I have an emrald ring originally worn by my ancestor... Can i wear this as well? Hindu astrology forbids it stating that a stone has a life for only 2-4 years and after that it only emits negativity... Does bohra beleif or theology have any thing to say about used stones