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by Biradar
Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 2259
Views: 420912

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

Hope this awakens you and lets you realize that you have not been selected to be among the intellectuals. Many apply for that position but only few are selected. That is in the scriptures. You are not one of them. I have been awakened! Thanks for awakening me. After all, humble and poor people like...
by Biradar
Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017
Replies: 223
Views: 47211

Re: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017

If thousands have left then explain how people are falling over one another where ever Mr. Mufaddal goes. And watch and see the jalsa in siri Lanka . Probably when you say thousands it is just a figure of speech. There will be Ziafats and big salams and moneis will exchange hands to buy title of sh...
by Biradar
Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017
Replies: 223
Views: 47211

Re: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017

change happens in small doses Biradar, but some one needs to be the one to start. And you can help it in so many ways. What do you mean!? You want someone to start change? Are you asleep? The Reform movement has done this for decades! What do you think people like Dr. Aliasgar Engineer etc were doi...
by Biradar
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017
Replies: 223
Views: 47211

Re: Bohra WhatsApp duniya 2017

it is not a matter of whether I kissed the slippers or you did, or he did or she did. It is the moral degradation of this society when one is asked to kiss slippers of a dead man. This action is called brain washing; making one think that by doing this foolish act one will be purified in some way. ...
by Biradar
Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 442
Views: 123304

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

Literacy simply means the ability to read and write. As one knows, India has struggled with literacy for a very long time. It is likely that Bohras achieved 100% literacy very early. No one is claiming a high level of scientific or philosophical knowledge, but simply the ability to read and write. ...
by Biradar
Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics
Replies: 442
Views: 123304

Re: Taher Fakhrudin and related topics

Literacy simply means the ability to read and write. As one knows, India has struggled with literacy for a very long time. It is likely that Bohras achieved 100% literacy very early. No one is claiming a high level of scientific or philosophical knowledge, but simply the ability to read and write. T...
by Biradar
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Moula tus in Paris
Replies: 38
Views: 4478

Re: Moula tus in Paris

Shk Mohammed Yamani wrote:
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:43 am
Sms in Paris shopping trip.
This area is full of top brand names clothings and jewellery shops.
What is wrong with this guy? Can't he carry his own umbrella?!! Really, Abdes are so pathetic and submissive. Little hope in any "reform" taking hold among such pathetic and submissive sheep.
by Biradar
Thu Aug 10, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Moula tus in Paris
Replies: 38
Views: 4478

Re: Moula tus in Paris

In India , we call this as "Dono haathon se batorna"..( loot using both limbs) There is nothing divine in any of his actions... Best of luck believing in him.. May Allah give him(DMBS) some ethics and common sense Why stop with only "dono haathon"? Why not both feet too? Then, he can have four queu...
by Biradar
Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Mufaddal Saifuddin (and related topics) - 2015
Replies: 1215
Views: 223923

Re: Mufaddal Saifuddin (and related topics) - 2015

However, a more fundamental question is: can an Imam change his mind about his successor? Are there other examples in the past? Or, given that on of key doctrines of Ismailism is that the Imam is infallible, one must assume by default that the nass once done won't be changed? Bro Biradar, regarding...
by Biradar
Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 2259
Views: 420912

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 Yes, this is a good paper and very relevant to the issue at hand. I had read it before, and I thought I had responded to it at that time. However, I see now I did not. Basically, as I mentioned before, the question ...
by Biradar
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Mufaddal Saifuddin (and related topics) - 2015
Replies: 1215
Views: 223923

Re: Mufaddal Saifuddin (and related topics) - 2015

My soul searching Q? for anyone who believes in the infallibility of the imam is the following Do you have any doubt in your mind about the infallibility of the Imam ..if yes stop here , no need to read further If you have no doubts about the infallibility of the Imam then read ahead and think abou...
by Biradar
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 2259
Views: 420912

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

Some thougths: How about the statement by the Retired Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India, Justice Aziz Ahmedi, (a few days after SMB's wafat), that SKQ's family had shown him some papers and that based on those papers he believes that SKQ's claim was correct. I doubt that he was going by j...
by Biradar
Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 2259
Views: 420912

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

For those of us who believe that based on the Nass and the claim of SKQ, that he was the rightful dai, it would be good to have the concrete evidence (not ishara, and hints, and implied stuff, as FD folks have said, but concrete evidence). The only concrete evidence is the word of SKQ himself. Ther...
by Biradar
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 2259
Views: 420912

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

Wilferd Madelung is a scholar of Islam. He has written extensively on Ismaili history and philosophy, and has translated or edited several Ismaili texts. I am not sure what he can contribute to this case on succession of da'i. He may have worked with Tahera Qutbuddin, but I have not been able to fin...
by Biradar
Tue Jul 11, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

The bohras follow a version of Islam that is egalitarian, Egalitarian...sure.... The sujnis for the various relatives of the dai must be laid out to raise their level to that of the common folk then. That must be it. Sometimes Biradar, I don't know what you are smoking :roll: Yes, I sometimes wonde...
by Biradar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

SBM wrote:
Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:53 pm
He has been tortured mentally and physically
By who???
What do you mean? You seem to be his (Taizoon's) buddy, so you should know.
by Biradar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

either way you slice it, the more you think about the questions in your mind , the more the answers will become clear as daylight; bohri religion is not a religion but a well organized mafia machinery where monies are laundered and the few who have their hands to the loot enjoy a life of super rich...
by Biradar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

^ Biradar You did dance around the question by Brother Abde53 Do you hold STF responsible for any of problem in Dawat? Do you hold them responsible for aggression done to people from Udaipur when they did enjoy the life at Saify Mahal? SKQ and STF are also the old wine in the new bottle. There were...
by Biradar
Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Biradar Bhai So now you are saying SMB may be partly responsible, before he was Massom as a Dai, what responsibility SKQ as Mazoon had. why does he not get any blame for watching and enjoying all the Ayash life in Saifee Mahal and that also goes to SKQ's children. when going was good, they had no i...
by Biradar
Sun Jul 09, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra Ramzan 2017 And Related Topics
Replies: 50
Views: 11948

Re: Bohra Ramzan 2017 And Related Topics

Another example of Muffy's schizophrenia. First, he instructs his aamils and agents to loot, loot and loot, and then he tells them return a little! Every event he wants his sheep to contribute to this and that scheme. Every, single, event. Now, all of a sudden he wants to return 0.00001% of the loot...
by Biradar
Sun Jul 09, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Biradar like the Mafia run by SMB and his kids Biradar Bhai you always defended Moula Burhanuddin and now you call him a Mafia boss, did they cut your wazifa Sadly, I am not part of the freeloader Mafia, of which, at present, Dawedar Mr. Muffy Saifuddin (DMMS) is the Boss. As to the conclusion that...
by Biradar
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

The question of FGM has been discussed to death here. Let me ask lovers of Muffy, for example "hello52", if FGM should or should not be done in the US where it is illegal? First, Muffy, in his usual misogynist and barbarian way, shouted and yelled, from the takhat, that FGM must be done. Then, the v...
by Biradar
Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The moral authority of various SXX
Replies: 9
Views: 1795

Re: The moral authority of various SXX

Unfortunately this will require relinquishing power over all the Wajebaats and other worldly wealth but it is something which is doable let us hear your comments Doable? Only if one believes in fairy tales and tooth fairy. Not even STF will give up his wealth. These people are used to a life of lux...
by Biradar
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The moral authority of various SXX
Replies: 9
Views: 1795

Re: The moral authority of various SXX

Yes, SBM is partly correct. S. Taher Saifuddin started on the path of centralization. However, it is not clear to me that it was done at first with a malicious intent. One has to remember that when STS became da'i India was under British rule. The superiority of the British lay in their centralized ...
by Biradar
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:59 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The moral authority of various SXX
Replies: 9
Views: 1795

The moral authority of various SXX

The question we may ask ourselves is: do the various da'is, or claimants to the post of da'i, call them SXX for short, have any moral authority any longer? There are four branches of Bohras now: Muffy, Fatemi, Alavi and Sulemani. For now, let us focus only on the first two as they impact us more tha...
by Biradar
Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Stages in Leaving a Cultic System
Replies: 30
Views: 6490

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

When I see my bohra brethren become wanderers, refugees and visitors to other communities, masjid and gathering places, I feel very sad because all these anguish has been caused by our dai's, the so called spiritual leader who would bring us to the imam when he returns as imam. What face will they ...
by Biradar
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:16 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

I believe our Mowla Seyedna Muffadal when he claims that this is practice was ordained by our beloved prophet Muhammad (SAW). yfm I should listen to Biradar's suggestion to ignore people like you, But you spineless creature, Keep Prophet Mohammed (SAW) out of your twisted argument. Prophet never or...
by Biradar
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Some worry the case is stoking anti-Muslim sentiment, though cutting is not in the Quran or practiced in many Muslim societies. And some Bohras who oppose cutting nonetheless feel the defendants are being unfairly demonized for a practice endorsed by their religion’s leadership. “I don’t want to be...
by Biradar
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

US is not Australia. The US has very (very) robust protection of religious rights. We have seen this repeatedly in other cases involving minors in certain Christian sects, in particular the Amish and Christian Scientists. In general, parents have very large latitude in raising their children in any ...
by Biradar
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1093
Views: 118998

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

Many people may not realize who Alan Dershowitz is. He is a very powerful and prominent constitutional lawyer and former professor of law. He is nationally recognized. Also, he has deep connections with the top-levels of the Democratic Party of the US. The fact that Muffy Dawaat can hire such a prom...