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by Mkenya
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Coronavirus
Replies: 179
Views: 21203

Re: Coronavirus

As a result of the continuous lockdown a Jamaat in Canada has announced a raza protocol to equip males to conduct Imamat namaaz at their homes. I commend the move. Baad As Salaam il Jameel, REMINDER All MARDO mumineen are kindly requested to fill the below form for obtaining raza for Imaamat namaaz ...
by Mkenya
Mon Apr 05, 2021 4:37 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Salim Lalani--Expose on Agha Khan
Replies: 6
Views: 560

Re: Salim Lalani--Expose on Agha Khan

A proverb in the Swahili language of East Africa says:
"Yake mwenyewe ni goi goi, lakini ana teteya ya mwenzake"
Yours is on dubious footings, yet you profess knowledge of the other.
by Mkenya
Wed Mar 17, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: sri-lanka-to-ban-burqa-shut-many-islamic-schools
Replies: 14
Views: 1252

Re: sri-lanka-to-ban-burqa-shut-many-islamic-schools

That is a cop out!
This forum is open to all.
We are not living in a period of 'Taqiyat".
by Mkenya
Wed Mar 17, 2021 1:12 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: sri-lanka-to-ban-burqa-shut-many-islamic-schools
Replies: 14
Views: 1252

Re: sri-lanka-to-ban-burqa-shut-many-islamic-schools

TalibBhai please explain what you mean when you write: Non muslims and muslims who read here will take it wrongly.
by Mkenya
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:34 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Mafsuhiyat, Hadiyat, NKD, MKD, NDI,NDF etc...
Replies: 5
Views: 1269

Re: Mafsuhiyat, Hadiyat, NKD, MKD, NDI,NDF etc...

Upwards of 70 years ago these appendages were bestowed on people who were pious and helped in needy in the community. My great uncle who was given MKD (M...? Khidmatit Daawat) was a humble person whose acts were rewarded is such manner. There was no monetary exchange. That was before Sheikh Saleh Bh...
by Mkenya
Fri Feb 05, 2021 3:28 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

To quote Shakespeare from Romeo and Juliet:

"What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet".

I say: "... or as shitty."
by Mkenya
Sun Dec 27, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 3146
Views: 752197

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

Existence: You must be very well off if you have more than one wife and you take them all shopping!
by Mkenya
Sun Dec 06, 2020 2:31 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.
Replies: 1329
Views: 351453

Re: Practice Of Female Circumcision Among Bohra Muslims.

I would like hear comments from anyone who has read the book "SEVEN" by Farzana Doctor.
by Mkenya
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sticky: Dawoodi Bohra's Succession of Dai Case in Mumbai High Court
Replies: 3146
Views: 752197

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

SBM has boldly stated that his identity and where he lives is known by many. Many know where I am from - Kenya - and where I live - Canada. In Mombasa, Kenya, there was a trio which did tremendous work in obtaining funds from individuals and companies to assist needy people who had to pay medical bi...
by Mkenya
Sun Nov 08, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

The Hindu enforcers proudly identify themselves with their saffron scarfs, demonstrating their affiliation with and support of Hindutva, Shiv Sena, BJP, etc. I have watched several such videos and they seem to use the proverbial iron fist in a velvet glove. Firm, well spoken and concise in their mes...
by Mkenya
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?
Replies: 25
Views: 3988

Re: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?

Talib Bhai:
Lyricist Anand Bakhshi's verse should answer your questions:
Yaar hamari baat suno,
Aisa eik insaan chuno
Jisne paap na kiya ho
Jo papi na ho
by Mkenya
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?
Replies: 25
Views: 3988

Re: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?

Kaka Akela: Having travelled across three continents for nikah armed with a green 'chitti' with a footnote saying 'deen si bahot dur che' one is confident. Before the event I was prewarned by local families and friends that the 'Shehzada' was ruthless and he lived up to his reputation.
by Mkenya
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?
Replies: 25
Views: 3988

Re: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?

Ozdundee Bhai: Ahsante sana, (thank you) for your words of support and compassion. I am well aware of your vendetta against perpetrators of FGM and eventual vindication. I have moved on and the suffering has receded from my memory. As for your "You and I will probably never meet", I take c...
by Mkenya
Mon Oct 12, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?
Replies: 25
Views: 3988

Re: How can we stop Kothar’s juggernaut?

Review of Ajmeri's book which appeared in the magazine AWAAZ. Its editor is Dr. Zarina Patel, grand-daughter of T.M. Jeevanjee. She single-handedly fought and succeeded against Nairobi City Council from selling off a prominent piece of land owned by her grandfather. The land in question was bequeath...
by Mkenya
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:28 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018-19
Replies: 518
Views: 163042

Re: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018-19

Soon after STS (51st.) visited Zanzibar in 1963 an uprising of ethnic Africans overthrew the British-backed Omani Sultan. Businesses and houses of Indian and Arab residents were looted and many of their womenfolk raped. Pleas to Kothar were ignored and Bohra jamaats in Kenya and Tanzania helped in w...
by Mkenya
Sat Oct 10, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018-19
Replies: 518
Views: 163042

Re: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018-19

A posting in Kenya, Uganda or Tanzania is definitely a ripe plum. Most Bohris there are adherents or subdued. The appointees are housed well and receive good wazifo. Fat envelopes for Raza and other events would add substantially to their retirement. His wife would also be well-placed to manipulate ...
by Mkenya
Fri Oct 09, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018-19
Replies: 518
Views: 163042

Re: Muffadal Saifuddin and related topics 2018-19

TalibBhai:
Who is "Mufaddal bS Imadi"?
Please enlighten me with his relationship to SMS; his current location and future posting.
by Mkenya
Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: stopped going to jamat
Replies: 11
Views: 3792

Re: stopped going to jamat

Whereas Bohras of all stripes are reeling from the highjacking of the Nass and the current tug-of-war between SMS and STS, a clique has thrown in the khalifas into the volatile mixture.
Yetu mwenyewe situ jui; tuna jaribu ya mwenzetu.
by Mkenya
Sun Sep 13, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Where is Maula?
Replies: 218
Views: 32263

Re: Where is Maula?

Momino ne mushkil ma muki ne aap kahan sidhara, aei Maula!
by Mkenya
Mon Sep 07, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

Echo from the five who left us:

Insaan hein ghir gaya hein zameen ke ḳhudaon mein
Hum ne bhi din guzare thei daraḳhton ki chaanw mein
Sar rakh ke so gaye hei ghamon ki salib par
Hum ko sukoon hei hijr ki thandi khizaon mein
by Mkenya
Fri Sep 04, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Need of Dawoodi Bohra Spring
Replies: 53
Views: 9593

Re: Need of Dawoodi Bohra Spring

qutub_mamajiwala: I look forward to your response to Humsafar above.
by Mkenya
Wed Sep 02, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Need of Dawoodi Bohra Spring
Replies: 53
Views: 9593

Re: Need of Dawoodi Bohra Spring

Bohra spring: Naomba sameho radhi kwa wewe. "Bohra Spring" sio wewe. "Bohra Spring" ni topic katika Forum hio tuna teteana.. Eh! mzee wangu, sitaki ulete mikuki, ngao, panga kwa wakati huu. Haitakiwi sasa. Weka akiba paka tuta pambana na wa haramu wale wame hijack imani hasaa ya ...
by Mkenya
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Where is Maula?
Replies: 218
Views: 32263

Re: Where is Maula?

abde53: I thought he was 'HIND, SINDH ANE YEMEN NA DAI"
by Mkenya
Sat Aug 29, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Where is Maula?
Replies: 218
Views: 32263

Re: Where is Maula?

Let me assure you that he is alive and well. Elsewhere on this forum there are posts of Jamea students phoning Mumins inquiring about displaying 'Ya Hussein' flags, doing 1000 'Ya Hussain' tasbi, etc. Here in our city Mumins are told to wear topi and women to don rida when they come to collect thaal...
by Mkenya
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

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by Mkenya
Mon Aug 24, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

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by Mkenya
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

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by Mkenya
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

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by Mkenya
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020
Replies: 1444
Views: 308714

Re: Bohra whatsapp duniya 2018-2020

Qadir: The word 'bol' means 'to speak or utter'; and 'chal' means 'to move or start'. When one says 'bolu', the person is asking permission to speak or utter; and 'chalu', the person is asking permission to leave or move. In the context of our topic neither words are inapplicable. 'Bolwu': 'my utter...