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by makberi
Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:39 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: sajda for nabi?
Replies: 73
Views: 4397

Re: sajda for nabi?

if the quran can be interpreted by only haq na sahib y reveal it to the general population....so that we read it like parrots!!!! without understanding the words...... did i say ONLY, i said IF haq na saheb wants he can. Quran was not revealed to general public, it was revealed to Prophet(saw) aqs,...
by makberi
Thu Sep 23, 2010 8:13 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: sajda for nabi?
Replies: 73
Views: 4397

Re: sajda for nabi?

Aqs wrote: Quran can be interpreted by Haq na saheb(you dont agree on this term also) in as many as 700 ways.
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if the quran can be interpreted by only haq na sahib y reveal it to the general population....so that we read it like parrots!!!! without understanding the words......
by makberi
Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:49 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: esoteric thinking
Replies: 1
Views: 651

esoteric thinking

here is an article by a bohra who is a freemason which covers similarities between bohras and freemasonry http://www.freemasons-freemasonry.com/islam_freemasonry.html i have read a couple of books recently one ofcourse the recent popular dan brown novel "the lost symbol" which gives some insights in...
by makberi
Mon Dec 28, 2009 3:36 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The Factors - Characters leading to the tragedy of Karbala
Replies: 88
Views: 6057

Re: The Factors - Characters leading to the tragedy of Karbala

Bro Porus, on a completely different issue..... In one Shia sermon on youtube i heard the speaker said tht Moula Ali had said tht he wud exchange 10 men from his army for one man in Mauwiya's army because of their dedication towards Mauwiya(sorry its not the exact quote)....wat i dont understand is ...
by makberi
Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:12 am
Forum: Here and Now
Topic: tyeb mehta is dead
Replies: 14
Views: 2922

tyeb mehta is dead

One of the most famous indian painter Tyeb Mehta passes away http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Noted-artist-Tyeb-Mehta-dies-at-84/articleshow/4727574.cms Can someone confirm whether he was born a bohra or not...seems so from this article about him below..... http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com...
by makberi
Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sayedna in ICU
Replies: 188
Views: 19043

Re: Sayedna in ICU

something interesting i came across....
http://www.mumbaimirror.com/index.aspx? ... 20655c86f2

bohras are signing petitions demanding the reporter to apologize
by makberi
Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:39 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohras Discriminate on basis of Dress
Replies: 15
Views: 3357

Re: Bohras Discriminate on basis of Dress

thts suprising cuz i have seen ppl pray in bohra mosques in pant/shirt many times esp in zuhr namaz when most ppl cme directly from office.....ridiculous reason to stop smeone
by makberi
Fri Jan 09, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna in Mumbasa
Replies: 153
Views: 15674

Re: Syedna in Mumbasa

WAS Candela..I am not deserving of any credit..we return to world the favours it has bestowed on us and thank Allah for the intelligence. I do not know of an example..but I can only comment the dispute is surrounded by emotions on both sides. However I know he has sent emisaries to invite the proge...
by makberi
Fri Jan 02, 2009 1:42 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna in Mumbasa
Replies: 153
Views: 15674

Re: Syedna in Mumbasa

I think one cannot prove an argument to be right or wrong based on numbers........i.e. u saying that becuz a good number of ppl follow the kothar that doesnt mean tht they are right.....if u use this argument then we can say that a much much larger number of ppl dont follow the kothar i.e. other mus...
by makberi
Thu Jan 01, 2009 12:57 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna in Mumbasa
Replies: 153
Views: 15674

Re: Syedna in Mumbasa

Oma I like the idea of bu saheba university..many ppl don't send their daughters to study out of town cuz they think its dangerous..this will make them think tht girls will study in our "mahol" n wil b safe..it shud help increase literacy among bohra women significantly..but unfortunately it won't h...
by makberi
Thu Jan 01, 2009 4:33 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna in Mumbasa
Replies: 153
Views: 15674

Re: Syedna in Mumbasa

Regarding the minister I agree the discussion was irrelavant
by makberi
Thu Jan 01, 2009 4:31 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna in Mumbasa
Replies: 153
Views: 15674

Re: Syedna in Mumbasa

Gb, wud u hve preferred a university built in africa with the funds or spent as they are?
On the issue of indians being jealous I wud advise u to visit india n interact with poor bohras in various indian cities n towns
by makberi
Wed Dec 31, 2008 1:34 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna in Mumbasa
Replies: 153
Views: 15674

Re: Syedna in Mumbasa

undoubtedly the event will help the Kenyan economy.....but wat abt the many bohras who are in need for help.....wat abt the bohras who cant afford a college education....or find it hard to make ends meet....the Prophet has said one shud first extend charity to one's own family members ....shudnt the...
by makberi
Tue Dec 30, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Series: Points from waaz
Replies: 22
Views: 5314

Re: Series: Points from waaz

i read that email also....but there is not a single logical "point" made in the whole email...
a lotta ppl i know hve left work to attend this waaz .....i dont understand wat productive did they gain out of it....thankfully i was workin in my office......
by makberi
Fri Sep 26, 2008 5:36 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Question to all Bohras
Replies: 33
Views: 3564

Re: Question to all Bohras

The Nizaris are known to be actively working to increase converts...atleast from wat i hve heard...i guess to attract converts u need funds and most converts wud be poor ppl so just more mouths to feed with little increase in income for the kothar!!!.....
by makberi
Tue Sep 16, 2008 11:04 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Exposed psuedo moralist
Replies: 10
Views: 1173

Re: Exposed psuedo moralist

Truebohra, i agree...the comments were uncalled for ......
by makberi
Mon Sep 01, 2008 5:31 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: What are your expectations from this site?
Replies: 21
Views: 1428

Re: What are your expectations from this site?

Hi smart,

i feel the same way as u do.....i wud be nice to have an open minded intellectual conversation with a bohri once a while!!!!...i live in abu dhabi....anyone in UAE can send me a private message
by makberi
Thu Aug 21, 2008 3:59 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Burial Places of Imams
Replies: 67
Views: 5790

Re: Burial Places of Imams

As per dawoodi bohra beliefs the Fatimid Imams are buried in the Masjid in Cairo, Egypt where the Ras Ul Hussain is......behind a door......nobody knows where exactly which Imam is buried behind the door....so no one enters the room including the syedna...u just pay ur respects from outside
by makberi
Tue Aug 19, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Burhani College, Mumbai to be sold
Replies: 14
Views: 1693

Re: Burhani College, Mumbai to be sold

i believe there was a bohra hostel in santa cruz(mumbai) as well, which closed down......maybe someone frm mumbai can let us know what the status is now
by makberi
Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:34 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Unlawful Activities
Replies: 39
Views: 1845

Re: Unlawful Activities

truebohra,

not givin taziyat to a person without a beard is very common....atleast in dubai it is....i am aware of so many cases....there is actually a new trend nowadays whereby ppl are invited to darees functions becuz they dont have dhari.....
by makberi
Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: HAJJ with NO MONEY!!!
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: HAJJ with NO MONEY!!!

hozefa and hussain_ksa,

pls correct me if i m wrong but i thought one can only go for Hajj from his own earned money i.e u cant take someone's help to go Hajj....again i cud be wrong but if anyone has any info on this pls let me know
by makberi
Mon Aug 04, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shaikh Ahmed Ali Raj passes away.
Replies: 239
Views: 19588

Re: Shaikh Ahmed Ali Raj passes away.

thanks porus tht was very interesting and helpful, with regards to the debate on lanaat... i was watchin passion of christ yest.....a brilliant movie .... something which really moved me was when Isa nabi is on the cross in unimaginable pain....he prays for the forgiveness of those who were responsi...
by makberi
Mon Aug 04, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Few Questions!!
Replies: 49
Views: 2080

Re: Few Questions!!

with all humility i have tried to understand the teachings of Islam.....and truly dont think that mankind cud have had a better Prophet than Muhammed based on his akhlak..... Infalliability of the dai was never really a part of the dawoodi bohra "tradition"...the first daim valayat dint also extend ...
by makberi
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Few Questions!!
Replies: 49
Views: 2080

Re: Few Questions!!

truebohra, let me get ur argument straight....ur telling me cuz sme xyz mumineen love aqa moula a lot...so i shud do the same???....wat does it matter wat others do???....jus give me a reason ...a logical one y i shud "love" maula......dont tell me wat others r doin... if ur sayin that how come desp...
by makberi
Mon Aug 04, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Few Questions!!
Replies: 49
Views: 2080

Re: Few Questions!!

i dont understand how the responses were out of context....unless u were looking for an answer which agrees with ur point of view....i m sorry to disapoint u on that front...... i agree with u...i am a hyprocrite...and i hate myself for it ...but in any debate i dont follow the numbers....i make a j...
by makberi
Mon Aug 04, 2008 3:38 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Few Questions!!
Replies: 49
Views: 2080

Re: Few Questions!!

Originally posted by truebohra: 1) Why do lakhs & lakhs of mumineen attends waz ,majlis of Aaqa Moula (TUS). is Fear or Love? 2) Why do Lakhs and Lakhs of Mumineen Die for the deedar of thier beloved moula. is it fear or love? 3) Why do Lakhs and lakhs of mumineen gives lakhs & crores of rupees in ...
by makberi
Fri Jul 18, 2008 4:02 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ziarat has become an expensive affair
Replies: 51
Views: 3193

Re: Ziarat has become an expensive affair

who tells a muslim abt prophet muhammed??....or who tells a christian abt jesus???.......there are many reasons y ppl believe in things....some mite follow a particular religion becuz their parents did so....some use logical deduction...some have faith based on personal experience......there is no d...
by makberi
Fri Jul 18, 2008 3:09 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ziarat has become an expensive affair
Replies: 51
Views: 3193

Re: Ziarat has become an expensive affair

kaka akela, at the expense of steering away from the topic, i dont understand how the love of the dai has become a basic tenet or a precondition to become a bohra. i think to become a ismaili musaatali bohra u shud have love for Allah, the Prophet and Ahlal bayt an recognition of the lineage of Imam...
by makberi
Fri May 09, 2008 2:16 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: is there a difference between a mosque and a prayer hall
Replies: 0
Views: 169

is there a difference between a mosque and a prayer hall

as per bohra beliefs there is more sawab in praying in a 'masjid' than praying in imamat....i m not sure if thats also the view among sunnis...but if it is...then wats the difference between any prayer hall and a masjid.....is a masjid just a place where muslims congregate on a regular basis to pray...
by makberi
Tue May 06, 2008 2:09 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Forcing Bohras to keep beard (dari)
Replies: 141
Views: 9618

Re: Is beard is neccessary in Islam?

anajmi, replicating the Prophet's akhlak is visiting the sick, helping the poor and needy, humility, fighting against injustice etc.... wat the Prophet has said and done is well documented.....he has also given directions as to how one shud brush his/her teeth....take ur pick of wat sort of akhlak w...