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by marabu
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:24 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp Duniya - 2015
Replies: 1241
Views: 315485

Re: Bohra WhatsApp Duniya - 2015

Correction
Back bencher .
by marabu
Mon Jul 27, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra WhatsApp Duniya - 2015
Replies: 1241
Views: 315485

Re: Bohra WhatsApp Duniya - 2015

Am not sure if either of person who has posted has been to Mississauga markaz. Attend twice a year and have not seen this before and I doubt anyone I know in this markaz will pay for a place to pray. Am a beck bencher ... an outsider but have families ,relatives who are part of this Jamat and attend...
by marabu
Thu Mar 26, 2015 3:35 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Mufaddal Saifuddin (and related topics) - 2015
Replies: 1215
Views: 298431

Re: Mufaddal Saifuddin (and related topics) - 2015

At Kenya
As a Mzee to another one hats off to you for your gujrati submission .
It is an apt allegorical comparison with present dawat.
In very inelegant gujrati ...." Bhasta kutra ne boti fek "
It is a shame that it still continues.
Anyways ,you made my day .
by marabu
Thu Aug 28, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: OVER 7 YEARS, $3 MILLION = UNFINISHED MARKUZ EDMONTON CANADA
Replies: 12
Views: 5407

Re: OVER 7 YEARS, $3 MILLION = UNFINISHED MARKUZ EDMONTON CA

It so happened that a medical professional (an ayaan) in the community had an ‘engineer’ brother. He was employed to supervise the construction of the Markuz. It became known that he was not an engineer. He might have undertaken some projects where he migrated from. He is not licensed in Canada and ...
by marabu
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:14 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: training Imams for progressives
Replies: 13
Views: 2583

Re: training Imams for progressives

Above posted manny moths ago and a fight between kaka and bhanjo will not cure our dependency on mullah class whom I ascribe the the same role....keep underclass subjugated by whatever mean
Glad to pray when I can for Allaha .
by marabu
Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:04 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: training Imams for progressives
Replies: 13
Views: 2583

Re: training Imams for progressives

Have been around for sometime and recently the discussions,conversations or dialogues have been mundane. Over the years have enjoyed and learned from many participants including Porus.Humsafar.Anajmi and Muslim first.Have to include Adam as well. Am ejammat card holder and pay my dues.(only because ...
by marabu
Mon May 05, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: Aurangzeb The Great Mughal Fakir Emperor: A non biased view
Replies: 32
Views: 11116

Re: Aurangzeb The Great Mughal Fakir Emperor: A non biased v

marabu, with such beliefs you are not even a bohri and your are living a path of convenience and not truth. A refined individual should not refrain from accepting and following the truth whereever it lies As shezaada has judged me than perhaps I can say that Ilahil ard is amongst us. :wink: In your ...
by marabu
Sun May 04, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: Aurangzeb The Great Mughal Fakir Emperor: A non biased view
Replies: 32
Views: 11116

Re: Aurangzeb The Great Mughal Fakir Emperor: A non biased v

May I introduce you to Willam Dalrympmle and his books...you can google it .He has written about Delhi ...city of djinns and of course about the last Mughal emperor who died in Burma. If anyone is interested in historical documented research with bibliographical attestemants ,please do read his book...
by marabu
Thu May 01, 2014 5:46 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: KOTHARI GOONDA RAJ!!
Replies: 37
Views: 9993

Re: KOTHARI GOONDA RAJ!!

Am in Toronto area .Am black sheep of family as I have question the hierarchy since 1960's when local control of jamaat was taken over by someone appointed by Dai. Kudos to Al Zulifiqar 's mum for not bowing down to to immense pressure to confirm.Most of the people I associate with in Mississiauga j...
by marabu
Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The state of Bohras today
Replies: 176
Views: 32025

Re: Had enough

Glad that some are around...but lack of respect to Porous is not acceptable as a human being.Whatever his reasons are for not participating he does not deserve disrespect .So brother let's wait and see how it unfolds and likely SMS will control everything but that will leave me on periphery.
by marabu
Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The state of Bohras today
Replies: 176
Views: 32025

Had enough

Have been around here for sometime. For last few months this forum is being used as battleground for or against SMS. No complaints about as most DB's have this forum to espouse their point of view. Does anyone think that SMS or SQ will change the Jammat you are attending. Do not know SQ 's agenda bu...
by marabu
Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Khuzema Qutbuddin (and related topics)
Replies: 2529
Views: 512230

Re: Khuzema bhaisaheb Qutbuddin is 53rd dai

Have been waiting for this for many years. Enemy of my enemy is my friend. Am sure that syedna Khuzeima (SBQ) will win in legal matters but talking to common folks including families that SBM has better hand ( of two jokers as noted by humsafar) as he has been making friends with many who have signi...
by marabu
Thu Dec 19, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Choice is yours
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

Choice is yours

Have been around for sometime and recently the discussions,conversations or dialogues have been mundane. Over the years have enjoyed and learned from many participants including Porus.Humsafar.Anajmi and Muslim first.Have to include Adam as well. Am ejammat card holder and pay my dues.(only because ...
by marabu
Sat Oct 19, 2013 5:25 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra SMS Duniya
Replies: 2710
Views: 549136

Re: Bohri SMS Duniya

Brother GM Have respect for you hence I was surprised to see the pics.As you said you just posted what is on SMS...I am not squeamish as am used to blood in everyday of life and gory pics do not affect me....it was just the thought of unfortunate people who have died.Perhaps in death they should hav...
by marabu
Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra SMS Duniya
Replies: 2710
Views: 549136

Re: Bohri SMS Duniya

Why would you post the pics of unfortunate victims....May Allah bless them and have a place in jannaat for them...Ameen
by marabu
Thu Oct 10, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Hope Saudis are watching
Replies: 24
Views: 4510

Re: Hope Saudis are watching

Amazing that one is able to say that Saudis know what true Islam is....they are the ones who have given funds for mosques all over the world but I do know for sure that Imam or preachers are Saudis chosen ones who preach Wahabism ..They have not had success in all fronts but in Kenya they have had f...
by marabu
Sun Oct 06, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: Are Aga Khani's better than us?
Replies: 51
Views: 14942

Re: Are Aga Khani's better than us?

Hi Have many Ismaili Khoja friends from east Africa...They follow to to the right path which is advocated by jamaat .It is in the past five years the emphasis has been on Quran and salat.However the ginan takes precedence...have no quarrel about it as most of them is to glorify Almighty and Imam.......
by marabu
Sun Sep 22, 2013 1:43 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Are Bohra's safe in Kenya?
Replies: 34
Views: 6640

Re: Are Bohra's safe in Kenya?

I believe that you are going beyond the normal boundaries when you wish that Heptullahas or Hebatullahas are killed in this terrorists activity.Not sure if you are East African in origin but I am and any bloodshed in name of Islam is abhorrent to me...even now am not certain that all of my family an...
by marabu
Sun Jan 29, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Houston Jamaat plus points
Replies: 7
Views: 2467

Re: Houston Jamaat plus points

Your moniker in American lingo translates into "Made man, an official member of the mafia"
perhaps you did not realize that.
by marabu
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Here and Now
Topic: ENVY
Replies: 4
Views: 1676

ENVY

I am an alumnus of University of Ottawa.Best Wishes to Aga Khan and Ismailis who are better in social organization and helping the human beings. I am sure that some of you will disagree but I want a leader who is recognized as helping all societies/religion. here it is http://www.southasianfocus.ca/...
by marabu
Sun Dec 18, 2011 9:52 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Mississauga's New Amil
Replies: 9
Views: 4401

Re: Mississauga's New Amil

Thanks Brother Al Zulfiqar for info.....I am certain that mosque in Mississauga is an answer in reducing congestion at Richmond Hill mosque.(Markaz has done wonders for congestion at Richmond Hill mosque).As far back as 1976(when they purchased the land for present mosque in Richmond Hill) the "...
by marabu
Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:14 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Mississauga's New Amil
Replies: 9
Views: 4401

Re: Mississauga's New Amil

Rumors abound regarding new mosque.....Who is going to build it ....... Aziz Rakla who was given go ahead or is it some other families as broadcasted in majlis.....if anyone has inside info would love to hear it as direct questions are never answered.
by marabu
Sat Dec 17, 2011 10:57 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Remembering Syedna Taher Saifuddin
Replies: 40
Views: 4325

Re: Remembering Syedna Taher Saifuddin

Satire/irony is part of debate and I enjoy it.Does not make a difference if i agree or disagree it is what it is.So another rhetorical question.....Is Christopher Hitchens in hell?...would love to read an article in Vanity Fair regarding his voyage in after world....
by marabu
Tue May 24, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Australia Amil having difficulty obtaining visa
Replies: 10
Views: 5221

Re: Australia Amil having difficulty obtaining visa

.we will not let this become as bad as Sikh issues in Canada. perhaps living in Canada I have missed the Sikh issues.brother please enlighten us canadians about it.In early 1980's with Indira Gandhi with her autocratic way of dictating the government in India, many Sikhs had grievances against India...
by marabu
Mon Apr 25, 2011 8:55 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedi Sadiq Ali Saheb's Nasihat
Replies: 108
Views: 15871

Re: Syedi Sadiq Ali Saheb's Nasihat

Dear brother Murtaza 2152
Yes i know i should have learned arabic and dawaat ne zabaan but one cannot teach old dog new tricks.Please translate your message in common language for many of us which is .....English

salaams
marabu in name only.
by marabu
Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:23 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Yazid followers
Replies: 42
Views: 6137

Re: Yazid followers

For Brother Anajmi and Brother Muslin First, I have had nothing to contribute to this forum so have been a free rider enjoying and learning from many learned contributors to this forum.Have learned a lot from both of you but i could have learn the same if i was inclined to visit many sites on intern...
by marabu
Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:09 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sheikh Shabbir Dawoodbhai of Mombasa just shot dead
Replies: 21
Views: 4331

Re: Sheikh Shabbir Dawoodbhai of Mombasa just shot dead

What a shocking news.He was a good friend of my brother(knew him since 1960's).He was very prominent member of Mombasa Jamaat.His deeds will be judged by Allah.May Allah judge him mercifully as all of us are sinners . Innah Lill lahe wainna iilayhi rajeuon.
by marabu
Sun Apr 18, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The Dai is planning a trip to London.
Replies: 35
Views: 4071

Re: The Dai is planning a trip to London.

Brother Insaf, Just for your information Abdulla Husein Hamdani of Hamilton .Ontario Canada is not an Islamic scholar (unlike Abbas Hamdani).What Abdulla Hamdani said maybe true but it is upto all of us to review information provided and grade it as level A(no question about it) or level B(some of t...
by marabu
Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:45 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Yemen and Bohras
Replies: 17
Views: 1899

Re: Yemen and Bohras

Perhaps this may not address the issues for US citizens but my family is in dilemma about visit to Yemen.As Canadians, on return we may not have many repercussions compared to US citizens.We (Canadians) probably have to forgo easy border crossing to US,if we have Yemeni Visas. Talked to travel agent...
by marabu
Thu Nov 12, 2009 11:22 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Disturbing revelations...!!
Replies: 78
Views: 6885

Re: Disturbing revelations...!!

Amazing that one has to have an ostrich reply.Perhaps reading many aspects of the indiscriminate killings may illuminate once's position.Wrong doing by any person, regardless of the conviction of that person , should be condemn.( or at least discussed) Alas, I do not see that on this forum.