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by Human
Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:11 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: syedna is best of all leaders in todays world
Replies: 136
Views: 9571

Re: syedna is best of all leaders in todays world

human, yes those things happen when its not done as per standards(hygeine n proper equipments),this can be a problem in remote areas but its not in most places which have decent medical facilities or profesional circumcisation centres(xcuse the spelling) inferility has nothng to do wit circumisatio...
by Human
Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: where has hades gone?
Replies: 37
Views: 2072

Re: where has hades gone?

id really like to know which side of the rope is charming rose.................... The way I see it, we are all dawoodi bohras. A minority of which are trying to fight the lies in the system whereas majority prefer to stay in the comfort zone. There are no sides of the rope, all are dawoodi bohras ...
by Human
Wed Apr 21, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: syedna is best of all leaders in todays world
Replies: 136
Views: 9571

Re: syedna is best of all leaders in todays world

are u a bohra?i guessed u told me u were abde once...circumsion is compulsory..............and its has medical benefits too... yes guy_sam, I'm a bohra and a circumcised one too, but I'm a male. I asked about females in my post. And if you want to talk science with me, I'll happily go on a discussi...
by Human
Wed Apr 21, 2010 2:23 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: where has hades gone?
Replies: 37
Views: 2072

Re: where has hades gone?

liking someone's posts is a personal choice..or is it jealousy that ur name aint mentioned.......... guy_sam, Smart has given you a fitting reply. It makes me laugh how you think about jealousy. If someone mentions my name on a forum where most of the people are hiding their true identity, should I...
by Human
Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:07 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: the low , low.
Replies: 10
Views: 1392

Re: the low , low.

^ You hit the nail on the head, mumin. All the wealth these people amass is not used for any good cause. They should be using it for supporting the starving population, supporting orphans, supporting struggling families, kids with deadly diseases etc. There are so many humanity causes the money coul...
by Human
Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna
Replies: 95
Views: 9859

Re: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna

Br.Aqs If you ask an ordinary Bohra why he is in Jamaat, majority will answer that they are there and suffering the wrath of the aamil because they want to make sure they Children get married and if some one dies in their family, they get proper burial..... Well said Oma. Doesn't matter if the dawo...
by Human
Tue Apr 20, 2010 8:23 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna
Replies: 95
Views: 9859

Re: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna

and generally people are not stopped to do functions due to unpayement of dues when its for Mayyat jamans Now you are very much free to do funtions at any other common place and enjoy who is asking you to take raza, so basically raza is involved only when we have to use our dawat maintained facilit...
by Human
Tue Apr 20, 2010 1:42 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna
Replies: 95
Views: 9859

Re: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna

even Raza is not mandated by Deen but as depicted in History that people used to ask Prophet(saw) and Imams(as) for important matters so the tradition is their and people follow it. aqs, If you are correct about this then maybe people used to ask Prophet and Imams because the religion was new and p...
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 10:04 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: The confusion of 'd' and 'z'
Replies: 2
Views: 329

The confusion of 'd' and 'z'

I've had this confusion for quite a while now where in India, bohris use 'z', sunnis use 'j' and overseas people use 'd' in certain words. Examples are: Ramazan/Ramajan/Ramadan Qarz-e-hasanah/Qard-e-hasanah There are many other examples but I can only re-collect two for now. Basically I'm not sure w...
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Is abuse by Priests Universal?
Replies: 3
Views: 664

Re: Is abuse by Priests Universal?

Smart, I guess the pope only apologised and met the victims in Malta personally because theres pressure on him about getting arrested in London and all that. He wouldn't have done it if there was no pressure. And moula will not do it unless there's enough pressure. All (convincing majority) the lead...
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: where has hades gone?
Replies: 37
Views: 2072

Re: where has hades gone?

^ Porus is a quran and islamic scholar, so his posts are always informative and good. However if you liked Hades' posts, its time you visited a psychiatrist! His input was nothing but rubbish and senseless arguements. I hope you'd have better inputs or arguements (if you're an orthodox abde) than Ha...
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:34 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: karz e hasana
Replies: 2
Views: 1192

Re: karz e hasana

^ Not sure about the translation from quran. But overall, I second your views. Taking an example of Mr. A who can't afford hajj or karbala visit is now being selected to go there and will be provided with qarz-e-hasanah. His wife has to now deposit her wedding gold jewellery with the jamaat and they...
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:06 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sheikh Shabbir Dawoodbhai of Mombasa just shot dead
Replies: 21
Views: 4047

Re: Sheikh Shabbir Dawoodbhai of Mombasa just shot dead

Thanks Saif.
I hope the criminals behind this and the ones involved in organising this meet their fate.
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:58 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna
Replies: 95
Views: 9859

Re: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna

From reading aqs' posts it is becoming clear to me that Syedna worship is simply a personal preference and not something that is suggested in religious books. There are no books that say that deedar of Syedna is the same as deedar of the Kaaba or kissing his feet is like kissing Hajre Aswad. These ...
by Human
Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sheikh Shabbir Dawoodbhai of Mombasa just shot dead
Replies: 21
Views: 4047

Re: Sheikh Shabbir Dawoodbhai of Mombasa just shot dead

Inna lillahe wa inna illayhi raajeoon
Very shocking to hear, I hope Allah will bless with enough strength and sabar.
Saif, as you visited the crime scene, can you comment if it was an organised thing or was it just a mugging/vilence incident?
by Human
Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:50 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: the low , low.
Replies: 10
Views: 1392

Re: the low , low.

^ Not uncommon at all. There are also cases, when you do a salaam to aamil, the chamcha sitting next collecting covers, will open the cover and see how much money's in there. If its anywhere below the threshold or below what that particular person is expected to do, the cover is given back to hm and...
by Human
Sun Apr 18, 2010 4:27 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Check this out.....Mojeza
Replies: 15
Views: 1407

Re: Check this out.....Mojeza

Never heard about this before, and definitely looks some mischievous Email doing the rounds to just make fun of Bohra's. And whenever Kothar wants to circulate something it comes from either Malumaat or other such sites and not emails and sms. Weren't you the one to mention before that Malumaat, ze...
by Human
Fri Apr 16, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dubai Fanatics
Replies: 62
Views: 6052

Re: Dubai Fanatics

^
Reading about the glorious number of 52 above makes me wonder if 53 will become the next glorious number after this dai! Then the salaams would be 253, 553, 753 etc. Pain for the abdes putting coins in the evelopes :lol:
by Human
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: the low , low.
Replies: 10
Views: 1392

Re: the low , low.

^ Jungle999, that is just your jamaat. With other aamils, if you skip the salaam to his son, its like you'll commit a big sin. The aamil will give a big eyed stare to his chamchas and the chamchas will ask you to do salaam to the son. And if you refused, you'll be humiliated and the aamil will be yo...
by Human
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:13 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dubai Fanatics
Replies: 62
Views: 6052

Re: Dubai Fanatics

^ This is the story of every town, every city my friend. 'Kagda badhej kala hoy' 'Crows are black everywhere' in europe crows are white................ guy_sam, i just used a 'kehvat'. If you want to take things so literally, then we should get into a science debate on some other science forum. For...
by Human
Thu Apr 15, 2010 9:01 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna
Replies: 95
Views: 9859

Re: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna

Thanks Hozefa for the articles and thank you Mr. Insaf for posting those images as well. I'm pretty sure there will be now a deafening silence on this thread as no abdes will post anything here.
by Human
Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dubai Fanatics
Replies: 62
Views: 6052

Re: Dubai Fanatics

^
This is the story of every town, every city my friend.
'Kagda badhej kala hoy'
'Crows are black everywhere'
by Human
Thu Apr 15, 2010 8:32 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Abdes -any bohra websites which impart any knowledge?
Replies: 271
Views: 14072

Re: Abdes -any bohra websites which impart any knowledge?

aqs and Smart, Sorry to jump in the discussion, but I'd like to give my own example regarding this. I found this website and then became a regular visitor because it gave me freedom of speech. I had grudges against all the changes being forced in our community and things with no sense or logic being...
by Human
Wed Apr 14, 2010 11:32 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: syedna is best of all leaders in todays world
Replies: 136
Views: 9571

Re: syedna is best of all leaders in todays world

^ Damn! I was hoping to see moula's pic there as I scrolled through the 10. Also, as in the above article by Mr. Baloach in Mr. Insaf's post, is it a fact that like bohri boys are circumcised, bohri girls have to get rid of their clitoris? Just curious as to if it is a practice only in Karachi or ev...
by Human
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:58 pm
Forum: Islam Today
Topic: State of Women in Islamic Countries....
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Re: State of Women in Islamic Countries....

As weird as it may sound, but I'm going to agree with Hades on this one. The state of women in islamic countries is pathetic and its an un-deniable fact.
by Human
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: the low , low.
Replies: 10
Views: 1392

Re: the low , low.

^ Yes similar things also happen elsewhere. Aamil's sons expect a salaam with taslim even from elders. Also the behensaheb in certain cases are even worse in their behaviour than the aamil himself. They give taunts to the women in a women majlis on certain occasions and still demand utmost respect w...
by Human
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:42 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sajda tujhe waajib hai
Replies: 52
Views: 2874

Re: Sajda tujhe waajib hai

anajmi wrote: And you are right, the Sunnis do not care about whose and what the bohras are kissing.
Good to see anajmi and FB agree on something atleast!
by Human
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:38 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Abdes -any bohra websites which impart any knowledge?
Replies: 271
Views: 14072

Re: Abdes -any bohra websites which impart any knowledge?

A bit of analysis on the this topic: As aqs mentioned, no other bohri websites give any religious knowledge or 'ilm'. We are expected to attend sabaks. Not too sure, but has this to do with making the younger generation depend on people and not on websites or forums where they have the freedom of sp...
by Human
Wed Apr 14, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna
Replies: 95
Views: 9859

Re: Projecting Dai Mohammad Burhanuddin as Prophet Syedna

Does anyone have the above article?
by Human
Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Summer course at Al Jamea tus Saifiyah Surat
Replies: 46
Views: 4016

Re: Summer course at Al Jamea tus Saifiyah Surat

Why do you anti (so called reformist) just label us as foolish when you don't have an answer? This shows who the real fool is. At one hand you guys say not to change the topic of the thread (when in the first place it was an anti who changed the topic) then you put your brains to some brilliant thi...