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by aqs
Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:51 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Wear helmets, avoid deaths: Syedna Burhanuddin
Replies: 15
Views: 2209

Wear helmets, avoid deaths: Syedna Burhanuddin

Pune: Concerned with the rising number of deaths due to road accidents involving two-wheelers, spiritual leader of the Dawoodi Bohra community, His Holiness Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin has issued a diktat making it compulsory for all community members to wear helmets while driving. The directive ...
by aqs
Wed May 30, 2012 12:03 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Iraq : A Tragic Incident in Bohra Community.
Replies: 17
Views: 4688

Re: Iraq : A Tragic Incident in Bohra Community.

Families mourn Iraq blast deaths, government silent Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) While two Indian Dawoodi Bohras on pilgrimage were Sunday evening killed in a blast targeting a bus near Baghdad, Iraq, their bereaved families in Maharashtra have not yet been officially intimated by either the central govern...
by aqs
Mon May 14, 2012 7:29 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people
Replies: 14
Views: 2247

Re: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people

Fateh wrote: Please give actual meaning of qardan hasana as per Qur'an.
just wait for some time, Few people will be too eager to give you the detailed explanation.
by aqs
Mon May 14, 2012 6:15 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people
Replies: 14
Views: 2247

Re: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people

Hi Aqs I just asked for information. Alhamdullillah, I have funds to cover expenses. I don’t have much knowledge on how Qardana-hasenat system works. One of the policy in Kuwait is Any mumin can contribute a designated units into qardan-e-hasanat fund, in exchange of a certificate / proof of contri...
by aqs
Mon May 14, 2012 4:59 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people
Replies: 14
Views: 2247

Re: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people

humanbeing wrote:What are the terms, conditions and process of applying for Qard-e-hasanat ?
different schemes have different terms, check with your local Jamaat, they will inform you what is available for you.
by aqs
Mon May 14, 2012 4:45 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people
Replies: 14
Views: 2247

Qardan Hasana - By the people for the people

A new scheme has been launched by Kothar or rather its old Qardan hasana scheme revamped in a new version. In this new scheme people contribute weekly whatever amount they can and the same amount is added by Jamaat and given to one person for 10 months. Idea behind is every one gets the sawab of giv...
by aqs
Mon May 14, 2012 3:43 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Thaali no Mojizo
Replies: 20
Views: 4809

Re: Thaali no Mojizo

starting Mojiza chains is really very easy in DB's. We generally dont apply logic or rationale and start spreading them. We are literates but dont know when we will become educated.
by aqs
Mon May 14, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: A refresher/reminder: Tahir Saifuddin sahab - speaking lies
Replies: 4
Views: 1681

Re: A refresher/reminder: Tahir Saifuddin sahab - speaking l

Doctor Saheb,

This has been contended before also but you have a knack of bringing this back.

read again, if you dont find the irony please inform.

As Sir Thomas Strangman, the Advocate-General, who filed the suit and appeared for the plaintiff throughout the trial
by aqs
Mon May 07, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Thaali no Mojizo
Replies: 20
Views: 4809

Re: Thaali no Mojizo

I have heard this sort of crap since child hood. Used to believe in it and was too eager to pass on, but have stopped listening to maximum mojizas as few very normal incidents of day to day life are presented as mojizas and sometimes complete gobbledygook is presented which is too much to digest. ca...
by aqs
Mon May 07, 2012 4:51 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Poverty in Ahmedabad
Replies: 397
Views: 98558

Re: Poverty in Ahmedabad

MN and HB,

Can you please take your ranting against each other in PM and leave the thread for the cause it was started for.
by aqs
Sun May 06, 2012 6:23 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practices in Bohra Community
Replies: 22
Views: 4267

Re: Practices in Bohra Community

HB, Maximum current beliefs of Bohras are reminiscent of their Hindu past. You will not find them in larger Muslim ummah. And as kothar has perfected the art of minting each and every opportunity they have done the same with these customs and beliefs. So in the end it depends on us how we want to pr...
by aqs
Sun May 06, 2012 4:34 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Adam, please respond to this post
Replies: 44
Views: 4399

Re: Adam, please respond to this post

Hi Aqs I understand that; To get a representative response I shall be asking this questions to Amil / Muallim or in sabaks. Which I have asked. Environment at orthodoxed interactions with such question is quiet volatile. My questions were ignored or I was given a load of melodrama guilt questioning...
by aqs
Sun May 06, 2012 4:29 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Practices in Bohra Community
Replies: 22
Views: 4267

Re: Practices in Bohra Community

HB and Others, Its good that we point out superstitions in the name of culture and eradicate it, but problem arises when we take the holier than thou attitude and try to look down on our brethren. lets analyse it in a different way. 1) I think HB is from Wagar region of Rajasthan and might be aware ...
by aqs
Sun May 06, 2012 4:10 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Adam, please respond to this post
Replies: 44
Views: 4399

Re: Adam, please respond to this post

HB,

I think you are posting it in wrong direction. No one over here is an official representative of Kothar, so any answer is a guess work at best. You can talk to your local Aamil or Mosul he will be in a better position to answer.
by aqs
Sat May 05, 2012 3:49 am
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Mohammedi Center of Woodland Hills holds open house
Replies: 8
Views: 2841

Mohammedi Center of Woodland Hills holds open house

They had prayed in peoples' homes. Kneeled inside a former church. And had waited decades to face Mecca in a real mosque. Now their new Mohammedi Center of Woodland Hills, modeled on the magnificent mosques of a millennium ago, has been built to survive the ages. "It's a proud moment for us," said B...
by aqs
Thu May 03, 2012 1:08 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Poverty in Ahmedabad
Replies: 397
Views: 98558

Re: Poverty in Ahmedabad

SBM Its not only you who are doing charity or helping people even if i also do that but the diffrence is i do not share it on loudspeaker lyk what you are doing the help or charity or any thing should be like this k "seedhe hath se do to ulte hath ko bhi pata na chale" [May Allah show you the right...
by aqs
Thu May 03, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Poverty in Ahmedabad
Replies: 397
Views: 98558

Re: Poverty in Ahmedabad

so bohraji how many people did you feed, seems that progressives did not help you much.because i do not see any more of SBM and your postings it is better for you and people who need help contact shabab or the aamil and they will be taken care by our shafiq bawa TUS and people of our community Abde...
by aqs
Thu May 03, 2012 12:09 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: What does "Dawoodi Bohra" mean to you?
Replies: 48
Views: 3753

Re: What does "Dawoodi Bohra" mean to you?

Adam,

What does "Dawoodi Bohra" mean to YOU? I am a orthodox bohra and you can call me a abde if you want.
by aqs
Wed May 02, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: The lighter side
Topic: Secrets of a seasonings box
Replies: 7
Views: 2055

Re: Secrets of a seasonings box

aqs, Since when did you start getting the usual answer? And I thought you were well versed in the hidden literature of the Dai. What happened? You are seeking knowledge from the progressives? Anajmi, Thats the beauty of it, even people who claim to be well versed get usual answers or aa tawil nu ba...
by aqs
Wed May 02, 2012 7:41 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The True Imam - How would you verify?
Replies: 1032
Views: 79233

Re: The True Imam - How would you verify?

Yes, Porus bhai, these are the names of Imam who immediately succeeded Molana Imam Tayyeb (a). Approx 300 years ago was the era of Mola'e Syyedi Khan Jo Pheer (r), died on 2nd Mohrram H1118. He was Mukasir. Doctor Sahab, Can you Please quote how many names are mentioned in the book and are there an...
by aqs
Wed May 02, 2012 2:10 am
Forum: The lighter side
Topic: Secrets of a seasonings box
Replies: 7
Views: 2055

Re: Secrets of a seasonings box

Br. Aqs During one of the Jaman at Markaz (long time back) some one had used HING in their food and the wife of Aamil right away rejected that food saying that HING is haram, no one could get any explanation do you know why HING is haram. Majority of Udipi food has HING in it I have heard that Hing...
by aqs
Tue May 01, 2012 6:02 am
Forum: The lighter side
Topic: Secrets of a seasonings box
Replies: 7
Views: 2055

Secrets of a seasonings box

That small pinch of jeera you take from the masala dabba is meant to do more than just enhance the flavour of your curry. Spices have other great spin-offs : they have some lesser known health properties. Call it tadka, vaghar, vagarne or popu, the Indian seasoning is a ubiquitous process in almost ...
by aqs
Tue May 01, 2012 3:56 am
Forum: The lighter side
Topic: jokes (keep it clean)
Replies: 306
Views: 97628

Re: jokes (keep it clean)

Socho agar TITANIC pe sirf bohra hote to kya hota.... ... ... ... ... Sagla mumineen si iltemas chhe ke mawaid maa bhega thaai, jaman baad sochsu kem nikalye !!! Muminaa Bairo thi itemas che ke shor na kare. Sagla Mumieneen Jaman Baad Fakera Najwa Aaraj kare, Je mumineen Wajebaat Aada na kari hoi, ...
by aqs
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:37 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Food Service in Indore
Replies: 112
Views: 15003

Re: Food Service in Indore

Aqs so you are implying feeding people who are not in need is a communal ritual rather then sawaab or Islamic tradition . Ozm Feeding people is based on Sawaab and Islamic tradition as mentioned earlier and is not just some plain ritual. So the Amil who associated and spinned words using ale Muhamm...
by aqs
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:25 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: The True Imam - How would you verify?
Replies: 1032
Views: 79233

Re: The True Imam - How would you verify?

Bro Adam, I have a query in my mind, a genuine one :- How would Da'i (TUS) would verify the True Imam (AS) ? & How would Imam (AS) would verify the True Da'i (TUS) ? In continuation of Br. Stranger, After Hurat Al Maleka no Dai has known the whereabouts of Imam. So in essence Dai doesn't know who i...
by aqs
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:29 am
Forum: The lighter side
Topic: Fleece market
Replies: 0
Views: 723

Fleece market

1 BUTT SERIOUSLY If you could tone your derriere, hamstrings and calves just by walking in a certain kind of shoes, gyms would have to shut down. But that hasn't stopped some sports companies from advertising the wonders their footwear can do for your gluteus maximus. Toning shoes apparently mimic t...
by aqs
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: destruction in ujjain
Replies: 40
Views: 7125

Re: destruction in ujjain

aqs ji, business is totally closed there. small shopkeepers who have lost all are facing hardship , some people have open shops in adjoining areas. some rich people has temporarily moved to their other houses which are located in other areas of town . middle class families have moved to small rente...
by aqs
Sun Apr 29, 2012 2:25 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Saifee Hospital In News For The Wrong Reasons.
Replies: 13
Views: 1875

Re: Saifee Hospital In News For The Wrong Reasons.

@GM Bhai,

How does it reflect badly on Saifee Hospital. Its a very complicated surgery and if Saifee Hospital is recommended then it reflects on how good its and not the other way round.
by aqs
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Poverty in Ahmedabad
Replies: 397
Views: 98558

Re: Poverty in Ahmedabad

@All, Whether Bohras live in Places Bohraji mentioned or not is irrelevant, the mute point is that their is poverty in Bohras and that cant be denied. we are so used to the pomp and show that we have forgotten that our brethern are in dire need of help. I have mentioned it earlier that we as a commu...