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by S. Insaf
Fri Mar 11, 2005 6:17 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Origin Of Syedna Mohd Burhanuddin--
Replies: 5
Views: 727

Re: Origin Of Syedna Mohd Burhanuddin--

"Aqa Maula TUS is also descendant of Syedi Fakhruddin Shaheed Maula Aq." This is nothing in comparision of present Sayedna's claim that he and his late father Taher Saifuudin were with Imam Husain and his companions in Karbala. Since last few years this has been repeatedly told by Sayedna Burhanudd...
by S. Insaf
Thu Mar 10, 2005 12:33 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: KOTHAR IN POLITIC?
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: KOTHAR IN POLITIC?

We had all seen Shankaracharya of Kanchi minglling with polititians in the name of solving Ayodhiya conterversy? Because his Math had gather huge wealth from the devotees and surplus money had brought all the ills of ponography, rape murder with it, which were exposed recently. Those who amass illeg...
by S. Insaf
Fri Jan 14, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Who is responsible for Rashida's death?
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Re: Who is responsible for Rashida's death?

The deceased's actual name is Kaniza. Not Rashida. Not Fatima. She is the daughter of Yusuf Fidaali Masalawala of Malegaon. Her father and brother have rushed to Mumbai but the dead body has been buried on night of 10th Feb. in old Kurla Cemetary which was declared closed a long time back. Shaikh Sa...
by S. Insaf
Mon Jan 10, 2005 9:21 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Who is responsible for Rashida's death?
Replies: 2
Views: 495

Who is responsible for Rashida's death?

As per the news Rashida died this morning (10-01-05) at Jamali Hospital, Mumbai. She was the wife of Shaikh Saifuddin Indorewala, Amil of Husaini mosque in Mumbai. She had tried to commit sucide after consuming poision on 7th Jan and was in coma since then. She was first addmitted in J.J. Hospital a...
by S. Insaf
Wed Dec 22, 2004 1:05 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dr. Engineer's Interview in Today Time of India
Replies: 6
Views: 622

Dr. Engineer's Interview in Today Time of India

TODAY'S INTERVIEW: Faith and Freedom [ WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2004 12:00:01 AM ] The Right Livelihood Award (also called the Alternate Nobel) is given to those trying to "change the world". Asghar Ali Engineer, one of this year's winners, has been trying to do that for the last three decades, start...
by S. Insaf
Tue Dec 07, 2004 5:42 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shankaracharya arrested
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: Shankaracharya arrested

I found the article interesting and wants to share with others - S. Insaf RELIGION, RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS AND THE STATE Asghar Ali Engineer (Secular Perspective Dece. 1-15, 2004) Religion plays very important role in our lives, at least in the Asian and African countries. It has become an integral ...
by S. Insaf
Sun Dec 05, 2004 2:29 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Prostrating to a human being
Replies: 2
Views: 379

Re: Prostrating to a human being

From 'Reformists and Their Religious Beliefs' by Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer: Because of authoritarian culture being promoted by the Kothar, misaaq , has become an instrument of slavery. It is important to note that misaaq was a quasi religious and quasi political instrument. In the early days of the Is...
by S. Insaf
Thu Dec 02, 2004 3:41 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna’s nephew goes missing
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

Re: Syedna’s nephew goes missing

Verbatim Translation of News in Mumbai Samachar dated 2nd Dec. 2004 Amil Saheb was kidnapped by Mistake and was brought to Juhu (By our staff reporter) Surat: Dawoodi Bohra Aamil Abdul Qadir appeared in front of police and while giving his true statement said that he was kidnapped by gunmen at Mumba...
by S. Insaf
Tue Nov 30, 2004 5:06 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Maatam and importance
Replies: 29
Views: 2108

Re: Maatam and importance

Acording to Naseeme-Sahar & Badre-Muneer Sayedna has made Matam a Mission of his life. Sayedna went to the extent saying that "If you have new born baby make that baby do matam because if the baby dies without doing matam you will repent all your life that the baby died without doing matam." Can a s...
by S. Insaf
Sat Sep 20, 2003 10:43 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 521 "samuh" lagan in Mumbai: 521 Mass Weddings
Replies: 15
Views: 1555

Re: 521 "samuh" lagan in Mumbai: 521 Mass Weddings

Please read the report of this mass-marriage in Times of India, Friday, dated 19th Sept. 2003 Mumbai edition in which in the last para under the heading 'Beware Bohras' young brides have cried that they were forced to marry.
by S. Insaf
Fri Sep 19, 2003 7:50 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Is JINX and Mohd Hussain Kafirs? Lets find out.
Replies: 7
Views: 711

Re: Is JINX and Mohd Hussain Kafirs? Lets find out.

I do not know for otnhers but as for my case is concerned I am a truth-seeker let it come from any corner. I have spent 20 nights (from 12 to 3am) sitting beside late Sayedna Taher Saifuddin Saheb in Saifee Mahal in 64/65 discussing many matters related to our faith. Of cource he never answered any ...
by S. Insaf
Fri Sep 19, 2003 3:14 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Why this hypocrisy about Raza & Card system?
Replies: 14
Views: 1091

Why this hypocrisy about Raza & Card system?

I read on this website from AZAD the news Letter of Reformist Bohras of Great Britain that a whole lot Staunch Reformist Dawoodi Bohras from U.K. and other foriegn countries visited Sayedi Fakhruddin Sahid's mazar in Galiakot. Being staunch reformists they neither had required green or yellow card n...
by S. Insaf
Thu Sep 18, 2003 12:47 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say
Replies: 30
Views: 2352

Re: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say

It is from one of those secret dawat book which can only be read by the Dai or Khotar. In this book you can get any fatwa you want . Dear Jinx, You might be joking but there really exist a secret book called 'Al-Kitab' written by late Sayedna Taher Saifuddin Saheb which has the theories of Zahir Im...
by S. Insaf
Thu Sep 18, 2003 12:20 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 10 Things You Never Hear in the Bohri Marqaz
Replies: 31
Views: 1765

Re: 10 Things You Never Hear in the Bohri Marqaz

Burhanuddin Maula chhe Jaman na Dai
Ice-cream, Marghi, Mutton na Dai
by S. Insaf
Thu Sep 18, 2003 3:48 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say
Replies: 30
Views: 2352

Re: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say

Katwa ke buhattar ko na roai Shabbir, Chauda so baras bad ye rona kaisa? Kufa was the Capital of Hazrat Ali and therefore a center of Shias. These shias invited Husain to fight against Yazid but turned their back as soon as the governor of Kufa was changed and they were warned of sever consequences....
by S. Insaf
Mon Sep 15, 2003 2:17 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 10 Things You Never Hear in the Bohri Marqaz
Replies: 31
Views: 1765

Re: 10 Things You Never Hear in the Bohri Marqaz

I would like to add two more cases here: 1) Turab Mala, a rowdy Bohra businessman was awarded title of Shaikh soon after he released from jail after assaulting the late editor of Bombay Samachar, shri Sorabji Kapadia. 2) Seven persons of Godhara who were in forefront in making a murderous attack on ...
by S. Insaf
Mon Sep 15, 2003 2:05 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Pointless card system
Replies: 12
Views: 1211

Re: Pointless card system

Dear Momineen,
Thanks for correction. My knowledge was based on certain newspaper cuttings recieved from London during Dr. Idris trial.
by S. Insaf
Sun Sep 14, 2003 6:17 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Pointless card system
Replies: 12
Views: 1211

Re: Pointless card system

Dr. Idris Zakiuddin is the Amil of London since many years. Staying at Mohammadi Park, Rowdell Road, Northold, Middlesex, UBS 6AG U.K. Tel: 020 8841 5623 He is an eye-specialist by qualification but has never practiced. He was sentenced to one year jail for killing a British couple in car accident a...
by S. Insaf
Sun Sep 14, 2003 1:17 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 10 Things You Never Hear in the Bohri Marqaz
Replies: 31
Views: 1765

Re: 10 Things You Never Hear in the Bohri Marqaz

There are other conciderations too for awarding the title of Shaikh: 1) Advocate Shamoon Poonawala (Bombay)helped the unholy trustees of Saifee Hospital (all close relatives of Sayedna) by using his legal brain and playing many frauds with the lower Courts and finally with the Supreme Court. The mom...
by S. Insaf
Sat Sep 13, 2003 11:13 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Pointless card system
Replies: 12
Views: 1211

Re: Pointless card system

Sayedna Sahib’s administration would do anything to have tighter control over we Bohras in order to make makes their slaves and non-questioning commodities. It is for us to fight out card system. Go to any mosque or dargah or musaferkhana and refuse to show any card and if the local in charge stops ...
by S. Insaf
Sat Sep 13, 2003 8:21 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say
Replies: 30
Views: 2352

Re: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say

Authentic books that Progressives refer to...that's is the most arrogant LIE I have read yet! Dear Anhar, while entering in debate with you I have considered you a simple and truth-searching soul. So please avoid using harsh words like ‘arrogant LIE’ especially when you do not know my source of know...
by S. Insaf
Fri Sep 12, 2003 5:59 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say
Replies: 30
Views: 2352

Re: Some things you'd wish you hear progressives say

With the utter rubbish that the progressives sometimes spew out of their mouths, you'd wish they smarten up and perhaps say something like: (1) We could be wrong. I mean the only the only info we ever get about Bohras is from this progressive website. Dear Anhar, Please correct your self. Most of we...
by S. Insaf
Thu Sep 11, 2003 8:18 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Are progressives actually digressive??
Replies: 9
Views: 830

Re: Are progressives actually digressive??

Dear friend, With due respect your views regarding the progressives please concider the followings: 1)Appointed by his father Yazid was Khalifa. His luxurious life style of living in palaces, his character of being a tyrant, his behavier coercing people for his oath of allegiance (Baiat) and his pra...