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by S. Insaf
Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored
Replies: 65
Views: 13934

Re: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored

Matheran rail founder's 100th death anniversary Sunday 10 Aug, 2013 TIMES OF INDIA Bella Jaisinghani, MUMBAI:In 1907, when the price of gold was Rs 18 per tola, a Bohra philanthropist spent Rs 16 lakh to build a railway line so the common man could gain access to Matheran hill station. Sunday, Augu...
by S. Insaf
Sat Aug 10, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dream Project of Bhendi Bazar
Replies: 943
Views: 253189

Re: Dream Project of Bhendi Bazar

Maharashtra finds way to enable Bhendi Bazar redevelopment project move ahead TIMES OF INDIA Clara Lewis, TNN | Aug 10, 2013 MUMBAI: The state government has found a way around to enable the 16.5-acre Bhendi Bazar cluster redevelopment project to move ahead. It has zeroed in on a clause in the clus...
by S. Insaf
Mon Aug 05, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Zehra Cyclewala Thunderstorms the Dais' Devrhi in Surat
Replies: 94
Views: 23723

Re: Zehra Cyclewala Thunderstorms the Dais' Devrhi in Surat

Every year in Bombay, big propaganda is done when one or two members of Dai’s family go out and offer Idd namaz with Sunni Muslims under the Imamat of a Sunni Imam. Does it not evident that Namaz is valid in any Muslim mosque? So I offer namaz in any Muslim masjid. Now if some body tells me to come ...
by S. Insaf
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Why do the Amils abstain from matam?
Replies: 5
Views: 1444

Re: Why do the Amils abstain from matam?

There are two Islams and Bohra traditions, one for Dai and his administration and other for common bohras. 1. Dai and members of his family and his Amils are exempted from paying Zakat, Wajebat, Sabeel etc. 2. They are exempted from doing Maatam and Gam-e-Husain. 3. They are also exempted from Misaq...
by S. Insaf
Wed Jul 31, 2013 4:28 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored
Replies: 65
Views: 13934

Re: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored

Please search on Google "Sir Adamji Peerbhoy".
by S. Insaf
Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:18 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored
Replies: 65
Views: 13934

Re: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored

Sir Adamji Peerbhoy expired on 11th. August 1913 after achieving a status of one of India's largest cotton manufacturers and wealthiest men, by the turn of the 19th century and the first Indian Sheriff of Bombay. For his commendable welfare and charitable work he was awarded various titles like 'KNI...
by S. Insaf
Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored
Replies: 65
Views: 13934

Sir Adamji Peerbhoy’s 100-year-old turbat restored

By the Grace of Allah Taala, after 20 long years, we got succeeded for the restoration of the TURBAT of Sir Adamjee Peerbhoy. It was the wish of every well-wisher of Sir Adamjeee Peerbhoy that his Turbat should get repaired. We all were very much worried about how to get it done, because it is situa...
by S. Insaf
Mon Jul 29, 2013 8:36 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dream Project of Bhendi Bazar
Replies: 943
Views: 253189

Re: Dream Project of Bhendi Bazar

Bhendi Bazaar Trust seeks change in Development Control Regulations’s cluster clause TIMES OF INDIA Clara Lewis, 15, July 2013, MUMBAI: The much-awaited redevelopment of Bhendi Bazaar will take a while longer. Holding back the Rs 1,500-crore project is mandatory ownership of all properties marked f...
by S. Insaf
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: enslavement of children by parents.
Replies: 145
Views: 20614

Re: enslavement of children by parents.

I am in London right now and will be able to post the text of original misaq in October. I am unearthing the information about illegal properties of Qaid Joker in UK.
by S. Insaf
Mon Jun 24, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dabba scheme shows its colour
Replies: 13
Views: 3221

Re: Dabba scheme shows its colour

Just wait till Dabba-Dai shows his colour!
by S. Insaf
Wed Jun 12, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away
Replies: 192
Views: 38755

Re: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

An evening dipped in laughter
In the house of Baqir Mehdi (From left) Waris Alvi, Kamleshwar, Dr. Zoe Ansari, Hasan Kamal, Baqir Mehdi, Asghar Ali Engineer, Shiyam Kishan Nigham and Fuzail Jaafery
I have already explained it long back in a different thread.
by S. Insaf
Sun Jun 02, 2013 12:47 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away
Replies: 192
Views: 38755

Re: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

Alas! They could neither deter nor kill Asghar Ali Saheb "Yazid was a tyrant, no one can differ on that account. And today's tyrants are the successors of the tyrants of yesterday. The repercussions of repressive policies of Yazid were against the basic principles of Islam and Imam Husain did not c...
by S. Insaf
Sun May 26, 2013 4:35 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Adamji preebhoy
Replies: 17
Views: 6523

Re: Adamji preebhoy

Life Sketch of Sir Adamji Peerbhoy By A. A. JASDENWALA The nobleman, Adamji was born in the year 1846, at Dhoraji, in Kathiawar. His parents were comparatively poor. They were not able to give young Adamji more than an elementary education. He was, however, naturally endowed with strong commercial ...
by S. Insaf
Wed May 22, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dream Project of Bhendi Bazar
Replies: 943
Views: 253189

Re: Dream Project of Bhendi Bazar

On 22, February 2013, 11 PM Newly redeveloped building (without OC), Huseni Tower at 43/45, Next To Husaini Masjid, Raudat Tahera Street, Bhendi Bazar, Mumbai - 400003 has been illegally occupied by vested interests under the name of SBUT(Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust) who are using it for commerc...
by S. Insaf
Tue May 21, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

An open Letter to Mr. Qaid Johar, Dear Mr. Qaid Johar, As-Salam Alekum, I have gone through your letter to Hindustan Times dated 23rd April 2013 on internet regarding the article (Talk of rift among Bohras over Syedna’s successor). You say that the article is replete with false information- in part...
by S. Insaf
Mon May 20, 2013 9:03 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away
Replies: 192
Views: 38755

Re: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

I have seen in most Bohra (Ortho & Reformist) and Shia houses a plate hanging on wall which says: Live like Ali – Die like Husain. By this slogan no one is trying to insult Mola Ali or Imam Husain. One dare not. If some one has lived like Ali or died like Husain it is not belittling these personalit...
by S. Insaf
Sun May 19, 2013 3:03 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away
Replies: 192
Views: 38755

Re: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer truly lived like Ali (A.S.) The print and electronic media all over the world has condoled the sad demise of Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer giving details of his scholarship in Islam, his quest for an Islamic theology of peace and religious pluralism, his work on communalism and co...
by S. Insaf
Thu May 16, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away
Replies: 192
Views: 38755

Re: Asghar Ali Engineer sahab passes away

The Constitution of India has given certain privileges/exemptions to Muslim minority. To avail these prerogatives, the Dawoodi Bohras who consider other Muslims inferior call themselves Bohra Muslims when time comes. But Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer was a Dawoodi Bohra, a Muslim, a humanist and a secular...
by S. Insaf
Thu May 09, 2013 2:15 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: enslavement of children by parents.
Replies: 145
Views: 20614

Re: enslavement of children by parents.

The Ismaili movement was a religious mission with a definite political end. As Imam remained in hiding for the protection from prying eyes of the Abbasid rulers, the Dais played a very important role in the organising activities in the regions under them. They appointed two more functionaries – Mazo...
by S. Insaf
Thu May 09, 2013 6:06 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

Dear zinger,
By saying that they were not "drunk", I am actually admiring the "Anti-addiction Campaign" launched by our Dai-in-waiting (ta qayamat) and you are getting angry. What is wrong with you?
by S. Insaf
Wed May 08, 2013 9:19 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

Dear zinger, Earlier whenever such people have come to me at late in night invariably I have found them drunk and abusive. But it was not so this time, They were agitated but they were sober and decent in talking. I came to know because they said we are coming from Bhindi Bazar, you come with us and...
by S. Insaf
Wed May 08, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

I think I should share my experience with you that may give you some idea of days to come. There were two incidents. I am posting the first incident:- The debate on “Qutbi Bohras” on internet began in March 2013 and it is still going on. On 15th April an article on Qutbi Bohras based on this debate,...
by S. Insaf
Sun May 05, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

Dear Adam,
An angel disobeyed God and he was punished and turned in to Shaitan.
Adam disobeyed the same God and he was awarded by raising him to the status of a Prophet.
How will you justify this act of God?
These are the discussions of higher level, not of your level.
by S. Insaf
Sun May 05, 2013 7:09 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

On a second thought, assuming that by the grace of Dai-ul-Mutlaq, Aqa Burhanuddin (who claims to possess much superior powers than his creator) our brother Adam was there with the first Adam. Our brother Adam would have said: “It is O.K. that you disobeyed the orders of Qader-ul-Mutlaq and have land...
by S. Insaf
Sat May 04, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

Adam was first person who was created from Noor (light) of Allah. He remained in care of Allah. He was so great that even angels were asked to bow before him. But when Allah told him not to touch a particular tree he disobeyed Allah and touched it. He was thrown out of Paradise. It all happened beca...
by S. Insaf
Thu May 02, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

The rumour of Qutbi Bohras dose create question of validity of "Nass", but that is not reformists' problem who want accountability and transparency in Dawat system.
by S. Insaf
Wed May 01, 2013 2:55 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Qutbi Bohra

According to the latest news from Kothar sources:
Mazoon Saheb is Thane - Mumbai.
He is very critical, more critical than Daiz-Zaman.

[Golden chance to get rid of him.]
by S. Insaf
Tue Apr 30, 2013 4:42 am
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Who really needs Taufeeq
Replies: 67
Views: 16409

Re: Who really needs Taufeeq

"the word 'haram' is a perfectly legitimate and classical arabic word signifying anything which is unlawful and thus is the opposite of 'halal', which means 'lawful' and good for you." AZ There have to be a kingdom, Sultanet or Badshahat to call one SHAHZADA. But there is non. But it is a fact that ...
by S. Insaf
Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:18 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Qutbi Bohras
Replies: 533
Views: 125842

Re: Why is this remour of new Qutbi Bohras sect?

Among the eight sons of Syedna Mohammad Burhanuddin Saheb only his eldest son Qayed Johar Bhaisaheb Izzuddin and Malekul-Ashtar Bhaisaheb Shujauddin were known to the community. Though Mufaddal Bhaisaheb Saifuddin’s name was some what known to a section of the community as it had resounded in some i...
by S. Insaf
Sat Apr 27, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: where are we heading?
Replies: 6
Views: 2222

Re: where are we heading?

This is from internate:- Difference between Other Muslims and Dawoodi Bohras Question: Can you tell me the difference between Sunni Muslims and Dawoodi Bohras? From what I can understand both believe in the ONE GOD ALLAH and his last Prophet Muhammed(Saws). Then why should they both call themsleves ...