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by Kaka Akela
Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:26 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ismaili Interpretation of the quran
Replies: 59
Views: 5617

Re: Ismaili Interpretation of the quran

Br. Porus, Kalim, and Anajmi: I don't pretend to be as smart or widely read as you 3 are but I claim to be as old as you 3 combined are. This discussion of zahir, batin and tawil is getting to me because it has infiltrated almost in every topic. In above statement Br. Porus has said thatdawoodi Bohr...
by Kaka Akela
Tue Jan 24, 2006 4:52 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Zahir Batin SABAK
Replies: 63
Views: 2254

Re: Zahir Batin SABAK

Omabharti: Thanks for the compliment. I have no idea what is kothari bohra and a non-kothari bohra, so I leave it upto you to decide. Tawil ilm is not a very mysterious or convoluted ilm. It gives you the rational and meaning behind all your actions, like in vazu why do you say certain doas 1 time o...
by Kaka Akela
Mon Jan 23, 2006 2:16 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Zahir Batin SABAK
Replies: 63
Views: 2254

Re: Zahir Batin SABAK

Omabharti: Your question is good and the answer is : there are two schools of thought in spreading ilm (knowledge). First one is, like you said give it to everyone without any pre-selection, which is like throwing seed on the ground and hoping it will grow everywhere. The second school of thought is...
by Kaka Akela
Wed Jan 18, 2006 3:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Islam! Just a religion of biggots and terrorist
Replies: 41
Views: 1516

Re: Islam! Just a religion of biggots and terrorist

El-Juan In case you forgot,This is a nation of immigrants. If not you then your grandpappy crawled out from another piece of rock. So don't tell us to go crawl back. If you don't like the discussion here then go back to wherever you were hiding under your own rock. Before you insult our intelligence...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Dec 09, 2005 6:39 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Good news for Toronto Mumineens
Replies: 11
Views: 734

Re: Good news for Toronto Mumineens

I have a friend living in LA who told me that when Syedna came out in public after Eid they did a khusi nu jaman and had fixed a unit of $94/ per family. He said there are 100 families, so they collected about $9400/ from the gullible turkeys. they did 2 jamans from this costing $1200/ a piece, that...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Dec 09, 2005 3:00 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Fatimid Ismaili Islamic State Ideals.
Replies: 6
Views: 446

Re: Fatimid Ismaili Islamic State Ideals.

Br. Sphinx-it 's submitted essay (in part) says --------------------------------------------- - Islam doesn't separate the secular from spiritual. Islam is a comprehensive way of life and not just a means of faith. To this effect it provides mankind with theoretical and practical guidance covering a...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Dec 02, 2005 7:45 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Two British Bohras killed in Iraq
Replies: 32
Views: 2355

Re: Two British Bohras killed in Iraq

Br. Muslim First: Salaams Are you not the one who exhorts everyone to read Al Quran. Also you have told us not to believe anything or any body else except Al Quran. When I quoted an Ayah from Quran which proved you were wrong about dead awliyah, you suddenly switched to a Tafseer (by mortal humans)t...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Dec 02, 2005 4:03 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Two British Bohras killed in Iraq
Replies: 32
Views: 2355

Re: Two British Bohras killed in Iraq

Br. Muslim First wrote: ---------------------------------------------- "Does he do miracles on our behalf after his death? Correct answer is no. He completed his mission while he was alive and we have to follow his example and pray to Allah SWT for our needs." ---------------------------------------...
by Kaka Akela
Wed Nov 30, 2005 2:26 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Syedna’ Raza for participating on Progressive Site
Replies: 6
Views: 459

Re: Syedna’ Raza for participating on Progressive Site

Bro Jamanpasand : The response to your question is very simple. Before you start to read Quran-e-majid, you read Bismilla---- and before that you read Aoozobillh-----. What you are doing is asking Allah for protection from Shaitan even before expressing love for Allah. In Misaq momineen are told to ...
by Kaka Akela
Tue Nov 15, 2005 3:32 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Ethics of disagreement
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Ethics of disagreement

Following is a good article for everyone's information and possible usage Ethics of Disagreement by Khalid Dhorat Very often, people philosophize and agonize about the state of the Ummah. It is true that what happens in other parts of the world, affect us directly: we are concerned, we voice our fee...
by Kaka Akela
Sat Nov 12, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Khotar withou money.
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: Khotar withou money.

let me tell you it is not just shahzadas but the whole bhaisaheb clan. they are all so used to people cow-towing to them that even 7-10 year olds are so arrogant towards common people. At home they are taught never to do salaam to ordinary people even of they are old shaikhs, they will do salaam to ...
by Kaka Akela
Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:44 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 3 "Laanatti"
Replies: 166
Views: 7499

Re: 3 "Laanatti"

Br. Muslim First: salam alaikum Imam has been reffered in quran-e-majid several places, off-hand I remember only one in Surah 36:12 which is surah Yaseen. "Kulla shayin ahsaynaho fi Imamin mubeen". In Sunni translations this word "Imam" has been converted to "elaborate book", I don't know why????? I...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Nov 04, 2005 7:58 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Why are Bohras so cowardice?
Replies: 75
Views: 5932

Re: Why are Bohras so cowardice?

In olden days there would have been at least 5-8 dais in 94 years. however, immediate past 94 years have seen the reign of only 2 dais. This is a long time to shape, mold and entrench the flock with practices that were never done before. The jamea educated na-laaiqs have prostituted themselves to th...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Oct 28, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: How bohras get jamatkhana....
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

Re: How bohras get jamatkhana....

Br. Waqar hemani: salaam alaikum Now that I understand your question, it is easier to answer, but thru no fault of yours I am still confused because in your sect the jamaat khana (a Persian word)is used for dual (or more) purposes, in our sect jamaatkhana is strictly used for feeding/eating and othe...
by Kaka Akela
Thu Oct 27, 2005 3:40 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: How bohras get jamatkhana....
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

Re: How bohras get jamatkhana....

Br. Waqar Hemani: salam Alaikum I don't understand your question. What do you mean by"how do we GET our Jamatkhana"???? We have both , a masjid and a jamaatkhana!!!! Your jamaatkhana is equivalnt of our masjid. Are you asking "how we get our masjid"???? or " how we get OUR jamaatkhana"???? However, ...
by Kaka Akela
Thu Sep 08, 2005 1:36 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Responsibility of the Dai towards non-Bohra's
Replies: 19
Views: 1226

Re: Responsibility of the Dai towards non-Bohra's

Br.khan19922001- Reading some books and a little bit of Quran made you get out of the bohra religion?????? That is very amazing!!!!! I have read a lot of books on Islam and all other major religions and have read the whole Quran with meanings with every footnote there is and I am still a Dawoodi Boh...
by Kaka Akela
Wed Aug 31, 2005 4:51 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Have a Thought in This
Replies: 121
Views: 5275

Re: Have a Thought in This

Br. Muslim First

Salaams-o-alaikum

As per Bohra religion, following are the shariat required amals: Aqiqa, Misaq, wedding and valima and burials &(Teja & chehlum Fatehas)
by Kaka Akela
Wed Aug 31, 2005 2:56 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Have a Thought in This
Replies: 121
Views: 5275

Re: Have a Thought in This

Br. Guest 786 : In answer to your question about laga, it is not laga but lagat which in english means fare, like buying a ticket to go somewhere. In Many jamaats they have lagats for everything you do, for example child's chetti, aqiqa, misaq, wedding, death or any niyaz jamans. The lagat goes into...
by Kaka Akela
Tue Aug 30, 2005 2:57 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Toronto Bohri Jamaat Paying RIBA
Replies: 5
Views: 631

Re: Toronto Bohri Jamaat Paying RIBA

Br. Agnostic: Your secxond strategy doesn't work, I tried it here in Texas and it back fired. your home-ownership and financing of it is a matter of public record in the city hall and any one can check it, all they need is your name and address and check it out. In my case, the Aamil had it in for m...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Aug 26, 2005 2:08 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Have a Thought in This
Replies: 121
Views: 5275

Re: Have a Thought in This

I consider Br. Kalim to be voice of reason. Please all of us let us not get emotional and think through the systematic draining of money from people to Dawat-e-Hadiyah (USA) which legally transfers it to Dawat-e-Hadiyah(India) and there it is withdrawan for all kinds of abuse familial use. Recently ...
by Kaka Akela
Wed Jul 13, 2005 5:25 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Blind Followers
Replies: 42
Views: 2358

Re: Blind Followers

Hello All: I am one of those blind followers of the Dai , but I hate all the money -mongering people surrounding him. Each one trying to outdo the other in raising funds so they can get even closer to the inner circle. Brother Kalim had mentioned the incident in his hometown of Pune about the Nasim-...
by Kaka Akela
Tue May 24, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: I am sick of 40 days of Ayyamut taabudaat
Replies: 13
Views: 1550

Re: I am sick of 40 days of Ayyamut taabudaat

Dear All who responded and advised, Thanks Believe it or not I do like my religion of being a dawoodi bohra, its teachings and practices. The new money making innovations that I mentioned are all invented by the jamea graduates who present it to the shazadas and get the approval of the Dai. what has...
by Kaka Akela
Thu May 19, 2005 3:45 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: I am sick of 40 days of Ayyamut taabudaat
Replies: 13
Views: 1550

I am sick of 40 days of Ayyamut taabudaat

Talk about innovation in religion, this money-making fiasco was started just 10 years ago. For a mumin everyday should be a day of ibadat. This totally drains all the mumineen of their energies, finances, and valuable time from other meaningful activities. by the time his birthday comes everyone is ...
by Kaka Akela
Thu May 12, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: I want to join Bohra Community
Replies: 25
Views: 1445

Re: I want to join Bohra Community

Please refrain from personal attacks and stick to the topic of the this string. highjacking the string to homosexuality or being wahabi etc does not contribute to increased knowledge for the starter of this string. There are many serious problems within the administration of the Bohra religion that ...
by Kaka Akela
Tue May 10, 2005 8:07 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: I want to join Bohra Community
Replies: 25
Views: 1445

Re: I want to join Bohra Community

Dear Brother Phushparaj: Don't listen to all the cynics here. Why don't you start with the friends that you associate with and are impressed with. Like all religions and their administration, Dawoodi Bohra is an excellent religion but a lot of greed has crept in among the clergy and priests due to l...
by Kaka Akela
Fri Apr 29, 2005 1:38 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: heavy-handedness of khidmatguzars
Replies: 3
Views: 369

Re: heavy-handedness of khidmatguzars

No, I didn't do $1052 salaam, I did what I wanted to do. In Nikah majlis he accepted the salaam thinking it was $1052, but the following day he returned it via the jamaat secretary. Which I accepted back. But I know now I will be socially boycotted. They never announce publicly about the social boyc...
by Kaka Akela
Wed Apr 27, 2005 9:06 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: heavy-handedness of khidmatguzars
Replies: 3
Views: 369

heavy-handedness of khidmatguzars

[I had submitted this to Malumaat.com originally, but they are too scared to print this and worried their raza for continuing that webpage will be pulled away, which leaves me no choice but to post this on this site.] These days our community is suffering from the 3 monkey disease, I see no evil, I ...