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by Reporter
Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:53 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohra SMS Duniya
Replies: 2710
Views: 585699

Re: Bohri SMS Duniya

Sayedna's 102 birthday celebration in Tanazania:
http://amanitanzania.blogspot.com/2013/ ... a.html?m=0
by Reporter
Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Extravagance amidst poverty and death
Replies: 1
Views: 632

Extravagance amidst poverty and death

This is a thought-provoking email from Asghar Vassanwala: Dear Friends, Our priests take pride in memorizing Quran and interpreting every word and call it Ta’weel. However, in practice, they throw Quranic advices out of window. Please read Quran’s verses and then watch the picture. In Pakistan, stre...
by Reporter
Sun Sep 23, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bohras still excel at trading, but ......
Replies: 0
Views: 653

Bohras still excel at trading, but ......

Guns And Manners Bohras still excel at trading, but there’re stirrings of conflict within Pragya Singh Ways Of The Bohras Close-knit Bohras are a close-knit Shia community in Gujarat Trading Usually merchants or engaged in self-owned businesses, relatively new to professions Impartial Don’t oppose ...
by Reporter
Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

No, this is first hand news, but of course reliably learned through personal experience. :)
by Reporter
Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

Things have quietened down now. All the culprits are out on bail, and are not to be seen in masjid/mohalla anymore.
by Reporter
Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

Update: All 9 accused have been released on bail.
by Reporter
Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

so u are telling us law could not keep them behind bars even for 48 hours? All nine are still in custody. The bail was denied. It seems attempt-to-murder is one of the charges laid against the accused. It is a serious charge and only high court can rule on it. Despite repeated appeals by Shabab lea...
by Reporter
Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

Bohra Unrest: 9 Sent to Jail The Shabab-Youth brawl on Monday 6th Aug took an interesting turn today when nine members of Shabab Community including Sheikh Shabbir Mustafa (in photo above) were sent to judicial custody by Udaipur session court. http://utcdn.udaipurtimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/...
by Reporter
Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:38 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

Rookie wrote:Mr reporter I must say, your reporting skills are pathetic, yet you havent showed us a single photo or a video, about bohras attacking progs.
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by Reporter
Mon Aug 06, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur
Replies: 127
Views: 23117

Re: Shabab/Abdes attack reformists in masjid in Udaipur

Yes, it is a matter of great shame that once again the evil Kothar and its fanatical goons have wreaked violence on weak and hapless reformists. The news report does not give the actual details of what happened. Here I'll try to put together the pieces. Moyyiadpura Masjid is in the heart of bohra mo...
by Reporter
Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Dr. Abbas Alvie passes away
Replies: 9
Views: 1710

Dr. Abbas Alvie passes away

Dr Abbas Alvie, a well known reformist from Udaipur passed away today (June 7, 2012). Dr Alvie, a medical doctor, was also well versed in Shia/Fatimid literature and was a passionate speaker on the subject. Every moharrum he gave lectures on Islam and gained prominence as a speaker. He was invited t...
by Reporter
Wed Mar 14, 2012 12:56 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Bharat Ratna for Sayedna Mohammed Burhanuddin
Replies: 26
Views: 5471

Bharat Ratna for Sayedna Mohammed Burhanuddin

Abdes have started a campaign to get the Bharat Ratna for Sayedna Mohammed Burhanuddin. Below is the text from their campaign site: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bharat Ratna Award for our beloved Aqa moula Countries around the world have confered th...
by Reporter
Fri Mar 02, 2012 5:19 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Lukmanji saheb's dargah
Replies: 26
Views: 4549

Re: Lukmanji saheb's dargah

Lukmanji's Dargah is once again in the news. The orthodox (Shabab) allegedly resumed construction on the site despite court's "stay order". Reformists (Bohra Youth) had in August 2011 had moved the court to intervene as the orthodox demolished the grounds around the site and began a massiv...
by Reporter
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: What is happening in your Jamat?
Topic: Landmark movie on Aqa Moula's (tus) re-discovery of YEMEN
Replies: 9
Views: 4231

Landmark movie on Aqa Moula's (tus) re-discovery of YEMEN

A letter form Toronto jamaat: .................................................................................. Dear Mumineen: Do not forget to mark tomorrow evening, 7th February 2012 at 7:30 PM sharp, as an event of extra-ordinary enjoyment, learning and celebration for your entire family to atte...
by Reporter
Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Memoirs Of Asghar Ali Engineer.
Replies: 3
Views: 824

Re: Memoirs Of Asghar Ali Engineer.

http://www.thehindu.com/multimedia/dynamic/00896/HY18FEST3_896331f.jpg Renowned writer Asghar Ali Engineer signing autographs on his autobiography 'A Living Faith, Harmony and Social Change' at the book release in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Photo: K. Ramesh Babu. HYDERABAD, January 18, 2012: Love Concur...
by Reporter
Fri Jan 13, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Salam to bohra's .. need answer
Replies: 18
Views: 3298

Re: Salam to bohra's .. need answer

"The Bohras" by Asghar Ali Engineer is a good alternative.
by Reporter
Sat Jan 07, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Udaipur aamil beaten up by ortho women
Replies: 54
Views: 7739

Re: Udaipur aamil beaten up by ortho women

Here are some news reports from the local Hindi newspapers:
News cuttings of fake passes scandal
by Reporter
Thu Jan 05, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Udaipur aamil beaten up by ortho women
Replies: 54
Views: 7739

Udaipur aamil beaten up by ortho women

Today, 5 Jan 2012, Udaipur aamil was beaten up by orthodox Bohras women (Shabab) for allegedly defrauding people in what could be termed as Deedargate. The aamil's residence was under siege for many hours, where hundreds of Bohras gathered, the police was called in to disperse the crowd. The inciden...
by Reporter
Sat Dec 17, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Unrest in Udaipur between two Bohra groups
Replies: 33
Views: 4564

Unrest in Udaipur between two Bohra groups

Bohra Unrest: 6 Arrested, released on bail In the wee hours of the afternoon today, December 16, there was a minor clash between the members of the Dawoodi Bohra community, followed by public unrest in the later hours of the evening, outside the Surajpole Police Station. Member of the two groups, D...
by Reporter
Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:14 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Thaali (dabba) Rasam explained
Replies: 28
Views: 6088

Thaali (dabba) Rasam explained

Moazzaz Mu'mineen of the Toronto Anjuman Baad afzalusalaam As you already know, we in Toronto have started the Faiz-ul Muwaeed-il-Burhaniyah or the Thaali rasam last week and it was a success, thanks to efforts by a large group of khitmatguzars, both ladies and gents. We remind you that every Thursd...
by Reporter
Fri Sep 23, 2011 1:48 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Orthos perform namaz under reformist imam
Replies: 88
Views: 7105

Re: Orthos perform namaz under reformist imam

Here is a report from Udaipur times: http://www.udaipurtimes.com/bohra-conflicts-over-mosque/ http://www.udaipurtimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/bohra-conflicts.jpg Look at this picture: The orthos are doing matam while the reformists (in front) are praying. This is their favourite tactic to cre...
by Reporter
Fri Sep 23, 2011 12:00 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: Orthos perform namaz under reformist imam
Replies: 88
Views: 7105

Orthos perform namaz under reformist imam

Today the Shabab people (orthodox) performed Zohr/Asr namaaz in the reformist (Vajeepura) masjid under a reformist Imam. And look, the sky did not fall!!! Are these abdes defying the dai? Very unlikely. Looks like the wiley Kohtar is up to something. They tried every possible means in the last 40 ye...
by Reporter
Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:17 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 100 Milad Celebrations
Replies: 122
Views: 13379

Re: 100 Milad Celebrations

Discipline is Bohras' watchword "We do not believe in taking insurance or on paying interest for loans taken. We do not lend money to anyone for interest. The community has its own financial institution headed by His Holiness. None of our community members take loan from any bank under any cir...
by Reporter
Wed Mar 23, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 100 Milad Celebrations
Replies: 122
Views: 13379

Re: 100 Milad Celebrations

Dr Syedna Mohammed Burhanduddin Shaeb's TUS Birthday as " International Spiritual Day"
UNO Declare This Day as International Spiritual Day: http://www.causes.com/causes/591769
by Reporter
Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:20 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 100 Milad Celebrations
Replies: 122
Views: 13379

Re: 100 Milad Celebrations

Here's an email doing the rounds: ----------------------------------------------------------- 100TH MILAD Program should have included medical and humanitarian help to Yemeni people many of whom are descendent of our past Dais, Imam, and Hurrat-alMalika. Yemen is like Bohra's Jerusalem Bohras are th...
by Reporter
Mon Mar 21, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 100 Milad Celebrations
Replies: 122
Views: 13379

Re: 100 Milad Celebrations

This is the write-up that accompanies this stamp: ------------------------------- To celebrate this year of Milad-e-Meawi different programs and activities are held around the world. Mumineen from Atlanta bilaad and United states on the whole are not far behind. In order to create a sense of Pride &...
by Reporter
Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 100 Milad Celebrations
Replies: 122
Views: 13379

Re: 100 Milad Celebrations

The following are the press releases sent to the media by the Banglore jamat: -------------------------- PRESS RELEASE SUB- INVITATION TO COVER THE EVENT It is indeed a festive season for entire Dawoodi Bohra Community world wide. Their spiritual and temporal head His Holiness Dr. Syedna Mohammed Bu...
by Reporter
Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:45 am
Forum: Bohras and Reform
Topic: 100 Milad Celebrations
Replies: 122
Views: 13379

Re: Shanaat of syedna(tus)

Want to donate gold for Maula's milad? The toronto jamat can facilitate it for you. Here's an email from the jamat: Moazzaz Mu'mineen of the Toronto Anjuman Baad afzalusalaam It is customary to araz najwa-tus-shukur in Aqa Moula(TUS)'s Hazrat Imamiyah on the occasion of Moula's milad mubarak. Janab ...