(228) Dawoodi Bohras Cuisine Sheer Khurma Khadija Husain
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(491) Dawoodi Bohras Los Angeles Masjid Adnan Alibhai
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Dawoodi Bohra Luvai Gohar Tree Planting Environment
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The Dawoodi Bohras are a Muslim community living in over 40 countries across the world. Followers of their leader, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, Bohras are generally well educated, business people and qualified professionals in various fields. With a distinctive culture, they strive to embrace modernity while staying true to their traditions and continue to be active, peaceful and law abiding citizens dedicated to the betterment of all humanity.

'The planting of trees is a most beneficial act for they lend beauty to the earth and bring about a downpour of Allah's blessings.'

Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin

In Focus

In Focus

A Cure for Humankind

This article, drawing from Fatimi epistemology, examines a distinctive engagement with questions regarding the nature and purpose of knowledge.

News of His Holiness

Syedna Makes Donation to Help AMU Fight Covid

His Holiness donated 1 Crore Rupees to the Aligarh Muslim University's medical college to help in the fight against Covid-19

Aligarh Muslim University’s Bond with Mumbai

For many decades AMU has shared a strong bond with Mumbai which is today made even stronger as a result of Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin's chancellorship.

Aligarh Muslim University’s Centenary Celebrations

A virtual ceremony to mark the Centenary of Aligarh Muslim University was attended by the Prime Minster of India as well as Union and State Education Ministers of Education.

Project Rise

Striving to Uplift


Bohras Pray for End to Pandemic During Ramadan

Community members across the world prayed for an end to the pandemic throughout the holy month of Ramadan


From Custom Fabrics to Candles: My Business Journey

Khadija Jafferjee talks about how she came into the candle making business and what it has taught her.

Saifee Masjid Kolkata: A Hundred Years

Ammar Hamid speaks of the impact that Saifee Masjid has had on his life.

Mothering Through the Ages

On Mother's Day, Naqiya reflects on the joys and challenges of mothering four children in todays day and age.


Sailing the Seven Seas: Taher Sawliwala Merchant S...

Taher Sawliwala is a sea captain who spends many months a year at sea. On World Oceans Day, we ask him about his life at sea and his observations about the state of water ecosystems around the world.

In Conversation with Environmental Scientist Shabb...

Shabbir Gheewala is a professor at the Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment (JGSEE), Thailand, where he teaches Life Cycle Assessment.

Izzuddin Taherally Awarded Highest Singapore Natio...

Izzuddin Taherally was awarded the highest Singapore National Day Award by President Yacob for his exemplary social service.

The Globalised Dawoodi Bohras

Sifra Lentin, a research fellow at Gateway House, writes about the Bohra community's migration, culture and deeply interconnected nature.

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