The Dawoodi Bohras are a Muslim community living in over 40 countries across the world. Followers of their leader, His Holiness Dr 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.

'Fast and be healthy'

The Prophet Mohammed

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

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.

Syedna Inaugurates AMU Centenary Gate

Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin inaugurated the university's newly constructed Centenary Gate to mark its hundredth year.

Project Rise

Striving to Uplift


Bohras in North America Begin Safe Return to Masjids

As Covid restrictions are eased across North America, community members start to return to masjids

Governor of Sindh Performs Ground Breaking Ceremony o...

The Governor of Sindh presided of the ground breaking ceremony of His Holiness Dr Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin Faculty of Law at Karachi University.

Community Women in Mississauga Organise Virtual Bazaa...

The Burhani Women's Association in Mississauga organised a virtual bazaar to promote women entrepreneurs.

Bhendi Bazaar Redevelopment Project Reaches Phase 1 M...

The Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project being undertaken by the Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust reaches its phase 1 milestone.


Across Borders, Languages and Cultures

Sakina revisits her past, sharing the lessons she has learnt and the experiences of crossing borders, learning languages and pursuing a new career.

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs

Tasneem Kutbuddin writes about her efforts to promote women entrepreneurs within the community.

The Joy of Sharing Toys

Alefya Talib, a mother and entrepreneur, writes about how she started Pakistan's first toy renting 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.

Meet Rashida, Arusha Based Art Entrepreneur and Ac...

Rashida Anjarwalla Nurbhai is an artist, activist and entrepreneur. She believes in using her art to positively impact society.

Zahra’s Zest for Quilling

Zahra Ammar is a quilling artist with a taste for literature and a love for geometry.

The Siblings who Narrate Stories on Instagram

Siblings Sakina and Zainab narrate stories with a personal touch on their Instagram handle, @bohrasisters

Social Media

Where We Live