The Dawoodi Bohras are a Muslim community hailing mainly from West India that have settled in over 40 nations across the globe.

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Guided by their leader, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, Bohras are generally well educated, business people and qualified professionals in various fields.

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It befits our brethren, may Allah give them strength, to not despise any field of knowledge, or shun a particular book, or bear prejudice towards a certain faith. Indeed our philosophy and our faith encompass all faiths and all knowledge.

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53rd al-Dai al-Mutlaq & Leader of the Dawoodi Bohra Community

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin is the 53rd al-Dai al-Mutlaq and present leader of the worldwide Dawoodi Bohra community. He has dedicated his life to the service of the community.
His Holiness presented with the Key to the City of Houston by former Mayor Annise Parker following the Ashara Mubaraka sermons of 2015 in Houston.
His Holiness with the President of Madagascar, His Excellency Andry Rajoelina
His Holiness with the former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Mr Ranil Wickremesinghe.
His Holiness with the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
His Holiness with the late President of Tanzania Mr John Magufuli during the Ashara Mubaraka sermons of 2016 in Dar es Salaam.
His Holiness with His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya during the inauguration of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah’s Nairobi campus in 2017.
His Holiness with the Prime Minister of India, His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi during the Ashara Mubaraka sermons of 2018 in Indore.
His Holiness with the President of Egypt, His Excellency Mr Abdel Fattah Al Sisi.
His Holiness with the President of Uganda, His Excellency Mr Yoweri Museveni.
President of Singapore
His Holiness with the President of Singapore, Her Excellency Mrs Halimah Yacob.
His Holiness with the King of Bahrain, His Majesty Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
Emir of Kuwait
His Holiness with the Late Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.
His Holiness with the former Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Vijay Rupani.
His Holiness with the Chief Minister of Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah.
His Holiness presented with the Key to the city of Karachi by former Mayor Waseem Akhtar during the Ashara Mubaraka sermons of 2017 in Karachi.
His Holiness with the former President of Sri Lanka, Mr Maithripala Sirisena during the Ashara Mubaraka sermons of 2019 in Colombo.

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Prefer for others what you prefer for yourself.

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Project Rise is a philanthropic endeavour initiated by the Dawoodi Bohra community which is being implemented wherever the community resides across the world.

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Prefer for others what you prefer for yourself.

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Our Institutions

Taleem

Established in 1396/1976, Mahad al-Zahra, a department dedicated to the memorisation and study of the Holy Quran.

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Saifee Burhani Upliftment Project

The Saifee Burhani Upliftment Project (SBUP) undertaken to uplift the lives of the people in Bhendi Bazaar, Mumbai.

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MSB Educational Institute

MSB Educational Institute is a chain of private English Medium schools around the globe with 23 branches across 7 countries: India, Pakistan, Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, Dubai and Kuwait.

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Rawdat al-Quran

Rawdat al-Quran al-Kareem which was founded on a unique pedagogy developed by Mahad al-Zahra specifically for younger children.

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Mahad al-Zahra

Established in 1396/1976, Mahad al-Zahra, a department dedicated to the memorisation and study of the Holy Quran.

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Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah

Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah is the principal educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra community. Its sole benefactor, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, oversees and guides it in all its endeavours.

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Saifee Hospital - a distinctive and prominent part of the skyline in the iconic Queen's Necklace of Mumbai

Saifee Hospital: An Institution of Healing

Saifee Hospital is a multi-specialty hospital in the heart of Mumbai, India. A realisation of the late His Holiness Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin’s vision to build a state-of-the-art hospital.

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Faiz al-Mawaid al-Burhaniyah

A groundbreaking initiative that saw the establishment of community kitchens in towns and cities in different parts of the world where members of the Dawoodi Bohra community reside, the Faiz al-Mawaid al-Burhaniyah (FMB) programme was established with one overarching objective: to provide at least one wholesome and nutritious meal a day to every community household.

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India

The Dawoodi Bohra community of India
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Pakistan

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Pakistan
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His Holiness being presented with the Key of Karachi by Mayor Waseem Akhtar during Ashara Mubaraka 1439/2017

Middle East

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Middle East
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From humble beginnings to towering achievements - a look back to the journey of the Dawoodi Bohra community of the UAE.

United Kingdom

The Dawoodi Bohra community of United Kingdom
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Canada

The Dawoodi Bohra community of Canada
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Australia

Six hundred families of the Dawoodi Bohra community have found a home Down Under and have been leading peaceful and productive lives along Australasian harbours since the early 1980s.
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Six hundred families of the Dawoodi Bohra community have found a home Down Under and have been leading peaceful and productive lives along Australasian harbours since the early 1980s.

New Zealand

The Dawoodi Bohra community of New Zealand
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Six hundred families of the Dawoodi Bohra community have found a home Down Under and have been leading peaceful and productive lives along Australasian harbours since the early 1980s.