About the Dawoodi Bohras

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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.’

Rasāʾil Ikhwān al-Safāʾ

The Grand Theriac

In this article we take a look at the Fatimi conceptions of theriac and how it continues to be a potent force even today.

The Holy Kaaba a Brief History

A look at the history of the holy Kaaba through the ages.

The Eloquent Word

This is the first in a series of posts which aim to translate the eloquent and wisdom filled addresses of His Holiness Dr Syedna Taher Saifuddin to various audiences throughout his illustrious life.

Syedna Inaugurates Masjid Extensio...

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin inaugurated the newly extended Masjid al-Fatimeen in Sharjah.

Syedna Visits Pune

Syedna Saifuddin visits Pune to deliver a sermon commemorating the death anniversary of Moulatuna Fatema al-Zahra.

Syedna Contributes to National Kid...

His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin contributed towards Sri Lanka's National Kidney Fund

Project Rise

Striving to uplift

World Cleanup Day Activities in Kuwait and Karachi...

Community members in Kuwait and Karachi marked World Cleanup Day by engaging in cleanup drives.

Karachi Clean Water Initiative

Project Rise Karachi continues to provide 3000 gallons of fresh water daily to those in need.

Mumbai Needs Cluster Redevelopment

The Covid-19 pandemic has made the need for cluster redevelopment in Mumbai all the more necessary and urgent.

Bohras Observe Ashara Mubaraka from Home

In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, community members are observing Ashara Mubaraka from home.

Housing Minister Urges MBRRB to Follow SBUT Cluster R...

Housing Minister tells Mumbai Building Repairs and Reconstruction Board to prepare a plan along the lines of the Dawoodi Bohra community's SBUT project in Bhendi Bazaar.

Bhendi Bazaar Takes a Leap into the Future

The Bhendi Bazaar redevelopment project undertaken by Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust is ushering the long neglected area into the future.

International Women’s Day Celebrations

On International Women’s ...

The Bohra New Year’s Eve Feast

A look at how the Dawoodi Bohra community ushers in the new year.

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Qardan Hasana the Good Loan

Shabbir Sheikh discusses the Islamic principle of Qardan Hasana as a cornerstone practice for the global Dawoodi Bohra community and its impact in his life.

An Eid to Remember

Looking back at the impact of Covid-19 on Ramadan and anticipating the celebration of Eid al-Fitr

The Armour Within and Without

Dr Jamali speaks about the role of his faith as a protective armour in the fight against Covid-19

A Nourishing Bond

As the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, the community's FMB initiative continues to feed the hungry and bring people together.

Dr Quamar’s Inspiring Ta...

Despite being visually impaired, Dr Quamar has persevered to achieve success in life. This is his story.

Bohra Cuisine: A Pinch of Salt...

Bohra cuisine is characterised by unique practices, responsible consumption and delicious dishes.

Meet Murtaza and Insiya of MKE...

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Helping Women Find Their Inner...

Happy Threads is an initiative by Supermoms4u a non-profit that aims to empower women with their handiworks skills. With the lockdown depleting demand for its products, the organisation has pivoted to making face masks to sustain their artisans.

Dawoodi Bohras Observe Ashara Mubar...

Bohras to observer Ashara Mubaraka from home this year in keeping with Government guidelines.

Bohras Support Irving School Founda...

Community members in Dallas, Texas have been engaged in a wide range of activities to help reduce the impact of Covid-19

Interfaith Leaders Voice Solidarity...

Religious leaders in Bahrain came together in an interfaith dialogue organised by IPI MENA to express solidarity against the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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