Mustafa Chawala: An Up-and-Coming Artist

Mustafa Chawala is a student at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah and an upcoming artist who has taken part in three international art exhibitions.

Bohra Student from Kolkata Tops ICSE Exams

Mohammed al-Baqir Merchant scored 99.6% on his ICSE Board Exams. We speak to him about his achievement.

A Prodigious Dawoodi Bohra Photographer: Mazher Master

Video interview courtesy: Murtaza Daud Islamic...

In Conversation with Composting Enthusiast, Tasneem Maimoon

In this interview, Tasneem Maimoon shares her experiences as an organic planter and the impact it has had on her life. 

Calligraphy in Dawoodi Bohra Culture

The art of Islamic calligraphy is a significant a...

In Conversation with Expert Archer, Mustafa Barodawala

We speak to Mustafa Barodawala, an expert archer and a calligraphy teacher at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah

Breaking a Guinness World Record

In this interview we speak to Hatim, one of the five members of Strike Team Alpha which broke the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude LAN party on earth.

The Annual Examinations of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah: An Intellectual Renaissance

Each year the al-Imtihan al-Sanawi (annual examin...

Lisan al-Dawat: The Dawoodi Bohra Language

Lisan al-Dawat is a unique cultural hallmark of the Dawoodi Bohra community which combines elements from Arabic, Persian, Urdu and Gujarati

Adding to the Flavour of South India

From Biryani on wheels to five exclusive outlets, How Jeff Biriyani brought the Bombay taste to Kerala

In Conversation with Gardening Enthusiast, Maryam Suratwala

Maryam is a gardening enthusiast who initiated a community garden in the Fremont masjid complex to educate younger generations about food sustainability

Meet the Bohras of Chennai

The Dawoodi Bohra community has called Chennai home for many years. This articles looks at their history, culture and present day initiatives.