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The Shaheeds of Ahmedabad: Lessons to Learn 25/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم الَّذِينَ قَالَ لَهُمُ النَّاسُ إِنَّ النَّاسَ قَدْ جَمَعُوا لَكُمْ فَاخْشَوْهُمْ فَزَادَهُمْ إِيمَانًا وَقَالُوا حَسْبُنَا اللَّهُ وَنِعْمَ الْوَكِيلُ (Surat Aali-Imran: 173) Men said to them: "A great army is gathering against you": And frightened them: But it (only) increased…

A Dai's Commitment: Sacrifice to Fulfill the Promise to Allah and the Imam 25/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم مِّنَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ رِجَالٌ صَدَقُوا مَا عَاهَدُوا اللَّهَ عَلَيْهِ ۖ فَمِنْهُم مَّن قَضَىٰ نَحْبَهُ وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَنتَظِرُ ۖ وَمَا بَدَّلُوا تَبْدِيلا Among the Believers are men who have been true to their covenant with Allah: of them some have completed their vow, and…

The Concept of Da'wat 25/09/2014 | Our Identity

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم رَّبَّنَآ إِنَّنَا سَمِعۡنَا مُنَادِيً۬ا يُنَادِى لِلۡإِيمَـٰنِ أَنۡ ءَامِنُواْ بِرَبِّكُمۡ فَـَٔامَنَّاۚ رَبَّنَا فَٱغۡفِرۡ لَنَا ذُنُوبَنَا وَڪَفِّرۡ عَنَّا سَيِّـَٔاتِنَا وَتَوَفَّنَا مَعَ ٱلۡأَبۡرَارِ (Surat Aali Imraan: 193) This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz…

For Truth, Justice, and the Future of the Dawoodi Bohra Community 25/09/2014 | Explaining Past Events

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وَاللهُ غَالِبٌ عَلى اَمْرِهِ وَلكِنَّ اَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لا يَعْلَمُونَ (Surat Yusuf: 21) This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz bhaisaheb Qutbuddin in 2014. This is the reason for which His Holiness Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin TUS has approached the Indian Judiciary. Prior…

The ‘Ilm of Aale Mohammed 25/09/2014 | The Importance of Knowledge

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم يَرۡفَعِ ٱللَّهُ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ مِنكُمۡ وَٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ ٱلۡعِلۡمَ دَرَجَـٰتٍ۬‌ۚ  (Surat al-Mujadala: 11) Allah Ta’ala raises in ranks and darajaat [in heaven] those who have imaan and those who have been given ‘ilm and knowledge This article was written by Shehzada…

We are Dawoodi Bohras Part 2 25/09/2014 | Our Identity

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz bhaisaheb Qutbuddin in 2014.  Our community today is defined by its history. We are identified as Dawoodi Bohras because we believe in the line of Dai-s since Syedna Zoeb bin Musa. We are ‘Dawoodi’ Bohras because our predecessors…

We are Dawoodi Bohras Part 1 25/09/2014 | Our Identity

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz bhaisaheb Qutbuddin in 2014. We are Dawoodi Bohra Muslims who believe in the Oneness and Mercy of Allah. We are Dawoodi Bohras who have in their hearts the walaayat of Panjetan, the Imams and the Du’at. We are Dawoodi Bohras who remember…

When Your Conviction is Strong, then Trust in Allah Ta'ala 25/09/2014 | Philosophy of Life

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم فَإِذَا عَزَمۡتَ فَتَوَكَّلۡ عَلَى ٱللَّهِۚ When you take a decision with conviction put your trust in Allah  (Surat Aali Imraan: 159) This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz bhaisaheb Qutbuddin in 2014. The Qur’an Majeed is the book of guidance. In such times we hold…

No Fear but the Fear of Allah 25/09/2014 | Philosophy of Life

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم أَلَآ إِنَّ أَوۡلِيَآءَ ٱللَّهِ لَا خَوۡفٌ عَلَيۡهِمۡ وَلَا هُمۡ يَحۡزَنُونَ For the Awliya’ of Allah, there is no fear and they shall not grieve (Surat Yunus: 62) This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz bhaisaheb Qutbuddin in 2014. They are the Du’at mutlaqeen Awliyaa’…

A Maula Has Passed, A Maula Remains 25/09/2014 | Our Identity

 بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم  This article was written by Shehzada Dr Aziz bhaisaheb Qutbuddin in 2014.  The grief of Syedna Burhanuddin’s is wafaat ever present. How can one find sabar? When Mansur Imam SA passed away, Syedna Qadi al Nu’man RA, who was very close to the Imam, was not able to contain his…

Syedi Abdul-Qadir Hakimuddin QR (Burhanpur) 22/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

This is a biographical article about the noble Mawla, Syedi Abdul-Qadir Hakimuddin QR, who is buried in Burhanpur, azeem-ush-shaan Mazoon of the 38th Dai-l-Mutlaq Syedna Ismail Badruddin RA. His Urus mubarak is 5th / 27th Shawwaal, 1142H (1730 AD). The article highlights Syedi Hakimuddin’s qudsani seerat,…

“Minal Mumineen” Syedna Taher Saifuddin’s leading role in the historic renovation of Masjid-e-Aqsa 21/09/2014 | Explaining Past Events

Masjid-e-Aqsa in Baitul-Muqaddas, Jerusalem, had not been renovated in over 400 years - it had been in the hands of the Ummayyads, the Abbasids, the Fatimids, the Crusaders, the Ayyubids, and the Ottomans. Additionally it had suffered through numerous earthquakes. In the 20th century, Mufti Amin al-Husayni…

Mab'as and Me'raj - A Brief History 21/09/2014 | Explaining Past Events

The day of Mab’as, 27th Rajab, Monday, is the birth date of Islam. It is the day when Muhammad Rasulullah SA became Prophet and Messenger of God. When Jibraeel came with the Message to Rasulullah, Rasulullah called Maulatuna Khadija to Islam and she became the first to answer the Da’wat; she is the first…

The Mihrab Zarih in Masjid al-Mua'azzam Kufa 21/09/2014 | Explaining Past Events

It is in the Mihrab in al-Masjid al-Mu’azzam in Kufa that Maulana Ali SA claimed Shahaadat and uttered the extraordinary words ‘fuztu wa rabbil Ka’ba’ – I swear by the Lord of the Ka’ba that I have won. Indeed ‘Shi’atu ‘Aliyyin humul faa’izun’ – the Shi’a of Ali will indeed win. The Shi’a of Ali will…

Eid-ul-Fitar Celebrations in the time of the Fatemi Imams in Cairo 21/09/2014 | Explaining Past Events

This is an excerpt from a captivating historical account of Fatimid celebrations and customs. The article first offers a brief historical setting of Fatimid Cairo and then continues to describe in great detail the nature and significance of processions and banquets. The article also contextualizes the…

The Risalah Ramadaniyya Tradition: A Brief Introduction 21/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

Several centuries ago the Risalah Ramadaniyyah became more or less an annual tradition. They were written ahead of, or during, Ramadaan. They were sent to Bilad Imaninyah during the month of Ramadaan to impart pearls of wisdom to Mumineen and to encourage them to take barakaat in the holy month. The…

The 51st 52nd and 53rd Dais with the Leaders of the Nation 21/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

On the occasion of the 68th Indian Independence Day we have presented a photo gallery of the 51st, 52nd and 53rd Syedna’s meetings with dignitaries of the Indian Republic. The very first Prime Minister of India, PJ Nehru visited Syedna Taher Saifuddin in Surat in the Jamea Saifiyyah and in a warm hearted…

Syedna Da'ud bin Qutubshah (RA) 21/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

In the time of Syedna Da’ud bin Qutubshah RA, Sulayman created turmoil in Da’wat. He colluded with the ruler of Gujarat and severely persecuted Mumineen. Syedna Da’ud himself had to go into hiding for a period of time. But due to Syedna’s iqbaal and continued efforts, and the efforts and sacrifices of…

“Woh Jab Yaad Aaye Bahut Yaad Aaye” – A collection of first-hand experiences with Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA compiled by Mudar Patherya 21/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

"This is a collection of interviews with the ostensible objective to perpetuate Syedna Taher Saifuddin's memory and the latent desire to just say ‘thank you’. If one could only be a minstrel singing his praise to generations that never saw him and do little else, that in itself would be a fulfilling…

Syedna al-Mu’ayyad’s Munajaat 21/09/2014 | The Importance of Prayer

Shz Dr Bazat Tahera Baisaheba’s first book, AL-MU’AYYAD AL-SHIRAZI AND FATIMID DAWA POETRY A Case of Commitment in Classical Arabic Literature was the first in the academic field and was very well received. Presented this week on fatemidawat.com is an excerpt from this book, that explains the theme of…

Milad Syedna Taher Saifuddin on 27th Zilqada 20/09/2014 | Events

27 Zilqada 1435H (20 September 2014) On eve of 27th Zil Qa’da (Saturday, 20th October), the eve of Syedna Taher Saifuddin’s RA Milad Mubarak of, Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin TUS delivered waaz mubarak in Darus Sakina after Maghrib Isha Namaz. Click here to view highlights from the bayaan

Sijill 32 - 25 Zilqada 1435H 19/09/2014 | Sijill

Support and Prayers for People of Kashmir: Syedna’s TUS Doa and Contribution 19/09/2014 | Syedna Doa Messages

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم As the Du’at before him Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin TUS has and continues to pray for Muslims and raise the Minarets of Islam through his actions and deeds. To protect Islam is an obligation of every Muslim. At a time when millions of Muslims are suffering it is our obligation to…

Support and Prayers for Muslims in Suffering: Syedna’s Contribution & Short List of Supported Organisations 19/09/2014 | Syedna Doa Messages

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم As the Du’at before him – as stated in Syedna Taher Saifuddin’s qasida above – Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin has and continues to pray for Muslims and raise the Minarets of Islam through his actions and deeds. As Syedna Taher Saifuddin also states, to protect Islam is an obligation…

Golden Panorama Available in India 19/09/2014 | Announcements

The printed version of Golden Panorama: A Pictorial Commemoration of the Life and Services of Syedna Burhanuddin’s Mazoon Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin is now available online in India through http://www.amazon.in (http://www.amazon.in/dp/0996039406) and http://www.infibeam.com (http://tinyurl.com/nsxrgee) Golden…

Syedna Ashara Mubaraka 1436H 19/09/2014 | Announcements

It is the unique and auspicious tradition of our hudaat that we begin each year with zikar and noha of Imam Husain SA. And by the virtue of Imam Husain’s remembrance we receive the barakaat of ‘ilm of Aale Mohammed SA in the ten days of Ashara Mubaraka. It is indeed a great ne’mat to receive these barakaat…

Milad Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA 19/09/2014 | Announcements

On eve of 27th Zil Qa’da (Saturday, 20th October), the eve of Milad Mubarak of Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA, Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin TUS will lead Maghrib Isha namaz and preside over Milad khushi Majlis. All mumineen attending are invited for Salawaat jaman after Majlis. Click here for amal details

“Maulana Ali SA” Entry in Dictionary of Literary Biography 19/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

Maulana Ali’s SA maqaam and towering personality is impossible to fathom. On the occasion of Maulana Ali’s SA wiladat on 13th Rajab we are pleased to present the entry on Amirul Mumineen Maulana Ali in the Dictionary of Literary Biography (Arabic Literary Cuture). The entry is written by Shz Dr. Bazat…

“Mohammed” published in Islam: A Short guide to the Faith 19/09/2014 | Our Exemplars

This historical article is about the Prophet Mohammed’s life and was written by Dr. Bazat Tahera Baisaheba. It was published in Islam: A Short Guide to the Faith in 2011. The article is composed of the following sections: Early Life in Mecca, Revelation Prophecy and the Birth of Islam, The Making of…

"Maulatuna Hurratul Malika Par Parhjo Khudawand Laakho Salaam" by Shz Dr Tahera baisaheba 16/09/2014 | Qasidas, Marsiyas, Salaams, Munajaats

This Dawat ni Zabaan salaam was composed in the shaan of Maulatuna Hurratul Malika by Shz Tahera Baisaheba

"Alyake Salaamullahe Wassalawato" by Maulana al-Khattab 16/09/2014 | Qasidas, Marsiyas, Salaams, Munajaats

Maulana al-Khattab, the Mazoon of Syedna Zoeb wrote a qasida in Maulatuna Hurratul Malika’s remembrance and praise. Syedna Taher Saifuddin added abyaat to the qasida and addressed Maulatuna Hurratul Malika as the mother of Duaat.

"Saqa Naw'un Minataqdeese Ramsa" Composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin 16/09/2014 | Qasidas, Marsiyas, Salaams, Munajaats

This Qasida Mubaraka was composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin in shaan of Syedna Abdul Qadir Najmuddin

"Asamiyyazil 'Arshil 'Azeeme Aliyya" Composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin 16/09/2014 | Qasidas, Marsiyas, Salaams, Munajaats

This iconic Qasida Mubaraka was composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin in shaan of Maulana Ali

"Tahan Nabiyul Mustafa Khairul Wara" Composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin 16/09/2014 | Qasidas, Marsiyas, Salaams, Munajaats

This significant Qasida Mubaraka was composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin for a presentation amongst a gathering of Muslims in Karachi, Pakistan on the occasion of Milad un Nabi. The Muslimeen were deeply moved by this Qaisda Mubaraka and Syedna Taher Saifuddin’s personality. Undeniably, Aqa Taher was…

"Aalu Taha Manabi’ul Barakaati" Composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin 16/09/2014 | Qasidas, Marsiyas, Salaams, Munajaats

We are pleased to present the third installment in the ‘Doas and Qasidas in translation series’: aalo Taha Manabi’ul Barakati. This Qasida is one of the thousands of verses composed by Syedna Taher Saifuddin in praise of the Imams but has a unique status. It is a qasida that embodies the main tenets…

Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin informs all Amils and Valimullahs via telegram of the appointment of Syedna Qutbuddin in the exalted rutba of Mazoon 16/09/2014 | Syedna Burhanuddin's RA Nazaraat on Syedna Qutbuddin RA

18 Shabaan 1385H (11 December 1965) Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (RA), the 52nd Dai of Imam-uz-Zamaan, appointed Syedna Qutbuddin (TUS) in the azeem rutba of Mazoon on 17 Shabaan 1385 (10 December 1965), the day in which he took the first misaaq of mumineen. The very next day, on 18 Shabaan (11 December),…

Mohammadiyya Township & Masjid 16/09/2014 | Syedna Burhanuddin's RA Nazaraat on Syedna Qutbuddin RA

In the early 1390’sH (1970’s) the town of Galiakot, adjacent to the mazaar of Syedi Fakhruddin Shaheed, was expected to be submerged due to the building of the nearby Mahi Dam. Negotiations had been long ongoing for the allotment of a piece of land for the mumineen who would be displaced by the flooding.…

Aqa Burhanuddin does zikar of Mazoon-e-Dawat Syedna Qutbuddin near the qabar mubarak of Syedna Qutbuddin Shaheed in Ahmedabad 16/09/2014 | Syedna Burhanuddin's RA Nazaraat on Syedna Qutbuddin RA

24 Moharram ul Haraam, 1400H (13 December, 1979) These are excerpts from the bayan mubarak of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin (RA), which he performed in Qubba Qutbiyya near the qabar mubarak of Syedna Qutbuddin Shaheed (RA) in Ahmedabad. In this bayan, Aqa Burhanuddin (RA) emphasized the azeem ne’mat…

HC frames issues in Dawoodi Bohra successor row 16/09/2014 | News Articles: Legal

"The Mumbai High Court to adjudicate whether Syedna qutbuddin can prove anointment." - Hindustan Times

High court frames questions in Syedna succession row 16/09/2014 | News Articles: Legal

"Justice Gautam Patel framed issues while hearing a suit filed by Syedna Qutbuddin" - DNA


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