A chapter authored by Dr. Bazat Tahera Baisaheba Qutbuddin on the ideology and cultural aspects of the Dawoodi Bohra Community. This chapter was published in the book entitled A Modern History of the Ismailis: Continuity and Change in a Muslim Community, edited by Farhad Daftary, I.B.Tauri, 2010. The chapter presents a brief ddddd. The chapter is supplemented by a discussion of the modern history of Dawoodi Bohras from the early 19th century authored by Dr. Bazat Saifiyah Baisaheba Qutbuddin in the same book.