A Brief History of Khoja Community

A history of when Aga Khan I came to India and ordered the Khoja community to either pay up his version of charity called “Dasond” directly to him or leave the community. This is when Habib Ibrahim and eleven of his brothers (collectively known as “Barbhai” or “Bara Bhai” or “Twelve Brothers”) stood up against Aga…

Redirecting The Ismaili Dua Towards Allah

Allah says in the Glorious Quran, Surat Ghāfir (The Forgiver), Chapter 40, Verse 60: وَقَالَ رَبُّكُمُ ادْعُونِي أَسْتَجِبْ لَكُمْ ۚ إِنَّ الَّذِينَ يَسْتَكْبِرُونَ عَنْ عِبَادَتِي سَيَدْخُلُونَ جَهَنَّمَ دَاخِرِينَ Translation: Your Lord said: ‘Invoke Me, and I will accept your prayers. Surely those who are too proud to worship Me shall enter Hell, utterly abased. Man makes…