>
archives

Archive for

Dubai Business Fraud by Senior Ismaili Leadership

This is a mail from an Ismaili who moved to Dubai with a view of progressing his family life for a better & brighter future, which has now ended up in a tale of distress and huge financial loss. I made an investment with prominent Ismaili from France who had previously been a Jamati leader … Continue reading

Majālis, Mandlis and the Rejection of Zakāt in Ismā‘īlīsm

Like other pillars of Islam, zakat is rejected in Ismailism. Instead, the followers of Aga Khan are required to pay something called dasond (دسوند). Unlike in Islam, where zakat is paid yearly on savings at the rate of 2.5% per annum, dasond is paid to Aga Khan monthly on earnings at the rate of 12.5% – 25% per month … Continue reading