The Nizari Ismaili Trinity

Nizari Ismailis recite the Ismaili Holy Du’a (called Du’a) instead of the Muslim prayer (called salāt in Arabic and namaz in Persian and Urdu). In Urdu-speaking countries, Ismailis insist that since the word namaz does not appear anywhere in the Quran, the namaz which is recited by the Muslims is never commanded by the Quran…

Investigative Report on Nizari Ismaili Beliefs by Takbeer Magazine (Urdu)

What is Aga Khani Ismaili Madhab | Takbeer, 25 February 1988 | Karachi, Pakistan آغا خانی مذہب کیا ہے؟ تکبیر، 25 فروری 1988، کراچی پاکستان Aga Khani Mazhab Kya Hai | Takbeer, 25 February 1988 | Karachi, Pakistan On February 25, 1988 weekly Takbeer published a groundbreaking special investigative report on Nizari Ismailis (worshipers of…

Nowruz in Ismailism: Why Ismailis Celebrate Nowruz

Sometimes, too much is celebrated and too little is known about Navroz (or Nowruz) in Ismailism. We analyze this festival in the light of history and evidence available through Ismaili thought leaders as follows: About Nowruz Nowruz in Zoroastrianism Nowruz in Shia Islam Nowruz in Nizari Ismailism Exposing Nizari Ismaili Lies about Nowruz Nowruz Did Not Start at 10:20…

Position of Ramadhan in Ismailism

Ismāʿīlism is based on the abrogation of the Islamic law – which means that ever since their imām made a historical declaration at Alamut in 1164, Ismāʿīlis have absolved themselves of all Islamic practices including ṣalāt (prayer), wuḍūʼ (ablution), ṣawm (fasting), hajj (pilgrimage), zakāt (charity), abstinence from ribā (interest) and other obligations placed upon a…

Esotericism in the Ismaili Tradition Part III: The Antagonism between Islam and Ismailism

Esoterism in the Ismāʿīlī Tradition Part III: The Antagonism between Islam and Ismāʿīlīsm Continuing from the works cited from al-Sijistani’s works, we continue by quoting from another source on Ismāʿīlī bāṭenism or esotericism. Following are refereces from Dr. Marakem in his book Philosiphical Significance of the Imām in Ismāʿīlīsm. “Knowing the imām is the perfection…