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1. Introduction to Ismailism

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The Fatimid State: Its Origins, Beliefs and Rulings Thereon

Aga Khani Nizari Ismailis in general are unaware of the actual history and beliefs of what they are taught to be the Fatimid Caliphate. The ‘Ubaydi state,  deceptively called the “Fatimid” state, was founded in Tunis in 297 AH and moved to Egypt in 362 AH, where it was firmly established, and its power spread to … Continue reading

Hazar Imam’s Alcohol Business

by venkyhyundai The complete prohibition of intoxicants was established through the following verse of the Quran: O you who believe! intoxicants and games of chance and (sacrificing to) stones set up and (dividing by) arrows are only an uncleanness, the Shaitan’s work; shun it therefore that you may be successful. The Shaitan only desires to … Continue reading

My Encounter with a Ismaili Student

by Akberally Meherally During the week end of February 11, 2001 I met a young Ismaili Student who attends the religious study classes in the Burnaby Jamatkhana. I mentioned to her the Arabic text of “Tawassalu Indal Masaib” which they mention in their daily prayer. She confirmed that they do recite it and added that … Continue reading

Hazar Imam: Community Leader or God on Earth?

by Akberally Meherally Ismailis claim that Karim Aga Khan is no more than a “community leader”, but they don’t know what they are reciting in their daily prayers. The following Arabic text of  Ismaili prayer is formulated and promulgated by the Aga Khan. Every Ismaili recites this verse, thrice a day as a part of the … Continue reading

Ismailism and Islam: Oil and Water

Oil and water do not mix – which too is the case with Ismailism and Islam. They have nothing in common. The following are the unislamic beliefs of Ismailis which categorically violate the fundamentals of Quran, Sunnah and Tawheed and therefore prove how different Ismailism and Islam are from each other. 1. The Authority of … Continue reading

Aga Khan Promotes Himself as Manifestation of God (Mazhar of Allah)

by Akberally Meherally 1. Aga Khan’s Claim to be a Manifestation of God in 1975 In 1975, Karim Aga Khan declared “Imamate” (Imamah) to be explained and understood as the Manifestation of God (Mazhar of Allah) at the World Ismaili Religious & Social Leaders Conference in Paris. Refer below for the scanned images of the … Continue reading

Who are the Ismailis?

Ismailis are a self-proclaimed sub-sect of Shia Islam, and are led by Prince Karim Aga Khan, who is a half-European billionaire, a former world-class skier and the one-time stepson of Hollywood legend Rita Hayworth.

He claims direct descent from the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), much like thousands of Muslim ‘Syeds’ living in the South Asian sub-continent, but has never been spotted inside any Masjid (Mosque) of the world, has never been spotted offering any prayer, and has never been to the Holy Kaaba, the place where millions of Muslims from around the world gather for the annual Pilgrimage (Hajj) at least once in their lifetimes. Continue reading

About Us

We are a group of individuals who are working to create awareness about Aga Khan and his religion. Whether you agree with us or not, we would love to hear from you through comments on different posts on this blog. Alternatively, you can reach a wider audience by giving your inputs on the “Ismailism and … Continue reading

Rethinking Ismailism

Inside Ismailism