Jamia Binoria affirms it’s stance on Ismāʿīlism

Jamia Binoria is one of the largest Islamic educational institutions in Karachi founded by the well-known Mufti Muhammad Naeem with notable alumni such as Shaykh Nasir Jangda (founder of al-Qalam Institute),  Mufti Mohammad Farhan, PhD and Shaykh Suhayl Teli.  It was 2008 when a Muslim male approached Jamia Binoria for seeking clarification if he could marry…

“Exposing Ismailism is a Noble Act and an Obligation in Sharīʿah” – Mufti Ebrahim Desai

 وَلْتَكُن مِّنكُمْ أُمَّةٌ يَدْعُونَ إِلَى الْخَيْرِ وَيَأْمُرُونَ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَيَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ الْمُنكَرِ ۚ وَأُولَـٰئِكَ هُمُ الْمُفْلِحُونَ Translation: And there may spring from you a nation who invite to goodness, and enjoin right conduct and forbid indecency. Such are they who are successful. Transliteration: Wa Ltakun Minkum ‘Ummatun Yad`ūna ‘Ilá Al-Khayri Wa Ya’murūna Bil-Ma`rūfi Wa Yanhawna `Ani…

Ruling by Dar Ul Uloom Deoband About Creating Awareness on Ismailism

Darul Uloom Deoband has recently issued a ruling on spreading awareness about Ismailis and Ismailism. The ruling is produced here in it’s original form in Urdu, with English translation and transliteration below: Original text of the ruling can be accessed by clicking here (Link opens in a new browser Tab/Window). میں پہلے آغاخانی تہا۔ اب الحمدُاللہ…

Why are Ismailis not Shia?

Nizari Ismailis claim that they are the ‘second-largest’ branch of Shia Islam. This claim however, is widely and almost unanimously rejected in the Shia circles and by all of the Shia scholars. Shia Islam consists mainly of the following: Twelvers (Athnā‘ashariyyah or Ithnā‘ashariyyah)l, also known as Jafaris Seveners (Shish Imimeyyah), also known as Ismailis Dawoodi…

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…