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Ismaili Prayer

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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

Ismā‘īlī Du‘a’: Why Aga Khan Has Secretly Rejected The Muslim Salah

Aga Khan claims to his followers that he brings an esoteric (baatini or hidden) meaning of the Quran which has not been understood by anyone else in the Muslim ummah. However, Aga Khan’s esoteric interpretation of Quran is drastically opposite to teaching of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and goes against the understanding of all scholars of … Continue reading

Reconstituted Quranic verses in Ismā‘īlī Du‘a’

Ismā‘īlīs, the followers of Aga Khan, have substituted the five-time Muslim Salah with their Holy Du‘a’.  The following is recited by Ismaili Aga Khanis in their daily prayers (Holy Du‘a’), every morning and evening in their Jamatkhanas and Ismaili Centers: يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا أَطِيعُوا اللَّهَ وَأَطِيعُوا الرَّسُولَ وَأُولِي الْأَمْرِ مِنكُمْ ۚ وَكُلَّ شَيْءٍأَحْصَيْنَاهُ فِي إِمَامٍ مُّبِينٍ Translation … Continue reading