Ashara Mubaraka 1443H

This year, Ashara waaz and majalis will be held in Bakersfield, California, with the raza of Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS. All mumineen are invited and encouraged to attend.

For those commemorating this holy month at home, please visit for regular updates and daily programming on Moulana’s bayaan, waazes, and majalis barakat.

Mumineen are encouraged to:

  • Listen to Moulana’s waaz (sermon) every day
  • Do tasbeeh of Imam Hussain
  • Recite Ya Syeda Shohada and Fulk-ul-Hussain bi-Karbala alongside other marasiyas and madehs
  • Read sijjil articles related to the significance of Ashara (found here)
  • Do fako (fasting) on the 10th day of Muharram

If you have any questions, feel free to connect with a Mas’ul for details.

Dua ma yaad,

Eid-e-Ghadeer 1442H

Eid-e-Ghadeer mubarak to all!

As we remember and celebrate the day on which Rasullullah SA did nas on Imam Ali AS and established the final farizat of Islam, mumineen are encouraged to spend the day in ibadat.

Read more about the significance of Ghadeer-e-Khum here:

Eid-e-Ghadir Khumm is the day in which Rasulullah SA delivered the final message, the final farizat– the walaayat of his wasiyy, Maulana Ali SA. We are blessed and fortunate that over 1400 years later we are among those who have fulfilled the oath of Ghadeer. The Nass that was proclaimed by Rasulullah on Amirul Mumineen continued in the line of Imams in the progeny of Muhammad and Ali. And during Imam’s satar, that same Nass continues in the Du’aat by Imam Aamir’s appoint of the 1st Da’i – Syedna Zu’ayb at the hands of Maulatuna Hurratul Malika and each Dai’s appointment of his successor through the ilhaam of Imam-uz-zaman. (Read more in the articles listed below.)

Mumineen should:

  • Do roza on Eid-e-Ghadeer (this fast is wajib/compulsory and should be made up at a later date if missed).
  • Pray two rak’at shukran lillah followed by doa (Click for niyyat and doa) at zawaal time before reading Zohr namaaz
  • Listen to waaz relay here
  • Renew their misaaq if possible

All amal details are included here.

Read more about the baraka and significance of this day here:

  • Read Sijill Article (35) which explains some aspects of Syedna al-Mu’ayyad al-Shirazi Majlis delivered on the day of Eid e Ghadeer-e-Khum.
  • Read this Sijill Article (86) which narrates from waaz on Ghadeer-e-Khum, when Syedna Khuzaima Qutbuddin RA explained that Rasulullah declared Nass in Ghadeer-e-Khum in such a manner and with such wisdom that he established and instituted the succession of the Imams till the Day of Judgment. 
  • Read this article which offers a brief historical setting of Fatimid Cairo and describes the nature and significance of processions and banquets in Eid-e-Ghadeer-e-Khum.

Eid mubarak,

Arafa Day and Eid-al-Adha Mubarak 1442H

Eid al-Adha mubarak to all!

On these auspiscious days, mumineen are encouraged to:

  • Listen to Khuzaima Qutbddin RA Wasila on Arafa day
  • Read takbeera after each faraz namaaz starting on Yawm-e-Arafa for 3 days
  • Pray 24 rakat washeq on Eid ni raat
  • Pray 2 rak’at namaaz on Eid
  • Listen to wasilo on Eid ni raat and day

Please find additional Amal details for Arafa day, Eid-al-Adha night, and Eid day here.

Feel free to connect with a Mas’ul with any additional questions and we wish you all a peaceful and joyous Eid,

Eid Mubarak

Eid mubarak to all!

All mumineen are invited to Eid khutbah and imamate namaaz. Please feel free to contact a Ma’sul if you would like to join us. As always, COVID-19 precautions will be taken.

Eid-ul-Fitr Night – all amal details (including dua PDFs and live broadcasts of wasila) are available here.

Eid-ul-Fitar Day – all amal details (including dua PDFs and live broadcasts of wasila) are available here.

We hope you have a joyous day filled with blessings and rehmat.

Ramadan Updates – 3rd Dasko, Aakhir Jum’aa (Last Friday), 30 mi raat/tarikh

Mubarak to all as we approach the last ten days of Ramadan. We hope your last days were filled with joy and rehmat.

The last ten days of Shehrullah are known as the itqun min-an-naar (freedom from Hellfire). An excerpt from Rasullullah’s khutbah declaring this is available (with English translation) here.

A reminder that imamat ni namaaz will continue to be held at two locations (Gross Point and Canton) throughout the end of Ramadan with COVID precautions in place. Please contact a Ma’sul if you would like to join us!

Qur’an dawr is also still ongoing. For those wishing to join the daily Qur’an dawr with Syedi Mazoon Saheb AAB at 6:30 pm IST (9:00 am EST), please click here. If you would like to join the daily dawr for North American mumineen at 6:10 pm EST, please contact one of our Ma’suls. All meetings are virtual and take place over Zoom.

Mumineen should continue doing the following (video/audio recordings and translations linked below).

Read about the sharaf of the last ten days:

  • Sijill Article 22 – Bihori- Alone in the Darkness of the Night “As we approach the Layali Faazela in Shehrullah (17mi, 19mi and 21mi raat), and then Lailatul Qadar, we must occupy ourselves with the ‘ibaadat of Allah Ta’ala in these auspicious nights…” by Shehzada Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin.  
  • Sijill Article 73 – Maulana Ali’s Wasiyyat –Advice and Wise Counsel – Before His Shahaadat “During his last Shehrullah Amirul Mumineen SA lived in Kufa, Iraq. On the morning of the 19th of Shehrullah, Ibn Muljim — one of the Kharijites who escaped from the battle with the Khawaarij (those who abandoned and denounced Amirul Mumineen after the battle of Siffeen)  — struck a deadly blow with his sword to Maulana Ali while he was praying Tahiyyatul Masjid in Jame’ Kufa…” by Shehzada Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin.

(Comprehensive details about 30th tarikh and raat are available here. A summary is provided below.)

Nabi na naam – During the last Friday of Shehrullah, mumineen should do tasbeeh of salawaat on Anbiyaa’ SA (Nabi na naam) and pray two rak’ats for “ibtighaa’ al-Fadl was sawaab” after nabi na naam the following times:

  • 26mi raat Aakhir Jumoa raat (Thursday 6th) – after Isha nafilat. 
  • 26mi tareekh Aakhir Jumoa no din (Friday 7th May) – at zawal, before praying zohr.
  • 27mi raat (Friday 7th May) – after Isha nafilat.
  • 28mi raat (Saturday 8th May) – after Isha nafilat.
  • 29mi raat (Sunday 9th May) – after Isha nafilat.
  • 30mi raat (Monday 10th May) – after Isha nafilat.
  • 30mi raat (Thursday 21 May) – after Isha nafilat.
  • 30mi tareekh (Friday 22 May) – at zawal before praying Zohr
  • (PDF is available here.)

30 mi raat – Following nabi na naam, mumineen should:

30 mi tarikh – Since Aakhir Jumoa no din is on 30mi tarik, Mumineen should:

  • Shehrullah Wadaa Namaaz after Nabi na Naam (i.e. before praying Zohr namaz on 30mi tarikh).
  • The niyyat is as follows:

اصلي صلاة لوداع شهر رمضان ركعتين لله

  • After Zohr Nafilat, Mumineen should replace the 3rd dasko dua with the Wadaa doa and wasila.

May your Ramadan end with more blessings than it began and mubarak to all on the last ten days of Ramadan.

Ramadan – Lailat-ul-Qadr

Lailat-ul-Qadr Mubarak to all!

This year, Lailat-ul-Qadr namaaz will be held at one of our Ma’suls homes in Canton. Imamat ni namaaz will take place with Syedna’s raza and COVID-19 precautions will also be taken.

For those unable to join in person, we will also have a live Google Meet call running throughout the night where mumineen from Canada and Wisconsin will be joining us. Please contact one of our Ma’suls if you would like to join us – all are welcome.

Details on how to pray Lailat-ul-Qadr at home are available here. Includes:

  • Details on timing
  • Order of namaazes, duas, and niyyat (alongside translations)
  • Bihori namaazes and translations
  • Moulana’s wasila
  • Munajaat and bayaan
  • Sunnat namaazes

Mumineen are also encouraged to watch the following:

We hope you have a blessed night filled with baraka and rehmat. May all your duas be heard.

Ramadan – Layali Fazila (17, 19, 21 mi raat)

Layali Fazila mubarak to all. On the eve of the first of the three Distinguished Nights, we remind mumineen of the importance of spending additional time in ibadat and dua.

Mumineen are encouraged to pray 24 rak’at (12 salaam) washeq following the full Maghrib/’Isha namaaz. A PDF of the niyyat and dua is available here.

Mumineen should also read Sajada Wajhi and listen to wasila mubaraka.

  • “Mazoon-ud-dawatil-gharra’ Syedi wa Maulaya Abdeali bhaisaheb Saifuddin’s AAB wasila mubaraka will be broadcast live on 17 mi raat, and 21 mi raat. On 19mi raat Syedna TUS has graciously granted raza mubarak for mumineen to take barakaat from the wasila mubaraka of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA. Mumineen listening to the wasila mubarak should observe the appropriate adab (etiquette) of attending in person even when listening to recording.” -Fatemi Dawat

Recordings of wasila are available here.

Mumineen are also encouraged to spend the night doing ibadat and namaaz (especially on the 21st mi raat). Bihori details are available here.

As always, mumineen who wish to join imamate namaaz should contact one of our Ma’suls for details.

We wish you a blessed night full of ibadat and rehmat. May the second half of Ramadan bring more joy and baraka than the first.

Ramadan Updates – 2nd Dasko

Mubarak to all on completing the first 10 days of Ramadan. As we welcome the next ten days, we would like to share some information and resources to remind mumineen about the maghfirat nu dasko (days of forgiveness).

Mumineen are encouraged to read the second dasko’s dua after Zohra nafilat namaaz. Amal details (including the fully translated dua are here.

A reminder that imamat ni namaaz is still being held at two locations (Grosse Pointe and Canton) throughout the month. All are welcome to join and COVID-19 precautions are being taken. If you would like to join us, please contact one of our Mas’uls.

Mumineen who are interested in joining daily Qu’ran dawr are still able to join. Alongside the daily dawr that takes place at 6.30 pm IST daily in Mumbai (with Seydi Mazoom Saheb AAB), there is also a daily dawr for mumineen in North America that takes place at 6:10 pm EST. All meetings are virtual and take place over Zoom. Contact a Ma’sul to receive the link.

Read about the sharaf of these ten days:

  • Sijill Article 72 – The Ten Days of Forgiveness (Maghfirat): In this article, Shehzada Dr. Aziz Bhaisaheb discusses that our Hudaat Kiraam have divided sins into three categories: 1) transgressions between an individual and Allah Ta’ala, 2) transgressions between an individual and Allah’s waliyy (sahibuz-zamaan) and, 3) transgressions between one individual and another individual.
  • Sijill Article 71 – The Pillar of “Sawm” (Roza): In this article, Shehzada Dr. Aziz Bhaisaheb explains Syedna Qadi al-Nu’man’s quote of Maulatuna Fatema AS, “what good is one’s roza if he does not safeguard his tongue, ears, eyes and limbs [from all that is Haraam].”
  • Sijill Article 20 – Fasting and Forbearance: Self-Discipline Not Self-Denial: In this article, Shehzada Dr. Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin narrates that when Shehzada Dr. Abdeali Bhaisaheb was a student of journalism at the American University in Cairo, he wrote a letter to the editor of the paper saying that Ramadan is not a month of “self-denial” but rather a month of self-discipline – Indeed, we discipline ourselves in small ways and large. 

Audio recordings and translations of the duas to be prayed at Fajr, Zohr, and Iftaar are linked below. Written translations of duas can also be found here.

Our beloved Syedna has also done zikr on the sharaf and virtue of Shehr Ramadan. See his majalis below:

Syedi Mazoon Saheb AAB’s also does a short daily zikr about the histories of our panjataan, Imams, and duas. See his reflections on the Daily Quran Majeed dawr here:

Ramadan mubarak to all! May your next ten days be even more blessed than the last.

Ramadan Updates 1442H (2021)

It is with great joy that we welcome the blessed month of Ramadan.

With the raza of Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS that the Detroit Dawoodi Bohra Jamaat will be hosting imamat-ni-namaaz everyday at Ma’suleen homes of Mulla Quresh Khairullah and Taha Khokhar. All our welcome to join and COVID-19 precautions will be followed at both locations.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact one of our Ma’suls.

Mumineen are encouraged to follow the teachings of Rasullulah SA and our beloved Dai by spending days and nights in ibadat. Amal details are included below. Many of these duas have also English translations and audio recordings so that mumineen can receive the most baraka.

Mumineen who seek to better understand the baraka of Shehrullah should also read the following Sijil articles

Those who are interested in participating in the Quran Majeed Dawr can also do so here. Meetings take place daily over Zoom.

Mumineen can also follow along and watch the following videos about the blessings of Ramadan:

Shehrullah Doas with Translations (playlist of 10 videos)

What is meaning of Lailatul Qadr? (English video)

What is the meaning of Eid? (English video)

We wish you all a blessed month filled with joy and baraka.

Ramadan mubarak to all!