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Dawoodi Bohra cuisine is in many ways a physical manifestation of our community’s historic journey, adopting strong elements of Arabic, Gujarati, Persian, and Yemeni cuisines. One could almost s...

We believe one spark can light a fire; and similarly, that spark can be the source of inspiration for women around the world. Dawoodi Bohra women are among the most progressive in India, and have foug...

In 2018, it won’t be a stretch to say that Women led movements have shaken the very ground we walk on. The seismic shift has been led by women who have been brave, outspoken and who are tired of...

Dietician Rashida Vandeliwala’s story is one of passion and self-discovery. Trained in Home Science, she began her career with a prominent hospital in Mumbai. It was during this stint that she f...

Art is a passion that most people are born with, but few are ever brave enough to turn into a full time career. But Tasneem Amiruddin isn’t ‘most people’; she’s an extraordinar...

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) continues to stun the world with its consistency in achieving seemingly impossible feats of engineering. It’s been a source of great national pride,...

The greatness of a community is measured by the compassionate actions of its members, a heart of grace and a soul generated by love and one of the loveliest abilities of the Dawoodi Bohra community is...

I see lovely women beaming in their vibrant dresses on this fortuitous night. Their faces are lit with a rosy glow and their laughter fills the air with cheer. I suddenly feel my heart swell with affe...

The zikr of Awliyah UllahSA reveals many things, teaches many lessons. We recite them to gain insight into our lives, and to make our lives better. The zikr of Maulatuna Umme ...

Dear Minister Maneka Gandhi, Some of us are as old as you. We remember when you first burst upon the Indian political scene. You were quite an inspiration. You had a powerful mother-in-law and you ...

And love, what of love? Does the girl in the rida love? Is she allowed to love, desperately, wildly, caution-to-the-wind? Put her heart on the line, dream of more than brothers and sisters and loving ...

A friend of mine just told me about a knotty family problem she had been struggling with for years. At the heart of it of course was two people who didn't get along, hurt feelings, a quarrel, busy...

So, we are getting started with Ramazan. In trains, in buses, in auto-rickshaws, heading out to every village and town across India where there are any Bohras at all, are seminary students, religious ...