Akbar Khoja

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Akbar Khoja has written 137 posts for Rethinking Ismailism

Unedited footage of Karim Aga Khan’s father getting married in a Church

Recently came across some footage released by British Pathe where Aga Khan’s father Aly Solomon Khan was getting married in a Church. the wedding was also ‘blessed’ by Aga Khan III – Sultan Mohammad Shah who was present there at the wedding grinning from ear to ear. The video description reads: 18 May 1936 – … Continue reading

The Rise of the Aga Khan Dynasty – Part 1

Aga Khan I – Syed Ḥasan-ʿAlī Shah Aga Khan Maḥallātī (1219-1300/1804-81) was the last imam of the Nizārī Ismaʿilis to reside in Iran and the first to bear the title of Aga Khan. He was born in the vilage of Kahak near Maḥallāt in central Iran, where his father, Shah Khalīlallāh, had transferred the seat … Continue reading

Das Avatar: The blasphemous Ismaili claim that Ali was the Tenth Incarnation of the Hindu Lord Vishnu

Before any Ismāʿīlī starts dismissing Daś āvatār (daśāvatāra) or دس اوتار , and saying that it is not approved by the Ismāʿīlī Imām, it should be known that Daś āvatār was presented by the first Aga Khan, Ḥasan ‘Alī Shāh himself in the Bombay High Court as evidence of his authority over the Khojas and … Continue reading

After openly selling Alcohol in Serena Hotels, AKDN now selling Pork

 It was narrated from Jābir ibn ʿAbdallāh (may Allāh be pleased with him) that he heard the Prophet ﷺ say when he was in Makkah at the time of the Conquest: “Allāh and His Messenger have forbidden the sale of alcohol, dead meat, pork and idols.” It was said: “O Messenger of Allāh, what do … Continue reading

8 Reasons To Leave Ismailism

I begin by taking the name of Allah, to whom all praise is due, and by asking Allah to send peace and blessings upon His final messenger, Muhammad. When I was an Ismaili I often wondered why people would leave or what problems and dangers they had encountered within the faith. The dangers, stemming from … Continue reading

Yasir Qadhi exposes Aga Khan and Ismailis

In this recent video, Yasir Qadhi exposes Aga Khan and the Ismāʿīlīs and quotes how the Ismāʿīlī Imām ʿAlā Dhikrihis salām abolished sharīʿah and declared qiyamah. Ever since then Ismāʿīlīs have had nothing to do with ’Islām.

After leaving Ismailism, Jinnah invited Aga Khan III to do the same

Aboul Ḥasan Isphani (ابو الحسن اصفھانی) was one of the closest aides of Muḥammad Ali Jinnah. He was a fellow lawyer and at the 29th session of Muslim League held in Allahabad in 1942, Isphani moved the resolution which was passed, giving full powers to Muhammad Ali Jinnah for leading the Muslim League. After independence, … Continue reading

Do Ismailis Follow the Quran?

This is a simple comparison between the texts of the Ismāʿīlīs versus text of the Qurʼān. Ismāʿīlīs reading the below can decide for themselves if they feel they are following the Qurʼān. Supplications (Du’ā) More relevant verses from the Qurʼān: Gināns Some other examples of the Imām being stated as, or compared to Allāh ﷻ … Continue reading

10 Facts You Never Knew About The Ismaili Prayer

One thing which Muslims in general do not realize about Ismāʿīlīs is that how different is Ismāʿīlīsm as compared to ’Islām. Here are 10 shocking facts which Muslims have never been told about the Ismāʿīlī prayer (also known as Holy Du’ā) which the Ismāʿīlīs pray as a substitute for the Muslim ṣalāt. 1. No adhan, … Continue reading

Zahra Aga Khan was once tipped as the next Ismaili Imam

Before Karim Aga Khan married Gabrielle Renate Homey, and well before Aly Muhammad Khan was born, Karim Aga Khan had little intentions of pushing his son Rahim as his successor. So much was his lack of confidence in Rahim, that he pushed the idea of Zahra Aga Khan as the next Ismaili Imam as she … Continue reading

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