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Aga Khan Hospital’s Rs2.4 billion patient welfare questioned in high court

The counsel who sought direction for the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) for providing free medical facilities to the poor has questioned the health facility’s claim of spending over Rs2.4 billion on patients from the patients’ welfare fund. Filing an affidavit in the Sindh High Court (SHC), petitioner Dur Mohammad Shah questioned the hospital’s statement … Continue reading

Majalis, Mandlis and the Rejection of Zakat in Ismailism

Like other pillars of Islam, zakat is rejected in Ismailism. Instead, the followers of Aga Khan are required to pay something called dasond (دسوند). Unlike in Islam, where zakat is paid yearly on savings at the rate of 2.5% per annum, dasond is paid to Aga Khan monthly on earnings at the rate of 12.5% – 25% per month … Continue reading

Plight of the Ismaili Community – Part 1: Hijacked

Children who disagree with parents and Imam may love more, as their Imaan could be solid like a ‘Rock of Gibraltar’ and not shallow like that of fanatics. Hazar Imam in most farmans emphasizes that Muslim religion respects intelligence which tantamount to not taking a thing at its face value but to reason it out. … Continue reading

Interview: Ismailism to Islam

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