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Nizar Fazwani emerges responsible for Pak-Fidai Cooperative Housing Society Corruption Case

Only a couple of weeks ago on 20 September 2019, Anwar Jessani, the Chairman of the Federation of Ismaili Co-operative Societies Limited called out the unethical practices of Nizar Fazwani and has brought forward the issue of Mr. Fazwani and other office bearers withdrawing deposits amounting to crores of rupees, and also earning unusually large … Continue reading

The Goddess and the Playboy

Aly Khan, legendary playboy son of the Aga Khan, prowled the Riviera in relentless pursuit of speed, sport, and women. In 1948 he set his sights on Hollywood’s “Love Goddess,” Rita Hayworth, who was being pursued by Ari Onassis and the Shah of Iran after her marriage to Orson Welles disintegrated. In an excerpt from Throne … Continue reading

The Nizari Ismaili Trinity, Chapter 2: Proofs from Kalam-e-Imam-e-Mubin

After a detailed analysis of the Ismaili Dua in which we analyzed how Ismāʿīlis are made to invoke Karim Aga Khan in their daily prayers in our previous article, we now analyze how Aga Khan himself, over the course of the last century emphasized his position as the present-day reincarnation of ʿAlī‎ (ra) and how … Continue reading

Alarabiya News exposes Ismailis as the “leading wine-makers in Pakistan’s North”

Alarabiya News English exposes Ismailis as the leading wine-makers in the northern unregulated parts of Pakistan. Continue reading

Institute of Ismaili Studies shames their own Imam in “Advent of the Fatimids”

Every Ismāʿīlī child is made to believe that Fatimid period was a glorious one when sciences, arts, social justice and tolerance reached their peak and after the decline in Fatimid rule, ʾIslām has been on the decline and never recovered its glorious past. In this article, we discuss publication by the Institute of Ismāʿīlī Studies … Continue reading

Wine into Water: Ismaili Imamat’s Guidance on Alcohol Consumption

  Aga Khan, who claims to be a Muslim leader and a self-proclaimed direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), owns a chain of luxury 5-star hotels known as Serena Hotels (www.serenahotels.com) where alcohol is openly sold in the bars of these hotels. For a list of hotels owned by Hazar Imam where alcohol is sold openly, … Continue reading

Ismaili Fakelore: The Mystical Meeraj – Whose Hand Was It Anyway?

The Ismāʿīlī Fakelore section on the Inside Ismāʿīlīsm Blog contains those stories which are spread from generation-to-generation through word-of-mouth in the Ismaili community. None of these stories have been proved through history or through witnesses. The so-called ‘englighened Ismāʿīlīs’ proudly pass on these fakelore down to the next generations. Here is the first of these Ismāʿīlī Fakelore: … Continue reading

Dubai Business Fraud by Senior Ismaili Leadership

This is a mail from an Ismaili who moved to Dubai with a view of progressing his family life for a better & brighter future, which has now ended up in a tale of distress and huge financial loss. I made an investment with prominent Ismaili from France who had previously been a Jamati leader … Continue reading

Who was Imam Ala Dhikrihi’s Salam?

Foundation of the Ismāʿīlī faith is based upon the myth that Karim Aga Khan has an unbroken hereditary link with ʿAlī bin abi Ṭālib who was “appointed as the successor” by the Prophet ﷺ.  Ismāʿīlīs recite the names of all their 49 imams in their Holy Du’ā (daily prayers which they pray instead of the … Continue reading

Nizari Ismaili Community: The Corruption Within

One of my best Ismaili friends sent me an e-mail which he wrote to a Yahoo! group to be put on board to let the group members know about the corruption within his local Ismaili community in Ontario. His e-mail was not published because of the group’s policy to post only positives about the Imam and the … Continue reading

Interview: Ismailism to Islam

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