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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

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

Esotericism in the Ismaili Tradition Part II: Tawil of Allah and the System of Four Roots

  Continuing our research into the deception of esotericism, let us go back to theological sources and find the definitions for both esotericism (the hidden reality) and exoterism (the external or the apparent). Finding the Definition of Esotericism and Exotericism from Theological Sources The definitions of exotericism (ẓâhir) and esoteric (bāṭen or taʾwīl) vary, the … Continue reading

Ismailism and Ignorance of Quran

Not understanding and not following the clear and open guidance and teachings of the Holy Qur’ān is nothing but rejecting it. Following anyone like Hazar Imam blindly, without any authority from the Qur’ān, is rejecting it. Believing someone’s promises over and in contradiction of the clear promises of Allah in the Qur’ān is rejecting it. … Continue reading

Takmil-e-Deen and the Need for a Living Imam: Part 2

In this part, we will look at a number of ahadith signaling the end of prophethood and the perfection and completion of religion, scholarly references and Quranic evidences. It is narrated from the Prophet (pbuh) that: “I have been honored over the Prophets with six (things): I have been given jawami’ al-kalaam, I have been aided by … Continue reading

Interview: Ismailism to Islam

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