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Panchgani Field Trip

October, 2018 proved especially memorable for students of Standard Two due to their visit to Panchgani hill station in Satara district Maharashtra. Approximately 120 boys and girls together with 10 teachers undertook the three day field trip to explore and experience the rich topography and agro-industries that have become synonymous with the area. […]

2018-12-03T12:51:51+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News & Events|

Students Secure Top Spots In Archery Competition

Three students from Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Karachi took part in a city level archery competition organised by Pakistan Customs at the Pakistan Customs ground. Twenty participants competed in the 18 metre professional category of the contest, which saw the 1st, 2nd and 4th position go to the three participants from Aljamea. The gold medal went to Murtaza Haidermota from standard 4, while the silver went to Mustafa Najmi from standard 8 and 4th position went to Moiz Haryanawala also from standard 4. [...]

2018-11-02T13:00:14+00:00November 2nd, 2018|News & Events|

Verse 3: Pure in Source Serene in Origin

The author here gives expression to the Fatimi view that al-ʿAql al-Awwal realised that he was powerless to know the Creator and was the first to exercise tawhīd (the Oneness of Allah). He comprehends his own limitation that the created had no power ever to comprehend the Creator. As the first in Creation, he comprehends, that he being the created could not himself be the Creator. He comprehends himself by himself, as, he is the first and the highest in [...]

2018-11-02T08:36:11+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog, Philosophy|

Verse 2: Come Forth and Turn Around

This verse draws attention to a hadīth of the Holy Prophet Mohammed SAW. He says, 'What Allah created first was al-ʿaql.' He then ordered al-ʿaql to come forth, and He came forward. Then Allah said, turn, and he turned. Then Allah declared, by my power and majesty, I have set you at the peak of Creation. Through you shall I reward and through you shall I punish.' In this second verse, the subject of ʿaql in man leads on to the [...]

2018-11-01T08:25:52+00:00September 28th, 2018|Blog, Philosophy|

From Text to Context: an Exercise in Patriotism

The students at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, much like the broader Dawoodi Bohra community to which they belong, hail from countries all over the world. Although unified by faith and cultural as well as religious traditions, Dawoodi Bohras are citizens of scores of different countries and are committed to the development and protection of the societies and nations they belong to. This unique trait is founded in the Prophetic tradition which not only encourages loyalty to and patriotism towards one’s country, but frames [...]

2018-08-23T14:56:59+00:00August 15th, 2018|News & Events|

Academic Writing Workshop in Aljamea Karachi

The Department of Dissertations in Aljamea Karachi organised an interactive academic research and writing workshop for the students of standard 8 and 9. Students are required to submit their extended Masters dissertation at the end of standard 10 and thereafter defend it in a viva voce debate, witnessed by the rectors, faculty and senior students of Aljamea in standard 11. As a result, the 8th and 9th year are crucial for research and the preliminary structuring of ideas and content. [...]

2018-10-30T23:11:38+00:00July 14th, 2018|News & Events|