Due to the ongoing global pandemic and in the interest of safety, all four campuses of Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah are currently engaged in online learning. Nearly three months have now passed since the start of the new academic year, and despite the fact that students and faculty members are spread out across multiple continents and time zones, the process of enlightening minds and enriching souls remains undiminished. In Fatimi philosophy, the pursuit of knowledge is a perennial practice undeterred by the [...]
Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Karachi was awarded second prize at the 69th Pakistan Annual Flower show under the University Gardens category on the 20th of February, 2020. The award was presented to faculty members by His Excellency President Arif Alvi at a ceremony which came as the culmination of a gardening competition organised by the Horticultural Society of Pakistan. Established in 1948 the society aims to cultivate a network of enthusiasts and create awareness about the need for functional green spaces within urban [...]
Numerous verses in the Quran call upon us to acknowledge Allah’s countless blessings and express our gratitude for them: These verses establish that Allah Taʿālā: is the source of all blessings, has blessed man with an array of blessings that are beyond count and comprehension, and has directed man to express his gratitude for these blessings, despite his incapacity to even count them, and in return has assured him of further blessings. Allah’s blessings are so all-encompassing that Amirul Mumineen [...]
By using the fāʾ al-sababiyya (the letter fāʾ as a particle of cause) at the beginning of this verse, the author states that man should venerate the Almighty for He has created him in a perfect form. In verses 21 to 29, he has outlined the means through which man can offer such praise: by (1) venerating his Creator, (2) enlightening his soul, (3) comprehending the capacities of his intellect, and (4) realising his true value. The author also asserts [...]
Nineteen students from Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Nairobi sat for their beginner level Persian Language examinations on the 9th and 10th of January, 2020. The examinations were conducted by the Iranian Cultural Centre in affiliation with the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. Mr Mahmood Majlesin, accompanied by the Cultural Councillor Mr Murtaza Shapouri and other members of the Cultural Centre attended a felicitation programme at the Aljamea campus on the 7th of February, where the students were presented with certificates of commendation. Faculty members [...]
Mustafa F Shakir, a faculty member at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Surat, won three bronze medals in the 9th National Field Indoor Archery Championship, held at Shanti Niketan Public School, Agra, from 24th to 26th, January 2020. He was part of a 16-member team representing Gujarat State in the tournament upon invitation from the President of the Gujarat Archery Association, Mr Ishwar Solanki. Mustafa won his three medals in the Veterans Category for single spot, five spot and overall performance.
The Executive Dean of Strathmore Business School Nairobi, Dr George Njenga visited Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Nairobi on Saturday, the 18th of January, accompanied by a delegation of senior faculty members. As part of a collaboration between Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah and Strathmore University, more than 30 students and faculty members are pursuing a course in business studies concurrent with their education at Aljamea. The Dean delivered a guest lecture to the students enrolled in the programme. He acknowledged the Dawoodi Bohra community’s deep-rooted business identity [...]
More than 30 students and faculty members from Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Nairobi, undertook a cleanup exercise of Mbagathi River on Sunday the 12th of January. They tackled a 500 metre stretch of the river as the first step towards a sustained effort to rid the river and its banks of plastic pollution. The cleanup drive was followed by tree planting along the river banks using Biochar seedballs which are ideal for dispersal over tracts of hard to reach land. The initiative is [...]