Bohras Help to Combat Bushfires

Australia is going through one of its worst bushfire seasons on record, especially in the state of New South Wales. Ten million hectares of land have been burnt nationwide, hundreds of properties destroyed and scores of people dead. In this time of national emergency, Hakimi Trust, an organisation founded and operated by individual members of…

Interfaith Gathering Held at NSW Parliament

The Dawoodi Bohra Community in Sydney attended an interfaith gathering held at the NSW Parliament on the 15th of November 2019. Religious heads and representatives from the Muslim, Hindu, Jewish and Christian faiths were in attendance. The event was organised by the Indian Crescent Society of Australia (ICSOA) which works for diversity, tolerance and integration to discuss…

Auckland Bohras Host Neighbours for a Fun-filled Evening

The Dawoodi Bohras of Auckland hosted neighbours and nearby faith groups at their markaz, or community centre, for an enjoyable Sunday evening of conversation, laughter and delicious food. The event provided an informal setting in which the local Bohras could introduce others to their faith and traditions, while learning a little more about the cultures…

MP Chris Carter Pays Visit to Auckland Dawoodi Bohra Center

The Dawoodi Bohras of Auckland welcomed the Honorable Member of Parliament Christopher Joseph Carter at the community’s center to mark the auspicious occasion of Eid Milad al Nabi (birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammed) on the 9th of November 2019.  The community’s scouts troop welcomed the honorable guest to the banquet hall where he participated in…

Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne Celebrate India’s 73nd Independence Day

Melbourne is home to a number of Dawoodi Bohra families hailing from India. In the spirit of inclusiveness and patriotism, the Dawoodi Bohra community of Melbourne celebrated India’s 73rd Independence Day on the 15th of August, 2019.  The event was held at the Consulate General of India in Melbourne’s Central Business District, led by the…

Children in Melbourne Conduct Food Drive in Concert with Baptcare

This post has been edited in the interest of brevity, clarity and relevance according to our internal guidelines. In order to view the original full length post please click on the link below. Baptcare Every Saturday, the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community in Melbourne run a school which is attended by local children to practice their…

Eid Gathering in Auckland

Anjuman-e-Saifee Auckland organised an Eid gathering which was attended by: Phil Twyford, Minister for housing and transport, Member of Parliament and Cabinet Minister. Kanwalij Bakhshi, Member of Parliamnet. Chris Carter, former Minister of Education and Ethics. The gathering was a great success with a special presentation by young children to showcase the philosophy and functioning…

Bohras Welcome Local MP to their Masjid

The recently elected Member of Parliament for Auburn, Honourable Lynda Voltz visited the Dawoodi Bohra masjid and community centre in Sydney. She was congratulated by community members on her victory and participated in a programme organised to celebrate the occasion. A brief orientation on the history and origins of the Bohra community was first presented,…

Phil Twyford Visits Dawoodi Bohra Centre After Terror Attack

Member of Parliament from the Labour Party Honourable Phil Twyford was accompanied by Priest Gary Revenend and select members of the Christian community during a visit to the Dawoodi Bohra community centre in Auckland, New Zealand on Sunday the 24th of March The visit was intended as an expression of interfaith solidarity in the aftermath…

In Solidarity and In Love – After Christchurch Shootings

Updated 17/03/2019: In the wake of the horrific terror attacks that shook Christchurch, a community camp was setup in the vicinity of the attacks in order to provide support and nourishment to those that were affected. Members of the Dawoodi Bohra community residing in Christchurch lent a hand to this effort by providing foodstuffs as…