Dawoodi Bohra

Dawoodi Bohra

The Dawoodi Bohras Bohras mostly live in the western cities of India and also lies in Pakistan, Yemen and East Africa. The main tongue of the area is “Lisan ud-Dawat”, a vernacular of Gujarati with inclusion from Arabic and Urdu or other languages. The community writing used is Perso-Arabic.

When in mutual attire, a bohra male form to Tunic is called Kurta, equally extensive overcoat is the dress called Saya, and a izaar normally donned underneath, all of which are mostly white, along with a white and golden cap called Topi. a good number of  men have a beard. A bohra woman wear two piece of dress is called a rida.

The Dawoodi Bohra follows sort of Shi’ite in Islam as propagate by the Fatimid Imamate in reviling in  Egypt. They pray only 3 times a day amalgamation both afternoon prayers Zuhr & Asar or equally evening prayers Maghreb & Isha, fast in month of Ramadan, and  they perform Haj and Umrah and provide Zakat to needy people. Dawoodi Bohras, organism Ismailis and therefore Jafaris, were incorporated as Muslims in the Amman Message. There are some disapproval of the Amman message.