Author Archives: Burhanuddin Qutbi

Dawoodi Bohras observe Ashara Mubaraka from home during coronavirus pandemic

Aileen Zangouei yorkregion.com The Dawoodi Bohras, a group of Shia Muslims from across York Region and the GTA, have adapted their Ashara Mubaraka commemorations due to COVID-19. Ashara Mubaraka is marked as one of the most significant events in the Bohra calendar; before the pandemic, it was a period that would bring Bohras together for spiritual reflection. …

Dawoodi Bohras Muslim group helping families, front-line staff in York Region communities

Project Rise is a year-round initiative, which was enhanced during the coronavirus pandemic Aileen Zangouei YorkRegion.com   The Dawoodi Bohra community, a group of Shia Muslims from across Markham, Richmond Hill, Whitchurch Stouffville, Vaughan and Toronto, have been donating food and supplies to help people in need and front-line workers through the coronavirus pandemic.  According…