Is Vohra a Muslim?
Vahora or Vohra (Punjabi: ਵੋਹਰਾ, Hindi: वोहरा, व्होरा) is a surname that can be found among Hindus and Sikhs, as well as Sunni Muslims. Bohra, Vohra and Vhora, are other variants of this surname.
What is the caste of Bohra?
Bohara (Nepali: बोहरा), also known as Bohora (बोहोरा) or Bohara (बोहरा), is a Brahmin (bahun) and Chhetri surname of the Khas community of Nepal. Bohara belonged to Thar Ghar aristocracy group which assisted the rulers of Gorkha Kingdom.
Is Dawoodi Bohra Shia or Sunni?
The Dawoodi Bohra sect is a Shia sect also referred to as the Tayyabī Musta’lī Ismā’īlī sect. The Isma’ilis were split from the now mainstream Ithna Ashari Shias over the succession issue of Imam Jafar Al-Sadiq.
What is a Dawoodi Bohra mosque?
While a Dawoodi Bohra mosque is primarily a place of worship and congregation, it forms an important socio-cultural hub for the community. Besides sermons and discourses, the mosques are also a center for education and special religious lessons, keeping in line with Fatimid traditions.
Why PM Modi attended Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community event?
On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended an event of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community and praised the community for globally spreading the message of co-existence. He became the first prime minister to attend the religious congregation of Dawoodi Bohra community.
What is the Dawoodi Bohra way of eating?
The Dawoodi Bohras are proud of their culinary reputation. Joining each other for meals is a particularly well known Bohra custom and therefore they have a unique system of communal eating in groups of eight or nine people seated around a thāl or a particularly large metal plate.