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The Bohra Faith

Belief is not sufficient for salvation. You have to perform good deeds also. You cannot pay the high priest a sum of money and obtain exemption from prayers and fasts. It must be noted that there is sparse information about the early history and beliefs of the Ismaili sect available to the public. The Ismailis […]

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    Belief is not sufficient for salvation. You have to perform good deeds also. You cannot pay the high priest a sum of money and obtain exemption from prayers and fasts. It must be noted that there is sparse information about the early history and beliefs of the Ismaili sect available to the public. The Ismailis have always maintained utmost secrecy regarding their activities due to their fear of persecution. Therefore, the early Ismaili history is laden with many uncertainties and obscurities. Daftary, an Ismaili scholar writes, "Little reliable information is available on the history and doctrines of early Ismailis who contributed so much to the success and intellectual development of their movement. As a result, many aspects of early Ismailism continue to be shrouded in uncertainty, causing irreconcilable disagreements among scholars regarding vital issues." ...!

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