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Archive for January, 2016

If Ahmadis were British agents, how did the following happen?

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

This is the question I pose: How then did this happen which is described in this link?

Remember that in this account, Maulana Sadr-ud-Din was talking to General Sir Alfred Keogh, Director-General of the War Office, London, and General Sir Edmund Barrow, Military Secretary at the War Office. How did Maulana Sadr-ud-Din so boldly and bluntly put to these high and mighty generals the case for proper funeral rites and burial or cremation in England for Indian soldiers according to their religions? And note the great concern he showed for Muslim soldiers, for their treatment in military hospitals, and for proper Islamic janaza and burial for the dead conducted by himself.

Just in these incidents, Maulana Sadr-ud-Din did more for Muslims than the entire Pakistan National Assembly of 1974 ever did. And this was the Assembly in front of which he had to appear (aged 92 years) to prove that he was a Muslim!

Zahid Aziz

Page from history: Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement Berlin Mosque

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Submitted by Rashid Jahangiri.


In Dawn online January 27, 2016 there is a blog article 'How  a Muslim-Jewish Romance Shapped One of India's Biggest Pharma Giants'.

Here is info that i like to share with readers:

One day in 1925, Hamied joined some friends on a lake cruise near Berlin. One of the passengers on the boat was a young woman named Luba Derczanska. Luba was born in Wilno in Russian Poland (now Vilnius, Lithuania) and had come to Berlin to study. From their first meeting, the romance between Abdul Hamied and Luba Derczanska blossomed.

In 1928, Hamied married Luba in Berlin’s only mosque, and the following year they were again married in the Choral Synagogue in Wilno and the marriage was “solemnised” at a Register Office in London.

Link to Dawn article

Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s book ‘The Secret of Caliphate’ in context of ongoing Shia Sunni conflict.

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Submitted by Rashid Jahangiri.


In the recent weeks there has been escalation of conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran. In last few years they have been fighting proxy wars in multiple Muslim countries.  Before that there was almost a decade long Gulf war in 80s. In addition to these direct conflicts there has been an ongoing Shia Sunni sectarian conflict in country such as Pakistan. We cannot go back to first Islamic century and fix honest political mistakes that became religious conflict, and with time it only kept on increasing in magnitude.

More than 100 years ago Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad sahib had envisioned how this conflict will only further increase.  With development of technology to influence masses and increase in lethality of weapons it is all obvious. In recent days I reread HMGA book ‘Sirr-ul-Khilafah’ (The Secret of Caliphate). I wish fiery speakers among Shia and Sunni had read this book, many innocent Muslims lives could have been spared and Muslim world resources saved. Whether religious and political leaders on both side realize or not, but they will have to come to acceptance of what is written in this book for prosperity, peace, and development in Muslim world.  Teachings of Divine appointees are followed one way or other.

Sirr-ul-Khilafah (The Secret of Caliphate):

by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian

English translation by Mirza Muhammad Hussain

UK Lahore Ahmadiyya Jamaat’s written submission to UK Parliamentary Home Affairs Committee

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Please visit this link of 'Countering extremism inquiry' of the UK Parliament's Home Affairs Committee, and look under the heading Latest oral and written evidence to find the link to our submission.

Here is the direct link to it.

Zahid Aziz

 

Review: How Pakistan Abandoned Its Minorities

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Here at this link is a review of the book Purifying the Land of the Pure: Pakistan's Religious Minorities written by Farahnaz Ispahani.

Zahid Aziz.

Lesley Hazleton: No 72 Virgins in Quran

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

Submitted by Rashid Jahangiri.


Lesley Hazleton, a British-American author in her Ted Talk tells audience that there is no mention of 72 sexually attractive female virgins in Holy Quran. This Ted Talk was given in 2010. I came to know about it today. I am happy to find that intellectual non-Muslims have started to see beyond the popular Muslim, and non-Muslim misconceived rhetoric about paradise mentioned in Holy Quran.

Lesley Hazleton: A "tourist" reads the Koran

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y2Or0LlO6g

Wikipedia entry: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesley_Hazleton

“Few questions against your propaganda of jamat e Ahmadiyya”

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

An e-mail with the above subject line was received at our website e-mail account.


Dear all ,

I am an ahmadi muslim , wish to ask you few questions that from your site I got the info that you are against the current Ahmadiyya leadership of Khalifa as he wants a blind obedience of his order, don't you think its a very natural and obvious that if you are under a jamat you have to follow the rules and regulations of it and its quiet obvious that those rules must be made by the khalifa of jamat only .

           At the time of Muhammad (sa:) his followers undoubtedly follow him and never asked any question against his leadership and this is the true spirit of islam . The followers of true islam will never ask a single question on His leadership as the leader and his guidance is divine and not made in the world as the decision is taken at the sky and its not his own mental decision but the decision of Allah is getting circulated by him as the Jamat is not a organisation by some learned people well organised by a team but it is the team of Allah Himself .

           We Ahmadis are  the blessed one who undoubtedly accepted the Masiha Imam Mahedi and I find your organisation is lucky enough that you have accepted the Imam Mahadi but I feel sad seeing that your organization again left behind by disagreeing with Khalifa and his authority as said by Imam mahedi that some branches of my tree(jamat) will be dried and fallen  down .

          I want to oppose on your statement that Ahmadis  said all are Kafir except them , we never declared or given fatwa to  anyone as Kafir and we do believe in kalema LA ILAHA ILALLAH HU MAHAMADUR RASULULLAH and we never said and believe less than it or more than it .

           On your site you people said you are like other muslims believe in Qur'an and prophet Muhammad we do believe the same and we have accepted the Imam mahedi and the divine Khilafat to rescue the whole world till the last and lead our lives according to His guidance .

        I feel there are two types of muslims in the world one is Ahmadi who obey the Khalifa and other who don't obey the Ahmadiyya Jamat and its Khalifa .
         I pray that all of us may receive hedayet of Allah .

Khaksar ,
Ataul Monem Ahmad 

Qadiani Jamaat presents Lahore Ahmadis beliefs to Americans

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Submitted by Rashid Jahangiri.


I am sure Mehmudis present Lahori-Ahmadis beliefs to American.

In recent weeks Mehmudis (Qadianis who believe QK2 Mirza Mehmud Ahmad was “Musleh Mahud”) have started outreach to Americans to remove misconceptions about Islam. In their presentations and conversations they must be presenting “their” beliefs. I am sure the only beliefs that can keep them within fold of Islam and acceptable to Americans as true presentation of Islam are Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement beliefs.

Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad sahib, based on his ilham, had foretold us that how his biological progeny will go astray in matters of their beliefs and character, but finally will correct their wrong ways. With Mehmudis presentation of LAM beliefs as THEIR belief, I see initial sign of fulfillment of HMGA prediction. I pray for fulfilment of this prediction sooner than later. Ameen.

http://www.newsweek.com/us-muslim-group-launches-campaign-reclaim-meaning-true-islam-extremists-410240