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Included in this issue is a news-story which was published in Urdu in Al Hakam on 21 June 1918 titled “Hazrat Khalifatul Masih II’s Return to Qadian”. The story covers the arrival of Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Ahmad r.a. in Qadian from a journey.

On 2 February 1900, it was Eid-ul-Fitr in Qadian. The Promised Messiah a.s. had encouraged Ahmadis of not only villages and nearby towns, but from other areas of India to assemble in Qadian for Eid. Around a thousand Ahmadis travelled...

We learn from Sahih Al-Bukhari – the most authentic anthology of Hadith – and other authentic sources, that the Holy Prophet s.a. would confine himself to the mosque during the last ten days of Ramadan.

While rain is seen as a great blessing by those who go through the scorching heat of summer in India and Pakistan, it can, on occasions, turn into a challenge for day-to-day life. 

The mosque that was commonly used by the Promised Messiah a.s. was Masjid Aqsa in Qadian. Since this mosque was already in place, Masjid Mubarak was the first mosque to be inaugurated, built and established by the Promised Messiah a.s.

Rabwah was the first town in Pakistan to be established from scratch. From acquiring a piece of land, to drawing its map, to erecting houses, offices, complexes, commercial buildings and markets; all was done on a piece of land that required no geological expert to call it a wasteland.

A Sage from China
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China, Preaching

Among the Chinese Muslim youth inspired by Hazrat Chaudhry Zafrulla Khan’s invitation to travel to Pakistan and enhance their understanding of Islam was a young man called Usman Chou. He, along with another three friends, began preparing to travel to Pakistan. 

A Call to Peace
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Ahmadiyyat, islam

After signing the Treaty of Hudaibiya, the Holy Prophetsa wrote to major political leaders and heads of states of his time and introduced them to the peaceful teachings of Islam. 

White Doves
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Ahmadiyyat, Tabligh

Since the time of the Promised Messiah a.s, people from different backgrounds have been attracted to his cause. 

The feelings of Ahmadi missionaries upon entering Spain