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100 Years Ago...

Hazrat Mufti Sadiq Sahib r.a. shares interesting tabligh incidents that occurred in England as well as reports of his latest outreach activities. Here, an interesting incident during a speech Winston Churchill delivered is narrated.

In London, the capital of the British Empire, Hazrat Mufti Sadiq led the Eid-ul-Fitr prayer in the Ahmadiyya mosque situated at 4 Star Street, W2

All praise be to Allah that by each passing day, the noble religion of Islam is progressing in this country through the efforts of our honoured missionaries – Hazrat Mufti Muhammed Sadiq Sahib and Qazi Abdullah Sahib.

Travellers going to Nainital pass through [Bareilly] station. This city is especially famed for its mental asylums and its Muslim clerics.

Departing Qadian mostly reminds me of those days when the heavenly Messiah, may the blessings of God be upon him in untold measures, was alive; the elegant scenes of the temporary stays in Qadian, the evening sessions and morning walks would fill the hearts and souls of the visitors to the brim with spirituality.

Correspondence from Dalhousie has given invigorating news that Hazrat Khalifatul Masih, may Allah strengthen his hand, departing Dalhousie on 16 August 1918, will, by the grace of God, arrive in [Qadian] Dar-ul-Aman on the evening of 17 August 1918. 

Hazrat Khalifatul Masih I r.a. was conscious of the need of Al Hakam to such an extent that he made me pledge not to have it closed down, not on one single occasion but thrice.

 An article taken from the newspaper Mashriq, written by a revered non-Ahmadi Muslim in Gorakhpur, is hereby included in this section.

My revered brother, Master Abdur Rahim Nayyar Sahib (who is carrying out the invaluable task of correspondence of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih – a very honourable cause) had travelled from Qadian to Bombay in order to perform his duty of Huzoor’s correspondence.

Some highlights of Jalsa 1918 along with announcements published in the days leading up to it and immediately after it, giving an insight as to how the essence and importance of Jalsa was spread 100 years ago.