Al Hakam

Wer rastet, der rostet: The one who rests, rusts

In a few days’ time, it will have been 132 years since the revolutionary day when the first 40 individuals pledged their allegiance and...

Like water for a tree: What it means to read Al Hakam

Jazib Mehmood, Student, Jamia Ahmadiyya Ghana By the grace of Allah, the weekly Al Hakam is entering its fourth year of publication since its relaunch back in...

Hazrat Mufti Muhammad Sadiq’s letter on the brilliance of Al Hakam

Al Hakam (Urdu), 17 September 1902 As Al Hakam enters the fourth year since its launch in English in 2018, we include herewith a letter of Hazrat Mufti...

Blessings of Durood

“Through invoking blessings upon the Holy Prophetsa … it is my personal experience that divine grace in the shape of wonderful light proceeds in...

100 Years Ago… – A poem for Ahmadi youth and progress report of the Ahmadiyya Jamaat at Jalsa Salana 1920

Al Fazl, 6 January 1921 On 27 December 1920, Hazrat Mirza Bashiruddin Mahmud Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih IIra, came to the stage in the second session...

Changing minds: News media and cinema

Ali Raza, Ahmadiyya ARC, London The first thing that comes to mind after reading or hearing the word media is “news”. The news that we see and...

The world of journalism and the launch of Al Hakam

Below is the editorial written by Hazrat Sheikh Yaqub Ali Irfani, may Allah be pleased with him, in the very first issue of Al Hakam on 8 October 1897.

100 Years Ago… – An Appeal to the Associates of Al Hakam

Today, printing is very different from the process used in past times. As compared to modern technology, early printing process was challenging and demanding.

5-11 October

5 October 1902: The Promised Messiah’s a.s. book Kashti-e-Nuh [Noah’s Ark] was published. Its other name was An Invitation to Faith.

100 Years Ago… – Al Hakam and its Helpers

Al Hakam is reminiscent of the blessed age of the Promised Messiah a.s.. This was the first organ of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, which, by the grace of Allah, shouldered heavy responsibilities at difficult hours. The services which it has rendered under Divine decree is no secret to anyone.

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