19th Zil Qa’da was the Urus Mubarak of the 19th Dai al-Mutlaq Syedna Idris Imaduddin RA. Syedna Idris was an unmatched scholar who wrote numerous kitaabs which are a mine of knowledge in Da’wat’s library. These include Zahrul Ma’ani, Nuzhatul-Afkaar and the 6 volume history of Dawat from the time of Rasulullah SA until Syedna Idris’s age titled ‘Uyun-ul-Akhbar. Click here to view photo gallery.
In many of his sayings, Amirul Mumineen SA emphasizes the Hereafter by highlighting the transience and futility of this world... However, overall our Mawali Tahereen’s approach to this world is a positive one. In a world seemingly full of despair and suffering our Hudaat Kiraam’s approach focuses on its potential for good, truth, profit and prayer. Not only does this approach help us live as good human beings in this world, but it helps us make this world a bridge to the heavens, provided we prepare for the Hereafter... Click here to read the full article by Shz Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin.
In a sense, as Amirul Mumineen SA has said in the following quote, throughout our lives we train for the race towards Aakherat: “Indeed, this world has turned back and declared its farewell. Indeed, the hereafter has come forward and has almost arrived. Today is the day of training, and tomorrow is the race.” Click here to read this article by Shz Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin.
Hikaayat (lit. stories) refers to the morals and fables that are presented in the books of Da’wat. Many of these Hikaayat are presented in the Rasail of Ikhwanus Safa. This week we present a hikayat (translated by Dr Shatha Almutawa) with illustrations by Tahera Vajihi about a blind man and a lame man who take advantage of an apple farmer. Click here to view eBook.
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Syedna Taher Fakhruddin TUS presided over Syedna Abdeali Saifuddin RA Urus Majlis on Saturday 12mi raat Zil Qada (13th August) after Maghreb Isha namaaz in Bakersfield. Photos of the Majlis are presented on FatemiDawat.com. Majlis also took place in London, Mumbai, and other cities with Maulana’s raza Mubarak. Click here to view photos.
Shehzada Dr Husain Bhaisaheb Burhanuddin observed India’s Independence Day and held a flag hoisting ceremony in grounds of Darus Sakina. Local dignitaries graciously attended the event along with Mumineen. The National Anthem was recited and Shz Husain Bhaisaheb conveyed Syedna Fakhruddin’s TUS prayer for peace and prosperity in the Indian Republic. Click here to view photos.
With the doa and guidance of Syedna TUS the Fatemi Dawat Zawaj Committee has been re-launched on the occasion of Syedna Abdeali Saifuddin’s Urus Mubarak. The vision of the Fatemi Dawat Zawaj committee is to operate with the utmost of integrity to help Mumineen achieve the social and religious aspiration asserted by Rasullulah SA. Click here to read the further details
We are pleased to present this fascinating paper that explores one of the primary themes of Amirul Mumineen’s SA orations (khutbah-s): the contemplations on this world and the Hereafter. Click here to read the full article by Shzd Dr Bazat Tahera Baisaheba
30th Ramadan al-Moazzam 1437 AH/ 4th July 2016, Syedna Taher Fakhruddin's TUS open letter to Shehzada Mufaddal Saifuddin. Click here to read the Arabic original, Dawat ni Zaban and English translation of this letter. (Read the Sijill article by Shz Dr Aziz Bhaisaheb Qutbuddin about the historical context of mubahalah.)
On 8 July, Syedna Fakhruddin presented a bouquet to His Excellency and conveyed greetings on behalf of the entire community, and appreciation for the President’s long and distinguished service to the country. He presented the President with a PhD Thesis on Islamic finance, “The Principles of Finance in Fatemi Tayyibi Law,” by Shz Dr Abdeali Bhaisaheb...Click here to read further and view photos. The meeting was covered by various prominent news sources, click here to view.