British Museum exhibition – Hajj Journey to the Heart of Islam

The British Museum located in Central London in the United Kingdom will be holding a special exhibition entitled 'Hajj journey to the heart of Islam'. The exhibition will be showing from the 26th January 2012 until the 15th April 2012. One of the five pillars of Islam central to Muslim belief, Hajj is the pilgrimage … Continue reading British Museum exhibition – Hajj Journey to the Heart of Islam

Hazrat Amir’s historic visit to the British Houses of Parliament

Reported by Dr. Mujahid Saeed. Hazrat Ameer Prof. Dr. Abdul Karim Saeed was able to fulfil a long-standing invitation to visit the Houses of Parliament, in London, on 10th November 2011. This invitation and visit had been organised by Mr. Nasser Butt, a British Ahmadi — Liberal Democrat Politician. Hazrat Ameer was also accompanied by … Continue reading Hazrat Amir’s historic visit to the British Houses of Parliament

Jihad

Shortly after the replacement of elected leadership (khilafat), open government and decisions by mutual consultation (shura) with monarchy the idea of jihad was distorted by the kings because it provided free or cheap soldiers for the battlefield. The exhortation “kill a non-believer and enter paradise” became a common slogan. The idea of jihad was used … Continue reading Jihad