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The Teachings of Islam on Fasting

The purpose of Fasting in Islam 1. To develop and strengthen our powers of self-control, so that we can resist wrongful desires and bad habits, and therefore “guard against evil” (see extract 1 above). In fasting, by refraining from the natural human urges to satisfy one’s appetite, we are exercising our ability of self-restraint, so [...]

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[Video] The most honourable work

In this extract Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali says that the most honourable or esteemed task is the propagation of Islam and although we pay lip service to this, in fact, we hold other things such as business or jobs and positions to be things which bring us honour. If we truly thought that propagation was the most honourable task we would seek [...]

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[Picture] Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali

This was the first photograph taken of Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali. He describes the events leading up to the photo being taken in his Friday Khutbah on 14th January, 1944, as follows: “It was perhaps 1901 or 1902. I was living in Qadian and probably The Review of Religions had already started. The Promised Messiah called a photographer [...]

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[Series] Part Two – Our Beliefs

This is the second of our three part series on the Lahori Ahmadi’s. In part one we briefly outlined what we stand for and today we will be explaining in more detail about our beliefs. This series has been taken from ‘The Ahmadiyya Doctrines’ by Maulana Muhammad Ali. The Ahmadis are called kafir by some fanatical Mullas. To remove [...]

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Relations between members of the jamaat

In April 1900 Hazrat Maulana Abdul Karim of Sialkot asked the Promised Messiah to say a few words about what sort of relations members of the jamaat should have between each other. He said that we should all set aside our egos and pride and be kind and considerate to each other. He said there was no point in becoming an Ahmadi if you are not [...]

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Sahih of Bukhari by Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali

The link below is a pdf translation and commentary of the Sahih of Bukhari by Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali. It has been totally reformatted and retype set. However, it has not been proof read. If any of our reaers have any proposals for corrections or further improvements please let us know as all help will be welcome. Please feel free to download [...]

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English translation of The Holy Quran

Lahori-Ahmadis always extol the greatness of the literary work done by Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali. Our detractors say : “you have to say that because he was your Amir.” And they criticise Hazrat Maulana Muhammad Ali’s English translation even without having read it basing their comments on prejudice. “Islam, as embodied in this translation [...]

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