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  Ahmadiyya Muslim Community - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (sometimes called the 'Qadiani' community, after the locality of Qadian, India) is based on the Ahmadiyya movement founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian in 1889.
Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the founder of the Ahmadiyya movement, claimed to be the Mujaddid (reformer) of the 14th Islamic century as well as the Messiah, Mahdi and The Second Coming of Christ.
Members of Ahmadiyya community are not allowed to perform Hajj in Saudi Arabia, which is one of the five pillars of islam.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ahmadiyya_Muslim_Community   (2618 words)

 Persecution of Ahmadis in Pakistan - A Summary
The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam is a religious organization, international in its scope, with established branches in 160 countries in Africa.
The Ahmadiyya Movement was established in 1889 by Hadrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian.
Ahmadiyya press is gagged; scores of criminal cases have been registered at the orders of the government against the editors, publishers and printer of Ahmadiyya daily paper and periodicals (details are available at Annex III).
www.thepersecution.org /archive/pl_persum.html   (2436 words)

 Ahmadi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
At the end of the nineteenth century Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian proclaimed himself to be the "Reformer of the age" Mujaddid, Promised Messiah, Mahdi and Prophet of the age.
The Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement affirmed the traditional Islamic interpretation that there could be no new prophet after Muhammad and viewed itself as a reform movement within the broader Ummah.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, however, claimed that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad had indeed been a prophet (albeit a "non-law-bearing" one) and that mainstream Muslims who rejected his message were guilty of disbelief.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ahmadiyya   (890 words)

 Ahmadiyya's - Muslim, Heretic or Paid Agents By MBI Munshi
It is my opinion and belief that there is an alternative to the for or against debate or the Islamist vs. Ahmadiyya feud which seems to have consumed much of the time of the makers of the documentary.
The question left unanswered by the documentary was whether the Ahmadiyya's are part of the wind or of the fire or of neither.
There is no evidence however that the Ahmadiyya's are paid agents of any State but the same cannot necessarily be said for the supporters of their cause.
www.sonarbangladesh.com /Ahmadiyya.html   (1719 words)

 Religioscope - Ahmadis in Kyrgyzstan
Zahur Ahmad, a Pakistani citizen, cites as evidence the "constant attacks" on the Ahmadiyya community by representatives of the country's official Muslim leadership, the muftiate, and the new position he believes has been taken by the chairman of the parliamentary sub-committee for religious affairs, Alisher Sobirov (who drew up the proposed new religion law).
Ahmadiyya's doctrine is inclusive in nature, seeking to appeal to Christians, Muslims and followers of other religions.
According to Ahmadiyya's doctrine, the founder of their community is the repository of the last divine revelation, and is the embodiment of the Muslim Mahdi, the Christian Messiah and the Hindu Krishna.
www.religioscope.com /info/notes/2002_038_kyrgyz_ahmadi.htm   (460 words)

 Ahmadiyya. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In 1889, he announced that he had received a divine revelation authorizing him to accept the baya, the allegiance of the faithful; he later also declared himself the Mahdi and the promised Messiah (masih) of Islam (1891).
The basic belief held by the Qadiyani community was and is that it is the sole embodiment of “True Islam.”; The founder’s son, Hadhrat Mirza Bashir ad-Din Mahmud Ahmad (1889–1965), was chosen as Khalifatul-Masih [caliph of the Messiah] by the Qadiyani branch, known today as the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam (jamaat-i ahmadiyya).
The most widely cited figure for membership in the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam is 10 million, although this figure dates to the 1980s; current official movement figures are significantly higher.
www.bartleby.com /65/ah/Ahmadiyy.html   (459 words)

 Ahmadiyya Muslim Community - Prayer Services led by a non-Ahmadi Muslim
One of the objections that is raised against the Ahmadiyya Community is that they do not join the prayer services of the non-Ahmadi, nor do they participate in the funeral prayers for a non-Ahmadi and that for this reason they are not Muslims.
Maulvi Khalil Ahmad Sahib of Saharanpur declared that the Founder of the Ahmadiyya Movement repudiated the Holy Quran and was outside the pale of Islam.
In April 1928, the opponents of the Ahmadiyya Movement in Cuttack stopped the burial of the small child of an Ahmadi even in the graveyard which the Ahmadis had established in a plot obtained from the government for the purpose, and the local officials rendered no assistance to the Ahmadis in carrying out the burial.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Delphi/1340/reply/truth/prayer.htm   (2498 words)

Ahmadiyya Community He led a wholly blameless, pure and beneficent life, which followed in the minutest detail the pattern that had been established by the Holy Prophet, peace and blessings of God be upon him.
He founded a community, the members if which are required to illustrate in their daily lives all the social, moral and spiritual values inculcated by Islam, of which the highest example was furnished in the life of the Holy Prophet of Islam, peace and blessings of God be upon him.
Today the only claimant of such a possibility is the Ahmadiyya Movement which furnishes practical illustration of the truth of its claim.
www.angelfire.com /ca/qadian   (952 words)

 Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Canada
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide is shocked to learn that on July 09, 2005 an organized group of fundamentalist, militant and extremist Muslims in Indonesia brutally attacked the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community’s Annual Convention in which at least eight Ahmadis were seriously injured.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community urges Indonesian government to immediately take appropriate measures to stop these heinous acts of violence and fullfil the responsibility of the government to protect the lives and properties of its citizens.
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has chosen to help through Relief International and Humanity First TM to provide what ever assistance that is needed to help the victims of this disaster.
www.ahmadiyya.ca   (2367 words)

 The Ahmadiyya/Qadiani Movement
The Ahmadiyyas are followers of a certain Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian who lay claim to prophethood and used fabricated Hadith reports and twisted meanings of some Qur'anic verses to support himself.
Another example of the Ahmadiyya's rejection of the Qur'an and Sunnah is their contention that Jesus died, and that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was an incarnation of Jesus.
On this, Islam is uncomprising, hence this error of the Ahmadiyyas is the foremost indication of their exit from Islam.
ourislamonline.tripod.com /id275.htm   (443 words)

 Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in West Africa - www.ezboard.com
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat of Lagos State has pledged to fight the problem of insecurity, corruption and social vices in the country.
I am sure jamaate Ahmadiyya will do even a better job in Pakistan as soon as the laws of Pakistan will be changed so that ahmadis dont have to run from Pakistan to seek Refuge in other countries.
Lets encourage Jamaate Ahmadiyya for all that "Little" Humanatarian work she is doing,I am sure they will do more after reading the appreciation posts on this forum.
p102.ezboard.com /fahmediorgfrm7.showMessage?topicID=380.topic   (1986 words)

 Ahmadiyya Islam
The Ahmadiyya belief as professed and practiced for the last 100 years is a Movement within the broad spectrum of Islam.
According to Ahmadiyya perception it is a movement for spiritual revival.
Nothing is left of the Ahmadiyya faith if they are not allowed to profess their faith in Islam, which they consider to be their faith.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/intro/islam-ahmadi.htm   (986 words)

 Problems with Ahmadiyya Eclipses
The Ahmadiyyas maintain that a solar eclipse may be witnessed either during the 27th, or on the 28th, or on the 29th of a lunar month.
If the Ahmadiyyas wish to base their decisions on observations made just at a specified point (like Qadian, where haze may hide a young moon), then lunar eclipses will sometimes be witnessed on the 12th of an Islamic month.
The Ahmadiyyas interpret those words to mean 'the beginning (and middle) of the possible range': see references in note 1.
meltingpot.fortunecity.com /melwood/368/qadfl.html   (1621 words)

 Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Opposing Views: Islam: Ahmadiyya
Qadiani (Ahmadiyya) Claim of Eclipses Examined  · cached · Scientist Syed Khalid Shaukat investigates the validity of Mirza's claim of eclipses as alleged proof for being Mehdi.
The Ahmadiyya Movement  · cached · Harsh words about Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, from a Sufi group that considers him to be the Antichrist.
A Study of the Ahmadiyya Movement  · cached · Analysis from a Christian perspective.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=592308   (331 words)

 Bangladesh: The Ahmadiyya Community - their rights must be protected - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Members of the Ahmadiyya community in Bangladesh, about 100,000 in number, have been living in fear of attack, looting and killing since around October 2003 when the Anti-Ahmadi agitations began.
Amnesty International is urging the Government of Bangladesh to ensure the safety and security of the Ahmadiyya community; uphold its members’ right to practice their religion without fear of persecution; lift the ban on their publications; and ensure that those responsible for attacks against Ahmadis are brought to justice.
In early March 2004, it came to the attention of members of the Ahmadiyya community that the government had issued an official circular to central, divisional and district officers naming some 20 Ahmadi publications to be banned.
web.amnesty.org /library/Index/ENGASA130052004?open&of=ENG-BGD   (2569 words)

 Ahmadiyya Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community has established offices in 178 countries and claims a population of over 200 million [1], although other statistics claim much lower.
At the end of the nineteenth century Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian claimed to be the Reformer of the age Mujaddid, Promised Messiah, Mahdi and Prophet of the age.
Soon after the death of the founder the movement split into two sects: the Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement and the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
www.createdbygod.com /encyclopedia/Ahmadiyya   (841 words)

 Ahmadiyya on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The basic belief held by the Qadiyani community was and is that it is the sole embodiment of “True Islam.”; The founder's son, Hadhrat Mirza Bashir ad-Din Mahmud Ahmad (1889-1965), was chosen as Khalifatul-Masih [caliph of the Messiah] by the Qadiyani branch, known today as the Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam (jamaat-i ahmadiyya).
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community elects Mirza Masroor Ahmad as their Fifth Caliph.
Supreme Head of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community passes away at age of 74.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/A/Ahmadiyy.asp   (607 words)

Perhaps Ahmadiyya Movement does not like to bring to light the personality of its founder and his real beliefs, lest their fraud be exposed.
Ahmadiyya Movement continued to flourish under the benevolent patronage of British Rulers and Muslims could do little to obliterate the advances of Mirza Ghulam's heretical doctrines.
Despite these religious edicts, Ahmadiyya Movement and its followers (ahmadis) continue to pretend to be Muslim and the Champions of Islam, who are admired by the Westerners for their moderate views.
alhafeez.org /rashid/overview.htm   (2055 words)

 Bangladesh: Ahmadiyya community under attack - news.amnesty - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Amnesty International is deeply concerned for the safety of the Ahmadiyya community in Bangladesh following threats by Islamist groups to attack Ahmadi places of worship during today's Friday prayers.
Members of the "Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat", a religious community which considers itself a sect of Islam, have been the target of a campaign of hate speech organized by a number of Islamist groups in the country in recent months.
Islamist groups are believed to be targeting the Ahmadiyya community in an attempt to force the government to declare them "non-Muslims".
news.amnesty.org /index/ENGASA130212004   (439 words)

 Bangladesh: Breach of Faith: II. History of the Ahmadiyya Community
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (the official name of the community) is a contemporary messianic movement founded in 1889 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1839–1908), who was born in the small village of Qadian in Punjab, India.
The Ahmadiyya community is also referred to derogatorily by some as the “Qadiani”; (or “Kadiyani”) community, a term derived from the birthplace of the founder of the movement.
Thus, the Ahmadiyya community believes that Ahmad conceived the community as a revivalist movement within Islam and not as a new religion.
www.hrw.org /reports/2005/bangladesh0605/3.htm   (3730 words)

 Directory - Society: Religion and Spirituality: Islam: Sects: Ahmadiyya
The Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam believes that the founder was a prophet; the Lahore deny that he was a prophet.
Ahmadiyya  · iweb · cached · Basic introduction covers the early history of the Ahmadiyya movement, its beliefs, and the split into Qadiyani and Lahore branches.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community  · iweb · cached · Explores issues of religious persecution faced by Ahmadiyya Muslims in Pakistan.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=213519   (147 words)

 Drishtipat: Voice of Human Rights - Lift ban on Ahmadiyya publications-The Amnesty International (AI) asks govt.
The report said Ahmadiyyas have been the target of a hate campaign organised by a number of Islamist groups in recent months, adding these groups mobilised crowds to chant anti-Ahmadiyya slogans, sought confiscation of Ahmadiyaa mosques, and demanded that the government declare them non-Muslims.
About 100,000 Ahmadiyyas have been living in fear of attack, loot and murder since around October 2003 when the anti-Ahmadiyya agitation began, it said.
This action (the ban, imposed on January 8) by the government has further aggravated the plight of the Ahmadiyya community, the report said, mentioning news reports that Islamist leaders' have been putting pressure on the local administration to allow them to enter Ahmadiyaa homes and remove the banned publications.
www.drishtipat.org /nuke/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=128   (1240 words)

 The Daily Star Web Edition Vol. 4 Num 341   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Ahmadiyya children cannot attend school and the adults cannot go to the market for fear of reprisal.
Ahmadiyya community leaders contend that the police refused to record any case when the complaint was taken to them.
It is bad enough that the government caved in to its extremist allies and banned Ahmadiyya publications, thereby emboldening the anti-Ahmadiyya zealots and further marginalising the community.
www.thedailystar.net /2004/05/16/d40516020230.htm   (303 words)

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