Book Name:Dawateislami Ka Taruf
Note: In order to study further such accounts, get the booklet ‘Services of Dawat-e-Islami in Jails’ from any branch of Maktaba-tul-Madīna.
صَلُّوۡا عَلَى الْحَبِیۡب صَلَّى الـلّٰـہُ تَعَالٰى عَلٰى مُحَمَّد
Two or three years prior to the establishment of Dawat-e-Islami, Amīr-e-Aĥl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـهْ performed I’tikāf alone in Ramadan in Nūr Masjid, paper market, Mithadar Bāb-ul-Madīnaĥ Karachi (where he was also the Imām). Next year, two more Islamic brothers performed I’tikāf by virtue of his individual effort. As a result of the persistent efforts and good manners of Amīr-e-Aĥl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـهْ, the number of the Mu’takifīn increased every year until it reached 28, attracting people who began to visit these young devotees of Rasūl.
اَلْـحَمْـدُ لـِلّٰـه عَزَّوَجَلَّ! The very same year, the bright and brilliant sun of Dawat-e-Islami also rose, and a congregational I’tikāf with 60 Mu’takifīn in the righteous company of Amīr-e-Aĥl-e-Sunnat دَامَـتْ بَـرَكَـاتُـهُـمُ الْـعَـالِـيَـهْ was held under the supervision of Dawat-e-Islami at its first Madanī Markaz, Gulzār-e-Ḥabīb Masjid (Gulistān-e-Okarvi, Bāb-ul-Madīnaĥ Karachi). This trend of congregational I’tikāf has now greatly developed within and outside Pakistan. In the sacred month of Ramadan, 30 days’ and last ten days’ congregational I’tikāf is organized in innumerable Masājid of the world. Thousands of Islamic brothers attend