The Madani news of Dawat-e-Islami
Maulana Umar Fiaz Attari Madani
Grand Opening: Faizan-e-Farooq-A’zam Masjid, Verena, South Africa
Over one hundred non-Muslims accepted Islam in the opening ceremony
On 10th December, 2020 a Sunnah-inspired gathering was organised for the grand opening of Jami’ah Masjid Faizan-e-Farooq-e-A’zam in Verena, South Africa. The ceremony opened with the recitation of the Glorious Quran, followed by poetry in praise of the Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم in Arabic, Urdu, and other local languages. Mufti Abdul Nabi Hameedi مَدّظِلّهُ العالٰی graced the gathering with his words, stressing the virtue and importance of constructing masjids and encouraging the community to partake in masjid activities. In these blissful moments, over one hundred non-Muslims, including women and children, embraced Islam. The Nigran of Pretoria South Africa region, Haji Aslam Faizu Attari, the honourable Malik Tariq, and other responsible brothers were in attendance.
Na’t Gathering for the ‘Urs (death ceremony) of Shaykh Sakhi Abdul Wahhab Shah Jeelani رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَلَيْه
Keynote Speech by Mufti Muhammad Qasim Attari
In December, 2020, the annual death anniversary of Sayyiduna Sakhi Abdul Wahhab Shah Jeelani رَحْمَةُ الـلّٰـهِ عَلَيْه was commemorated with utmost love and respect. During this occasion, on 14th December, the ‘Mazaraat-e-Awliya’ department of Dawat-e-Islami organised a grand Na’t gathering in which the renowned exegetist of the Quran and expert of Hadees, Mufti Muhammad Qasim Attari مَدّظِلّهُ العالٰی delivered the keynote speech, elaborating on the esteemed status of the saints. He remarked: ‘The saints attain proximity to Allah Almighty by walking the path of love, gnosis, good deeds, Sunnah, Shari’ah, spirituality, and Salat on the Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم. When they become friends of Allah Almighty, He gives them glad tidings that they should have no fear or distress.’ The honourable scholar encouraged the attendees to devote their lives to piety, following the footsteps of the saints.
International level Madani Qafilah gathering
Nigran-e-Shura Haji Imran Attari delivered a Sunnah-inspired Speech
On 6th December, a Madani Qafilah gathering was held by the ‘Madani Qafilah’ department, via video link, in which followers of the Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم attended from Karachi, Hyderabad, Multan, Faisalabad, Lahore, Islamabad, and approximately nine hundred other locations across the globe. Members of the Shura, Haji Muhammad Ameen Attari (Karachi region Nigran), Haji Ameen Attari (Qafilah), Haji Sayyid Luqman Attari, and other responsible brothers were also present at global Madani Markaz, Faizan-e-Madinah Karachi. The Nigran of the global Shura committee, Haji Maulana Muhammad Imran Attari delivered a Sunnah-inspired speech about the importance and need of calling towards righteousness, in which he said: ‘Calling people to righteousness is such an important task that even our Master صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم performed it. The honourable companions رَضِىَ الـلّٰـهُ عَـنْهُم also travelled, faced difficulties, and even sacrificed their own lives for the sake of Islam, leaving behind perfect examples for humanity.’
Sunnah inspired gathering under the Police Department S.S.P office, Karachi
Special speech by spokesperson of Dawat-e-Islami, Maulana Abdul Habib Attari
A Sunnah inspired gathering was held on 5th December, 2020, at police department S.S.P central office, Karachi, in which Rao Aslam S.S.P also participated alongside other police officers and staff members. In the gathering, Rukn of Markazi Madani Shura and spokesperson for Dawat-e-Islami, Maulana Haji Abdul Habib Attari delivered a speech on the topic of good character, manners, and helping others. Rukn-e-Shura also introduced the police officers to various departments and religious and welfare services of Dawat-e-Islami before inviting them to take part in these services. The whole team of officers and staff highly praised the gathering and appreciated the efforts towards organising it.
Rukn-e-Shura Maulana Haji Junaid Attari meets Head Imam of Data Darbar Masjid, Mufti Ramzan Siyalvi
Condolences and Fatihah
In December 2020, the mother of Head Imam of Data Darbar Masjid, Mufti Ramzan Siyalvi, passed away by the will of Allah Almighty. Member of Markazi Majlis Shura, Haji Junaid Attari Madani visited Mufti Ramzan Siyalvi at his residence with other responsible brothers to offer condolences. Rukn-e-Shura recited Fatihah for the deceased and prayed for her forgiveness and increase in ranks.
Mehfil-e-Na’t at Deputy Commissioner’s office, Hafizabad
Deputy Commissioner Naveed Shahzad Mirza and other Officers attended
A Mehfil-e-Na’t was held in the Deputy Commissioner’s Office, Hafizabad, Pakistan, in which the Deputy Commissioner, Naveed Shahzad Mirza, A.D.C. Revenue Irshad Cheemah, D.C General Hamid Nasir Goraya, A.C. Asif Nawaz, A.C. Rana Farooq Ahmad, C.E.O Education Muhammad Ameen Chaudhry, and other staff attended. The Nigran of Hafizabad Zone, Muhammad Waseem Attari, delivered a Sunnah-inspired speech about good character and encouraged the attendees to implement the Sunnah of the Beloved Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم. Towards the end of the gathering, the participants expressed their appreciation to this initiative of Dawat-e-Islami.
More than 39,000 followers of the Prophet travel in Madani Qafilah
Karachi takes first position in 3-day Madani Qafilah
Throughout the country, large numbers of followers of the Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم travelled on Madani Qafilah in the way of Allah عَزَّوَجَلَّ for three days from 25 to 27 December 2020.
Accountability received from Pak-Kabinah Office
اَلْـحَمْـدُ لـِلّٰـه a total of 39,690 followers of the Prophet صَلَّى الـلّٰـهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاٰلِهٖ وَسَلَّم travelled across 5267 Madani Qafilahs throughout Pakistan. Eleven one-month Madani Qafilahs travelled from Gilgit Baltistan zone. Such a large number of Islamic brothers leaving their homes in this cold weather, spending three days in a Masjid, and travelling for the propagation of Islam is a clear proof of their love for their religion.