Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Bangladesh on Saturday observed 130th founding anniversary of the global community by holding a discussion at its headquarters at Bakshi Bazar in Dhaka.
The community’s national amir Mobashsher ur Rahman presided over the discussion also attended by Maulana Mohammad Solaiman, Maulana Shah Mohamamd Nurul Amin and its Dhaka chapter chief Mir Mohammad Ali.
Ahmadiyyas observe March 23 as Masih Mawood Day. On this day in 1889, the community founder Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian accepted the hands of forty faithful servants in allegiance to the ten conditions of initiation and founded the community which he called Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat. He took this oath of allegiance at the house of a spiritual preceptor Sufi Ahmad Jan in Ludhiana of Indian state of Punjab. Hakim Maulvi Noor al-Din was the first person to take baiat, said a release.
After 130 years, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat is spread across the world in 212 countries and territories, with worldwide membership exceeding tens of millions.
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Ahmadi Muslims are those who believe in the Promised Messiah His Holiness Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiani (as). Founded in 1889, this Community spans more than 212 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. It is the leading Islamic organisation to categorically reject terrorism in every form. It advocates for universal human rights and protection for all religions and even atheists. It champions empowerment and education of women. Its members are among the most law-abiding, peaceful, educated and engaging Muslims in the world – striving to spread peace.
Motto of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community: Love for All, Hatred for None
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