Swindon group attends UK’s biggest Ahmadiyya Muslim convention

AHMADI MUSLIMS from Swindon spoke of their pride in their country and their religion when they took part in the UK’s largest Islamic convention.

Source: thisiswiltshire.co.uk | By Hedi Mehrez

Swindon.jpg

The Caliph of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spoke to an audience of nearly 40,000 people to promote a peaceful message of Islam and challenge widespread misconceptions around the faith.

For three days, worshippers from across the globe gathered at Oakland Farm near Alton, Hampshire over the weekend for Jalsa Salana with the intention of challenging misconceptions.

Exhibitions and talks from MPs and religious figures were on the programme.

Salman Muzaffar, 34, who was among 60 from Swindon to take part, said he enjoyed the spirituality surrounding it. “I believe that Jalsa is like no other event that happens in the UK. People from all over the world are present in unity under the guidance of the Khalifa, loyal to the country… read more at source.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.