Posted on January 25th, 2020
Press Release. AHMADIYYA MUSLIM JAMA’AT – SRI LANKA
A three member delegation of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (Jama’at) met His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith – Archbishop of Colombo at Bishop House in Colombo on yesterday (24.1.2020).Officials in the Bishop House welcomed the delegation and arranged the event.
Before accepting the book – Sinhala Translation of the Life of Muhammad, published by Sri Lanka Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, – Cardinal expressed his wish and willingness to accept this valuable book.
While explaining the purpose of presenting the book, it was told – ´ A popular edition of an excellent and affectionate account of the life of the Prophet of Islam Muhammad, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, described as the most influential man in the history of the world. Muhammad’s life has always been an open book – pieced together by followers who observed everything he did. There is no doubt that this book will serve the Sinhala speaking people to understand about the life and character of Prophet of Islam and also to do away with and misconception about him from their mind, the delegation added.
The delegation went on to say: The Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad had deep love on Prophet of Islam and each and every book he had written in, he had mentioned about Muhammad in such high level, saying, It would not have been possible for me to have attained this grace if I had not followed the footsteps of my lord and master, the pride of all the prophets, the best of mankind, Muhammad, the chosen one, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. Whatever I have achieved, I have achieved by following him, and I know from verified reliable experience that no man can reach God and obtain a deeper understanding of His ways without following that Prophet Muhammad, may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him.
Ahmadiyya delegation concluded as saying: According to Holy Qur’an, Prophet Muhammad (sal) was sent as Seal of the Prophets and thus testifying the truthfulness and pious life of all Prophets sent before and to come.