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Muhammad Rizwan honoured with Sahitya Academy Urdu Award

4 Feb

Mumbai:- Maharshtra Govt has honored world famous Naat recitor and Mubaligh-e-Islam Haji Muhammad Rizwan with Sahitya Academy Urdu Award.He was honored for his services to Urdu poetry.Muhammad Rizwan sb is also associated with world wide movement Sunni Dawat-e-Islami.

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His well wishers and friends have congratulated him on this achievement. MSO members of Maharashtra with its President of Bhiwandi M.Abdussalam have congratulated him and prayed for him.

 

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Most Influential Muslims of the World: Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan is on 28th rank in the world with Hazrat Syed Ameen Mian,Shekh Aboobacker Ahmed and Allama Qamaruzzaman Khan Azmi finds Hon’ble mention

13 Dec

New Delhi.14th Dec 2011

Ahle Sunnah top the list

Alhamdulillah  four Ahle Sunnah Scholars of India have been mentioned in the  list of most influential Muslims of the world  2011 by  Georgetown University.

Hazrat Akhtar Raza Khan Azhari Mian Qaudri  have been ranked top most in India and 28th in the  World  where as  Hazrat Syed Ameen Mian Qaudri, Shekh Aboobacker Ahmed and Allama Qamaruzzaman Khan Azmi have been mentioned with honour in the list.

Hazrat Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan is  Supreme Mufti of India and is known as Janasheen of Hazrat Mustafa Raza Khan Mufti-e-Azam. He is founder and patron of numerous educational and religious organization and educational institutions remarkable among them is JamiaturRaza College, situated at Bareilly Shareef,U.P. Famous for his piousness and Jurisprudence he is one of the greatest person alive in the Sunni world. He has millions of followers around the world known as Azhari Qaudri .

Professor Sayid Ameen Mian Qaudri is leader of the Indian
Sunnis  and a sajjada nashin, or Sufi disciple of the Barkatiya
Sufi tradition which stems from the Qadiriyyah tradition
of eminent Sufi master, ‘Abd al Qadir al Jilani (1077-1166 CE).
Counters Violence with Social Engagement A missionary movement, the Sunnis of the South Asian subcontinent have spread their message within the region and also among diaspora communities in Europe, North America, and South Africa.


Leader of Important Sufi Movement Qaudri is professor of Urdu language at India’s esteemed Aligarh Muslim University and also patron of several religious and social organizations prominent among them is Jamia Al Barkaat University at Aligarh and MSO of India, students and Youth body of Sunnis.

Another Sunni Leader Sheikh Aboobacker Ahmad of Sunni Markaz Kerala has also been mentioned with Honour for his contribution in changing the life of South Indian Muslims.

He is the leader of one of the traditionalist Sunni Muslims in Kerala state, India  and is one of the most famous Muslim personalities in Kerala. Kanthapuram A. P. Aboobacker Musalyar is known for his expediency, which was not known among the Muslim scholars of Kerala. He is presently the General Secretary of All-India Sunni Jamiyyathul Ulama, the organisation Muslim scholars and clerics under A. P. Sunnis and Samastha Kerala Jamiyyathul Ulama (Kanthapuram). Kanthapuram A. P. Aboobacker Musalyar is also the General Secretary and Principal of Karanthur Markaz, a charitable and educational institution in Karanthur, Calicut, Kerala. He was appointed as a member of the NAC for the implementation of the RTÉ act in 2010.



His Eminence Huzoor Muffakir-e-Islam Hazrat Allama Maulana Qamaruzzaman Azmiis the Khalifa of His Holiness Mufti-e-Azam Hazrat Maulana Mustafa Raza Khan, the holy son of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Qadri Barelwi (May Allah shower his mercy upon them) as well as Sarkar-e-Kalaa’n Hazrat Maulana Sayyid Mohammed Mukhtar Ashraf, Sajjada Nasheen of Kichow-Chah Shareef (May Allah shower his mercy upon him).General secretary of World Islamic Mission, Allama is most famous Sunni speaker in the world  and is followed by millions of his followers in different countries.

His Eminence’s selfless missionary life spans nearly fifty-years. During this period, as the articles on this website highlight, he has helped to build many organisations and institutions all over the world such Mosques, colleges and universities in America, Canada, Holland, Germany, Norway, Belgium and India. Each institution is helping to make a difference to hundreds of lives throughout the world. For example, Al-Jamiatul Islamia in Raunahi alone saw four hundred Ulemas graduate in 2011. He has also been presented with hundreds of awards and certificates of appreciations including the recent Mufti-e-Azam Gold Medal Award by the famous Raza Academy in Mumbai where a collection of articles by scholars and key figures from the world on his selfless life and contributions were published in the book Tajal-liyat-e-Qamar.

                                                                                                                     

All India Ulema and Mashaikh Board an apex body of Indian Sunni Sufi Muslims along with Muslim Students Organization of India  MSO have congratulated Sunni world for this achievement  and have expressed their pleasure.

Allama Fazle Haq Convention at Jamia Millia Islamia University New Delhi

19 Sep

New Delhi 19th Sep 2011

A very grand and beautiful Convention was organised by  Khanqah-e-Qadariya Badaun Shareef along with Monthly Jam-e-Noor with the Cooperation of Jamia Millia Islamia at Ansari Auditorium to observe the 150 death Annivarsary of Freedom Fighter of 1857 Hazrat Allama Fazle Haq Khairabadi on 18th Sep 2011.Allama was the one who issued Fatwa of Jihad against Britishers and got the Life Imprisonment during the first War of Indian Independence.He passedaway at the Jail of Rangoon .it should be rembered that during 1857 majority of warriors who fought againt the foreign occupiers were the Muslim Scholars who received the death Sentence by the hand of cruel Kangaroo courts with out trial.

another significant point is that Allama Fazle Haq also Issued Fatwa against the fitnah of Wahabism at that time. His leadership proved vital and Muslims fought againt both at various front.

Allama Yaseen Akhtar Misbahi of Darul Qalam New delhi has started a Campaign all over the country to commemorate this year in the memory of  Allama Fazle Haq Khairabadi. In this series some conferences have been organised at Lucknow, Hyderabad, Punjab etc and literature has been distributed.

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Yaum-e-Raza Mubarak ho

9 Sep

Today on 09 sep 2011 Muslims are Celebrating Raza Day in the Memory of their beloved Imam Ahme d Raza Khan

Posted Yesterday, 09:55 PM

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Alhamdulillah the 10th of Shawwal marks the day we were blessed by the Birth of Sayyidi Ala Hazrat Imam Ahmed Raza Khan [may Allah be pleased with him]

To mark this auspicious occasion, articles, speeches and more have been compiled about the Imam –

Information About the Imam – All English:
[PDF] Biography of Ala Hazrat – consisting of 141 pages, A comprehensive Biography of the Great Imam in English, by Mawlana Afthab Cassim Noori [Durban, SA]
[PDF] Charges Levelled against Imam Ahmed Raza – An answer to some baseless accusations by the enemies of the Great Imam
[Article] Qualities of Imam Ahmed Raza’s poetic works – A short article about Hadaiq e Bakshish
[Article] Sanad of Ala Hazrat – The Sanad of Ala Hazrat, taken and translated from Fatawa e Ridwiyyah
[Article] Love for the Prophet sallAllahu alayhi wa sallam – An article about the immense love for the Prophet sallAllahu alayhi wa sallam that Imam Ahmed Raza had
[Article] Mastery in Hadith – about Imam Ahmed Raza’s mastery in the field of Hadith

Speeches About the Imam:
[Urdu] Ala Hazrat Ki Khidmat – Speech by Huzur Taajush Shari’ah Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan
[Urdu] Ala Hazrat Ki Shaan – Speech by Huzur Taajush Shari’ah Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan
[Urdu] Imam Ahmed Raza – Part 1, Part 2 – Speech by Huzur Muhaddith e Kabeer Allamah Zia ul Mustafa Azmi
[Urdu] Ala Hazrat Ka Ilmi Maqaam wa Tehqeeq – Speech by Huzur Muhaddith e Kabeer Allamah Zia ul Mustafa Azmi
[Urdu] Fikr e Raza – Speech by Huzur Muhaddith e Kabeer Allamah Zia ul Mustafa Azmi
[Urdu] Urs e Ala Hazrat 2006 – Speech by Huzur Muhaddith e Kabeer Allamah Zia ul Mustafa Azmi
[Urdu] Barray Sagheer May Mujadid Alf e Sani Aur Imam Ahmed Raza Ka Kirdar – Speech by Allamah Syed Shah Turabul Haq Qadri
[Urdu] Shaan e Ala Hazrat – Speech by Allamah Mufti Faiz Ahmed Owaisi [alaihir rahmah]
[Urdu] Shaan e Ala Hazrat 2 – Speech by Allamah Mufti Faiz Ahmed Owaisi [alaihir rahmah]
[Urdu] Imam Ahmed Raza Conference – Speech by Syed Irfan Shah Mashahdi
[Urdu] Seerat e Ala Hazrat – Speech by Syed Ameen Miyan Barkati
[English] Imam Ahmed Raza – Speech by Mufti Zahid Hussain al-Qadri
[English] Urs e Ala Hazrat – Speech by Mufti Zahid Hussain al-Qadri
[English] AudioTranscript – Shaykh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi on Ala Hazrat
[English] Ala Hazrat – Speech by Mawlana Munawwar Ateeq
[English] Revival of Islam – Speech by Mawlana Munawwar Ateeq

Works of the Great Imam:
[PDF – Urdu] Fatawa e Ridwiyyah – The first 7 volumes of the famous collection of Fatawa written by Imam Ahmed Raza Khan
[Online – English] English Translation to Fatawa – Translations to a small selection of rulings by Imam Ahmed Raza
[PDF – English] Hussam al-Haramayn – The sword of two sanctuaries on the slaughter point of blasphemy and falsehood
Tamheed ul Imaan – Urdu [Online]English [PDF] – Definition of Imaan in the Light of Qur’an and Hadith
[Audio] Kalaam e Ala Hazrat – Listen to the beautiful poetry of Ala Hazrat recited by Owais Raza Qadri
[Online – English] Al-Malfuz Shareef – Excerpts from Al-Malfuz Shareef [anecdotes of Imam Ahmed Raza], translated by Mawlana Abd al-Hadi

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Ajmer Sharif Urs 2011 :Pilgrimage of peace | Sadia Dehlavi

9 Jun

Pilgrimage of peace | Deccan Chronicle.

Initiated in the Chishti Sufi order, I find Ajmer to be the kaabah of my heart. On the 6th of Rajab, June 9 (the seventh Islamic month), I look forward to participating in the 799th Urs festivities of Khwaja Gharib Nawaz. Along with hundreds of thousands of devotees, I queue for long hours to touch the threshold, usually getting my chance in the middle of the night.

Musicians come to seek the blessings of Khwaja because the beginnings of Sufi music assemblies are attributed to him. Late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan attributed his success to Khwaja’s benevolence and so does A.R. Rahman. Innumerable qawwal groups of the subcontinent arrive at the dargah to sing praises of Khwaja: “Baruti mehfil shahana mubarak bashad, saqia badao paimana mubarak basahad, ilahi ta abd astana-e-yar rahe, yeh asra hai gharibon ka barqarar rahe…”

(Felicitation to thee for this blessed majestic assembly, O wine pourer, felicitations on your goblet of sacred wine. Oh God, may this threshold of the beloved exist for ever, may this refuge of the poor remain for ever…)

The Chishti Sufi order derives its name from Chisht, a small town near Herat, Afghanistan. Khwaja Abu Ishaq Shami of Damascus established the Sufi order in Chisht where many of his spiritual successors lie buried. He mentored Khwaja Usman who came from Herwan, a town in Iran. On initiating him as a disciple, Hajji Sharif Zindani placed a four-edged cap on Khwaja Usman’s head explaining, “First is the renunciation of the world, second the renunciation of the Hereafter. Third, renunciation of the self and lastly, the renunciation of all else other than God”.

Khwaja Usman lived in the company of his Master for 30 years and died in the holy city of Mecca. The Chishti order gained popularity through the teachings of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. An outstanding figure in the history of Islamic mysticism. Drawn to mystics from early childhood, the quest for knowledge took Khwaja to centres of learning in Samaqand and Bukhara. Khwaja was bestowed with the title of “Gharib Nawaz”, Patron of the poor, in Medina. It was there that he received a spiritual inspiration to settle down in the Indian town of Ajmer. Khwaja laid down the founding principles for the Chishti order: “Develop river-like generosity, sun-like bounty and earth-like hospitality”. Gharib Nawaz stressed renouncing wealth, encouraging self-discipline and prayer. He preached tolerance, advocating respect for all religions. Khwaja’s inclusive message of peace and brotherhood brought hundreds of thousands to the fold of Islam. The Chishti order produced great Sufi masters, including Qutubuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, Baba Farid, Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya, Naseeruddin Chiragh Dilli and Alauddin Sabir of Kaliyar. The Nizami and Sabri orders are among the numerous branches of the Chishti order. The Ajmer dargah, considered the most sacred in South Asia, attracts pilgrims from different religious and economic backgrounds in the quest of the Sufi master’s blessings.

— Sadia Dehlvi is a Delhi-based writer and author of Sufism: The Heart of Islam. She can be contacted at sadiafeedback@gmail.com

Non bailable warrant issued against Zakir Naik,Raza Academy demands seizure of his passport

15 May

15th May 2011.New Delhi
Courtesy:Sahafat.in and DNA News

Infamous orator and Ahle Hadith doctor Zakir naik has been issued Non Bailable warrants against him by the Jhansi court of Uttar Pradesh,India.A complaint was filed against him by Mudassar Ullah Khan, a resident of Chhatapur, Jhansi in 2008. Khan alleged that apart from the speech, pamphlets were also distributed in Jhansi condemning those who follow the Hadis or the book on the sayings and doings of Prophet Mohammed salallahoalaihiwassalam.

In April, the additional district sessions judge at Jhansi issued summons asking Naik to appear before the court on May 12. Naik approached the Allahabad high court for a stay on the summons. Advocate Shahid Ali Siddiqui, who represents the complainant, said, “Dr Naik did not appear before the court on May 12 and the court issued a non-bailable warrant against him.”
Advocate Nazrul Islam Zafri who is representing Naik in the high court said, “The complaints made against Dr Naik are frivolous and malicious. It has been filed just to defame him.”The case will be heard by Justice RD Khare of Allahabad high court.
The Allahabad high court will be hearing a petition filed by Mumbai-based television evangelist Dr Zakir Naik on May 16 in a three-year old case where the preacher is alleged to have given speeches on television, exhorting Muslims to take up terrorism.

Naik, who heads a group called the Islamic Research Foundation, Mumbai, is alleged to have given the speech in Bangalore. The talk was relayed on his ‘Peace’ television channel on January 21, 2006.

Raza Academy,a representative body of majority Indian Muslims have written to the Mumbai police commissioner saying that Naik should not be allowed to leave the country.Muhammad Saeed Noori ,General secretary have asked the govt. to Seize his passport immediately.

Urs of Hafiz-e-Millat observed at Sunni Markaz ,Kerala by MSO of India Markaz Unit

6 May

MSO Markaz Unit Observed urs Sharif of Hazrat Hafiz-e-Millat (R.A),the founder of largest Sunni Islamic University of Urdu speaking Muslims in South Asia i.e Al Jamiatul Ashrafia.

Hafize Millat, Hazrat Maulana Abdul Aziz Mudaithe Mubarakpuri (Alaihi Rahmah) who is a renowned and distinguished personality in the world of Madaris, the teacher, mentor and murshid to thousands of Ulama, Huffas, Qurra, and Muftiane Kiraam; who was a God-fearing Buzorg (saint), wali-e-kamil, embodiment of knowledge and excellence, zuhd and taqwa, patience, and honesty; who was attached to the madarsa and darul uloom for most of his life; he spent nearly forty years in Jamia Ashrafia alone, says after a life of priceless experience,

“It is sawaab (a reward) to build a masjid, to build a place for travelers is sawaab, to build a place for the yateem is sawaab, but the madarsa (darul uloom) holds the most significance, because if Ulama are not created then who will give guidance to these places and who will protect them. I have choosen (to be a part of) the madarsa with great deal of thought.”

(Malfoozate Hafize Millat, page 57)

Raza Academy conferred Mufti-e-Azam Award to Allama Qamaruzzaman Khan Azmi

6 Apr

3rd April 2011 Mumbai
WELL DONE: Islamic Scholar Allama Qamruzzaman Azmi (R) Gen Secretary of World Islamic Mission ,London is felicitated for his contribution to the community by the Raza Academy on Sunday.Azmi receives the award from Sunni cleric Maulana Syed Tahir Mian.Ref- Times of India, Mumbai Sunday

500 Most Influential Muslims of the World , Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan is on 26th

23 Aug

The new Edition of Most Influential Muslims of the World has been released with some ups and downs in the year 2010.

Mubarakbaad to Ahle Sunnah of India.

Now the Mufti Akhtar Raza Khan Azhari Mian has been ranked 26th in the list.He is leaving behind many famous and Popular Personalities of the world. See List.

Known for his Scholarship and Tawqa Hazrat Azhari Mian is Grand Mufti of India.He has been Considered leader of Indian Sunni Barelwis.

Hazrat Syed Ameen Mian of Barkatiya Silsila  has also been mentioned with Honour in the category of Islamic Scholars of India.

The list  also contains names of Maulana Ilyas Attar Qadri and other  major Sunnis as well

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New Scheme for Women by Indian Govt

25 Apr

Centre launching scheme for Minority Women
 
By A Staff Writer (New Delhi)

The Ministry of Minority Affairs (MMA) has announced launching of a ‘Scheme for Leadership Development of Minority Women’ from the current year to ensure that the benefits of growth and development reach the women of the minority communities. It has recast and renamed the existing ‘Leadership development for life, livelihood and civic empowerment of the minority women’ for the purpose which had been in operation since 2007.

The recast scheme is being taken up in pursuance of the Rajinder Sachar Committee Report on which had highlighted the educational and socio-economic situation of the Indian Muslims. However, the new scheme will include a representative mix of 25 per cent of non-minority communities like Scheduled castes and tribes and other backward communities (OBCs) ‘to strengthen the mosaic of plurality of the society’. Efforts would be made to persuade elected women representatives (EWR) from any community under the panchayati raj institutions as trainees.

The background paper of the ‘Leadership Development of Minority Women’ states that the objective of the scheme is to empower and instill confidence in women, by providing knowledge, tool and techniques and skills for interacting with Government system, banks, cooperatives and intermediaries at all levels. It aims at emboldening them to move out of the confines of their homes and assume leadership roles and assert their rights, collectively and individually, in accessing services, facilities, skills and opportunities besides claiming their due share of development benefits of the government for improving their lives and living conditions.

The scheme will be implemented through registered societies, public trusts, non-profit companies, universities and colleges and panchayati raj institutions.

The leadership training modules would invariably cover issues and rights relating to women, education, employment, livelihood etc. under the Constitution and various Acts; opportunities, facilities and services available under the schemes and programmes of the Central Government and State Governments in the fields of education, health, hygiene, nutrition, immunization, family planning, disease control, fair price shop, drinking water supply, electricity supply, sanitation, housing, self-employment, wage employment, skill training opportunities, crime against women etc. It would also cover role of women in panchayati raj and nagar palika, legal rights of women, Right to Information Act (RTI), National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGA), household surveys and Below Poverty Line (BPL) list, office structure and functions, redressal forum and mechanism etc. The training module would be structured in such a manner that training inputs are given in short phases.

The scheme will be implemented throughout the country with special focus on districts, blocks and towns/cities having a substantial minority population. It is proposed to cover 182,800 women from 2009-10 to 2011-12. For 2009-10, 32,950 women will be targeted with an outlay of Rupees eight crore. The fund requirement for the scheme for a period of three years of the Eleventh Five – year Plan is Rs. 48 crore. Full details of the scheme can be downloaded from the following website:

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