Posted by Zubair Khan
By Zubair Khan
By the mercy, kindness and grace of Almighty, the 37th Jalsa Salana (annual gathering) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Germany concluded on 03rd of June-2012. Due to blessed presence of Spiritual Supreme Head of AMJ, His Holiness, Mirza Masroor Ahmad,(may Allah strengthen His hands), the annual gathering proved a great attraction not only for community members but for whole of Germany. Media took special note of the event and gave lot of coverage. A very impressive press briefing area was organised just at the enterence of complex. From last two years the annual gathering of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is organised in the air conditioned big exhibition halls which are called DM ERENA in the renowned city of Karlsruhe in the state of Baden Würtemberg of Germany. City is approximately 150 KM in the south of Frankfurt/Main. This year attendance was almost 30000. Representative of 45 countries participated in the gathering. Devotion of Macedonian delegation was noticeable which travelled by bus three days one way to participate in the gathering. Equal time the group will require to travel back home. Main features of the gathering were the heavenly guided speeches of Spiritual Supreme head of community which always serve as the fertilizer towards the spiritual development of community members. He very categorically declared that in spite of severe opposition, the Ahmadiyya Community will keep on prospering as its sapling has been planted by the God Almighty. Supreme Head also led the Biait (Initiation Ceremony) in which many new coverts took initiation pledge at the hand of supreme head. Luckily this time three principals of Community religious higher education institutions from Canada, India and Germany were also amongst the key note speakers. All gave really impressive speeches. About the relationship between husband and wife, Imam Rashid gave a superb speech which is worth listening by all couples. Mr Abdullah Uwe Wagishauser, Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Germany spoke on a very interesting topic of financial and trade aspects of Islam. In a very bnice way he was able to make the message understood by the audience. Youth who have been brought up in the West were very fascinated by his speech. Imam Haider Ali Zafar, Imam Ilyas Munir, Imam Ashraf Zia, Dr Daud Majoka and Mr Hammad Martin also delivered very inspiring and impressive speeches. Another distinguished hall mark of the event was the distribution of Medals and Certificates both to men and women by His Holiness. Recipients included who qualified with distinction PhD, Masters and Bachelor studies. Total number getting the award was very impressive and encouraging. Each year community is being blessed with more and more learned and qualified individuals. On all the days notable politicians and other dignitaries kept on visiting the gathering and many of them got the opportunity to address the participants. Community TV, MTA broad cast the whole event live from Germany which was viewed and seen in all the countries of the world.
While delivering the key note address to hundreds of non community guests, His Holiness, Mirza Masroor Ahmad (may Allah strengthen his hands), the Supreme head of Community once again repeated that world is swiftly heading towards a catastrophic disaster due to unjust policies of the developed, rich and mighty countries. He pointed out the UN has also been hijacked by these influential countries for their self vested projects and plans. He mentioned about the letters which he recently wrote to the heads of different mighty countries. He warned that peace and existence of world depends on just and fairness and if it is not ensured sooner the miseries on the planet will keep on increasing.
For more coverage and details one can always visit www.jalsasalana.de (click multimedia and bildgallerie and you can see pictures of Inspection, First day, second day, third day and even wind up activities) OR