I, Shaheen Akhter MWL (Media Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham) held a very lively, exciting Mawlid Mehfil at my house on the 25th of December 2015. I thank Allah Subhan WaTala and His Prophet Muhammad ﷺ who has blessed me and my family with such a special event. No doubt that everyone who celebrates Mawlid Shareef are blessed and chosen by Prophet Muhammed ﷺ to celebrate His Birth.
Maaria Ashraf recited part of Surah Yaseen in a most beautiful voice, her Tilawat was soul-stirring, then Maaria continued with a Naat ‘Sab se aula-o-alaa humaara nabi’.Sister Saba also recited some Naats in her amazing voice as did I. The Mehfil was livened up when everyone from the audience asked to participate in reciting Naat Shareef.
Sister Rukhsana Parveen MWL (President of Alum Rock B’ham) presented a short talk on Mawlid Shareef and how celebrating it brings blessing for us all year around. Sister Rukhsana also spoke about how on Miraj night, time stood still, when Prophet Muhammad ﷺ went to meet Allah Subhan WaTala. The love that Allah Subhan WaTala has for His Messenger is overwhelming and by us celebrating mawlid Shareef not only is Prophet ﷺ happy with us but also Allah Subhan WaTala.
Sister Rabia Khanam MWL (Welfare Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham), bless her, did an emotional Dua for everybody and Salaam was recited by Sister Shazia Parveen MWL (General Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham).
Food was served to all including a Mawlid Mubarak cake. I would like to thank everyone for attending the Mehfil and thank them for their lovely gifts, flower and chocolates they contributed to the Mehfil.
On the 24th of December 2015 Sister Sadia Ashraf held Durood Halqa at her house with the blessing of Almighty Allah Subhan WaTala and His Messenger Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. All the attendees collectively recited Durood Shareef then Sister Maryam did Tilawat, Sister Sadia read a Naat Shareef and continued with a Hadith then Sister Sadia played a clip from youtube on Durood Aur Salaam Ki Barakat by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.
Sister Sadia concluded the Mehfil with a Dua and Salaam.
On the 22nd of December of 2015 Sister Rabia Khanam MWL (Welfare Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham) held a Durood Halqa at her house, which is held weekly may Allah Subhan WaTala shower her with His Mercy and Blessings. Sisters recited Durood Shareef collectively then Sister Safeena Bi did a lovely Tilawat from The Holy Quran. Sister Rabia Khanams Daughter Muminah Fatima read a beautiful Naat Shareef then Sister Rabia Khanam read a Hadith and Irfan-ul-Quran followed by a speech from the book Milaad Manana Bidat Hai by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. Sister Rabia Khanam Concluded the Halqa with a Dua and Salaam.
Many congratulations to Sister Ghulam Jannat who commenced a new Study Circle on the 21st of December 2015 at her house, may Allah Subhan WaTala give her many blessings and barakats for opening a new Mehfil at her house.
Durood Shareef was read collectively then Tilawat was done from The Glorious Quran by Sister Farhat followed by Qaseeda Burda Shareef by all the ladies together. Sisters Gulzar and Rubab read Naats and Sister Rukhsana Iqbal MWL (Dawah Assistant of Alum Rock B’ham) delivered a speech from the book Eid Milad Un Nabi by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. Sister Rukhsana also asked questions about what she had spoken about to see if Sisters had understood and gained knowledge. This was then concluded with a Dua by Sister Rukhsana Iqbal, Salaam by Sisters Asiah, Asma and Sobia.
On the 21st of December Sister Rashida Sharif held a monthly Durood halqa at house with the will of Allah Subhna WaTala and His Messenger Muhammad ﷺ.
All the ladies recited Durood Shareef collectively and Sister Asia did Tilawat from the Holy Quran, she also quoted Irfan-ul-Quran with translation and Hadith from Minhaj-ul-ﷺi. Everyone read Durood Shareef together and Sister Asia concluded the Mehfil with Dua and Salaam.
On the 21st of December 2015 sister Rukhsana Begum MWL (Membership Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham) held a Halqa Durood at her house may Allah Subhan WaTala give sister Rukhsana Begum barakat and best of health Ameen.
Sister Rukhsana Begum started the Mehfil by reciting from The Glorious Quran followed by her daughter Mariya and Ummi Habiba reciting Naats, Sister Rukhsana played a CD Jashan e Milad e Mustafa by Shaykh-ul-Islam DR Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, these CD or DVDs can be bought from Minhaj-ul-Quran libraries or online. This concluded with a Dua by Sister Rukhsana Begum and Salaam by Sister Aisha.
On the 17th December Sister Rukhsana Iqbal MWL (Dawah Assistant of Alum Rock B’ham) held a Durood Halqa and study circle combined at her house with the help and will of the Almighty Allah Subhan WaTala and His Messenger ﷺ.
Sisters recited Durood Shareef collectively then Sister Rukhsana Iqbal recited verses from The Holy Quran to commence the Mehfil and then all Sisters joined in to read Qaseeda Burda Shareef out loud together which sounded beautiful.
SisterSabira Bibi read a Naat Shareef and then Sister Rukhsana Iqbal delivered a speech to the ladies about Mawlid from the book Mamolate E Milaad written by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri which is widely available on all Minhaj websites and Minhaj-ul-Quran library’s,Sister Rukhsana Iqbal concluded the Mehfil with a Dua and Salaam.
On the 15th of December 2015 Sister Rabia Khanam MWL (Wefare Secretary of Alum RockB’ham) held a Halqa Durood at her house, may Allah Subhan WaTala give her more barakat in the month of Rabi-ul-Awaal.
Sister Safeena Bi started the Mehfil with a lovely Tilawat followed by Sister Shahida who recited a Naat, Sister Rabia Khanam MWL (Welfare Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham) did a speech on Mawlid from the book Milaad Un Nabi ﷺ, is celebrating Mawlid innovation? She then proceeded to answer this question by giving orthentic references from this book. SisterShahida then did Zikr and sister Rabia Khanam ended the Mehfil with a beautiful Dua.
On the 14th December 2015 , Sister Sabira Bibi held a Imaan Study Circle at her house with the Will of Allah Subhan WaTala and His Beloved Prophet Muhammad ﷺ .
Sister Rukhsana Iqbal MWL (Dawah Secretary of Alum Rock B’ham) who helped to set up the Imaan Study Circle began with a beautiful recitation from The Quran-E-Majeed, then SisterSabira Bibi recited a Naat Shareef in a melodious voice. Following this, Sister Rukhsana Iqbal delivered a speech from the book
Mamolaat -E –Milaad’; she answered the question ‘what is a mawlid?’ how should we should celebrate it? and why should we celebrate it? If anyone would like an in-depth answer to these questions they can find it in the book mentioned, which is available to purchase form the Minhaj website.
Sister Rukhsana Iqbal concluded the study circle with Dua and Salaam.
Report Shaheen Akhter Minhaj Women League (Media Secretary of Alum Rock Birmingham UK)
Edited by MWL UK Media Team