By the grace of Allah (S.W.T.) and the blessings of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.), the annual Mi’raj-Un-Nabi conference was held on 5 June 2013 under the banner of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, London. The Conference consisted of two sessions; first session started at 19:30 hrs and finish at 23:00 hrs. The second session stated at 00:30 hrs with Salaat-ul-Tasbeeh and finished at ‘Sehri’, where Sehri was also served to the people who wanted to fast. A large number of people including many distinguished guests were amongst the attendees.
The event, hosted by Allama Muhammad Zeeshan Qadri, began with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Allama Hafiz Qari Kashif Hussain. Naat, in praise of the beloved Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) was beautifully recited by renowned QTV Naat Khawn Adeel Ahmed Qasmi followed by Haji Aftab Ahmed, Bulbulay Madina; Muhammad Ismail and Lala Abdul Qadir from Takbeer TV. Speech in English was also delivered by Dawood Mehmood, a student from Alim Class of Minhaj School of Islamic Sciences, giving the audience a brief insight into the event of Isra and Mi’raj in accordance with Quran, Hadith and scientific perspectives in a very eloquent way.
This was followed by another English speech of Allama Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan, Director Minhaj-ul-Quran International (London). He highlighted the aspect of Mi’raj-Un-Nabi through various references through Quran and Hadith in detail. A large amount of the audience, especially the youth, enjoyed his thought provoking speech. The main speaker for the event was Allama Anwar Ul Mustafa Hamdami, who was especially invited from Pakistan. He delivered an inspiring speech in Urdu on Mi’raj-Un-Nabi on his own typical way, giving references from the Holy Qur’an and Hadith and going into the philosophical and spiritual aspects of the blessed Night’s Ascent. The participants were encouraged to focus on their inner spirituality and the relationship they have with Allah (S.W.T.) and His Beloved Messenger (S.A.W.).
At the end of programme Director Minhaj Ul Quran London Allama Muhammad Zeeshan, giving the participant updates about the work and the activities that the centre undertakes on a daily basis such as daily evening classes for children, weekly classes of Bayt-ul-Hikmah, Aalima course for women, Allam course for boys, . There was a great atmosphere when Haji Aftab Ahmed led ‘Salaam’ in which praise and blessings were sent upon the Prophet (S.A.W). This was followed by the main supplication, which was led by Allama Muhammad Zeeshan Qadri. It was a great a night which will be remembered.
Report by: Ghulam Nabi