Sri Lanka: We should read Qur’an to understand real Teachings of Islam – Bandarawela Top Buddhist Monk remarks.
Posted on March 6th, 2016

Abdul Aziz – Press Secretary Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at .

Uva Province Governor praised Ahmadiyya Delegation as a Dedicated Team for Noble Cause.

A four member delegation from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Sri Lanka (AMJSL) comprising Mr.A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary and National Director Faith Outreach – AMJSL, Moulavi A.B. Musthaq Ahmad – Chief Missionary (AMJSL), Moulavi K. Muneer Ahmad (Missionary – Pasyala) and Murabbi Javid Raheem, visited top cities of hill country (6000 feet high from sea level) namely Badulla and Bandarawela recently. Two day long visit started midnight 1.00 a.m.  on 2nd March 2016 from Baithul Hamd – Ahmadiyya National Headquarters in Colombo.

The delegation visited Uva Provincial Library, Badulla and was warmly welcomed by Chief Librarian Mrs. Nilanthi Ernest Perera. She expressed her willingness to get this Holy Book for which she is longing of and continued to say that these books of Islam will be very useful to learn about Islam.

The Principal, Vishaka Girls’ High School, Badulla Ms. Manohari Fonseka also appreciated the task of translating Holy Qur’an into Sinhala language and said this will definitely help them to learn and teach about Islam.

The delegation visited to Badulla Regional Center of The Open University of Sri Lanka and met Asst. Director Mrs. H.N.K. Galchrtojaw who showed much interest to know about Islam Ahmadiyyath. She was briefed in length about Ahmadiyya Community, its Founder and his claim. She was told about the tireless efforts being made by the Khalifa and the Ahmadiyya worldwide leader, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, by spreading the true teachings of Islam through various means, particularly addressing lawmakers at Capitol Hill, EU Parliament, in Ireland Parliament, and recently the Dutch Parliament. He was informed about the gist of His Holiness’ address during the recent Dutch Parliament visit.

The delegation further pointed out about the unique feature of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and said that this is the only Community which has Spiritual Leadership and termed as ONE COMMUNITY – ONE LEADER’ and added that the Community’s motto is ’LOVE FOR ALL; HATRED FOR NONE’.

‘World Crisis and the Pathway To Peace’ – book also was presented to her along with the copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.

The delegation visited to Chief Minister’s Office, Uva Province and met Private Secretary to CM to gift Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation. He accepted and assured that he will definitely handover to CM.

The excellent opportunity was obtained to the delegation to meet Governor of Uva Province Honorable M.P. Jayasinghe at his Office at Badulla. He warmly welcomed the delegation and accepted Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation with due respect. He commended the task and praised the delegation by saying that you are all fully dedicated for the noble task. He also gave further opportunity to meet him again.

The delegation met His Worship Upali Nishanke at his Office in Badulla. The Mayor gave much priority to meet the delegation in such a way by setting aside all of his official meeting going on, with high official at a special room. He met Jama’at delegation at his office and accepted this valuable gift by saying ‘a wonderful task’.

The delegation also met Librarian of Badulla Municipal Council and donated Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.

The delegation proceeded to Uva Wellassa University, Basdulla and met Vice Chancellor Dr. G. Chandrasena and donated Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation. A copy was also given to Library of the said University. The Librarian – First ever non- ahmadi lady accepted.

The delegation also visited schools in Badulla namely Dharmadutha College, Viharamahadevi Girls’ High School, Uva Maha Vidyalaya, Badulla Central college,

Then the caravan visited Bandarawela the following day and met top Buddhist Monk Ven. Indrananda Thero. He was very much pleased to receive the delegation and praised to know about Holy Qur’an Translation into 75 languages by the World-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. He went on to say that we should read Qur’an to know the real Teachings of Islam. He further said that all religions teach love for humanity, but the people do on the contrary of these teachings. Real peace can be achieved when the practice go in accordance with teachings, Vent Thero added.

The delegation visited Bandarawela Central College and donated Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation. Accepting this, Principal A.D. Ranathunga described it is a great treasure.

While accepting the copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation, the Principal of Dharma Ashoka Central College Mr. Janaka Bandara said that even though he had tried to get a copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation from the Muslims, he was unable to get it. Therefore, it is the one timely needed as well as valuable treasure describing our copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.

The delegation visited more schools in Bandarawela namely St. Joseph’s College, Kuda Kusum Girls’ High School, Vishaka Girls’ High School and Dharmapala Maha Vidyalaya whose Vice Principal Mrs. Renuka Abeywardene  requested additional copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation for her own reading.

To all of them, along copy of the Sinhala Translation of the Holy Qur’an with some other literatures including Peace Messages in English as well as Sinhala were presented. Moreover, the Sinhala Translation of the book ‘The Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam’ written by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad – Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, also presented.

People should read and understand this Holy Book – that is our prayers and wish.

One Response to “Sri Lanka: We should read Qur’an to understand real Teachings of Islam – Bandarawela Top Buddhist Monk remarks.”

  1. rohanana Says:

    Abdul, I have a Koran given to me by my friend a devoted Muslim. I read some of it and find it amazingly absurd. I can quote you some if you want or ask few questions like in the past. You have never answered my questions but come out with these sayings. I am not saying everything is bad in the Koran but some are really dangerous and stupid probably they were good over 1500 years ago when they had the most uneducated humans in the middle east. Sinhala version I was told has changed from the original and I can understand why some think like you said. Please give me the name and contacts of these people who think Koran is so good I will send them these questions I have which you will never answer me to see if they can. You know as well how many versions and changes there are in Koran from the original written by Aisha.
    Abdul why don’t you read the Greatest of all DHAMMAPADA and compare which is the best. I don’t think you have the guts or brave enough to read it and understand the truth. In Islam truth is wrong. For proves just look around the world. Just explain to me if Allah is so powerful why he/she is allowing let alone others so many Muslim men, women and especially the children who was supposed to have created by it being tortured and killed brutally by Allah’s own Muslims. Is Allah powerless in front of these terrorists? I am just trying to understand this so called greatest religion of yours as you say. If you can honestly answer it I may look at differently. Abdul you can “Con some all the time but you can’t con all the time”.

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