Ahmadiyya Founder’s Day Celebration in Colombo – A sign of Religious Harmony
Posted on March 29th, 2017

by A. Abdul Aziz. AHMADIYYA  MUSLIM  JAMA’AT – SRI LANKA

 In my journey to serve the humanity with you all, a day will come, I will join with you to say prayer in this Mosque – Mr. Siriyanandha of Siriyanandha Foundation  remarks.

The Ahmadiyya Founder’s Day celebration was held in Colombo recently (26 March, 2017) at Baithul Hamd premises with the participation of members of other faiths. Members from non-ahmadi Muslims, Buddhism and Christianity attended the event which was organized by Colombo Chapter of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam.

 The event started with the Holy Qur’an recitation followed by Urdu Nazm (poem), composed by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and Promised Messiah (a.s.) on the Existence of God and his intense connection with Him.

 In his address, National President Mr. A.H. Nasir Ahmad highlighted the advent of Promised Messiah in an era when the Christianity to dominate Islam in the Indian sub- continent.

 Chief Missionary A.B. Musthaq Ahmad introducing Ahmadiyya Community and stressed the importance of accepting it, based on the teachings of Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH). He also quoted the address of Ahmadiyya Supreme Head His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad in Japan during his last visit.

 Mr. Siriyanandha of Siriyanandaha Foundation and Chief Officer of Public Library Colombo in his address recalled the launching of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation in 2015 and said this day this Holy Book being read out by Rev. Buddhist Monks and others thus creates religious harmony and making understand to others what Islam teaches.  In my journey to serve the humanity with you all, a day will come, I will join with you to say prayer in this Mosque, he added.

 Fr. Priyantha and a non-ahmadi Muslim also addressed the event in which Government officials also attended. Mr. Priyantha was gifted the copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.

 Large number of Ahmadi men women and children attended the event that concludes with silent prayer.

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