Muharram programmes this year started from Sunday, 26/10/14 and ended on Tuesday, 4/11/14 daily starting with Jamah Prayer which was led by Maulana Syed Abidi and from 7.00 pm up to 9.00 pm preaching starting with Taziah from Sheikh Ziaeh a Scholar from Islamic Republic of Iran.
Posted on Wed, 2014-10-29 18:18
A delegation jointly led by the Vice President of The World Federation of KSIMC, Shabbar Dhalla and the President of The Council of European Jamaats, Dr Husein Jiwa visited Sayed Jawad Sharistani on Sunday 26 October 2014 in London, United Kingdom.
Sayed Jawad Sharistani is a son-in-law and representative of His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Al-Sayyid Ali Al-Husseini Al-Sistani (may Allah (swt) prolong his life) is currently convalescing from his surgical operation.
The delegation consisted of the following members:
Maulana Zaffer Abbas Malik
Sheikh Fazle- Abbas Datoo. Resident Alim, Wessex SI Jamaat
Hasnain Noormohamed, President, Wessex SI Jamaat
Shabbir Sabur, President KSI Muslim Community of Milton Keynes
Komayl Rajani, Officiator at KSI Muslim Community of Milton Keynes
Iqbal Manji, Secretary, Husseini Islamic Centre, Peterborough
Sarfarz Jeraj, President, Hyderi Islamic Centre, London
Sayed Shabbir Shah, President, Anjuma-e-Jafriyya, Watford
Iqbal Panju, Secretariat, The World Federation of KSIMC
The delegation passed on the community’s’ wishes and prayers for his full and speedy recovery.
Sayed Sharistani urged the Shias to emulate the teachings of the Ahlulbayt (a.s.) and that we must refrain from actions that may cause hatred towards the Shia and the Ahlulbayt (a.s.) and to give respect to leaders of other sects and religions just as the Shias would expect their leaders to be treated.
He praised the administrative skills of the Khoja community be at local, regional or at world level and urged the Khoja community to take lead on forming an influential Global Muslim Community encompassing specifically of Shias from all backgrounds. He added that a united and an integrated Muslim Community can achieve milestones in every respect.
He also said he will initiate a way for the youths to be in communication with His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Al-Sayyid Ali Al-Husseini Al-Sistani (may Allah (swt) prolong his life) through his representatives.
The delegation wished him a restful period of recovery and requested that when he returns, to pass on the community’s salaams and prayers to His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Al-Sayyid Ali Al-Husseini Al-Sistani (may Allah (swt) prolong his life).
Marhum Al-Hajj Habib bhai Walji was born in early 1900’s in Jamnagar, India. Marhum besides being a philanthropist, was a brilliant fund raiser for community projects and supervised the construction of Imambara in Kampala.
One of the projects The World Federation has been working on this year is the Khums Calculator app. This is an easy and handy way to calculate, keep track of and pay your khums dues. It’s incredibly user friendly and will inshAllah make a lot of people’s khums calculations a lot easier! Here's how to use it.