Across Iraq, the distress faced by the nation’s people at the hands of the extremist insurgent group known as ISIS (Da’esh) is so great that it is often indescribable – where ‘seeing is believing’.
Posted on Fri, 2016-02-26 14:50
Inna lillahi wa Inna ilayhi Rajiʽun.
It is sad to hear the news of the sad demise of Mawlana Mirza Muhammad Athar (of Lucknow, India) who passed away in Delhi, on Friday 26 February 2016, 17 Jamadi al Ula 1437. The Marhum will be buried in Lucknow on Saturday, 27 February 2016.
The Marhum was educated at Sultanal-Madaris, where he graduated with the degree of Sadr al-Afadil, and Lucknow University, where he obtained a masters in Persian Literature.
Marhum has served the community in Mumbai for over 50 years by lecturing in Muharram. He was a world renowned zakir and has travelled across the globe to preach the message of Ahl al-bayt.On 23 January 2005, he was elected the first president of All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB).
Mumineen are requested to remember the Marhum in their prayers.
The Khoja Heritage Tour runs from 2-19 January 2017. Have a look at the itinerary here.
The 3rd Youth Course for Girls aged 10 to 14 years was organised by The World Federation India Office from 23rd to 25th Dec 2014. 36 first time students attended the 2 days and 2 nights residential course and came from all over India.