Wessex Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat hosted participants of the Diocesan Inspire Course at Al Mahdi Centre for a round table conversation. The Co-ordinator Marion Syms has penned the following report of this visit:
Updated on 12 March 2018
The World Federation’s India Office partners with Khoja Shia Isna Ashari Jamaat Mumbai to announce IQRA: The vacation Competition.
The competition is being organised keeping in mind the Summer Vacation to make the participants make best use of their free time. The competition is open for boys of Mumbai City and is divided into three age groups: 6 to 10, 11 to 16 and 17 to 25. This competition aims to cover 300+ students from all over Mumbai.
The basic criteria is the recitation as per the proper Arabic Makhraj and Lehen.
Tests will be conducted in the last week of May 2014 at the 7 major centres i.e. Dongri, Bandra, Andheri, Mumbra, Mira Road, Vasai and Kurla.
Top 3 winners from Mumbai will be sent for Ziarat to Mashad and Qum. Winners from each centre will get a chance to recite on Channel WIN and will also be awarded cash prizes.
The competition is a self-study model wherein CDs and Books with Surahs, Duas and Ziarats will be provided and depending on the age group the participant needs to select his preferred module. Support lectures will be provided once a week and participants will get a chance to brush up their skills with qualified Qaris.
Asad Virani, manager of The World Federation India Office, says: “The curriculum is very extensive but at the same time the rules are very simple and the participant needs to choose the module that’s most preferred by him. We’re thankful to KSIJ Mumbai, The Volunteers of each Centre and the Sponsorers to make this competition possible”
The competition is supported by:
Al Muntazar Tours, Al Raza Tours, As Serat Tours, Channel WIN and Jafari Propogation Centre.
For more information call The WF India Office on +91 22 2347 3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Updated 24 July 2013
The World Federation’s Islamic Education department is pleased to announce the reprint of the very popular title: 'Islam and Religious Pluralism'.
This book is based on a section of another book by Ayatullah Mutahhari entitled, ‘Adl-e Ilahi’ (Divine Justice) under the chapter ‘Good Deeds of Non-Muslims’. It has been translated by Sayyid Sulayman Ali Hasan, and also contains a preamble by Sayyid Mohamed Rizvi who provides a comprehensive view on religious pluralism in the modern context.