Muslim organizations to host second video lecture by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

Topic: Mawlid-un-Nabi – in Light of Quran & Hadith

The Muslim Youth League of Guyana, The Guyana United Sadr Islamic Anjuman and the Anna Catherina Islamic Complex in association with the Tuschen Old Road Masjid will be hosting the second in a series of Video Lectures featuring His Eminence Shaykh-ul-Islam Professor Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul Qadri at the Tuschen Station Road Masjid Complex on Saturday May 1, 2010 from 6.00PM – 8.00PM (18.00HRS – 20.00HRS) or after Maghrib Prayers. The topic of the first lecture, which will be shown on a “Large Screen”, is entitled “Mawlid-un-Nabi – In Light of Quran & Sunnah.

A man of manifold and staggering achievements, Shaykh-ul-Islam Professor Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri is the founding leader of Minhaj-ul-Qur’an International (MQI), an organization with branches and centres in more than 90 countries around the globe, working for the promotion of peace and harmony between communities and the revival of spiritual endeavor based on the traditional and true teachings of Islam.

Shaykh-ul-Islam was born in Pakistan and his formal classical education was initiated in Madinah, Saudi Arabia at the age of 12. He practiced as a lawyer and later joined the University of the Punjab as a lecturer in Islamic Law and completed his doctorate in Islamic Law. He was also a member of the Syndicate, Senate and Academic Council of the University of the Punjab.

However within a short span of time he emerged as Pakistan’s leading Islamic jurist and scholar and revivalist of the Islamic ideology. He was appointed as a Jurist Consult (legal adviser) on Islamic law for the Supreme Court and the Federal Sharia Court of Pakistan and also worked as a specialist adviser on Islamic curricula for the Federal Ministry of Education of Pakistan.

Shaykh-ul-Islam is a man of extraordinary capabilities. He is a theologian and a theosophist, a scientist and a spiritualist, a revivalist and a reformer, a philosopher and a political thinker. He is probably the foremost jurist and expert of Islamic legal affairs in the Islamic world, and arguably one of the world’s most accomplished Islamic scholars, and globally renowned authorities. One of his most remarkable achievements is to have initiated what has become one of the largest non-governmental educational projects in the world, through the Minhaj Educational Society (MES). MES has established around 1000 educational institutes, including schools and colleges, throughout Pakistan, which combine both religious and secular subjects.

Shaykh-ul-Islam is a prolific author and researcher. He has authored around 1000 books out of which over 400 books are already published, and the rest of them are yet to be published. An unrivalled orator and speaker, he has delivered over 5000 lectures (in Urdu, English and Arabic), on a wide range of subjects, which are available on cassette, CD, DVD formats as well as online. One of the most famous one is daily lectures on satellite channel Q-TV and several other TV channels in Pakistan, India and Europe.

The first Lecture was held last month at the Anna Catherina Islamic Complex. For more information, persons can contact ACIC / MYL on 276-0245, 628-4179, 226-5495, Fax 276-0030 or email

The program is geared towards educating Muslims and Non-Muslims about the importance of this great aspect of the Muslim faith

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