23rd Itikaf City of MQI ends amid tears
23rd Itikaf City of Minhaj-ul-Quran International came to end after sighting of the moon on August 8, 2013. Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri led tearful Dua in the Itikaf City, a place for understanding of religion, reformation, repentance and self-improvement. The residents of Itikaf City were weeping as Shaykh-ul-Islam made Dua.
The inmates of Itikaf City spent ten days with full dedication, religious fervor and in remembrance of their Lord. The special addresses of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri on the Holy Quran, human rights, spiritualism, and contemporary social issues were the chief highlight of the Itikaf City, which enriched people’s knowledge of Islam.
Shaykh-ul-Islam particularly focused on the concept of human rights in Islam. He threw light on the rights of the parents, blood relations, wives and husbands. His speech at the annual International Spiritual Gathering was on the subject of ‘Truthfulness’. The speeches of Shaykh-ul-Islam were broadcast around the world through ARY News, ARY Zauq and Minhaj TV.
Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, Sahibzada Faiz-ur-Rehman Durrani, Dr Raheeq Ahmad Abbasi, Sheikh Zahid Fayyaz, Hammad Mustafa Qadri al-Madni and Ahmad Mustafa al-Arabi and the management of Itikaf City saw off the residents of Itikaf City.
Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri delivered a brief talk in the concluding session of Itikaf. He advised the residents of Itikaf City to continue to perform all worships they had the honour of performing during Itikaf. He said that worship of Almighty Lord creates enlightenment in the heart and this enlightenment becomes pure with the embellishment of love of the Holy Prophet (SAW).