News & Events
Sunday, 16 October 2016The historic tragedy of Karbala and the selfless sacrifices made by Imam Hussain (AS) and the blessed family members of the Holy Prophet (SAW) holds many valuable lessons for the Muslim nation. It is needless to say that Sayyida Zaynab (AS) is one of the pivotal personalities whose courage, integrity and steadfastness during this tragedy, has set a great example for Muslim women.
Tuesday, 6 December 2016Classes are being held every Sunday since September 2015 that are taught by Allama Hassan Mir Qadri. Minhaj-us-Sawi written by Shaykh-ul-slam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, was taught to the attendees. Mash’Allah, the number of sisters who attended the class was more than 50. They were amazed by the way that Allama Hassan Mir teaches: every sister can understand even if she doesn’t speak Urdu well.
Sunday, 20 November 2016The Minhaj Women’s League Rotterdam (Netherlands) held a special program about ‘Salah’ on the 20th of November 2016. There were around 90 women who attended this program to benefit from the knowledge that was shared by our special guest. The special guest of this program was Mrs. Sumaira Faisal who gave a lecture about ‘The Philosophy of Salah’.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016The Macmillan tea party was a wonderful afternoon with a great selection of cakes and deserts and insightful talks from a few individuals and also Doctor Farrakh. Over £420 was raised on the day. There was a bake off where brother Muzammel came in first place but donated his prize to the MYL brothers who won 2 tickets to an ice hockey game. Sister Aneesa won an afternoon tea for 2 in Central London with her impressive cheesecake.
Friday, 25 November 2016Mrs. Ghazala Hassan Qadri, daughter in law of PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri and the wife of Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, has completed her PhD from University of Birmingham. The thesis of her PhD was on ‘A Muslim Woman’s Right to a Khulʿ in Pakistan: Marital Relief or Marital Gain?’. After acceptance of the research thesis, PhD degree was awarded to her. Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri and senior leaders of PAT have congratulated Mrs. Ghazala Hassan Qadri on completion of her PhD.
Friday, 9 September 2016By the Grace of Almighty Allah (SWT) and His Beloved Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) Minhaj Sisters League (The Hague, Netherlands) organized a Chaand Raat. For the very first time, MSL organized a Chaand Raat. This event took place two days before Eid-ul Adha on Friday, 9th of September. The program started with recitation of Quranic verses and nasheed together. The participants took the opportunity to discuss the Niyah/intention behind the concept of chaand Raat and Eid-ul-Adha.
Saturday, 12 November 2016As the winter set in, Minhaj Sisters League organised a food distribution on Nov 12 with the collaboration of MWF France. More than 120 meals were packed in the MQI Centre La Courneuve. One meal was consisted of chicken rice (cooked on same day) and a drink. After packing the food, MSL participants went to Paris and its surroundings in order to distribute it amongst homeless and bring a human heat and smile for them.
Sunday, 23 October 2016On the 23rd of October 2016, Minhaj Women League (Rotterdam, Netherlands) held the event to commemorate the sacrifices by the Martyrs of Karbala and to spread the message of Karbala. About eighty women and sisters attended this program and benefitted from the knowledge shared by the speakers in the spiritual program. The chief highlight of the even was a lecture by Mrs. Sumaira Faisal on the subject of “The Message of Karbala”.
Saturday, 8 October 2016By the Grace of Almighty Allah SWT and His Beloved Holy Prophet (SAW), on Saturday 8th Oct 2016, MWL South held a mehfil in respect of Muharram at Madina Mosque, Southampton, which was attended by 100 Sisters. The mehfil started with a beautiful recitation of the Holy Quran with Urdu translation by Sister Yasmin Saboor (MWL Southampton President). The English translation of the same verses was then presented by Sister Rakhshanda Kanwal (MWL South General Secretary).
Sunday, 2 October 2016Alhamdulillah by the grace of Allah, another blessed Muharram gathering was held on the 2nd of October 2016 by the Women League of Alum Rock at Minhaj-ul- Quran Naseby Road Birmingham. This program was hosted by Sister Rukhsana Iqbal MWL (Dawah Secretary of Alum Rock Birmingham) who invited Sister Shaheena MWL (President of Hall Green Birmingham) for Tilawat, followed by Durood Shareef.
Saturday, 1 October 2016Minhaj Women League (Ashton) arranged a workshop and seminar under the Peace Education Programme on the subject of Peace & Counter Extremism. The event was arranged at the ACM Community Centre, which is within the complex of the recently built Ashton Central Mosque. Attendance was open to all and the workshop was arranged to allow some initial discussion and thoughts on identifying extremism and clarifying how this has no connection whatsoever with Islam.
Thursday, 29 September 2016On the 29th of September, MWL Brierfield held their weekly Halqa-e-Durood mehfil. Many sisters were in attendance. The mehfil started with everyone sending Durood on our beloved Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW). The mehfil progressed with Sister Asia (MWL Brierfield Dawah Secretary) praying verses from chapter 1 of the Quran, a continuation from the previous week followed by translation in Urdu from Irfan-ul-Quran.
Friday, 30 September 2016With the grace of Allah (SWT) and His Messenger Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), on the 30th of September 2016; Minhaj-ul-Quran Women League of Alum Rock Birmingham took part in a Macmillan Coffee morning to raise money for cancer research. This was organized by MWL Alum Rock and by Sister Rehana Ishtiaqe at a local primary school in Stechford Birmingham and also in Bordesley Green East Nursery Centre.
Wednesday, 24 August 2016In the name of Allah ﷻ a Halqa-e-Durood was organised on Wednesday on the 24th August 2016 at the residence of Sister Sidra Farooq (MWL Huddersfield President). 15 Sisters and 6 children (members and non-members) from the local community attended this blessed Mehfil enthusiastically. The very spiritual gathering was held between 1-3pm. The mehfil began by the Sisters reciting Surah Yaseen. The main focus of this mehfil was the recitation of Durood Tanjeena, which was recited 1100 times in 2 hours. Durood was then recited in the Minhaj way for 20 minutes.
Sunday, 4 September 2016Alhamdulillah by the grace of Allah Almighty and His messenger, Prophet Muhammad (SAW), another beautiful and blessed gathering was held at Minhaj-ul-Quran Naseby Road Birmingham on the 4th of September 2016 by Women League of Alum Rock, Birmingham. This program was hosted by Sister Rukhsana Iqbal (MWL Alum Rock Dawah Secretary), who invited young Momina Fatima to recite verses from the Holy Quran in her beautiful voice.
Thursday, 15 September 2016Minhaj Sisters Midland held their first meeting in Walsall Minhaj-ul-Quran Centre on Sunday 4th September 2016. This was the first meeting held after the restructuring of Muslim Youth League-S to Minhaj Sisters by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri in the meeting with Ghazala Hassan Mohi-ud-Din Qadri in August.
The meeting began with the recitation of the holy Quran by sister Tanzeem followed by the Qaseeda Burda and a beautiful Naat by sister Aleena.
Monday, 15 August 2016By the grace of Almighty Allah and the Blessings of our Beloved Prophet (PBUH) MWL Rotherham held their weekly Halqa-e-Durood. The programme commenced with recitation of Durood shareef to honour our Beloved Prophet (PBUH) by all the sisters present. This was followed by recitation of the Irfan ul Quran with translation by Sister Shaheena Akhtar, MWL Rotherham President. She also gave a short statement on a speech by His Eminence Shaykh ul Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.
Sunday, 14 August 2016On Sunday 14th August 2016, Minhaj Women League UK Bradford played host to the Annual Durood Sharif gathering and this year’s Independence Day celebrations were combined. The Mehfil began with the blessed recitation of the Holy Quran before shortly engaging the audience in sending Durood upon the Beloved Prophet (SAW). The first segment of the gathering consisted of praising the Beloved (SAW) with various members of the audience coming forth to recite their praises.
Sunday, 14 August 2016Alhamdulillah by the grace of Allah Subhan Wa Ta’ala and His Messenger Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), another beautiful and blessed gathering to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day was held on the 14th August 2016 by the Women League of Alum Rock at the Minhaj-ul-Quran Centre, Birmingham. The program was hosted by Rabia Khanam, MWL Alum Rock, Birmingham President. The young Hiba was invited to do a beautiful recitation of the Holy Quran. The Nasheed group 'Pearls of Minhaj' were invited to come along and participate in the Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations.
Tuesday, 9 August 2016A Family Fun Day was held on the 9th August 2016 at Hodge House in Nelson from 12 pm to 5 pm. The family event was organised by Minhaj- ul- Quran Women League Nelson and was promoted through advertisement on the radio, distribution of leaflets across Nelson, posters, via whatsapp, as well as by word of mouth. A great deal of organisation went into the arrangement of various activities and stalls to keep children entertained such as bouncy castle, football, face painting, henna, candy floss, chocolate fountain, toy stall and sweet and drinks stall.