SHOBA TARBIYYAT HOLDS VIRTUAL WORKSHOP ON ‘OBEDIENCE TO KHILAFAT AND IMPORTANCE OF SINCERITY AND LOYALTY’

A virtual meeting was organized by the department of TARBIYYAT on the topic “Obedience to Khilafat and Importance of sincerity and Loyalty” on 19th June, 2022. Alhamdulillah it was a successful meeting.

Miss Sarah Ishaque Arkoh from Kumasi South Zone recited a portion of the Holy Qur’an (chapter 3: 82-92) with its translation. Hajia Anisa Nasirudeen Iddrisu, Sadr Lajna Mulk and the Chairperson for the meeting led the opening prayer and also gave her opening address.

The first speaker, Ms Zainab Nkrumah gave her speech on the topic “Importance of Loyalty and Sincerity”. She gave the definition of Loyalty and sincerity and the difference between the two. She talked about how we can show sincerity to Allah, sincerity towards His Books, sincerity to the Holy Prophet(saw), sincerity towards authorities (both religious and political) and sincerity towards fellow Muslims.

  • She said we show sincerity to Allah by testifying that there is none worthy of worship excerpt Allah (LAA ILAAHA ILALLAH). She gave a reference from Holy Qur’an [2:209] and malfuzat vol.3, page 182.

  • We show sincerity towards the Holy Qur’an by believing solely that the Book was revealed by Allah and having a peculiar love for it. 

  • We show sincerity to the Holy Prophet by accepting that He is the perfect human to walk on the surface of the earth.

  • We show sincerity to authorities by being honest with them in their dealings and hiding the truth for fear of worldly gains or recognition. Ms. Zainab quoted a saying of the Promised Messiah on showing good conduct towards everyone and to be loyal to authorities.

  • Lastly, she said showing sincerity to the entire ummah is an essential ingredient for the flourishing of Islam.

The second speaker, Madam Nabeela Edusei gave a speech on “Obedience to Khilafat.” She explained what obedience means and also, meaning of Khilafat. Ms. Nabeela gave so many directives given by the successive Khulafah. She emphasized mainly on directives from Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad(aba) on purdah and descent dressing. She said if any member of the association who does not comply with Huzur’s directives on purdah without any tangible reason has disobeyed the Khalifa. She also said, anybody in authority, from Ameer downwards represent Khalifat therefore, disobeying their directives means disobeying the Khalifa. 

In the open forum, Hajia Salma Alhassan, Secretary Tarbiyyat Nau mubai’at, commended the speakers for their wonderful speeches and suggested that such programs be organized regularly to refresh in minds of members all the time.

Sadr Lajna Mulk delivered her closing remarks by commending the speakers and also encouraged the zones and circuits to continue discussion on all the write-ups on the circular topics from the concerned shobas. She nominated Dr. Fatima Eshun, Naib Sadr I who is also the supervisor for shoba Tarbiyyat to give a closing prayer to end a successful program.

Alhamdulillah, 482 Lajna Ima’illah participated in the meeting according to reports received from the zones.

Speeches delivered by the speakers were circulated to the circuits for those who could not join the virtual meeting to benefit from it.