Kuwait: IMA Holds Public Lecture on Prophet Mohammed’s Birthday

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Kuwait: Indian Muslim Association (IMA) in cooperation with the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs organized a public lecture on the eve of Prophet Mohammed’s (PBUH) birthday.

Well-Known orator Dr Yousuf Ahmed Al Sanad was the chief guest of the function. Speaking on the occasion he said that Prophet (PBUH) was mercy to mankind and preached the message of universal brotherhood. He is a role model in all aspects for all of mankind and his entire life should be followed by all Muslims.




Well-known scholar Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rahman talked on the subject “Family life of Prophet (PBUH)”. He said that the private and family life of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) has been well documented and it was difficult to find a second person in history with so much of insight into their private life. He said that Prophet (PBUH) used to solve disputes in a way that would leave both the disputing parties satisfied .

Vice-President of IMA Sharafuddin B S spoke on a very important subject “guidelines from the life of Prophet (PBUH) in the present situation”. In his speech he quoted several instances in the life of the prophet in which he demonstrated immense kindness, forgiveness and restraint while dealing with his companions and fellow beings. The speaker stressed that today’s Muslims should spread this message of kindness and forgiveness.

Sharafuddin also mentioned that Islam has given a lot of importance to education which is clearly evident in the teachings of Quran and Sunnah. He said the first verse of the Quran revealed to Prophet was “Read”. He said the best investment one can make is on the education of their children, relatives and society etc.

On the occasion, Urdu translation of the famous book Fiqh-us-Sunnah was released by Roomi Al-Roomi. Fiqh-us-Sunnah was written by Sayyid Saabiq (1915-2000 C.E.), and later translated in various languages like English, Persian, Bengali, Bosnian, Thai, Turkish, Russian, Malayalam and Uzbek. This book has been translated by Maulana Waliullah Majeed Qasmi a teacher of Jamiatul Falah and published by Al Manar Publishing House – New Delhi

The Programme started with the recitation of the Holy Qur’an by Hafiz Owais. The welcome address and IMA introduction was done by IMA General Sec. Ahmed Ali. The programme was convened by Shamveel Pervaz. Dignitaries such as Syed Iftikar Ahmed – Vice President FIMA, Well-known philanthropist Muzammil Malik, Mohammed Ali and Ahmad Al Taravi from the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs graced the occasion. IMA President Masood Shehab was also present on the dais. Huge number of expatriates participated in the programme with their families. Dinner kits were arranged for all the participants at the end.

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