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World Islamic Mission

The World Islamic Mission's mosque in Oslo, Norway

World Islamic Mission (WIM) is an international Muslim organisation of Sufi-inspired[1] Sunni Muslims. It was started by Shah Ahmad Noorani Siddiqi, Syed Ma'roof Hussain, Shah Arif Qadri Naushahi and Arshadul Qaudri in Mecca in 1972. The World Islamic Mission has grown to serve Muslims across several countries. The headquarters of World Islamic Mission is in Manchester, England, UK, and it is active in at least 24 countries around the world.

Aims

Its stated aim is to spread the true teachings of Islam in the light of Quran and Sunnah of the Islamic prophet, Muhammad; to promote Islamic knowledge, enhance social development, promote Islam and its teachings, especially in regards to Muhammad.

Leaders

Huzoor Muffakir-e-Islam Hazrat Allama Maulana Qamaruzzaman Azmi, Hazrat Allama Maulana Shahid Raza OBE, Maulana Shah Muhammad Anas Noorani Siddiqui Qadiri Madani

Huzoor Muffakir-e-Islam Hazrat Allama Maulana [3] listed him as one of the "500[4] Most Influential Muslims in the World".[5]

He has worked in India, Middle East, South Africa, America, Canada, UK, Holland, Norway, Belgium and Germany.[6] He was awarded the Mufti-e-Azam Gold Medal Award in Mumbai, India on 3 April 2011.[7] A book written by Muslim scholars around the world entitled "Tajalliyaat-e-Qamar" (2011, Raza Academy) which details his work in their respective countries and fields, was collated and launched in 2011.[8]

Hazrat Allama Maulana Shahid Raza OBE[9] was born on 13 December 1950 in Fatahpur, India. He graduated in Science from University of Agra in 1969 and post-graduated from University of Meerut in 1974. He went to Moradabad for higher Islamic education leading to a degree of Alim (MA Islamic Studies) from Jaimia Naimia (an Islamic college established in 1909) in 1976 where his father Moulana Mufti Habibullah (1917–1975) was Sheikh-ul-Hadith and Principal.[10] At the invitation of the management council of Islamic Centre Leicester, he arrived in the UK in February 1978 and joined the centre to serve as its Head Imam. He moved in 1984 to London at the invitation of Zaki Badawi (1922–2006) to join The Muslim College, a Western Europe institution for the training of Imams and community leaders. He is also Executive Secretary and Registrar of The Muslim Law (Shariah) Council UK.[11]

Shah Muhammad Anas Noorani Siddiqui Madani, the son and spiritual successor of Hazrat Maulana Shah Ahmad Noorani Siddiqui was born in August 1966 in Madina Munawwarah. The place where he was born has now been included in Masjid Nabawi. After his secondary studies, he followed Islamic studies in Tafsir Quraan (Quranic Sciences), Hadith and Fiqh at Nadratul Uloom in Karachi. Later on he obtained a Bachelor and Master in Islamic Studies. He then went to Tripoli University, Libya, to follow a high level course in Arabic. He also attended Saddam University, Baghdad, where he carried out research studies in Tafsir and Fiqh.

WIM Welfare Trust

The WIM Welfare Trust was established by Qaid-e-Millat-e-Islamia Hazrat Moulana Ahmed Noorani Siddiqui Qadri Chishty to help needy people and especially Muslims around the world.

References

  1. ^ "Norway Muslims question focus on Breivik's sanity".  
  2. ^ http://allamaazmi.com/articles-4.asp
  3. ^ http://www.rissc.jo/english-publications.html
  4. ^ http://www.themuslim500.com/download.php
  5. ^ http://www.gwu.edu/~ieresgwu/assets/docs/Kavakci_500.pdf
  6. ^ http://allamaazmi.com/articles-3.asp
  7. ^ http://sunninews.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/from-facebookraza-academy-conferred-gold-medal-to-allama-qamaruzzaman-khan-azmi/
  8. ^ Tajalliyaat-e-Qamar (2011), published by Raza Academy, Mumbai, India
  9. ^ http://maulanashahidraza.com/
  10. ^ http://maulanashahidraza.com/
  11. ^ http://maulanashahidraza.com/
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