Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi Celebration in San Diego


L to R: Allama Dr. Ghufran Ali Siddiqui, Qamaruddin, Sara Ansari, Tasneem Rehmani, Ain Rehmani and Zeeshan Rehmani

San Diego, CA: The Third Annual Jashan-e-Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi was celebrated at the well-decorated Alliant International University hall on April 14, 2007. The Milad was organized under the aegis of The Khuda Bakash Rehmani Foundation and hosted by Tasneem and Ghulam Farooq Rehmani .
The Milad began with a recitation from the Holy Qur’an by Ghulam Farooq Rehmani followed by a presentation of Hamd-e-Bari ta’alla and Naat-e-Rasool Maqbool by Ghulam Farooq Rehmani. In the naat khawani session the following ashiqan-e-Rasool presented their naats: Tasneem Farooq Rehmani, Usman Farooq Rehmani, Zeeshan Farooq Rehmani, Ain-ul-Farooq Rehmani,


The Milad attendees and proceedings (above and below)

Sara Ansari, Syed Shafiq-ur-Rehman Sahib, Shafiq Sufi Sahib, Qamruddin Sahib and Rafey Zaman.


Sarwar-e-Kounain, Sarkar-e-Medina

After naat khawani, the Chief Guest Fazilatuz Sheikh Allama Dr. Ghuffran Ali Siddiqi ,who had especially come from New Jersey, delivered his keynote speech. He made an illuminating address quoting from the Holy Qur’an about the blessed moulood sharif of our beloved prophet Sarwar-e-Kounain, Sarkar-e-Medina Sallalaho Eleyhey Wa Aleyhi Wasallam. He emphasized the fact that love of the prophet - peace be upon him - is the key to success in this world and hereafter on the day of judgment when Allah Subhanohu Wa Taalla will elevate his Mehboob Nabi-e-Akhiruzzaman to the Muqam-e-Mahmood. After his address, the audience offered Maghrib prayers followed by salat-o-salam. Allama Dr. Guffran Ali Siddiqi Sahib led the dua.

The Rehmani family has expressed its gratitude to all those who participated in this blessed event and made it a success. “We would like to extend our special thanks to Ihtisham Khan and Bhabhi Zarina for their love and support in organizing this blessed event. Also, we would like to express our sincere thanks to Faisal Watto, Khurrum Hafeez and Ali Ansari for their help in arranging the event. May Allah Almighty Bless the entire Ummah and especially our community in San Diego and may we see more of these celebration in the years to come,” says a family message.

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