Modern History Simplified: Ahmadiyya Movement

Ahmadiyya Movement
  1. The Ahmadiyya forms a sect of Islam originated from India.
  2. It was founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in 1889.
  3. It based itself, like the Brahmo Samaj, on the principles of universal religion of all humanity, opposing jihad (sacred war against non-Muslims).
  4. The movement spread Western liberal education among the Indian Muslims.
  5. They believed in separating the mosque from the State as well as in human rights and tolerance.
  6. However the movement suffered from mysticism.

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