Dr.Farhat Hashmi and Dr.Idrees Zubair Visit British Columbia
Renowned scholars from Pakistan, Dr. Farhat Hashmi (founder of Al-Huda Institute), and her husband Dr. Idrees Zubair visited the Lower Mainland as part of their Ilm Tour. It was an honour to have them here and all three lectures of Dr. Hashmi and two lectures by Dr. Zubair were attended by a large number of men and women of all ages. Dr. Farhat Hashmi’s first lecture was in Surrey at Al-Iman Islamic Centre on October 3rd. The topic of this lecture was “Allah Is the Greatest” in which she focused on the sovereignty of Allah. On October 4th, she gave the first lecture at a Community Hall in Richmond. The theme of this lecture was “The Bequest of Ume Hakeemah to Her Son”. The emphasis was on how not to advise your children, which was very in- formative, especially for mothers. Her last lecture took place in Guildford Islamic Centre in the evening of October 4th. Here she spoke on the topic of “Passion for Good Deeds” in which she highlighted how we can do good deeds even by doing small things in everyday life. Dr. Idrees Zubair delivered his first talk at Guildford Islamic Centre on October 2nd gave the second lecture at at Al-Iman Islamic Centre Surrey the next day. He touched on different topics including Dhikr of Allah(SWT). All programs were wonderfully organized and were supported by all the dedicated volunteers who kept the program running smoothly as well as provided lunch. dinner and snacks afterwards.