Qadian

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The town of Qadian is situated in Gurdaspur District of Punjab, around 18 km from Batala on Amritsar- Gurdaspur road. Qadian is home to some of the finest monuments of state’s glorious past.

Qadian is best known as the birthplace of Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad who was born at this very place. Over the time, it happened to be developed as a major place of worship for Ahmadiyya Muslim community. A large number of members of this community visit this place seeking peace and solitude.

The town of Qadian is also revered by many individuals owing to its great architecture. There are a number of impressive buildings here. The most prominent one among these is the Minar-i- Qadian, a mosque, which charms everyone with its tall structure and exquisite architecture. A large number of devotees visit this mosque every year and pay their obeisance.

The tomb of Sheikh Ahmed Qadani, one of the important religious leaders of Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement, is also a place of extreme importance for members of this community.

Qadian is a nice little place with lots of imposing buildings which are reminiscence of the rich cultural history of India. This place is quiet and offers calm surroundings to those who look for some peaceful time. Every year, a number of meetings of Ahmadiyya Muslim Movement are held here. During these meetings scholars from the community converge on this place and discuss various important matters related to Islam religion.

 

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