To view the Agenda, Program and recording of the 2023 Jamia Inspiration Camp & Virtual Open House, please visit: https://events.waqfenau.us/jamiaopenhouse/
By the grace of Allah, the National Waqf-e-Nau Department USA, in collaboration with Majlis Khuddamul Ahmadiyya USA successfully held a Jamia Inspiration Camp and Virtual Open House was held on Saturday, 18th of February, 2023 from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm Eastern via Zoom. The purpose of this virtual program was to encourage youth to attend Jamia Ahmadiyya Canada and become a Murabbi. Parents were also encouraged to attend.
The program commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran by Abdul Muqeet Ahmad Sahib of Queens, NY, followed by an introduction to the program by Murabbi Hashim Usman Sahib. As a representative of Sadr Majlis Khuddamul Ahmadiyya USA, Murabbi Abdullah Dibba Sahib addressed the attendees on the essence of life devotion and the role of a Murabbi.
This was followed by a panel discussion between six Jamia students facilitated by Ata-ul-Aleem Choudhary Sahib, where topics including what inspired them to join Jamia Ahmadiyya Canada and how they found motivation throughout the long program were discussed. A video documentary about the history of Jamia Ahmadiyya Canada, its diverse student body, day-to-day schedule, and courses were displayed. The video also included guidance from Hazrat Khalifatul Masihaba, for the students of Jamia Ahmadiyya.
The video documentary was followed by individual presentations. Murabbi Qasim Choudhary Sahib talked about his daily schedule, extracurricular activities, and hostel life during his Jamia studies. This was followed by a presentation by Murabbi Syed Adil Sahib on the academics of Jamia, including courses, programs, and the required thesis in Jamia Ahmadiyya. Murabbi Hashim Usman Sahib then shared the application process for Jamia Admissions and how the national Waqf-e-Nau Department USA is facilitating Jamia Admissions by preparing candidates from the USA through weekly classes and curriculum review for the admissions examination.
Then, a session was held with two current Jamia students and their fathers. They spoke candidly about the crucial role that parents play in preparing their children for Jamia as well as supporting them during their studies. They also explored how their relationship has grown and evolved as the students have progressed in their studies.
The closing session of the program included a recitation of the Holy Quran by Murabbi Hashim Usman Sahib. Mirza Harris Ahmad Sahib, the National Secretary of Waqf-e-Nau Department USA, gave a talk on how Allah Ta’ala blesses the provisions of those who devote their lives and their families. Lastly, Murabbi Azhar Haneef Sahib, the Missionary in charge of the USA, delivered his keynote address on how we should find inspiration within ourselves to serve the faith.
The program was attended by 260 members of the USA Jama’at. Overall, the Jamia Inspiration Camp and Virtual Open House provided valuable insights into the life of a Murabbi and the opportunity available to youth who wish to attend Jamia Ahmadiyya Canada. This informative program provided a unique opportunity for parents and students to learn about various aspects of the Jamia Ahmadiyya journey, including the application process, academics, extracurricular activities, and the lived experience of current Jamia students.
We hope & pray that may Allah brings about a change in our youth to understand the true purpose of their lives and events like these inspire our youth to dedicate their lives by becoming a Murabi Silsila of Jama’at. Ameen
More details & recording of the program is available at events.waqfenau.us/jamiaopenhouse/