Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti was born in 1858 (see Dard, page 816, 2008 online edition, the original was published in 1948), he was a follower of MGA from roughly 1889 to his death in 1905. We don’t talk about people’s death normally, however, in the case of Ahmadiyya, we are forced to, since all Ahmadi’s wish a miserable death upon us. Moreover, MGA wished a miserable death on all his critics. Hence, we are forced to write about these types of situations.
MGA knew Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti since the 1860’s
They never met in this era, however, MGA must have known some relatives of Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti.
Pre–1889, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti was influenced heavily by Sir Syed, before he met MGA
Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti takes MGA’s bait in 1889, he is Ahmadi #43, Mirza Bashir Ahmad lies about this
1889–1890, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti was an employee of Nooruddin
1891, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti and his wife moves into MGA’s home
1891, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti, Amrohi and Noorudin become the imams of the mosques at Qadian
1891–Dr. Basharat Ahmad (who eventually became a Lahori-Ahmadi) learned of Ahmadiyya through Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti.
Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti was also a ghost writer and editor and speech giver
He used to translate Mirza’s writings into Farsi and Arabic, and also read out his speeches and sermons. He has been variously described as one of the two ‘angels’ on whose shoulders the Messiah landed.
After taking bai’at, Maulvi Abdul Karim frequently visited Qadian to spend time in the company of the Promised Messiah and to benefit from his spiritual and learned discourses. He made it a point to accompany the Promised Messiah wherever he went for dissemination of Islam and the true teachings of the Qur’an. We find him present in Ludhiana in July 1891 during the debate between Maulvi Muhammad Hussain Batalvi and the Promised Messiah; similarly in October 1891 during the Promised Messiah’s speech in Jamia Masjid Dehli, and during the debates by the Promised Messiah with Maulvi Nazeer Hussain Dehlvi, and the written debate with Maulvi Muhammad Bashir Bhopali. He was one amongst those seventy persons who attended the first Jalsa Salana (Annual Gathering) which was held in Qadian from 27 to 29 December, 1891, and thereafter he accompanied the Promised Messiah on his visit to Lahore in January 1892 and his visit to Sialkot in February 1892.
1896, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti delivers the famous lecture, “Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam”, however, Nooruddin is one of the judges
1900, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti announces MGA’s prophethood and argues with Syed Muhammad Ahsan Amrohi
Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti went totally blind by roughly 1902
Ahmadi biographers have written that Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti was slowly going blind. If you see his pictures from roughly 1900, he is wearing glasses, however, soon thereafter, all of his pictures show him to be wearing glasses, which are an indication that he had totally went blind by roughly 1902.
1903 era—Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti’s wife?
Not much is written about the wife of Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti, she makes one appearance in the literature of Ahmadiyya, this is in roughly the 1903 era. She competes with the wife of Noorudin, in terms of who does MGA love more? Noorudin or Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti. Further, where are his children? He seems to either have had NO children or they disappeared.
1904, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti is the official Ahmadi speech giver, he gives speeches on behalf of MGA all over the Punjab
While on his deathbed, and since he was totally blind, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti hit his head on a window and his head was split open.
1905, Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti dies of plague, MGA refuses to visit him on his deathbed
He fell ill in August of 1905, and died on 11 October 1905, probably of the plague, as Mirza did not visit him on his deathbed despite his request. On December 27, 1905, his body was exhumed and re-buried in the Bahishti Maqbara with new funeral prayers.
Notice of his death appeared in the Review of Religions. Abdul Kaim’s death was apparently caused by a huge carbuncle that was on his back..which later turned into a disease of pleurodynia. People have wondered if pleurodynia had anything connection with the plague?
Pages 446–447 http://www.aaiil.org/text/articles/revi … sh1905.pdf
Muhammad Ali died when Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti died
The Promised Messiah, who had spent those sleepless nights in prayers for his recovery for over two months and had procured every kind of medicine and food required by the doctors for his treatment and recovery, submitted to the will of God and became composed and asked Maulvi Muhammad Ali and Dr. Yaqub Beg, who were weeping, to stop crying. Inna illahi wa inna ilaih rajeoon. The next morning the Promised Messiah led Maulvi Abdul Karim’s funeral prayer and he was temporarily buried in general a graveyard of Qadian.
After Maulvi Abdul Karim died, MGA made disparaging remarks about him
“Suddenly on the 10 October 1905 Maulvi Abdul Karim suffered an attack of pleurisy and high fever. His body temperature rose to 106 degree. This condition continued for one and half days and finally he passed away on 11 October 1905.”
After the death of Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti
Dr. Khan, the Ahmadi apostate, mentions the death of Maulvi Abdul Karim Sialkoti