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Dr. Shadee Elmasry explains the falsity of Ahmadiyya prophethood, and how MGA died on the toilet, death by diarrhea/cholera

Intro
A few months ago, the Ahmadi trolls chased Dr. Shadee Elmasry, they called him a terrorist and asked the U.S. govt. to investigate himThis is the common Ahmadiyya tactic vs. their criticsThey did the same to Professor Johnathan Brown and basically all Sunni/Shia leaders here in America.  About a year ago, Dr. Elmasry recorded a lecture on Prophethood, we came across this by chance, we have cut out the specific part of this lecture wherein he explains the Ahmadiyya.  The full video is also posted.  It is important to note that he mentions the death of MGA on the toilet, you can read that full story here, and fully and properly referenced.

The video
https://youtu.be/1J085Pjp24c

The full video—see the 17:27 onwards..

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad died of Cholera—new evidence found in Aug-2017–The Vakil newspaper Amritsar dated 30th May 1908

Intro
Ahmadis are the biggest liars in the world.  They are trained to lie by the Mirza family.  They are trained and brainwashed to lie by their vicious gang of Mullahs, who are forced to put Ahmadis under pressure as they urge them to continue to do aggressive tabligh and etc.

 

I have written detailed essays on the topic of MGA’s death and the cover up that ensued.  See here first:

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/03/farquhar-claims-that-mirza-ghulam-ahmad-died-of-cholera/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.wordpress.com/2017/05/27/walter-was-told-by-ahmadiyya-leadership-that-mga-died-of-intestinal-trouble-1917-1918/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.wordpress.com/2017/05/25/ahmadiyya-leadership-never-gave-a-cause-of-death-for-mirza-ghulam-ahmad/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/02/mirza-ghulam-ahmad-died-of-an-opium-overdose-1908/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/20/mirza-tahir-ahmad-authenticated-the-book-hyat-e-nasir-1927/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2017/12/12/maulana-abu-kalamazad-was-the-editor-of-the-vakil-in-1908-when-mga-died/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/?s=cholera

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2018/04/16/was-maulana-abu-kalamazad-the-editor-of-the-vakil-in-1908-and-his-relationship-with-ahmadis/

Ahmadiyya sources purposely never quoted the Vakil of Amritsar
The academic dishonesty of Ahmadis is well known.  They purposely lie and edit their own writings and refuse to acknowledge all the sources on any given topic.  In this specific situation, when MGA died, Ahmadiyya leaders quoted many newspapers as they commented on the death of MGA, however, they purposely left out the Vakil.  However, we have now found it…

The scan

Summary of this scan
The Vakil Amritsar dated 30th May 1908 couple of days after the death of Mirza . Its editor name mentioned on top is Dost Muhammad Shahid. Remember per Seerat ul Mahdi Mirza used to call for, this News paper from Amritsar and was a regular reader of this paper in his life time.
The front page of the paper carries article on the death of Mirza as under:-

“”””LATE MIRZA GHULAM AHMAD
The day of 26 May 1908 will be remembered in latest religious history of India for long time when at about 10 am Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiyani died of cholera disease or as per saying of few due to some other disease. Late Mirza was staying at Lahore for the treatment of his wife and change of climate but the powerful order of Allah and time of departure which rich and poor common men and Nabi of great caliber have to face, has come for a person who by his amazing claims had created a tremor amongst religious ranks.”””

Some newspaper reports that are important
“””””Huzoor (Mirza Ghulam) could not talk two hours before death. Dr. Mirza Yaqoob Baig and Dr. Syed Mohammad Hussein Shah were the attending physicians. Huzoor asked for paper and wrote on it: ‘I have too much dryness. I can’t talk.’ and some other words which could not be read.”””””  (Al-Fazl, Vol. 25, No. 274, November 24, 1937)

“”””As his condition became precarious, we stayed by him and continued treatment, but his pulse stopped by 10:15 A.M., on the 26th May, 1908 he breathed his last.””””  (Al-Hakam, May 28, 1908)

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s daughter, “Ismat” died of cholera in 1891–at age 6

Intro
MGA always prayed for the death of his critics, however, his own children died off in front of MGA’s own eyes, his mullahs died also, lots of ahmadis died or left Ahmadiyya in MGA’s lifetime.  In this specific case, MGA had made a prophecy in 1885, that his wife was pregnant and she would give birth to a promised son, however a girl was born and MGA was embarrassed for failing in his prediction.  Muslims began to become weary of MGA at this point (1886) (see Dard, page 192).  Qadiani-Ahmadiyya records were silent on the death of Ismat, which we all know happened in 1891.  However, we have recently found a reference to this story which prompted us to dig deeper.

This reference is from one of the oldest biographies on the life of MGA, its “Seeratul-masih -maoud by yaqub ali irfani which was published roughly in 1915.  He also later on wrote the biography of Mir Nasir Nawab, wherein MGA’s admission of death by cholera was recorded. The book was later on edited by Ahmadiyya leadership, however, we have the original.  Interestingly enough, the Lahori-Ahmadi biographer, Dr. Basharat Ahmad also wrote the same, i.e. that Ismat died of cholera in 1891, (see page, 87, http://www.muslim.org/bookspdf/tgr1/tgr1.pdf).

Pir Siraj-ul Haq Nu’ mani relates a revelation in terms of Ismat

Quotes from Al-Bushra, as given in the 2009 online edition of Tadhkirah

Translation [Arabic] “”””Even some men are not comparable to this girl.””

*****Note by Hadrat Maulana Jalal-ud-Din Shams ra: This revelation was
received at the birth of the Promised Messiahas’s daughter Sahibzadi
‘Ismat. (See Tadhkirah, 2009 online edition, page 1014).

English summary of the scans in the below
MIRZA GHULAM QADIANI MARRIED TO NUSRAT JEHAN IN DEHLI AT THE AGE OF 50 YEARS PLUS. WHEN NUSRAT JEHAN GOT PREGNANT, MIRZA QADIYANI PUBLISHED ISHTIHAR THAT GOD HAS INFORMED ME OF A SON WHICH WILL BE MASLEH E MAOUD AND HE WILL LIVE LONGER AND WOULD BE A SIGN OF ALLAH, BE GREATEST PERSONALITY AND HE WOULD DO THIS AND THAT ETC ETC. HOWEVER, TO THE ENTIRE DISAPPOINTMENT OF MIRZA, NUSRAT JEHAN GAVE BIRTH TO A BABY GIRL CALLED ISMAT. MIRZA FELT GREAT HUMILIATION AND HAD TO FACE THE MOCKERY TAUNTS AND INSULTING REMARKS AND ISHTIHAR OF OPPONENTS. HOWEVER AFTER SOMETIME ISMAT DIED OF CHOLERA AT LUDHIANA. THE EVER LAME EXCUSING MIRZA CAME UP WITH THE ARGUMENT THAT I DID NOT SAY THAT THE MASLEH E MAUOD SON WILL BE BORN FROM THIS PREGNANCY.
NUSRAT JEHAN GOT PREGNANT AGAIN AND THIS TIME BASHIR AWWAL WAS BORN. THIS INFLATED MIRZA TO A GREAT DEGREE. HIS MUREED AUTHOR OF SEERATUL MASIH MAOUD WRITES AT PAGES 228-230 VOLUME-1, THAT HAZRAT SB THOUGHT BASHIR AWWAL IS THE MASLEHE MAOUD AND HE ARRANGED A PARTY TO CELEBRATE HIS AQIQA AND MADE TALL CLAIMS ABOUT THIS SON. BUT BASHIR AWWAL COULD NOT LIVE LONGER HE WAS BORN ON 7 AUGUST 1887 AND DIED AT THE AGE OF 15 MONTHS ON 14 NOVEMBER 1888

The scans
  

 

My research on Cholera continues


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Intro

It is thought by many that MGA died of cholera in 1908.  Farquhar wrote about it here, and we know that Ahmadi authors were all silent on the cause of death for 20 years.  Then, Hyat-e-Nasir was published in 1927 and the populace of India was convinced, thru MGA’s own testimony that he had cholera, plus the symptoms and the quick death (within 2 hours).  Further research is proving that the entire “Train-Story” seems to have been fabricated after 1927, since Muhammad Ali wrote in roughly 1917 that MGA’s body was carried all the way to Qadian. Moreover, Ahmadi authors never mentioned Dr. Sutherland and any certificate until the 1930’s. Further, there are 4 early biographies on the life of MGA which are missing from the official records.  Dr. Basharat Ahmad mentions them in his famous collection, “Mujadid-e-Azam”.  Also, no one has pulled the data from the Urdu-ROR or the Hakam and Badr of 1908.

Some additional sources that I am researching
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1854_Broad_Street_cholera_outbreak

http://www.global.ucsb.edu/punjab/sites/secure.lsit.ucsb.edu.gisp.d7_sp/files/sitefiles/journals/volume20/10-Sasha%2020.pdf

How fast were trains in 1908?
http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=3007

Farquhar claims that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad died of Cholera (1915)

Intro
John Nicol Farquhar (6 April 1861 – 17 July 1929) was a Scottish educational missionary to Calcutta, and an Orientalist. He is one of the pioneers who popularised the Fulfilment theology in India that Christ is the crown of Hinduism, though, Fulfilment thesis in Bengal was built on foundation originally laid in Madras by William Miller.  He authored several books on Hinduism, notably, The Crown of Hindustan, A Primer of Hinduism, Gita and Gospel, and many alike.

His books

  • The Apostle Thomas in South India (1927)
  • The Apostle Thomas in North India. Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 10 (1926): 80-111.[8]
  • The Fighting Ascetics of India (1925)[6]
  • An Outline of the Religious Literature of India (1920)
  • Modern Religious Movements in India (1915)
  • A Primer of Hinduism (1914)
  • The Crown of Hinduism (1913)
  • The Approach of Christ to Modern India (1913)
  • Gita and Gospel (1906)
  • Permanent Lessons of the Gita (1903)

His book on Ahmadiyya (1915)
On page 144 of his book on Ahmadiyya, he writes that MGA died of Cholera.  This is interesting….we have an independent voice in India telling us that MGA died of Cholera.

The Quote
“his (MGA’s) own death from cholera in 1908 formed a fitting climax to this series of fraudulent impostures” (see page 144, (https://books.google.com/books?id=dwceAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA144&lpg=PA144&dq=A+Revealed+Cure+for+the+Bubonic+Plague&source=bl&ots=lFh1C_yejr&sig=4CZ7GjAatAICtlfPCWHPc2o_m3w&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjsveHZ7NbQAhUKKiYKHZONBs4Q6AEIITAC#v=onepage&q=A%20Revealed%20Cure%20for%20the%20Bubonic%20Plague&f=false)

The scan
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The ROR of Sep-1912 quotes Farquhar
See page 393.  He knew the Ahmadiyya community very well.  They never objected to his comments about MGA dying of cholera.  

Related Essays
https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/?s=cholera

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2018/04/16/was-maulana-abu-kalamazad-the-editor-of-the-vakil-in-1908-and-his-relationship-with-ahmadis/

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad died of cholera

Intro
MGA died very abruptly on May 26th, 1908 in Lahore, British-India.  Rumors had spread that MGA died of cholera, in fact, the streets of Lahore were buzzing with the news that MGA had died overnight and it must have been because of cholera.  Muslims showed up to where MGA was held up (Ahmadiyya buildings) and began challenging MGA to debates and etc (see page 22-23, Last Days of MGA by Nasir Ahmad, Lahori-Ahmadi, http://aaiil.org/text/books/others/nasirahmad/lastdaysdeathmga/lastdaysdeathmga.pdf).

The evening of May 25th, 1908
MGA went out with his wife for an evening stroll in their horse carriage.  MGA lived the life of a bon vivant (see page 23, Nasir Ahmad).  MGA died the very next morning and his father in law tells us as follows:

“The night his holiness fell ill, I was sleeping in my room.  When his illness grew severe, they woke me up.  I went over to his holiness and found him in great pain.  He addressed me saying: ‘I have been stricken with cholera.’  After this, he did not utter a single intelligible and coherent word till he died on Monday, after ten O’clock in the morning.”

(Hayat-i-Nasir, P. 14)  Statement of Mir Nasir Nawab in his autobiography compiled by Shaikh Yaqoob Ali Irfani Qadiani.  He was the editor of the Al-Hakam magazine, and thus a very good source of information in terms of Ahmadiyya.
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Muslims rushed the house where MGA’s body was
The Muslims who were camped out in front of Ahmadiyya buildings seem to have gotten the word that MGA was dead (see page 28, Nasir Ahmad).  They immediately came and knocked on the door and a mob scene developed.  The British police then showed up and most likely began beating Muslims and forcing them to disperse.  The Muslims then dispersed to Islamia College, which was only across the street and began raising a hue and cry that MGA had died of cholera.  They then proceeded to follow the Ahmadis that were trying to transport MGA’s body via train back to Qadian.  As the the procession approached the railway station, it was reported to the railway authorities that MGA had died of cholera and thus shouldnt be allowed to contaminate a train and etc.

Ahmadis called in a friend to fabricate a death certificate for MGA
When information about this reached Ahmadis, Shaikh Rahmatullah, a leading businessman of Lahore and devoted follower of the Promised Messiah, hastened to Dr. Sutherland, principal of the Medical College, Lahore, who had attended the Founder close to the end, and obtained from him a medical certificate to the effect that the death was due to diarrhea brought on by mental exertion, and not cholera as alleged by the opponents.

The medical certificate was pure forgery
Ahmadis had lots of connections, they could pay for a Britisher to sign anything for them, in fact, all a Britisher had to hear was about how the Mirza family helped the British in 1857…and thats it..the britishers were willing to sign anything for MGA, and they didnt really care if more Indians died…since whites and indians didn’t travel in the same train-cars anyways…

Conclusions
MGA’s death is a total cover-up job by the Ahmadiyya.  They have no shame at all whatsoever. In fact, the second edition of Hyat e Nasir was printed a few years after the first edition and Ahmadis edited these comments by the father-in-law of MGA, who had already died by the time the 2nd edition was published.  This proves that Ahmadis will go at any length to lie in their attempt to promote MGA and his family.

MGA was an opium addict, the proof is in his denial.  See my essays on that topic. Nonetheless, he most likely took too much opium and had an overdose.

Below is a scanned attempt by Ahmadis at accusing their critics of mis-quoting, however, these Ahmadis dont know that it was Ahmadis who edited the book, not their critics.
hayat-e-nasir

“Nuzul ul Masih” or “The Descent of the Messiah” (published posthumously in 1909) and quotes

Intro
Dear readers, after MGA died, there were 3 books that were published posthumously, “Jesus in India”, “Braheen-e-Ahmadiyya Vol. 5” and “Nuzul ul Masih”.  These books were cover-up jobs, the BA5 addressed the failure of MGA’s “age-prophecy”, which promised that MGA would live until age 80, which would be 1920, however, MGA died early of cholera.  In this book, MGA claims that his father died in 1875, and he also wrote that his brother died in 1881.  Why did do this?  His editors did this to discredit MGA himself and assert that MGA was just guessing, they were thus able to adjust his year of birth back 4-5 years to 1835.  Ahmadi sources claim that MGA began writing this book in 1902.  This book in english is “The descent of the Messiah”, however, Ahmadi sources call it “The Second Coming of the Messiah”.  This book was published on the 25th of August 1909.

Seeratul Mahdi and Nuzul ul Masih, clashing of dates and etc
This narration 769 spreads over 5 pages and deals with various discrepencies in the dates.

Ref. seera tul Mahdi 3
Page 207 of 316
Narration no. 769

” Dr Ismail wrote to me and said that in narration 467 of seerat ul mahdi, he differs with me on some of the dates which are given below:

1- (A) HAZRAT MASIH MOUOOD WROTE 20 AUGUST 1875 AS THE DATE OF DEATH OF HIS FATHER LATE MIRZA GHULAM MURTAZA (look Nazool al Masih page 207) but in seerat ul mahdi 1876 is written. Then in an other place, HAZRAT SAHEB (mgaq) WROTE JUNE 1874 AS HIS FATHERS’S DATE OF DEATH (nazool ul masih page 116)

The humble one states that ” contradiction ” in his (mgaq) own statement shows that he wrote those estimated dates out of memory. But the dates that i wrote was taken from government records therefore I consider 1876 is the right date and in HAZRAT SAHIB (MGAQ)’s book KASHFAL ATA HAS THAT REFERNCE”

(B) I am skipping this part, this again shows contradictions that mgaq had with regards to some incidents.

2- HAZRAT SAHEB (mgaq) WROTE HIS BROTHER MIRZA GHULAM QADIR DIED IN 1881 (nazoole masih) and you wrote 1883 in seera tul mehdi. Similarly in an other place HAZRAT SAHEB (mgaq) WROTE 1887 AS DATE OF DEATH (nazool Masih 213) ”

Some quotes
1—-“””He who accepts me accepts afresh all the prophets and their miracles, and he who does not accept me will lose his previous faith also, for he has only tales to fall back on and his own observation. I am the mirror of God Almighty. He who comes to me and accepts me will see afresh the God concerning Whom other people have only old tales to tell. I believe in the God Whom those who deny me do not recognize. I state truly that what they believe in are the idols of their imagination and not God. That is why those idols cannot help them, cannot give them
strength, cannot bring about a holy change in them, and cannot show them any signs (Nuzul ul Masih, pp. 84-85, Ruhani Khaza’in, vol .18, pp. 462-463)(See Hidden Treasures).”””

2—“”The name of the Revenue Officer who was trying the suit was Hafiz Hidayat ‘Ali. He dismissed the suit on the statement of the defendant that according to a decision of the Commissioner he was entitled to cut down the tree in dispute. When he announced the dismissal of the suit the defendant and his witnesses went out of the court room. They returned to the village and announced that the suit has been dismissed. Thereafter, the Reader of the Court, who left the court room for a little while, returned and pointed out to the Revenue Officer that the order of the Commissioner which the defendant had relied upon had been set aside by the Financial Commissioner. The Reader put up the file to the Revenue Officer. Thereupon, Hidayat ‘Ali made a complete turnabout, tore up his first order, and decreed the suit. [Nuzulul-Masih, pp. 143–144, Ruhani Khaza’in, vol. 18, pp. 521–522](See Tadhkirah, 2009 edition).””

Page 494 scanned
nazool e masih Page 494

MGA’s editors add the word knife to the Lekh Ram prophecy
We all know that this entire book is an edit-job by Ahmadiyya mullahs. We have noticed that they claim that when MGA initially wrote the Lekh ram prophecy he wrote that Lekh Ram would die via a knife.  This is a lie, MGA never wrote any such thing.  See the scan in the below:

 

Links and Related Essays
https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2016/11/18/mga-re-used-the-lekh-ram-prophecy/

http://www.thecult.info/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=13&p=47&hilit=Murtaza#p47

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2017/08/20/mirza-ghulam-ahmad-died-of-cholera-new-evidence-found-in-aug-2017-the-vakil-newspaper-amritsar-dated-30th-may-1908/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2018/12/15/who-is-mirza-ghulam-murtaza-1791-1876/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2018/12/13/who-is-mirza-ghulam-qadir-1833-1883/

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Just before Mirza Ghulam Ahmad arrived at Lahore in 1908

Intro
As everyone knows, MGA left Qadian for Lahore in early May of 1908.  We have found some data which corroborates this fact.

The data

It is reported in Badr, 30th April 1908 (p. 6), that an Eid Milad-un-Nabi function was held at Ahmadiyya Buildings, Lahore, on 14th April. (This was close to the end of the life of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, and a few days before he arrived in Lahore from Qadian.)

The function is not called Eid Milad-un-Nabi in this report but Bara Wafat.This was the term used by Muslims in India in those days, meaning “death on the 12th”, referring to the death of the Holy Prophet Muhammad on this day, 12th Rabi-ul-awwal.

Below I translate the report, which is entitled Life of the Holy Prophet:

“A respected friend reports from Lahore that, on the previous day, a Tuesday, on the occasion of Bara Wafat, and for the benefit of the residents of Lahore, a grandly organised lecture was held at Ahmadiyya Buildings, where houses of our Khwaja [Kamal-ud-Din] sahib are located. The ground was very large and was decked with a marque and other necessities. It had been widely advertised in the city.

The poem in praise of the Holy Prophet written by Huzoor [presumably meaning the Promised Messiah] was read out by brothers Abdul Aziz, son of Mian Chiragh Din, and Ghulam Muhammad. Maulvi Sadr-ud-Din gave an explanation of the Surah Fatiha with great zeal and pure sincerity, and went over the events of the life of the Messenger of God, may peace and the blessing of Allah be upon him. Then brother Dr. Mirza Yaqub Baig spoke on the life of the Holy Prophet in a fine speech. The audience included Hindus, Muslims and members of the Brahmo Samaj. All the leading men of Lahore who could come were in attendance. The whole gathering listened patiently and attentively to the highly effective speeches of these young men, who were preaching using this new technique and method, and they went away expressing much praise.

This meeting was also reported in other newspapers and was generally much liked. Hence the newspaper Watan wrote:

“Just as there was great regret that there were no arrangements in Lahore for holding this great occasion of remembrance, there was equal pleasure that on 14th April, corresponding to 12th Rabi-ul-awwal 1326 A.H., on behalf of the Anjuman-i Ahmadiyya Lahore a magnificent meeting was organised by Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, lawyer, High Court. Capable speakers delighted the audience by telling them about the life of the Holy Prophet and his excellent and praise-worthy qualities. It is hoped that in future many people in Lahore will organise events for such a sacred remembrance.”

The newspaper Sada-i-Hind expressed a similar opinion.

Comment by Editor Badr: It is indeed essential that the general public should be fully informed about the life of the Holy Prophet. We cannot complain about non-Muslims when most Muslims themselves are utterly unaware of the life of their beloved master. When such ignorant people realise how much we owe to the Holy Prophet, they will themselves want to recite the Darood spontaneously. This is in fact the philosophy of Darood. But I do not consider it right to fix one particular day forever, like Bara Wafat, for this purpose.”


This idea was then taken up by other Muslims and led to the development of the Eid Milad-un-Nabi function. Note the report in the Muslim newspaper Watan quoted above which says:

“Just as there was great regret that there were no arrangements in Lahore for holding this great occasion of remembrance, there was equal pleasure that on 14th April, corresponding to 12th Rabi-ul-awwal 1326 A.H., on behalf of the Anjuman-i Ahmadiyya Lahore a magnificent meeting was organised by Khwaja Kamal-ud-Din, lawyer, High Court.”

Links and Related Essays
http://ahmadiyya.org/WordPress/2015/01/03/birthday-of-the-holy-prophet-muhammad-marked-only-by-ahmadis-in-lahore-in-april-1908/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2017/08/20/mirza-ghulam-ahmad-died-of-cholera-new-evidence-found-in-aug-2017-the-vakil-newspaper-amritsar-dated-30th-may-1908/

https://ahmadiyyafactcheckblog.com/2017/01/27/mirza-ghulam-ahmad-was-taking-medicines-filled-with-opium-just-before-his-death/

Mir Hamid Shah and his obituary in Al-Hakam, the english re-publish

Intro
Sheikh Yaqub Ali Irfani was the editor of Al-Hakam from its very inception, he also wrote lots of the early biographies on MGA and some of his top followers.  In fact, he famously wrote, Hyat-e-Nasir in 1927, this book has the controversial comments of MGA which indicated that MGA even thought he had cholera just before he died.  After the seeing the book, the Khalifa ordered that all copied be returned and confiscated and a second edition was created with the needed edits.

In 1918, in the Al-Hakam, Irfani wrote an obituary for Mir Hamid Shah.  In the below is a copy and paste job.

The data

The Promised Messiahas said regarding Mir Hamid Shah Sahibra in his book Izala-e-Auham:

“Syed Sahib is a true friend and the son of one of my most sincere friends. The command of poetry and eloquence in writing that God has gifted him with is evident in the magazine Qaul-e-Fasih. The essence of truth, sincerity and love can be seen in Mir Hamid Shah Sahib’s appearance and I have firm faith that he will be of great service to Islam through his prose and poetry. I cannot even begin to comprehend the deep sincerity and pure love I have witnessed in him. I am extremely happy that he is the son of my old friend Mir Hisamuddin Sahib, chief of Sialkot.” 

(Izala-e-Auham, Ruhani Khazain, Vol. 3, p. 524)

 

Al Hakam, 21 November 1918

Hazrat Sheikh Yaqub Ali Irfanira

Editor Al Hakam (Urdu)

 

The morning of 16 November 1918 arrived, along with news from Sialkot transmitted by telegram. This news came as a shock to the residents of Qadian.

The telegram was regarding the passing away of Mir Hamid Shah Sahib, which was sent by his son Syed Ahmad Shah, in which he wrote, “Due to heart failure, Mir Hamid Shah Sahib has passed away.”

This news was  conveyed to Hazrat Khalifatul Masih II, may God be his helper. The grief the news of Shah Sahib’s demise brought was visible on Huzoor’s face.

Along with the telegram was a written letter from Shah Sahib which caused a bit of confusion. However, having accepted the news of his demise, the first matter Hazrat Khalifatul Masih thought of was to make arrangements of bringing Shah Sahib’s body to Qadian and to know in detail the final moments of Shah Sahib.

For this purpose, I, the editor of Al Hakam, was sent in the first car [to Sialkot] to express my condolences. Upon arrival, [all doubt was removed as] I came to know that Shah Sahib had in reality passed away.

The events leading to Shah Sahib’s demise is a lesson we all can learn from.

For the past 25 years, Shah Sahib was regular in offering Tahajud prayer. The news of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih’s illness caused him a lot of grief. Shah Sahib prayed excessively for Huzoor. Two days prior to his demise, at the time of Tahajud, he said to his family that he had prayed a lot, yet his prayer had not been accepted. He said it was possible that he had failed to express the extreme humility and self-mortification required for the acceptance of prayer. Immediately after saying this, he made his way to the roof of the house, leaving behind both his hat and shoes, fell into prostration and began praying fervently for a long time. His wife also went to the roof but returned after seeing him in prostration.

Thus, after summoning up extreme humility and self-mortification, he prayed until he was satisfied that his prayer had been heard. He came down and stated that his prayer had been accepted but now he himself has fallen ill and said that he was feeling an aching pain near his right shoulder. He showed no sign of concern for this pain, rather he was satisfied that he was able to show humility and self-mortification for prayer.

On 14 November 1918, after Maghrib prayer, he said to Hakim Ahmad Din Sahib, “I am feeling a pain in my right shoulder. I have taken the medicine that was prescribed in Qadian, which my family members were able to benefit from. However, it has no effect on me. What do you suggest?” He also stated, “Do not think that I fear death. Death is a beautiful concept as it is the only means of meeting one’s True Beloved [i.e. God]. However, my nature is such that I cannot bear the prolongation of pain.”

Thus, after this, Shah Sahib went to Master Abdul Aziz Sahib’s home, who is a master tailor. There, during a table talk, he said, “My soul yearns to meet with my True Beloved [i.e. God] and the only way to do so is through death. Death is not a scary concept, rather it is beautiful. I do not fear it, nor do I worry about it. However, human nature does not wish to die suffering in pain.”

After this, he offered Isha prayer and fell asleep. He woke up for Tahajud prayer as was his practice. After offering Tahajud prayer, he once again mentioned the aching pain he was feeling and asked for tea. Shah Sahib’s beloved wife prepared tea, which he drank. He then asked his daughter to press on his right shoulder where he was feeling pain. As she placed her hand on his shoulder, he passed away and met with his Beloved which, since last night, he was yearning for.

إِنَّا لِلہِ وَإِنَّا إِلَيْهِ رَاجِعُوْن

[“Surely, to Allah we belong and to Him shall we return.”]

Shah Saihb passed away on 15 November at 2 o’clock, at which time the news spread in Qadian that “the saint of the city has passed away”.

Shah Sahib was just over 59 years old when he passed away. Shah Sahib, along with his virtues and morals, was extremely beneficial and a blessing for the Jamaat. He had great humility, devotion and obedience for the Promised Messiahas and the Ahl-e-Bait. These qualities demand from me that I say something about Shah Sahib. Hazrat Shah Sahib’s name has been preserved in the writings and history of the Jamaat in crystal-clear words. God willing, I will write about his virtues, qualities and other aspects with great detail. For now, with a heavy heart, I convey the message of the passing away of our beloved brother to the Al Hakamreaders. I request everyone to offer Hazrat Shah Sahib’s funeral prayer in their respective localities.

The passing away of Shah Sahib brings huge grief and is a loss for the Jamaat. However, I believe that behind this grief also lies great reward.

As Shah Sahib’s life was a means of increasing the sincerity and morality in members of the Jamaat, similarly, his demise shall be a means of increasing the level of faith and knowledge among the community.

Shah Sahib leaves behind many family members and offspring. He had many sincere friends. Shah Sahib has temporarily been buried in Sialkot, but will very soon be buried in Bahishti Maqbara, Qadian.

The entire Jamaat has immense respect for Shah Sahib’s family and this news will be read with a lot of grief and sadness. I pray to God that he may grant Shah Sahib a lofty place in paradise and elevate his status, and may He grant his family patience. Amin.

As I have stated above, Hazrat Shah Sahib’s virtues and qualities will be written on in detail and will be published in Al Hakam very soon, Insha-Allah.

(Translated by Jalees Ahmad)

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