What it was like to watch Jalsa before MTA

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By Mehpara Khan If you remember a time before the internet you probably remember that back in the day watching Jalsa in real time was simply inconceivable. These days, thanks to the blessings of MTA, connecting to Jalsa is as easy as...

The Beauty of Ba’ait

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By Alia Selby An overview of Ba’ait, the history and religious importance Today’s focus is on something that is very dear to all of our hearts and which Ahmadis look forward to year after year. Ba’ait, or pledge, is something we do each...

Three Workers: Three Perspectives

JalsaConnect was going for a walk today, And met a few interesting characters on the way. Always making new friends, JalsaConnect stopped to say hey!   3-workers-1-300x167_0.png Mirza Hashim Ahmad Name: Mirza Hashim Ahmad Age: 12 Duty: Men’s...

Jalsa Visitor Sentiments

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By Alia Selby Each year, thousands of guests attend Jalsa Salana UK from around the world, each with their own hopes, aspirations and desires for what they wish to achieve from this spiritual gathering. Some visitors come to strengthen their ties...

Showing Gratitude for this Incredible Experience

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As I carried out my daily scroll through Instagram a couple of days ago, I came across a post where a Pakistani Ahmadi addressed the attendees of Jalsa Salana UK. This was a heartfelt post, in which the author reminded us UK Ahmadis of how...

Lajna Imaillah's Jalsa History

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Lajna Imaillah’s value and participation in the organisation and the smooth running of Jalsa Salana is never overlooked and is always much appreciated. These incredibly hard-working hosts sacrifice their time, sleep and families to dedicate every...

Jalsa Duty

There are now only a few days till the event of the year, the special gathering of thousands of ahmadi Muslims and non-ahmadi guests, in the small village of Alton, Hampshire. Our annual convention, Jalsa Salana UK is almost here. What started off...

Jama'at Ahmadiyya: Facts & Figures

Some facts and figures from the third session address delivered by Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih V (atba): 1-copy.jpg 206 countries in which the Ahmadi Jama'at has a presence 2 new countries joined the fold of Ahmadiyyat in the past year: Belize and...

Bai'at: A Reminder

This is not one of those ‘exclusive’ blogs where you get different angles of Jalsa Salana. This is purely a reminder of the 10 conditions of Bai’at, the definition of an Ahmadi. After all, why are we Ahmadi? Why do we pledge allegiance? Let’s...

An American Morning

By Umar Ahmad, USA Something out of the norm. The looks I was given, as I lightly jogged my way to the trail which leads away from the jalsa gah into the forest and farmland which surrounds it, I will not forget. For the reason, the looks won’t...