Qadian

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Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.wikipedia
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Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

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Qadian is the birthplace of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the founder of the Ahmadiyya movement.
Born in 1835 to a prominent family in Qadian, Ghulam Ahmad emerged as a writer and debater for Islam.

Ahmadiyya

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Qadian is the birthplace of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the founder of the Ahmadiyya movement.
Despite Ahmadis dissociating the name from their founder, deriving it instead from Islamic prophecy and the name variant of Muhammad, some Sunni Muslims, especially in the Indian subcontinent from where the movement originated, refer to Ahmadis using the pejorative terms Qādiyānī—derived from Qadian, the home town of Ghulam Ahmad; or Mīrzaī—from Mirza, one of his titles.

Mirza Ghulam Murtaza

In 1834, during the rule of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the region consisting of Qadian and five adjoining villages was given to Mirza Ghulam Murtaza, father of Ghulam Ahmad in return for military support in Kashmir, Mahadi, the Kulu valley, Peshawar and Hazara.
He belonged to a family of landed aristocracy within the Mughal Empire that lost most of its estate to the Sikh Kingdom during the late 18th century and only a fraction of which – including Qadian, the family’s ancestral seat – he was able to regain from it.

Rabwah

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Following the partition, Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad, the second Khalifa of the Community, carefully oversaw the safe migration of Ahmadis from Qadian to the newly founded state, instructing 313 men, including two of his own sons, to stay in Qadian and guard the sites holy to Ahmadis, conferring upon them the title darveshān-i qādiyān (the dervishes of Qadian) and eventually moving the headquarters to Rabwah, Pakistan.
It has been the headquarters of the Ahmadiyya Community since September 20, 1948 when the community relocated from Qadian, India to the newly-created state of Pakistan in 1947.

Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad

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Following the partition, Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad, the second Khalifa of the Community, carefully oversaw the safe migration of Ahmadis from Qadian to the newly founded state, instructing 313 men, including two of his own sons, to stay in Qadian and guard the sites holy to Ahmadis, conferring upon them the title darveshān-i qādiyān (the dervishes of Qadian) and eventually moving the headquarters to Rabwah, Pakistan.
Following the Partition of India and the creation of Pakistan in 1947, he carefully oversaw the safe migration of Ahmadis from Qadian to the newly found state, eventually building a town on a tract of arid and mountainous land bought by the Community in 1948 which now became its new headquarters and was named Rabwah.

Hakeem Noor-ud-Din

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Noor-ud-Din was the first person to give bay'ah (pledge of allegiance) to Ghulam Ahmad in 1889 and remained his closest associate and confidant, leaving his home in Bhera and setting up permanent residence at Qadian in 1892.

Ahmadiyya Caliphate

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Following the partition, Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad, the second Khalifa of the Community, carefully oversaw the safe migration of Ahmadis from Qadian to the newly founded state, instructing 313 men, including two of his own sons, to stay in Qadian and guard the sites holy to Ahmadis, conferring upon them the title darveshān-i qādiyān (the dervishes of Qadian) and eventually moving the headquarters to Rabwah, Pakistan. Qadian remained the administrative headquarters and capital of the Ahmadiyya Caliphate until the partition of India in 1947, when much of the Community migrated to Pakistan.
After the death of Ghulam Ahmad, his successors directed the Ahmadiyya Community from Qadian, India which remained the headquarters of the community until 1947 with the creation of Pakistan.

Mirza Hadi Baig

Mirza Hadi Beg
Qadian was established in 1530 by Mirza Hadi Baig, a religious scholar dedicated to Islam and the first Qazi within the area.
This name evolved into various forms based on cognates and the local dialect, until Islampur was dropped altogether, and it came to be known simply as Qadian, the name by which it is still known today.

Mirza Tahir Ahmad

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Mirza Tahir Ahmad was born in Qadian, Punjab on 18 December 1928 to Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad and Syeda Maryam Begum.

Mirza Nasir Ahmad

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Mirza Nasir Ahmad was born in Qadian, India on 16 November 1909.

Noor Hospital

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Noor Hospital Qadian is the oldest multidisciplinary hospital at city of Qadian in Punjab state of India.

Mirza

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Mirza Hadi Baig was from a royal household of Mirza of the Mughal Empire.

Jamia Ahmadiyya

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*Jamia Ahmadiyya Qadian
This led to the creation of Talim-ul-Islam College in Qadian, India, in 1898.

Bahishti Maqbara

Bahishti Maqbara cemetery
Bahishti lun (English: The Heavenly Graveyard ), located originally in Qadian, India and then in Rabwah, Pakistan is a religious cemetery established by the Ahmadiyya Community as a directive from the community's founder Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, made known in his booklet Al-Wasiyyat.

Shiv Kumar Batalvi

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* Shiv Kumar Batalvi
program at Baring Union Christian College, Batala, though before completing his degree he moved to S.N. College, Qadian, where he joined the Arts program more suited to his persona, though he left that too in the second year.

White Minaret (Qadian)

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The White Minaret (منارہ المسیح; lit. Minaret of the Messiah) is a stone tower and monument standing beside the Aqsa Mosque in Qadian, India.

Aqsa Mosque, Qadian

Aqsa Mosque
The Aqsa Mosque or masjid Aqsa is an Ahmadi mosque in Qadian, India.

Mubarak Mosque, Qadian

Mubarak MosqueMubarak Mosque (Qadian)
The Mubarak Mosque in Qadian was opened in 1882-1883 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadiyani.

Punjabi language

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Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.

Gurmukhi

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Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.

Shahmukhi alphabet

ShahmukhiPunjabiShahmukhi script
Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.

Municipal council

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Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.

Amritsar

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Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.

Batala

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Qadian (Punjabi (Gurmukhi) : ਕ਼ਾਦਿਆਨ, (Shahmukhi /undefined); क़ादियान, pronounced ) is a town and a municipal council in Gurdaspur District, north-east of Amritsar, situated 18 km north-east of Batala city in the state of Punjab, India.