The Quran Foundation Pakistan Karachi was founded in 1995 on the auspicious day of ‘Mubahila’ 24th of the Zilhijjah, with the goal to strengthen the relationship of the community with the Holy Quran. The objectives set to achieve this goal are:
Quran Foundation Pakistan Karachi ( REGISTERED )
Acquaint the Community with Holy Quran
AIMS N OBJECTIVES
To promote nearness with the Quran and Quran Education
To publish the Quran Education media with modern methods
To pave the way to teach the Quran (Improvement of Recitation) at an elementary level.
To create interest for children to study the Quran
The management consists of seven basic peers, whose job would be to consult religious scholars and to perform certain jobs.
ADVISORY COMMITTEE: Consists of Religious Scholars; The QF would consult them.
Member: Every person of the community who performs duties being part of the QF and is not part of any other organization.
Assistant: Every person of the community who assists in organizing matters is said to be Assistant.
Since its beginning the Quran Foundation Pakistan Karachi has been blessed with the benevolence of Allah and of people with genuine appreciation for Quranic teachings. The QF right in the initial phase introduced for the first time in the world history, the complete Quran audio CD, having the voices of the world’s’ seven top most Recites . Along with, one more and essential task is completed, first time ever, ‘the complete Urdu translation of the Quran in audio. This Urdu translation was read aloud by the deeply resonant voice of Husain Shaheed Mirza and this translation has traveled the globe. Uphill now more than 100 Quran Software’s in VCD’s and DVD’s have been published. Some of them are:
– AL HUDA
– MOALLIM E TAJWEED (Improve teacher)
– ANWAAR UL QURAN (Light of the Quran)
– USTAAD QARIYUN KI QIRAAT (20) (Recitation of world’s 20 Biggest Recites)
– HUSN E QURAN CD’s (4) (virtue of Quran)
– NOOR E MUBEEN (4 MP3 CD’s) (Nur Shown)
Reiter : Shehryar Parhezgar Urdu Voice: Mr. Husain Shaheed Mirza
– Kamsin Hifaz and Qariyan e Quran (Young Quran Memorizers and Reciters)
– Manasik e Hajj (Pillars oh Hajj)
– Noorani Takya –(the spiritual pillow) has enjoyed tremendous success amongst parents who want to familiarize their young children with the Quran.
These have included the arrangement of several highly successful exhibitions of the Quran across the country to generate awareness regarding the importance of the Quran among the people of the community. Up till now the Quran Foundation has held 30 Quran exhibitions in various places in Pakistan.
1- On the 150th occasion of TABLEEGHI COLLEGE, Ms’alk Deobandi, Karachi
2- Jama Masjid Alamgir, Ms’alk Barelwi, Landhi Karachi.
3- Memon Khidmat Forum Karachi
4- Khaliq Dina Hall Student Welfare Karachi
5- DHA Library Karachi
6- Iran Cultural Centre, Islamabad
7- Sind University Jamshoro
8- Karachi University
9- Jama AL Muntazar, Lahore
10-Urdu University Karachi
11-Dawood Engineering University, Karachi
12-Hotel Flash man, Islamabad
Apart from above, Quran Exhibitions have been held in number of other Mosques and Imambargahs of Karachi. People from various ‘Schools of thought’ and different walks of life, even people from other Ms’alk and different organizations participated in large number of the events and a lasting impression of truth has echoed throughout the world.
Recitation of the Quran events was taken into consideration. By the Grace of Almighty Allah, in the year 2002 (a first time in the history of Pakistan) young Reciters “Syed Mujtaba Akhter Rizvi” from city of “Qum” Iran was invited. At more than 10 recitation events: enlightened numerous youngsters and the elders sparked the spirit to learn Quran by heart. In 2004 one more memorizers of the Quran Mr. Husain Mehdi was invited. Later more than 40 hosted gatherings for the memorization and recitation of the Quran were held in over 10 cities of Sind, in which thousands of participants came with great enthusiasm.
In these programs, the 3 best memorizers from ‘Madarsa e Hifaz’ Iskardu, also participated. For the sake of encouraging more to recite the Quran the QF announced the reward money of 10 thousand rupees to be paid to each 30th Para (Amma) Learner. As a result of which 3 young memorizers learnt the Para by heart and in 2005 this quantity increased upto 19 memorizer.
QURAN MEMORIZATION INSTITUTES
Now the acquaintance with the Quran got better among people and in this way the first Madarsa for memorize the Quran “Moasisa e uloom e Quran Jamaran” and afterwards “Jama Al Quran Al Kareem Memorizer Husain Mehdi” was established. Till July 2008, 50 young boys and girls completed memorized the Quran. Right now 3 more Institutes of the Memorization of the Quran has been established in Karachi. Similarly other institutes for those who memorized the Quran have also been established in certain other cities of Pakistan.
To encourage the spirit of ‘Recitation of the Quran’ along with ‘Memorization of the Quran’, famous Reciters of Quran from Imam Ali(a.s.) Institute and of the Holy Qum came to Karachi on the QF invitation, at the occasion of “Unity Week” and enlightened the circles with the Light of Quran. Syed Murtaza Rizvi, Abrar Husain Alizada and Ali Akbar Joshiqani were among those respected reciters.
During the Holy Month of Ramadan, in the year 2005-2006 respected Mr. Murtaza Rizvi and Mr.Abrar Husain were invited as Jury for Recitation competition at Karachi’s renowned “Karachi Club”, where they earned the great compliments from the audience and also the Pride to honor the Shiite’s.
For the year 2007, during the Holy month of Ramadan, it is now thought to bring the attention of the community towards the exegesis of the Quran (the guided interpretation and explanation). The “Exegesis of Quran Quiz” was announced, in which a great number of noble gentlemen and ladies took part in overwhelmingly. First, Second, and Third place prize winners and ones who got more than 80% marks on their quizzes were awarded with handsome prize money.
HAJJ; AN IMPORTANT WORSHIP, NEEDS MORE AWARENESS OF THE COMMUNITY
Hajj is an important worship and essential (Pillar) of Islam. The Community looked and still looks to be careless towards this important Pillar. In order to bring the community’s attention towards the subject in 2008, BAITULLAH Prize Competition was announced and Hajj related the Quran verses, Hadiths and Quotes Writers were awarded with the great Money Prizes. These programs continued during the year 2009. QAFLAN E HAJJ: KARWAN E AAL E YASEEN, AL HARMAIN, KARWAN E BILAL, KARWANE ROOHANI, KARWAN E AMEER HAMZA AND QAFLA E BAITULLAH co-operated and sponsored our programs.
During the year 2009, by the participation of Quran Memorizer Mohammad Taqi and Qamar e Bani Hashim Group (Qum, Iran) more than 16 great Quran circles could be possible. In these valuable achievements QF was tremendously supported by Institutions, organizations, trusts and above all the noble ladies and gentlemen of the community.
Due to the endeavors of the QF and participation of the community we at present can experience a better Quranic atmosphere and the Quran attitude is understood with a wider consciousness .The environment is favorable for the Quran to sow more and cultivate better. The Quran Summer Camps are held in number of academies during summer vacations. Apart from this, schools with amalgamation of ordinary education with the Quran education are also established.
All of the above were performed by the Quran Foundation Pakistan Karachi over the past 13 years with its limited workforce—which was mandated at its foundation. Now from the viewpoint of today’s modern age the following short term and long term programs are being planned:
QURAN FOUNDATION’S 2010 OBJECTIVES AND THE PLAN TO ACCOMPLISH THEM.
1- Rs. 50,000 prize Money to encourage the spirit of the Quran Learning among kids of 5-14 years of age
2- Monthly Quran Recitation Circle events for the present reciters
3- Bi- Monthly Quran memorization Competitions on a Permanent basis for more than 50 memorizers of the Quran
4- Quran Software House (To bring the Quran and Quran Exegesis on Compatible Disc Mediums)
5- Publication of Quarterly the Quran Journal.
6- Seminars on the Quran Issues and Topics.
7- Quarterly meetings should be held.
8- Establishment of the Quran Foundation Pakistan Karachi ‘Women’s Wing’
9- To hold the Quran exhibitions twice a year
10-Contest on the Quran Topics to be held thrice a year
For the fulfillment of above objectives; THE CONTACT CENTRE has been established especially for the youth. In the beginning, 1000 members of the community were contacted.
May Allah the Almighty, count the members of the Quran Foundation and its sponsors in the Serving of the Quran…
May Allah Bless our people, society and country with the Quran enlighten and may this be the one of the good reasons for early rise of Imam Zaman (A.S.) AJF …
Servants of Quran
Founders of Quran Foundation Pakistan Karachi