Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan Begum sahiba R.A

 Chenab Nagar (Rabwah),Punjab, Pakistan


Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan Begum also known by the title Ummul-Mu'mineen meaning ‘Mother of the Believers’ and Hazrat Amman Jan ‘Beloved Mother' within the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, was the second wife of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad and the daughter of Mir Nasir Nawab of Delhi. The marriage is seen, within the Community, as having fulfilled certain prophecies. The family had descended from the “Ahl al-Bayt” (Family) of Muhammad, hence called the “Sada'at”. The genealogical tree connects her to Hussain the grandson of Muhammad after 40 generations. Her forefathers had migrated from Bukhara in the reign of the Mughul King Shah Jahan. The well known Urdu poet and Mystic Khwaja Mir Dard (1721–1785) was the great grand father of Nusrat Jahan Begum.

Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan Begum was born to Mir Nasir Nawab and Sayyad Begum in Delhi in 1865. In her young age she was also called ‘Ayesha Begum’ and ‘Naseer ul Jehan’.

The Nikah (Wedding Ceremony) of Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan Begum and Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was performed on November 17, 1884, at Delhi, by the famous religious scholar Syed Nazeer Husain of Delhi.

Mirza Ghulam Ahmad claimed he had received a divine revelation on 20 February 1886; two years after his wedding to Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan. Till then he had no issues from her. Mirza Ghulam Ahmad also predicted that a son would be born to him, a possessor of great qualities.

Hazrat Amma Jan was a profoundly virtuous and revered lady. She believed in Islam and Ahmadiyyat with all her heart & soul. The most shining aspects of her character were Divine worship, generosity, and hospitality, helping the needy, cleanliness, perseverance, and complete faith in God under all circumstances. She brought up all of her children the best way. She received every member of the Community with such love and sympathy that every one thought they were related to her.

During the night of April 20th, 1952 Hazrat Amma Jan, Sayyeda Nusrat Jahan Begum sahiba passed away in Rabwah at the age of 86. She was buried in the celestial graveyard in Rabwah.

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Hadhrat Amma Jaan(ra) also kept food prepared 24 hours a day for guests so that if the Promised Messiah(as) requested parathas (fried flat bread commonly used in South Asia), tea, pickles, chutney, lassi (yoghurt drink) or milk for a guest, it was always available. She was even known to also make enquiries about prisoners who were in jail due to financial debts and sent money for such Muslim and non-Muslim prisoners so that they could enjoy a good meal.

  How to Reach: From Faisalabad International Airport the cemetery is 63 KM. It is 1.7 KM from Chenab Nagar Railway Station and 600m from Chenab Nagar Bus Stop,

Nearest City : Faisalabad
Nearest Bus Stop : Chenab Nagar Bus Stop
Nearest Airport : Faisalabad International Airport
Nearest Railway Station : Chenab Nagar Railway Station
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