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Mirza Masroor recently claimed that 480,000 people converted to Ahmadiyya this year alone. I’m sure that was met with excitement and joy. Lets analyze.
Here are their reported conversion statistics between 1993 and 2001.
1993 – 204,308
1994 – 421,753
1995 – 847,725
1996 – 1,602,721
1997 – 3,004,575
1998 – 5,004,591
1999 – 10,820,226
2000 – 41,308,376
2001 – 81,007,631 – Yes, they reported 81 million converts in 2001
2002 – 20,654,000
(source: http://wiki.qern.org/ahmadiyya/ahmadiyya-as-a-cult/the-200-million-figure, removed from the official website)
Notice they reported that their numbers were routinely doubling every year. In 2001 alone, they allegedly doubled their entire population. The rumored reason for the sudden drop was because a tribal chief became an Ahmadi, so it was presumed that his entire tribe followed suit.
This year, Mirza Masroor claimed 480,000 conversations, around the same number who converted in 1994. I’m not saying he’s lying, this could be accurate. But, given that they have played numbers games, it does seem highly suspect.
Just some things to think about:
- If a chief leader converted to Ahmadiyya, it was merely presumed that the entire tribe followed suit;
- Why is it that this faith reports millions upon millions of worldwide of adherents, and is growing beyond all conceivable leaps and bounds, yet is largely unheard of outside academia and the Indo-Pak community?
- When people leave Ahmadiyya, even if publicly or en masse, they are maintained on the Tajneed list;
- Between 1995 to 2005, despite boasting millions of converts, an internal leaked document revealed that in the UK they only secured 218 converts to Ahmadiyya; whereas Islam has spread quite rapidly.
- For a faith that claims its about quality not quantity, they sure do a good job of boasting their numbers!
About a decade ago, if someone embraced Islam at our masjid, there were jubilant shouts of takbeer, hugs, exchanges of contact information and invitations for dinner. We still have that, but now now so many people convert to Islam that its, frankly, routine. Its not uncommon at all, easily several times a week. Its not something we boast about or advertise either. Instead, we have our New Muslims Support group (which other masjids are copying now) and keep doing what we’re doing.
To our Ahmadi readers, think for yourself, use your God-given mind, and question the Murabbis. May Allah bless us all.
و صلى الله رسول الله