by Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih II(ra)
In the backdrop of the then prevailing ideologies of communism and capitalist democracy, the second successor of the Ahmadiyya Movement, Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad, addressed this lecture to the Ahmadiyya Annual Gathering on December 28, 1942.The address answers the question, ‘How does Ahmadiyyat, the True Islam, propose to deal with the grave problem of socio-economic inequality in the world?’ The Ahmadiyya solution is the solution of Islam shaped under divine guidance for present needs by the Holy Founder(as) of the Ahmadiyya movement.
The speaker examines and analyses the role played by different movements to alleviate poverty and sufferings, such as, Socialism, International Socialism, Marxism, Bolshevism, Nazism and Fascism and so on. The speaker also, explores the major religions of the world regarding the basic question “social inequality a serious problem.”
Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, the Promised Messiah and Mahdi, the founder of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, laid down the foundations of the New World Order, by initiating the scheme of Wasiyyat based on Islamic teachings and under the Divine guidance in his book ‘Al-Wassiyat’ written in 1905. Later in 1934 Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmud Ahmad(ra) inaugurated Tahrik-e-Jadid to prepare the ground for the full implementation of the New World Order of the institution of Wasiyyat. In the present lecture he elaborates the aims and objectives of Tahrik-e-Jadid and claims that the New World Order in all its aspects, economic, social and religious, as introduced by Nizam-e-Wassiyat, will at the end prevail and a new and genuine revolution will take place.