Crux of the live session of Ustadh Nauman Ali Khan
I am lucky enough to get a chance to attend the live event of Ustadh Nauman Ali Khan. He was here in Stockholm, Sweden on 14/4 ’18 for the very first time to tell the story of Hazrat Musa A.S. The event was organized in a local hotel which was very easily accessible from a local train station.
Entry to the hall was managed by three persons who were checking the tickets. And people were calmly waiting for their turn. The hall was big enough to cater about 400 people. As time came close by 6.00 pm, the whole hall was full and then it was Noman Ali Khan entered from the right side of the stage. He came to stage, did Salam and the first thing he requested the audience not to take any pictures, make movies, user Facebook live during the event. Which he did because people lose the concentration to a listener this way. My first impression when I saw him is that he looks the same as he seems in videos. Speaks the same way, in fact, nothing is different.
He presented us the story of Hazrat Musa A.S. from the Quran. In Quran, it is Hazrat Musa A.S. who is discussed in detail. And it was not only a story, he related all those events that are present in Quran to current political and social situations. This was mind-blowing. The facts that were present thousand years ago were related to what is happening in the current world. At one point, I thought that he is not discussing Hazrat Musa A.S. but world politics. Human psychology was being taught to us in the most influential way. Ustadh Nauman Ali Khan knows how to keep the audience engaged and does not let his audience get bored. In between, he used humor to keep his audience involved and awake.
The event was three hours long, and in between, he gave two breaks. One for five minutes and other for ten minutes. During the break, he was open to take questions from the audience. His attitude towards the audience was so humble. He loved to listen to problems but only during the break time to maintain the harmony of his lecture. I am greatly touched by having my mentor nearby me.
Ustadh ended the event by saying,
“Try to listen to Quran daily and even share it with friends and colleagues. It is Allah who will make hearts soft.”
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