The annual Hadith learning programme, ‘Hadathna’ by the Ministry of Endowments (Awqaf) and Islamic Affairs, started recently, teaching and discussing Hadith books. Named Majlis al-Hadith, the six-day programme, in its third edition, had participation of 1,350 people including scholars and students from across the world, according to an official press statement from Awqaf. The show is held online through Awqaf’s Microsoft platform.
In an interview after attending the programme, Dr Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Ghanem al-Thani, Director-General of the General Department of Endowments, said the programme discusses the path and deeds of the Prophet (peace be upon him) in the light of Hadith books. He explained the distinguished characteristics and contents of various Hadith books, read and learnt in the show. The show is held from 9pm to 11pm with the participation of prominent Islamic scholars, who will read noted Hadith collections.
It’s worth noting that the Hadathna programme is part of the Endowment Bank’s programmes for serving the Qur’an and Sunnah, which aims to raise awareness of the purposes of the holy book and Prophet’s Sunnah and their rulings. Also, it aims to support and encourage those working in the service of the Qur’an and Sunnah while spreading the Qur’an and its sciences, mastering its recitation and translating it into different languages.