Ahmadiyya Islam and Mirza Ghulam AhmedAhmadiyya Islam was founded in 1889 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908). It is controversial in Muslim circles , and many Muslims believe it is heretical (like Mormonism is considered in Christian circles). In fact, some Muslims persecute the Ahmadiyya because of the Ahmadiyah’s refusal to acknowledge Muhammad as Islam’s last prophet.
Khatim an-Nabuwwah (ختم النبوه)
Ahmadiyya belief that Mirza Ghulam Ahmad was a prophet goes against the Muslim doctrine of Khatim an-Nabuwwah, Seal of Prophethood. Mainstream Muslims believe the Quran teaches that Muhammad was the last of the prophets. Below are three translations of the Quran and its teaching about Muhammad being the Seal or Last of the prophets,
YUSUF ALI: Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but (he is) the Messenger of Allah, and the Seal of the Prophets: and Allah has full knowledge of all things.
PICKTHAL: Muhammad is not the father of any man among you, but he is the messenger of Allah and the Seal of the Prophets; and Allah is ever Aware of all things.
SHAKIR: Muhammad is not the father of any of your men, but he is the Messenger of Allah and the Last of the prophets; and Allah is cognizant of all things.
Ahmadiyya Islam in Indonesia
On October 30, 2010 the Religious Affairs Minister of Indonesia, Suryadharma Ali, said the Ahmadiya sect in Indonesia should be disbanded. According to the Ahmadiyya Times, Suryadharma Ali said, “If they [Ahmadiyya] refuse to join the mainstream, they must not use Islamic symbols.”