Officers, staff sharpen religious knowledge

|     Syazwani Hj Rosli     |

AROUND 40 officers and staff members from various government agencies are attending an Islamic knowledge strengthening course on Fiqh Al-Haj which began at the Islamic Da’wah Centre (PDI) yesterday.

The four-day course, organised by the PDI, aimed to provide a proper understanding on the Haj (the fifth pillar of Islam) so that it the religious act can be performed well.

Haji Imaharan bin Haji Metali from the Dakwah Propagation Division of the PDI is the facilitator.

Among the topics highlighted during the course are Pengertian Ibadat Haji, Perbezaan Di Antara Haji dan Umrah, Pensyariatan, Hikmah and Faedah Haji Serta Umrah, Sunat-Sunat Umrah, Syarat Wajib Haji dan Umrah, Syarat Wakil Atau Mengambil Upah Haji dan Haji Bagi Kanak-Kanak, Pakaian Ihram, Cara Niat, Perkara-Perkara Yang Sunat Sebelum Berihram dan Pantang Larang Semasa Berihram, Wuquf di Arafah: Pengertian, Sunat Wukuf, Tawwaf Di Baitullah: Erti Tawwaf, Jenis-Jenis, Syarat-Syarat, Sunat-Sunat Dan Masalah Ketika Tawwaf, Sa’ie: Syarat Sah, Sunat-Sunat, Bercukur/Bergunting, Waktu Bercukur, Tahallul Dan Erti Tertib Pada Kebanyakan Rukun, Miqat Ibadah Haji, Cara Mengerjakan Ibadah Umrah dan Perkara Yang Berhubungkait Dengannya, Melontar Jamrah dan Perkara Yang Berhubungkait Dengannya and Tawwaf practical.

The closing ceremony will take place on July 11.

Haji Imaharan bin Haji Metali from the Dakwah Propagation Division of the Islamic Da’wah Centre facilitates the course. – PHOTOS: RAHWANI ZAHARI
A section of the participants