Belait joins 12-night Dikir Maulud ceremony

Daniel Lim

A group of congregants, led by Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin, attended the first of 12-night Dikir Maulud ceremony at Kampong Sungai Liang Mosque on October 17 to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

The delegation included Legislative Council (LegCo) members and Penghulu of Mukim Liang Yang Berhormat Haji Abdul Hamid bin Haji Mumin and Acting Penghulu of Mukim Labi 1 Yang Berhormat Hanapi bin Mohd Siput as well as Head Religious Officer in the Belait District Mohamad Aliyani bin Ismail, penghulus and village heads, and senior officers and staff of government agencies in the Belait District.

The event began with a mass Maghrib prayer, followed by the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah, led by the district officer.

There were also mass recitations of Dikir Assalamualaika and Dikir Syarafil Anam before proceeding to mass Isyak prayers and concluding with Dikir Asyraqal and Doa Dikir led by the mosque’s Imam Mohamad Ikhwan bin Irwandy.

The 12-night ceremony is taking place across the country to gain blessings from Allah the Almighty and seek assistance in the days of the hereafter from Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

Belait District Officer Ramlee bin Haji Jamudin during the first night of the Dikir Maulud ceremony at Kampong Sungai Liang Mosque. PHOTOS: DANIEL LIM
An overview of the religious event