Religious ceremony marks Israk Mikraj

Lyna Mohamad

The Kampong Berib Mosque Muslimah Group held a religious ceremony marking the Israk Mikraj celebration yesterday. Spouse of the Acting Village Head of Kampong Beribi, Hajah Rosnah binti Haji Hassan, was the guest of honour.

The ceremony at the Kampong Beribi Mosque in Jalan Bunga Jasmin, Kampong Beribi began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah followed by welcoming remarks by Chairperson of the Muslimah group’s administrative committee, Hajah Malai Rafiaah binti Haji Sheikh Nikman.

A religious talk on Sembahyang Teras Kecemerlangan Umat was also delivered by religious speaker Hajah Zaleha binti Haji Ibrahim. Her talk stressed on the importance of daily prayers and its rewards.

A Tausyeh performance of Thoya Ya Habibi was performed by the group. The ceremony concluded with a Doa Selamat. The ceremony served to display and raise awareness on the greatnesss of Allah the Almighty while also commemorating the historical journey of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh).

It also aimed to strengthen bonds between Muslimah members and establish cooperation between the Muslimah groups, while answering the call of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam to make the country a
Zikir Nation.