Special prayer during partial lunar eclipse

|     Azlan Othman     |

MUSLIMS across the country did not miss the opportunity to perform the highly recommended Sunnat Lunar Eclipse prayer yesterday morning in conjunction with a Partial Lunar Eclipse which lasted from 4.01am to 6.19am.

At the Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Mosque in the capital, the prayer was led by Mosque Affairs Officer Awangku Ahmad Faris Ramadhani bin Pengiran Haji Sellahuddin, who also delivered a special sermon reminding Muslims to offer supplications during an eclipse and perform recitation of Zikir in praise of Allah the Almighty.

Also joining the congregation for the prayer were Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman and Deputy Minister of Religious Affairs Pengiran Dato Seri Paduka Haji Bahrom bin Pengiran Haji Bahar.

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Religious Affairs (MoRA) Dato Seri Setia Haji Abdul Aziz bin Orang Kaya Maharaja Lela Haji Yussof and Deputy Permanent Secretary (Policy and Religious) at the MoRA Haji Mohd Serudin bin Haji Timbang were also present.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman with government officials and congregants during the Sunnat lunar eclipse prayer. – AZLAN OTHMAN