The closing ceremony for Maulidur Rasul Shallalllahu ‘Alaihi Wassalam 1440H/2018M held in Brunei Hall, hosted by the Religious Committee of the High Commissioner of Brunei in conjunction with the birth of our beloved Prophet Muhammad a.s. took place on the 12 Rabiulawal 1440H/ 19 November 2018M.
The guess of honour for the event was Yang Mulia Pengiran Hajah Rooslina Weti Binti Pengiran Haji Kamaludin, Acting High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam to United Kingdom.
The event started with the recitation of Sura Al-Fatihah by the Religious Officer, Yang Mulia Ustaz Isham Ismail who also led the Dikir Syarafil Anam which were Dikir Assalamu’alaika, Dikir Bisyahri, and Dikir Marhaban. The event ended with the recitation of Doa sempena Maulud Nabi. This event concludes a series of 12 nights organised in rotation between the Unit Penuntut-Penuntut, Brunei Investment Agency, Kensington Palace Garden, Brunei House, The Brunei Students' Union In U.K. and Eire, and Brunei Hall Students’ Committee. This year’s celebration was themed “Tarbiyah Rasulullah Membawa Rahmat Dalam Berkeluarga” (Lessons from the Messenger of Allah the Almighty) which upholds and reminds us to always learn from our prophet on how to face situations.
On the 19th of November 2018, the Brunei Southampton Society successfully held an event for Maulidur Rasul. The event was held at the University of Southampton, commencing at 7.30 pm. The dikir recited consisted of Assalamualaika and Ashraqalbadru Alaina from Dikir Syarafil Anam. A total of 14 students were present at the event. The students very much enjoyed reciting as the familiar Dikir made them feel at home. Not to mention being able to celebrate this glorious occasion of Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) birthdate with the other society members.
On 16th November at 7pm, Brunei York Society held a Dikir Maulud in conjuction with the Maulidur Rasul Celebration. Alhamdulillah, there were 8 people that came to this event. It is our obligation and duty as muslims to celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu’Alaihi Wassalam. Moreover, it is our duty to show our love for Prophet Muhammad by holding this event. We started off the event with ‘Isya Prayer at one of the college in University of York. After that, we continued with Dikir Maulud in which we recited Dikir Alhamdulillah and Asyraqal. Then, we had dinner together and we had a group photo with Brunei’s Flag to end the night.
The Brunei Lancaster Student Society (BruLancs) has taken the initiative to hold Dikir Maulud, to commemorate the birth of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The event was held on Tuesday, 20th November 2018 at 8pm. The religious event started with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah led by the Vice President of the society, Nuurhafizah Brahim, followed by the recitation of Dikir Assalamu'alaika, Dikir Ashraqal Badru and Dikir Bishahri Rabbi. This was then followed by the recitation of Doa Dikir, which was led by the President of the Society, Nur Haziqah Ibrahim. Finally, the event concluded with a potluck dinner.