Sunat Lunar Eclipse Prayer

All mosques, suraus and religious halls nationwide late yesterday afternoon held the Sunat Lunar Eclipse Prayer with the focus at Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque in the capital.

Present was Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Hj Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Hj Awang Othman, Minister of Religious Affairs. The Special Khutbah or Sermon on the eclipse phenomenon highlighted that the phenomenon shows the glory of Allah Subhanahu Wata'ala and as evidence of Allah's greatness in creating day and night. Prophet Muhammad Shallallahu'Alaihi Wasallam also urged Muslims to offer supplications during an eclipse and recitation of Zikir in praise of Allah the Almighty.

Source: Radio Television Brunei