UB Holds Eid Al- Fitr Prayers 1 Syawal 1445 H

After a full month of fasting during Ramadan, Muslims around the world rejoice in welcoming the day of victory. The celebration of Eid al-Fitr 1 Shawwal 1445 H which falls on Wednesday (10/4/2024) was also welcomed with joy by the academic community of Brawijaya University (UB) by holding joint Eid prayers which were held at the Field of UB Rectorate Building at exactly 06.00 WIB.

This activity is the closing of a series of Ramadhan celebrations organized by UB Religious Development Center (PPA) together with the Takmir of UB Raden Patah Mosque during the fasting month. Various activities have been carried out to fill the essence of faith during the month of Ramadan on UB campus, starting from tausyiah, bazaar, tabligh akbar, Nuzulul Quran, Quranic seminars, to donations to orphans and Ngabu BuRun which is one of the activities to fill time by exercising ( run).

During the Eid al-Fitr prayers this time, the Rector of Brawijaya University, Prof. Widodo, SS.i, MS.i, Ph.D, Med.Sc, together with several university leaders, all lecturers, education staff, students and the community around the campus. It even appeared that several international students who were studying at UB also took the time to participate in carrying out Eid al-Fitr prayers at UB.

The Eid prayer itself was led by the young priest of Raden Patah Mosque UB, Ust. M. Fakhrur Rozi Ardiansyah and Khotib by Prof. Dr. KH. Moh. Bisri, MS., IPU., who also served as the Rector of Brawijaya University for the 2014 – 2018 period and was also the caretaker of Bahrul Maghfiroh Malang Islamic boarding school, where in his sermon Prof. Bisri, conveyed that fasting during Ramadan is a form of our devotion to Allah SWT. One of the characteristics of a pious person is mentioned in the Al-Quran, Surah Ali Imran 133-134, namely spending his sustenance in times of happiness and hardship, holding back anger (like a thermos that holds the heat. People don’t know how hot it is inside. And only coming out at times that are beneficial to others) and forgive other people’s mistakes. (ron/UB PR/ Trans. Iir).