Mus­lims gather for com­mu­nity prayer on Eid'l Fitr: 'WE SUR­VIVED THE TEST OF AL­LAH'

Sun Star Bacolod - - ‘yuhom! - BY CARLA N. CAÑET

As-asalamu alaykum (Peace be upon you).

Mus­lim brothers and sis­ters clad in their Is­lamic cloth­ing - the mod­est white thaws (gar­ment) for men and black loose dress with Hi­jab (head cov­er­ing) for women gath­ered to hold a com­mu­nity prayer to cel­e­brate Eid’l Fitr or the end of Ra­madan held front of the Ba­colod Gov­ern­ment Cen­ter yes­ter­day, June 5, 2019.

Mus­lims in Ba­colod City - DAR-AL-DHIKR Is­lamic Cen­ter headed by Imam Omar Betita and Imam Abulkhaer Nadela Caruga, of Masjid Abu Bakr Al Sid­diq, a grand Mus­lim Imam in Ba­colod City led their brother and sis­ter Mus­lims to an Is­lamic prayer.

Imam Betita said they were grate­ful to Al­lah, one and only God they be­lieve and wor­ship, that they were able to sur­vive His tests in the ob­ser­vance of the Haram (pro­hib­ited) and Ha­lal (law­ful and per­mit­ted) acts dur­ing the month-long pe­riod of Ra­madan.

They brought along their fam­i­lies for the prayer which was fol­lowed by a cel­e­bra­tion in their re­spec­tive mosque and cen­ters.

“We honor and praise Al­lah for giv­ing us the strength and courage to com­plete the pe­riod Ra­madan which was devoted on ex­tended pray­ers and fast­ing. We also thanked Al­lah for His pro­tec­tion, guid­ance and pro­vi­sions to our fam­i­lies,” Imam Betita said.

Grand Imam Abulkhaer was also grate­ful to the ever mer­ci­ful Al­lah. They cel­e­brate a feast for Al­lah on this day.

Mus­lims from Ba­colod, Cala­trava and Hini­garan and other ar­eas came to at­tend the com­mu­nity prayer and feast.

Mus­lim for­eign­ers who live in Ba­colod City also cel­e­brate with their fel­low Mus­lims.*

ON EID’L FITR: Mus­lim brothers greet each other on the feast of Eid’l Fitr (end of Ra­madan) fol­low­ing their gath­er­ing for prayer and cel­e­bra­tion at the Ba­colod Gov­ern­ment Cen­ter on June 5, 2019.

MUS­LIM brothers in cel­e­bra­tory spirit at the end of Ra­madan.

MUS­LIM fam­i­lies dur­ing Eid’l Fitr cel­e­bra­tion in Ba­colod City.

WOMEN Mus­lims and their chil­dren pray to Al­lah.

FOR­EIGNER Mus­lims cel­e­brate with their fel­low Mus­lims in Ba­colod and Ne­gros Oc­ci­den­tal.

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