Origin of Dhuha prayers explained
THE origin of Dhuha prayers was explained to congregants at the Mohammad Jamaul Alam Mosque in Belait on Monday.
Over 100 congregants, including Assistant Belait District Officer Hasmiron Hj Mohd Taib, attended the talk delivered by Belait District Mosque Affairs Officer Hj Haslan Shahbudin.
Hj Haslan explaned that the Dhuha prayer is a voluntary prayer to be carried out after sunrise is complete, and not while the process is still ongoing.
“The Dhuha prayer is seen as an offering of gratitude by a servant of Allah, for all that one has received from him,” said Hj Haslan.
He added that the minimum rakaat for Dhuha prayers is two, the maximum being 12, which if performed would bring “great blessings”.
The Surah Al-Dhuha itself, Hj Haslan explained, came to the Prophet Muhammad SAW during an extended period of time which he did not receive any messages or revelations from Allah (SWT).
“During this period, the Prophet began to get worried that Allah had forgotten him. When the Surah Al-Dhuha was revealed to the Prophet, it relieved him of all negative emotions, offering him hope and assurance that Allah (SWT) would always be with him,” he said.
Monday’s event, organised by the Mohammad Jamaul Alam Mosque takmir committee, ended with a reading of the Ratib Al-Attas by Head Imam Hj Mohd Alias Bakar and special prayers by Head of Belat Mosques Area 1 Akup Hj Lamat.
The Brunei Times