Hilal Observation Rejab 1437H

SEGARI, April 8, 2016 - Falak Division of the Perak Mufti Department, has been visited by the students from Sek. Men. Tahfiz Islam Al-Amin, Chenderong Balai, Teluk Intan and Sekolah Maahad Al-Yahyawiyah, Padang Rengas, Kuala Kangsar to participate in the observation session of the new moonof Rejab 1437H in Baitulhilal, Pasir Panjang, Segari.

The program commencedwith a briefing regarding determination the beginning of the Hijri and Hilal delivered by Ustaz Mohamad Faizal Officer of Falak Division,Perak Mufti Department. The briefing session was to give an opportunities for students and accompanying teachers learn about the methods or procedures for determining the beginning of Hijri. Question and answering session also been received very encouraging. In fact, students are also given the opportunity to use special equipment during the sighting of the Hilal.

"We have brought some equipment such as Orion Telescope, camera, NEX-3N, Celestron C90 Telescope, Topcon theodolite and Topcon Total station. In addition, we have the cooperation of an officer from the National Institute of Land and Survey (INSTUN), Mr. Mahruzzaman b Misran which also brought some equipment to this Hilal observationsession, "said Ustazah Fatimah bt Ayoub Assistant Officer of Falak Division.

Observation session begins at 7.00 pm with a relatively sunny weather and a bit cloudy. However, when the sun began to set, the clouds had obscured the sun. Nevertheless, students and teachers are very excited to have the opportunity to use the equipment that have been provided. All attendees had the opportunity to see the moon of Rejab which is starting to look at 7:42 pm at the 8 ° 28 '13' 'and the azimuth of 278 ° 47' 26 '' by using a 120mm Orion Telescope and Celestron C90 Telescope.

After Maghrib, the program continued with a session of sky observations with a telescope. The students and teachers once again have the opportunity to see the natural beauty of Allah's creation when the Jupiter planet are visible in the sky toward the east. "We are very excited and hope this kind of activities will be held to promote astronomy among the community," said one of the teachers. 

The activities were attended by approximately 50 students and accompanying teachers ended at 10.00 pm and they are very satisfied with this Hilal observation session.

Hilal observation session with Officers and Students
Hilal of Rejab 1437H recorded at 7:54 pm.
Some of students and teachers who attended this  observation program.

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Training of Trainers (TOT): Practicing Congregation In the State of Perak Darul Ridzuan

Kuala Kangsar, April 5, 2016 - Perak Mufti Department, in collaboration with the Research Division under Perak Islamic Religious Department (JAIPK), and the Kuala Kangsar District Islamic Religious Office has organized a Workshop on Training of Trainers (TOT): Practicing Congregation In the State of Perak Darul Ridzuan.

The workshop aims to provide knowledge and a thorough understanding of the true tarekat practices and clarify issues that often become controversial among the public. It was held for two days on 4th-5th April 2016 at Kuala Kangsar District Islamic Religious Office

The workshop was attended by about 50 participants from accredited religious teachers, court officials, state officials and local religious institutions. Among the presenters were invited was the Hon. Prof. Madya Dr. Mohd Shukri Yeoh Abdullah, Chairman of the Malay Manuscript Research Centre, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and S.F. Dr. Haji Ahmad Husni bin Haji Hasan, a member of the Perak Fatwa Committee. All of the presentations held on Monday.

On the second day, discussions continued with issues Sufism along with A.F. Dr. Mohd. Faizal Bin Abdul Khair and A.F. Dr. Mohd Fuad Bin Mokhtar of Kolej Universiti Islam Sultan Azlan Shah (KUISAS), Kuala Kangsar. The workshop concluded with a dialogue with the Mufti of Perak, S.S. Tan Sri Dato 'Seri Dr. Harussani Haji Zakaria bin Haji, Director of Perak Islamic Religious Department, Y.Bhg. Dato 'Haji Mohd Yusof Bin Husin, and the Chief Syarie Judge, Y.A.A. As'ari Mr. Bin Haji Mohd Yazid

The workshop ended at 1.00 pm on Tuesday and was held smoothly and successfully.
The participants focused to the presentation.
Presentation by S.F. Dr. Haji Ahmad Husni bin Haji Hasan, entitled Analysis of Selected Tarekat in Perak
Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Perak Mufti Department Executive Talk Program

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KUALA KANGSAR, 31 MAC 2016 - Perak Jubilee Hall, Kuala Kangsar became as the venue of Perak Mufti Department Executive Talk Program for the first time in this year. This program organised by the Perak Mufti Department which is held every year in different locations in Perak.

In this edition, organisers had also invited A.F. Ustaz Syed Mohd Bakri bin Syed Isaac from Program Ummah Triggers (P.U. 2015) to deliver the first talk called 'Arise Oh Dai', Society Needs You '. After the completion of the first session, the next program is second talk presented by S.S.Tan Sri Dato 'Seri Dr. Haji Harussani Bin Haji Zakaria, The Mufti of Perak. The title of his talk is a 'The Direction of nowadays Da'wah, Where Were You?'.
Talking about the nowadays Da'wah, the Mufti of Perak, S.S. Tan Sri Dato 'Seri Dr. Harussani Haji Zakaria bin Haji asserted; "What is important is the unity among Muslims in our country irrespective of whether different political views".

Approximately 500 participants are invited to join this program. About 300 Islamic Education (GPI), the District Education Office (PPD) Kuala Kangsar besides KAFA teachers, teacher credentials, the rulers of districts and sub-districts, and imams mosques around Kuala Kangsar district are invited to attend as a participants. Also present were District Officer, Tuan Haji Mior Muhammad Jamil Bin Mior Zakaria and Religious Administrative Officer Kuala Kangsar, A.F. Ustaz Haji Burhanuddin Bin Md Dali.
After completion of the two talks, the next is a a question and answer session. Several questions have been raised by participants and answered by S.S. Perak Mufti and Deputy Mufti of Perak, Tuan Haji Zamri Bin Hashim. The program ended at 1.00 pm.

 

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Let's Observe Partial Solar Eclipse Program

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IPOH, 9 MAC 2016 - Let's Observe Partial Solar Eclipse Program located in Masjid Abu Bakar, North Brigade, the General Operations Force in Ulu Kinta these days seen successfully achieving the target to cultivate a sense of the public interest to astronomical and their Cakna attitude towards natural phenomenon

Program by Falak Division is a joint program between the Perak Mufti Department and the Committee of Abu Bakar Mosque, North Brigade, the General Operations Force in Ulu Kinta. It began with prayers followed by a solar eclipse sermon by the imam of Masjid Abu Bakar, briefing session and sighting of the solar eclipse.
Approximately consist of 200 General Operations Force Camp members, students, and the public has come to watch the a partial solar eclipses that is rare to happen. The public saw this phenomenon with the equipment that has been provided by the Falak Division of Perak Mufti Department.

According to the Maktabah Officer, AF Ustaz Mohamad Khairul Anuar Bin Mat Isa; 'Successful program executed by the overwhelming response by local communities. Hopefully this program becomes a consciousness to all Muslims on the creation of Almighty God's.’
The program ended at the end of the eclipse around 10:00 am and was followed by refreshments for the guests and the secretariat.

 

Among tools that are used to assist the public watch the partial solar eclipse.
Eggs said to be easily erected due to the strong pull of gravity when the eclipse occurs.
The secretariat pictorial casually after completion of the program.
Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah’s Muzakarah (Dialogue)

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IPOH, 26 JANUARY 2016 – Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah’s Muzakarah with the theme : ‘Raja : Payung Pelindung Agama’ that was held from 24th January 2016 until 26th January 2016 was run smoothly and successfully. HRH Sultan Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah officiated the Opening Ceremony of the Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah’s Muzakarah on the 25th January 2016.

The inaugural dialogue under the rule of Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah was held at the Amanjaya Convention Centre, Casuarina@Meru, Bandar Meru Raya, was attended by about 150 participants from various career backgrounds and places. It started on Sunday afternoon with participant registration and followed by Pre-Muzakarah presentation in the evening which was presented by Y.Bhg. Prof Madya Mat Rofa Bin Ismail of Putra University Malaysia Faculty of Science.
The Muzakarah continued on Monday morning with the Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah’s Muzakarah Opening Ceremony which was attended by about 1000 people. Also present were Her Royal Highness the Raja Permaisuri Perak, HRH Raja Muda Perak and HRH Raja Puan Besar Perak, HRH Raja DiHilir Perak and HRH Raja Puan Muda Perak, Perak Chief Minister and wife and all the Perak Exco Members. The Opening Ceremony began with the recital of verses of the Holy Quran y Ustaz Mohd Radzi Qamarulhailan AF, followed by a welcoming speech by Mufti of Perak, Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Haji Harussani bin Haji Zakaria and Opening Ceremony speech by His Royal Highness Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah. After the speech, the Muzakarah continued wih presentation papers 1 by Y.Bhg. Professor Emiritus Tan Sri Dr. Khoo Khay Kim from the Faculty of History, University of Malaya, entitled : “ Sorotan Kesultanan Melayu Memayungi Agama, Negara dan Rakyat.

Presentation papers 2 was presented in the afternoon by Y.Bhg. SS Dato’ Haji Mohamad Shukri bin Mohammad, the Mufti of Kelantan. The title of this working paper is ‘The flow of Ahli Sunnah Wal Jamaah : Core Stability of Belief ‘. The muzakarah breaks after the question and answer session. The next session later in the evening is an Intellectual Talk delivered by 2 person panel consisted of SS Mufti of Kedah Dato’ Paduka Haji Sheikh Baderuddin Bin Haji Ahmad and and Y. Bhg. Dr. Yusri Bin Mohd, President of the Islamic Dakwah Foundation Malaysia (YADIM).
Presentation 3 continued on Tuesday morning. It is presented by Y. Bhg. Associate Prof. Dr. Abdul Halim El-Muhammady Research Centre for Traditional and Contemporary Islam, Bangi which is titled : ‘ Shafie Mazhab as vehicle to Ummah Unity and Uniformity of Syariah practice in Malaysia. ‘This dialogue is followed by he presentation of resolutions by Y. Bhg. Prof. Dr. Jamil Bin Hashim of Kolej Universiti Islam Sultan Azlan Shah (KUISAS) and ended with the Closing Ceremony around noon. The Closing Ceremony was officiated by YAB Dato’ Seri Drs. Nizar Bin Zakaria, Perak state Executive Councilor.

 

The arrival of His Royal Highness, Paduka Seri Sultan Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah to the Muzakarah
Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzudin Shah officiating the Opening Ceremony of the Muzakarah
Submission of the Muzakarah Resolution by Mufti of Perak Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Harussani bin Haji Zakaria to YAB Dato’ Drs Mohd. Nizar bin Zakaria, a member of the Perak State Executive Council

The participants focused on the paper presentation sessions

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

RELIGIOUS TEACHER IJTIMA’ TEACHING CREDENTIALS OF PERAK 2015

On Thursday 29th October 2015 equivalent to 16 Muharram 1437 Hijrah, the Perak Mufti Department organized a program Religious Teachers’ Ijtima Teaching Credential of Perak 2015. It was held at the Saidina Abu Bakar Hall, Institut Tadbian Islam Perak (INTIM). This program targets the involvement of religious teachers that has been awarded credentials from across the state as the main participants besides others from government departments and agencies.
The objective of this program is to gather all religious teachers who have been awarded credentials to teach in the state, in order to foster better relationship with each other and discuss religious issues, in addition to getting guidance and advice from SS Tan Sri Mufti of Perak and SS Datuk Paduka Sheikh Mufti of Kedah who were invited to the ceremony.

The target of 600 participants was met where about 400 of whom were teachers with credentials. The ijtima’ was also attended by distinguished guest that included the Honourable Members of the Perak State Assembly : YB Tuan Haji Abu Bakar Bin Hussin, YB Tuan Mohamad Ziad Bin Dato’ Mohamed Zainal Abidin, YB Tuan Zawawi Bin Abu Hassan YB Tuan Radzi Bin Zainon.

At 8.30 am, the program started with a welcome speech by the chairman of the council, followed by the reading of verses from the holy Quran by AF Ustaz Mohd Kamarul Zaman bin Daud, Imam of the Sultan Azlan Shah Mosque, Ipoh. The program continued with a keynote address and mandate by the SS Tan Sri Dato 'Seri (Dr.) Haji Harussani bin Haji Zakaria, the Mufti of Perak. It is followed by a lecture from SS Dato’ Paduka Baderudin Sheikh Mohammed bin Haji Ahmad, Mufti of Kedah who provided advice and guidance to the participants. The program ended with a question and answer session chaired by S.S. Ustaz Haji Zamri bin Hashim, Deputy Mufti of Perak. The program ended at 1.00 pm.

Hopefully this program can provide tremendous benefits to the participants and all those involved directly or indirectly, and to get the pleasure of Allah and His blessings. Amen.

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Rukyah Hilal Zulhijjah Program 1436H

The Perak Mufti Department has organized a program called "Program Rukyah Hilal Zulhijjah 1436H, located in Baitul Hilal, Pantai Pasir Panjang, Segari on 13th September 2015( 29 Zulkaedah). It aims to determine the date of the beginning of Zulhijjah and set the date of Idul'adha which falls 10 days later that is the 10th of Zulhijjah. The start date of Zulhijjah is determined by the imkanur rukyah method which is practised in Malaysia. The program also aims to give exposure to the public about astronomy in particular relating to the rukyah methods in determining the new moon.

There was about five hundred guests in attendance, starting at 4.30pm. Among those present were:
1) The Chief Justice of the Perak Syariah Judicial Department,
2) Director of the Perak Islamic Religious Department (JAIPK),
3) Manjung District Officer,
4) The Orang Besar Jajahan Kinta
5) The Syariah High Court Judge Perak
 
At 6.00 pm, the program started with the recitation of tahlil and doa led by Y. Bhg. S.S. Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. Haji Harussani bin Haji Zakaria, the Mufti of Perak. After the doa recital, the program continued with the briefing of Rukyah Hilal Zulhijjah 1436H. The briefing was delivered by Ustazah Fatimah binti Ayoub, Assistant Falak Officer of the Perak Mufti Department. The program continued with observation sessions along the coast. The Rukyah sessions was conducted by the Mufti of Perak at 7:21 pm, followed by other guests of honor. After the rukyah sessions ended, SS Mufti contacted the Keeper of the Rulers to inform of the rukyah decision, using telecommunication services provided by Telekom Malaysia (TM). Guests are also allowed to see the new moon with tools and apparatus provided by the Department of Survey and Mapping Malaysia (JUPEM). The program continued with Maghrib prayers led by A.F. Ustaz Mohammad Khairul Anuar bin Mat Isa, Buhuth Officer of the Perak Mufti Department. After the Maghrib prayers, the program ended with dinner. Thank God, with God's permission and the program can run smoothly. We wish all the good work gets the pleasure and blessings from Him. Amen.

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Fatwa and Falak Syarie Course

On 11th to 13th August 2015, Tuesday through Thursday (equivalent to 26 to 28 Shawwal 1436H), the Perak Mufti Department in collaboration with the Perak Islamic Administration Institute (INTIM) conducted the Fatwa and Falak Syarie Courses, at the INTIM Auditorium. It aims to share knowledge and provide exposure to participants about the institution of fatwa and astronomy.

The program starts with registration of participants at 2.30 pm. A total of 50 of the 108 people invited have signed up as participants. Invited participants comprise of imams from the district mosques and qariah mosques. The course continued with the first slot of 'Introduction to Fatwa' S.S delivered by Ustaz Zamri bin Hashim, Deputy Mufti of Perak.

Classes continued on the second day with the slot 'Fatwa Management in Malaysia' by A.F. Ustaz Ahmad Khairul Nizam bin Ahmad Tarmidzi and the slot 'Mufti and Fatwa' by A.F. Ustaz Kamaruddin bin Adam in the morning session, and the slot 'Introduction to Astronomy' by A.F. Ustazah Fatimah Ayoub in the afternoon session. Observation session scheduled at night cannot be held due to rain.

On the third day, the course continues with the slot 'Determination of Qibla' andthe slot 'Solat Time' presented by A.F. Ustaz Mohamad Faizal bin Jani. The program ended with the closing ceremony and presentation of certificates to the participants. The closing ceremony was officiated by S.S. Ustaz Zamri bin Hashim.

Hopefully missionary efforts and the delivery of this knowledge will be rewarded by Allah S.W.T

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

205th Perak Fatwa Committee Meeting

On Monday, August 10th, 2015 (equivalent to 25 Shawwal), the Perak Mufti Department held the 205th Perak Fatwa Committee Meeting. It aims to discuss the hukum on issues that were brought either by organizations or individuals, and make decisions for further action.
The meeting starts at 9.00 am and was chaired by S. S. Tan Sri Dato 'Seri (Dr) Hj. Harussani bin Hj. Zakaria, the Mufti of Perak. A.F. Ust. Kamaruddin bin Adam was the secretary of the meeting, and was assisted by A.F. Ust. Ahmad Khairul Nizam bin Ahmad Tarmizdi, and A.F. Ustazah Nadya binti Jamri.
Here is the Perak Fatwa Committee members present at the meeting:
1) Y. Bhg SS Tan Sri Dato 'Seri (Dr) Hj. Harussani bin Hj. Zakaria (Mufti of Perak)
2) SS. Tuan Hj. Zamri Hashim (Deputy Mufti of Perak)
3) Y. Bhg SS Dato’ Haji Mohd Yusof bin Haji Husin (Director of JAIPK)
4) Y. Bhg Dato 'Haji Mohamad Nor Steikh bin Mansor Al-Hafiz (reprensentative of MAIPk)
5) S.F. Prof. Dr. Jamil bin Hashim
6) S.F. Tuan Haji Mohd Suaid bin Din
7) S.F. Tuan Haji Md. Dali bin Ghazali
8) S.F. Tuan Haji Asad bin Awang
9) S.F. Dr. Haji Ahmad Husni bin Haji Hasan
One of the Perak Fatwa Committee which was appointed, namely Dato’ Haji Md Salleh bin Md @ Haji Ahmad was unable to attend this meeting for his involvement in the Selangor Fatwa Meeting on the same date. The meeting ended at 12.30pm.

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.

Rukyah Hilal Shawal Program 1436H


On Thursday, July 16, 2015 (the 29th day of Ramadan), the Perak Mufti Department organized a program called " Rukyah Hilal Shawal Program 1436H, held at Baitul Hilal, Pantai Pasir Panjang, Segari. It aims to determine the date of IdulFitri with the sighting of the new moon (crescent) of Shawal, in addition to provide exposure to the public about the hilal methods in particular, and astronomy in general.

Among those present were the Hon. Dato’ Drs. Mohd. Nizar bin Zakaria, Chairman of the Islamic Education, Personality Development, Entrepreneur and Cooperative Development, State Government of Perak, Dato 'Hj. Mohd Yusof bin Hj. Husin, Director of the Perak Islamic Religious Department (JAIPK), Mr. Fadzilah Harith bin Hj Abdul Halim, Deputy Director JAIPK, as well as Orang-Orang Besar Jajahan (OBJ). The program was also attended by about two hundred from the public.

The program began with the opening of the first session, which was chaired by Ustaz Mohamad Amri Alhusni bin Mohamad Dasuki. The ceremony began with the new moon of Shawal 1436H rukyah briefing delivered by Ustaz Nor Izwan bin Hamdan, Falak Officer from the Perak Mufti Department, followed by the reading of tahlil headed by S.F. Ustaz Hj. Zamri bin Hashim, Deputy Mufti of Perak.

Next the second session began with the ritual observation or sighting of the new moon along the coast. The rukyah is done by YBhg Tan Sri Dato 'Seri Dr. Hj. Harussani bin Hj. Zakaria, the Mufti of Perak followed by other guests of honor. Having ascertained the moon is not visible, YBhg Tan Sri contact the Keeper of the Rulers to inform the rukyah, using the phone provided by Telekom Malaysia (TM). The program continued with Maghrib prayers and ended with dinner. We wish all these good efforts are valued by Allah as worship and rewarded by Allah.

Source: Maktabah Division of Perak Mufti Department.