Saturday, September 05, 2009
5th September 2009, Saturday – In Brunei Darussalam, before the students start their lesson, they recite a prayer during the assembly. In some schools, they recite some short verses from the Al-Quran before the prayer. The verses are Surah Fatihah, Surah Kafirun, Surah Ikhlas, Surah Falak, Surah Nas, Surah Insyirah. The recital of the verses and the prayer is led by one of the selected students.
Among the contents of the prayer are to seek Allah’s blessing so that the students become a useful person to their religion, people, and their country. We also hope that our country is continously become a peaceful and prosperous country in which Islam become a way of life. We pray that our Sultan is leading us to the path that is blessed by Allah.
The following is the prayer text (in Malay):