In order to fulfill the syari’at of Islamic worship during Idul Adha 10 Dzulhijjah 1438 Hijriah, Universitas Brawijaya (UB) held Eid al-Adha prayer at UB Rectorate Field on 01 September 2017. Then, acting as imam of the prayer is Muhammad Rohma Rozikin, S.Pd.I., M.Pd.I. from the Center for Religious DevelopmentUB and as the preacher is the Dean of the UB Faculty of Law Dr. Rachmad Safa’at, S.H., M.Si. The Dean of UB Faculty of Law gave the sermon of Eid al-Adha with the theme “Exemplified Values of Purity of Tauhid, Piety, Patience, and Sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim A.S. and His Family”. In the sermon delivered that Eid al-Adha is celebrated simultaneously with the fulfillment of the 5th pillar of Islam is the pilgrimage that is being done our Muslim brother in the holy land. It reminds us of the great service and sacrifice of Prophet Ibrahim A.S, Siti Hajar, and Prophet Ismael A.S. The three said Rachmad, is an exemplary figure that we must follow from the figure of a Father, Mother and Child in homecoming and in the community.
Six Commanders of the Prophet Ibrahim A.S. and his family Furthermore Rachmad said, Muslims need to emulate at least six characteristics possessed by the Prophet Ibrahim A.S. These six principles include first, Ibrahim A.S. is a prophet who thinks critically and rationally in seeking and receiving the truth of God’s word in his dream. Second, hold fast to the truth and the direction of God and determined to break away from all forms of disobedience and kufr. Third, surrendering to Allah ta’ala and proud as being a ta’id Muslim in guarding the purity of his monotheism. Fourth, like to seek and practice science. Fifth, the ability to face risks in the struggle to uphold the truth. Sixth, the ability to sacrifice in the way of Allah more than his son (Ismael) sacrificed even at the expense of his whole soul and body.
Sacrifice of Qurban Animals
As in previous years, Faculty of Law, UB this time also performs sacrificial animal sacrifice that comes from the lecturers / employees in FH UB environment done on the 2nd day of tasreek 12 Dzulhijjah 1438.H. coinciding on Sunday, September 03, 2017. The sacrificial animal (Qurban) in the form of one cow and five goats was then distributed to the local orphanage, islamic school, mushala, and masjid. [Fhm]