IT was early 1980's when Malaysia held its first ijtimak (congregation) in Kubang Bujuk, Terengganu and then followed by several ijtimak before ended with the last ijtimak in Dengkil somewhere in 1990's. But in a musyuarah recently, Nizammuddin, Delhi gave a green light for Malaysia to host a another ijtimak in Julai, 2009. [Read More...]
The ijtimak-- a non-political congregation of dakwah movement -- will be held in several days, most probably 3 days program in which, among others to focuses on prayers, ceramah, kakuzahri, advices from the ulama to increase, strenghten and to rectify effort and the works of dakwah. The mass prayers are to seek guidance, rahmah and peace from Allah for mankind in this world and the hereafter. The program concludes with the Akheri Munajat or final doa congregationally before the thousands of jemaah formed and start their route after the mussoffah. The victory of ijtimak, among others, depend on the number of jemaah for khuruj fisabilillah for 40 days and 4 months.
The attendees -- the seas of devotees come from all over the world, various races, all walks of life, cross borders -- unite for Islam.
Normally, world ijtimak called Bishwa Ijtimak held anually in Tongi, Bangladesh since 1946 . It lasts three days and attended by over two million Muslims, making it the second largest congregation after the Hajj to Mecca. [Find out more about Bishwa Ijtimak please click here and here ]. Other than that, the same ijtimak also take place every year in Raiwind, Pakistan and Bhopal, India.
Early this year, Thailand host a big scale of ijtimak - 'Bangkok Ijtimak' where all the ulama from Nizammuddin attended dan thousand of jemaah were formed for khuruj fisabilillah for 4 months and 40 days. On top of that, Indonesia and Singapore were also at one time host the same peaceful and law-abiding congregational activitities.
Now the time has come for Malaysia to host the ijtimak and all the muslim especially daie are now must be all out to do all the preparation (of amal) to ensure the program gain success and the pleasure of Allah s.w.t.
Apa lagi tasykil... jangan kira apa... 4 bulan, 40 hari siapa sedia? seluruh hidup...