Talk on the End of the World at Mahabbah Carnival 10.0
By: NUR SA’ADATUL AFZAN JUSOH, COMMUNICATION CORPORATE DIVISION
Translated by : DR ROZAIMI ABU SAMAH, FACULTY OF CHEMICAL AND PROCESS
Muslims have always been reminded about Dajal, the evil figure that will appear towards the end of the world and said to have the power to manipulate people, and that every Prophet and Rasul knows about Dajal.
Among the powers that Dajal is said to have is to be able to turn a barren land into a fertile one, cure a sick person or resurrect the dead.
Prophet Muhammad S.A.W, even prayed hard to Allah for His protection against the evils of Dajal and told Muslims to be cautious of Dajal.
This was the introduction remark by Senior Assistant Director, Department of Wakaf, Zakat and Hajj (JAWHAR) Ustaz Haji Mohd Meeftah Anuar in his talk titled, ‘Akhir Zaman’ (End of the World) that was held at Tun Fatimah Hall, UMP Gambang Campus on September 27, 2019.
He said that in their lives, people would face five things – the Satan, Jinn, Qarin, lust and the humans themselves, whispering temptations and enticing them to do things forbidden by the religion.
“Only iman can help prevent us from getting swayed by these temptations and seductions. Daily zikir, selawat and istighfar can help and act as a protection against these lures,” he added.
On the major signs of the end of the world, Ustaz Mohd Meeftah said apart from the emergence of Dajal, there were nine other major signs such as the smoke or Dukhan that covered the earth, blocking the sun and causing extreme weather changes.
The haze that occurred in this country and that of the neighbouring country was just a fraction of Dukhan, he added.
“Allah S.W.T. will also send Prophet Isa a.s to a white tower at the east of Damascus, with two angels, to destroy Dajal. His arrival