Indonesia: Day 5

Jepara: Mass Mawlid


On May 15th Shaykh Hisham Kabbani was hosted in Jepara, Central Java, Indonesia, in the town center at a mass Mawlid Ceremony. Over 200,000 attendees were present.

Among the dignitaries present were: Minister of Religious Affairs of Republic of Indonesia :His Excellency Shaykh Surya Darma Ali, who is also the Leader of Partai Persatuan Pembangunan ( Islamic Development Party )

Mayor of Central Java: Kapolres Jepara ( Chief of Police Jepara, Central Java)

Sekda Jepara ( Administration Staff of Province )

His Excellency Shaykh Busron, Indonesia Parliament Member
His Excellency Shaykh Marzuki, Ulama.

At the end of a beautiful night of melodious recitation of Mawlid in the holy presence of saints of Allah, the event concluded with the star-spangled blasts of a massive fireworks display.

The same night,in a private home, Shaykh Hisham gave suhbat, led Khatm and recited Mawlid until 1 am.