UMI Makassar – Universitas Muslim Indonesia (UMI) through the Institute of the religious proselytizing (Dakwah) Development and Islamic Campus UMI (LPDKI) carries out a study on Sufism, 22 December 2016, in the Hall Prof.Dr.Hj.Masrurah Mokhtar, M.A.
It is attended by the vice rector IV UMI for Islamic Campus KH.M.Zein Irwanto, M.A who also opens the event officially, the Chairman of LPDKI UMI Dr.HM.Ishaq Samad, M.A, facilitators and 30 participants.
KH.M.Zein Irwanto, M.A states the reason why we have to study Sufism because humans now live with materialism and hedonism. Also, the number of drug cases, differences in ideology Sunny vs. Syiah, and so forth. Because it is important perception to return to the individual soul. Expected humans are not too concerned with worldly affairs. Therefore, Sufism as a science that will improve the mind so that the human spirit of mutual trust, mutual love and have morality as the morality of the Prophet.
It is said that the Organization of the Islamic such as Muhammadiyah and Nahdlatul Ulama today united as followers of mutual trust and general members have had higher education. Also, UMI as educational and religious proselytizing (Dakwah) institution directed alumni to be men of science, devoted, and good character.
“Sufism territory is liver. By always arranging to remember that man will die and will not bring anything, except for charity,” he said.
Meanwhile, the chairman of LPDKI UMI Dr.H.M. Ishaq Samad, M.A stated participants were 30 delegates from the student body board, Student Activity Unit, Student Forum Patronage, Tahfizh UMI, and UMI Student Association.
The purpose of this activity is to give an understanding to the students of UMI about the importance of managing their heart and mind to focus closer to Allah SWT.
“Participants can implement the vision and mission of UMI known as men of science, devoted, and good character,” he explained.