Establishing hospitality and meeting the invitation of the department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (BTKV), the Urology Department of Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Airlangga University had attended the Rihlah Islamiyah event in Kampoeng Djawi, Jombang.
Rihlah is an Arabic term for a spiritual journey in order to find a special meaning and further study of religion. It can also mean as a refreshment event after having a busy daily activity. Basically, it is a physical and spiritual need for every Muslim to stay in the corridor as a devoted servant of Allah.
Dr. dr. Wahjoe Djatisoesanto, Sp.U (K) as The Chair of Urology Department Dr. Soetomo Hospital, Airlangga University, who accompanied by urology residents, dr. Anggana, dr. Arief, dr. Wien, dr. Seno, and dr. Maliki were representing the Urology Department at this event. They departed from Surabaya on Friday morning, 25 Sya’ban 1440H, and arrived at Kampoeng Djawi, Jombang on 10.30 am.
The group were greeted by fresh air and wind which gently blew. Comfortable living space with beautiful scenery eliminates the fatigue due to the dense activities in the hospital. After Friday Prayers, this event started with free activities which aimed at making the participants enjoy the natural atmosphere and strengthen friendship. After Isya’ prayer, the next event was tausiyah which themed “ Who are The Good Friends” by Ustadz Nur Yasin. Discussion session were held after it for 15 minutes. The enthusiasm of the participants was showed from many questions raised by the participants. The schedule were continued with rest and evening prayers at 2:00 a.m. until shubuh prayers in congregation at the local mosque. In the morning the tausiyah event which entitled “Tips and Tricks to form a constructive environment” was held again by Ustadz Syamsul. After that the event was closed with a gathering at the house of one of the Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery resident in Jombang Regency.
This Years Rihlah is over, but the knowledge from the study that was obtained by the participants felt so much. The friendship between the participants felt so attached. “Regular and religious studies like this should be held more frequently for young person, so they do not forget the essence of religious life” Said dr Wahjoe at the end of the journey. IGD/WAL