Thursday, August 20, 2015

Powdering Ceremony for HRH Princess Amal Rakiah's Daughter










AK MD KHAIRUDDIN PG HARUN
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

HER Majesty Duli Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Hjh Saleha last night graced the Majlis Berbedak dan Berinai or Powdering Ceremony for Yang Amat Mulia Pengiran Anak Mujaabah Safaaul Bulqiah Pengiran Anak Hj Tahiruddin and Amirul Zahrein Lt Col (Rtd) Hj Ahmad.

The powdering ceremony took place at Her Royal Highness Princess Hjh Amal Rakiah’s residence at Chateau AR in Beribi, Gadong.

YAM Pg Anak Mujaabah is the eldest daughter of HRH Princess Hjh Amal Rakiah.

The ceremony began with the arrival of Her Majesty and followed by four Awang-Awang lighting the dian empat, or a set of candles.

YAM Pg Anak Mujaabah was accompanied by a group of girls carrying flowers and a woman bringing a candle when she entered the hall.

During the powdering ceremony, Her Majesty applied coloured powder and scented oil onto the palms of the 36-year-old bride.

Other royal family members then followed suit.

Also present at the ceremony were HRH Pg Anak Isteri Pg Anak Hjh Zariah, HRH Princess Hjh Masna, HRH Princess Hjh Amal Umi Kalthum Al-Islam, HRH Princess Hjh Amal Rakiah and HRH Princess Hjh Amal Nasibah.

Following the ceremony, sounds of dikir marhaban filled the hall and prompted all attendees to rise.

The powdering ceremony concluded with the recitation of doa selamat.

According to information in the wedding programme, the Majlis Akad Nikah or solemnisation ceremony between the bride and 38-year-old groom will be held tomorrow on August 20.

Courtesy of The Brunei Times

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