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Indonesian Muslim affection

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إِنَّمَا تُنْصَرُوْنَ وَ تُرْزَقُوْنَ بِضُعَفَائِكُمْ. رواه أبو داود Hanyalah kamu sekalian mendapatkan kemenangan dan kecukupan berkat orang-orang lemah di antara kalian
Indonesia is a countrythat isfull of love.The mottoUnity in Diversitycompletelyimbuedbyits citizens.mutual assistance,mutual help,mutuallove, sharingis afeature ofIndonesiancitizens.

Syaikh AhmadAsroriAlIshaqi(deceased)caregiversboarding schoolAl-fithrah-Surabayaone daydeliverlecturesonaffectionof fellowhumanbeings.NotonlyfellowMuslims,butalsoaffection tonon-Muslims.Syaikhteaches ustoask forthe blessingto God throughthe poorpeoplewe meet.The trick is topray forthese peopletogetthe goodnessofGod.Furthermore,ifmetbya poormerchant,wecanbuyhis wareseven thoughwedo notneed it.


Praying for othersunbeknownbyhimisanincredible job.Because,there is nointerestin it.This is calledsincere.Wedo notknow him,do nothave family ties,andevenmet himthe first time,but stillpay attention tohim.

That'sthe beauty of IslaminIndonesia.All ci…

Family Gathering of Indonesian Muslim

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Did you knowthat Indonesiahas manycultures? Variety ofIndonesianculturesareinfluencedbyseveralfactors. Among them, is thegeographic factors, economicfactors, educationalfactors, andreligiousfactors.

Religious factorshavea veryimportantinfluencein the formation ofcultureinIndonesia. Based onhistory, there aresomereligionsthathave experiencedthe glory. IncludingIslam.

The spread ofreligioninIndonesia is carried outby means ofdiplomacy. Very little isdonewithviolenceorwar.

Islam enteredIndonesiabroughtby tradersfromGujarat. Islamic economic systemwhich isimplementedbytradersthathas enthralledthe heartsof the Indonesian people, so they areeasilyencouraged toconvert to Islamwithoutwar.


Nowadays,the culturaldiversity ofMuslims in Indonesiais growing.It happenedbecausemanycultureshave beenIslamised.

Familygatheringis oneexample ofa culture thatwas adoptedbyIndonesian Muslims. InSalatiga, thefamilygatheringfilledwithtahlil. Tahlilisa ritualto pray forthe deceased person. This isusually donebyfo…

Islamic education in Indonesia

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Indonesia is a countrythat isoccupiedby the majority ofthe Islamiccommunity. Thereare many differencesin terms ofeconomic, ethnic, cultural, political, andideological. However, the Indonesian people stilllive in harmonywithinan inch of landto enjoyIndonesiawithoutmutualseizeother people's property.

Indonesia is aparadisefieldstoenjoyeverygift ofgodandbe grateful. Althoughmanyignorant handsofits owncitizensor foreignerswho try totakeadvantageas much as possiblewithout regard tothe condition ofothers.Indonesia remainsa beautifulandfullydeservesto be thankful for.

The beauty ofthe natural feel ofIndonesiacan not be separatedfromthe support ofeducation-education in theIslamicboarding schoolthatis largely managedby the organizationNahdlotulUlama(NU). Boarding schoolthat embraces theideology ofAhlu SunnaWaljamaah(Aswaja) Thenumbering in the hundredsof thousandsscatteredthroughout the countryof Indonesia.

Langitanboarding schoollocatedin the districtof Tuban-subdistrictWidangisone of the …

Traditional Markets of Cepu, Indonesia

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Fortunewasallotted. But, It's mistakeifwedo notwantto act.

InCepumarket, there arestallswhichtheoreticallyunfitplaceandsonotworth mentioned asstall.

Heoccupiesanarrowhallway. But, masyaallah, the shopwas neverempty of visitors, in factthere aresome waiters, nolessthanfour waiterswhoservethe buyers.

Let's notus too muchtheoryinterms of findingfortune, whichis importantwe try. Our obligationistry, and theoutcomewasnot mandatory. Allah issufficientwe are, we arenotbe sufficed byeffort.

Nationalism of Indonesian Muslims

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A fewweeksago, the people of Indonesiashocked by theact ofsomepeoplewhoclaim to bemembers ofISIS. Theygavea callto the people ofIndonesiatojoinISISvia video. Butdo not worry! IndonesianMuslim nationalismis very strong.Will notfalterjust becausea callby a handfulof people.

One evidence of thestrength of Indonesian Muslimnationalismis a ceremonyphoto in commemoration ofIndonesianindependence dayon 17August.This photo was takenatthe boarding schoolAl-fithrah,kedinding, Surabaya.



The Basis of Islamic Education

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Islam is not only faith in a single God: it goes beyond what is essence defined by word "religion". A set of practices, behavior, and observances concerning the social arena and defines a lifestyle whose objective is to perpetuate and protect the faith. Practicing Islam is not confined to the private domain: it includes a community domain with a strong identity. This all encompassing characteristic of Islam is in particular when the religion is being passed on to children. According to a famous hadits by Bukhari and Muslim, "All newborn babies are born according to the fitra; it is their parents who make them a Jew, a Christian or a Zoroastrian." Sayyed Nasr (1975) believes that fitra means "the primordial nature (of man), the nature he bears deep within his soul".

Thus, there is a natural aspiration towards God in the conscience and heart of every person (Nasr, 1975).

Islam teaches that the revelation by the Prophet "goes back to the sources of the …