Bidayatu al-Hidayah

This manuscript contains tauhid (unity of Allah) which explains about suggestion to read basmallah (in the name of Allah) in the beginning of teaching, obligatory to study ushuluddin (one of the branches of theology pertaining to law and philosophy), Islamic rules division, and completed explanation about kalimat syahadat (the Islam confession of faith): There is no God other than Allah and the Prophet Muhammad is His messenger. It was used as the resources in Islamic teaching and learning, especially in Surau Tanjung Batang Kapeh.