Surau Parak Laweh Pariangan Collection

The collection is mostly written on European paper which ages approximately ranged from the middle 1700s to early 1900s.Their condition are now pretty much critical and endanger: some are now seriously broken down, the writings are washed out and pages are ripped apart and rotten. The contents are azimat (power of magic), mantra (magic charm), and mostly about Islamic texts: Qur'an, tauhid (unity of Allah), fiqh (Islamic rules), tasawuf or tarekat (Sufism or the path of Islamic mysticism), Arabic grammar, sifatu al-Allah (the characteristic of Allah), astrology, and the Islamic narrative stories.

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  • Mutaminah li Masail al-Jurumiah (The Arabic Grammar)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/1
    This manuscript contains Arabic grammar, which explains about definition of words, letter, pronunciation, noun, verb, and its practice in building sentences. It was used as the resources in Islamic teaching and learning, particularly in Surau Parak Laweh P ...
  • Al-Miftah fi Syahril Ma’rifah al-Islam

    File Ref: EAP144/4/2
    This manuscript contains the study of tarekat (the path of Islamic mysticism) which explains about the characteristics of Allah, Sufism, and unity of Allah. It was used as the resources in tarekat teaching and learning, particularly used by Syattariyyah fo ...
  • Azimat (Power of Magic) [1898]

    File Ref: EAP144/4/3
    This manuscript contains azimat (power of magic), which are used as to encourage and rise women’s fertility, as a shield in defense of black magic, as the neutralizer of anxiety or fear, as the protection against crime acts (robbery, stealing, etc.), and a ...
  • Compilation of Tauhid (Unity of Allah)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/4
    This manuscript contains compilation of tauhid (unity of Allah) texts: Muhfah al-Mursalah ila Ruh Nabi, Al-Tilmisani, Bidayatu al-Hidayah, and Samargandi. All of them explain about tauhid, including characteristic of Allah, classification of logic in Islam ...
  • Latif al-Asrar [1773]

    File Ref: EAP144/4/5
    This manuscript contains the tarekat (the path of Islamic mysticism) teaching which explains about the spirit of human and 20 characteristics of Allah. It was used as resources in tarekat teaching and learning, especially used by Syattariyyah followers in ...
  • Compilation of Tauhid (Unity of Allah) [1777]

    File Ref: EAP144/4/6
    This manuscript contains compilation of tauhid (unity of Allah) texts: Kasyfu al-Ma’rifah, Al-Miftah, and Syarhu al-Latif. All of them explains about tauhid including ma’rifatullah (the highest knowledge of Allah), ma’rifat Islam and iman (the highest know ...
  • Ibadah and Tarekat (The Daily Worship and The Path of Islamic Mysticism)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/7
    This manuscript contains ibadah (the daily worship) and tarekat (the path of Islamic mysticism) which explains about the kinds of shalat (daily worship practiced 5 times a day) and the zat (essence) and sifat (characteristic) of Allah. It was used as the r ...
  • Tarekat (The Path of Islamic Mysticism)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/8
    This manuscript contains the explanations of tarekat (the path of Islamic mysticism). It was used as the resources in tarekat teaching and learning, especially used by Syattariyyah followers in Surau Pariangan. ...
  • Kumpulan Doa dan Zikir (Compilation of Prayers and Zikir)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/9
    This manuscript explains about Islamic prayers (daily worship) and zikir (devoted repetition of Allah’s names, often in unison, as a form of worship). It was used as the resources in tarekat teaching and learning, especially used by Syattariyyah followers ...
  • Hikayat Isra’ dan Mi’raj Nabi Muhammad dan Nabi Bercukur [1914]

    File Ref: EAP144/4/10
    This manuscript contains the stories about Isra’ and Mi’raj (Prophet Muhammad’s miraculous flight from Masjidil Haram, Mecca, to Masjidil Aqsa, Jerusalem, to Sidratul Muntaha, in seventh sky; and Prophet Muhammad was shaved. It was used as the resources in ...
  • Jalan Ahlu Suluk (Tarekat)/ The Sufi’s Path

    File Ref: EAP144/4/11
    This manuscript contains text related to tarekat (the path of Islamic mysticism): the explanation about the zat (essence) and sifat (characteristic) of Allah, the creation of Adam, and the explanation of bismillahirrahmanirrahim (translated as in the name ...
  • Targhib and Tarhid (The Names and Characteristic of Allah)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/12
    This manuscript contains text that explains about the purpose, definition, and philosophy of the characteristics and names of Allah in its relation to matters of the shell and interior of mankind. It was used as the resources in tarekat teaching and learni ...
  • Bidayatu al-Salikin [1864]

    File Ref: EAP144/4/13
    This manuscript contains text that explains about the ethic of obedience toward God’s will of not to violate His laws and the conduct of religious services and practices. It is a copy of Bidayatu al-Salikin that was written by Maulana Abu Shamad al-Palemba ...
  • Nazam Isra’ dan Mi’raj Nabi Muhammad s.a.w. and Prayers

    File Ref: EAP144/4/14
    This manuscript consists of two texts; they are nazam (traditional poetry which is influenced by Arabic poetry tradition) and prayers. The nazam tells about Isra’ and Mi’raj (Prophet Muhammad’s miraculous flight from Masjidil Haram, Mecca, to Masjidil Aqsa ...
  • Nazam Nasihat Kehidupan (Nazam of Life Admonition)

    File Ref: EAP144/4/15
    This manuscript contains texts of nazam (traditional poetry which is influenced by Arabic poetry tradition) which tells about life admonition, including life in the world, to do good action, and punishment in tomb. It was used as the resources in Islamic t ...