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.