Raja Syu’ib bin Raja Muhamad Zein Collection of Islamic Didactic Manuscripts

Digital images of Raja Syu’ib bin Raja Muhamad Zein's collection of manuscripts, predominantly fragments of Islamic didactic literature, including works on jurisprudence, mysticism, lessons on oneness of God, prayers, pilgrimage, and narratives. One of the manuscripts is a document to enter into the Syatariah brotherhood, which is quite rare in Riau, which predominantly has followers of the Naqsyabandiyyah brotherhood. The collection also contains documents on talismans, receipes, prayers, and divination. Based on the watermarks of the paper the manuscripts date from the mid-19th to the early 20th century.