Author: Oman Fathurahman
Publisher: ILCAA-TUFS, Tokyo
Year of Publication: March 2016
This book provides primary sources of the Shaṭṭārīyah silsilah in Southeast Asia as developed in Aceh, Java, and Mindanao. It examines the networks of the Order between the 17th and 19th centuries, arguably the most important formative periods of the Islamic history in these regions.
The majority studies on the history of the Shaṭṭārīyah in Southeast Asia highlighted the Acehnese scholar ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf b. ‘Alī al-Jāwī al-Fanṣūrī (1615-1693) as the main khalīfah who expanded the order in this region while paying little attention to other silsilahs, as mentioned in certain Indonesian manuscripts. Therefore, this study examines the complexity of the Shaṭṭārīyah silsilah in this region, which was spread not only through ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf’s line but also al-Kūrānī, Ḥasan al-‘Ajamī, and Ṣāliḥ Khaṭīb.