The Islamic Traditions of Cirebon: Ibadat and Adat Among Javanese Muslims

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ANU E Press, 2006 - Religion - 282 pages
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This work deals with the socio-religious traditions of the Javanese Muslims living in Cirebon, a region on the north coast in the eastern part of West Java. It examines a wide range of popular traditional religious beliefs and practices. The diverse manifestations of these traditions are considered in an analysis of the belief system, mythology, cosmology and ritual practices in Cirebon. In addition, particular attention is directed to the formal and informal institutionalised transmission of all these traditions
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Belief System
29
Mythology And Cosmology Of Cirebonese Traditions
53
Ibadat
79
Adat
115
Water with flowers and a young yellow hybrid coconut crafted with Quranic verses and coin inserted used at the Ngrujaki ceremony
157
The bathed pregnant woman at Ngrujaki ceremony
158
Visits To The Shrines
159
Two Quranic learners at khataman ceremony to mark the completion of the whole Quran
209
Kyai Abbas
238
The main pondok of Pesantren Buntet
243
The Pesantren Mosque in Buntet
244
A sample of Ijazah of Tarekat Syattiriyah at Buntet
245
The Role Of Buntet
247
Kyai Fahim Hawi a Tijaniyah Muqaddam of Buntet
265
Kyai Abdullah Syifa and his five year old son
266

A gate at Kramat Nyi Mas Gandasari
175
An entrance to Astana Gunung Jati grave complex
199
Pilgrims at Astana Gunung the Pesujudan door is locked
200
A wong kraman serves pilgrims
201
The Role Of Pesantren
203
Kyai Fuad Hasyim
267
Nyai Hammah a Tijaniyah Muqaddam of Kuningan
268
Concluding Remarks
269
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