Ahmadiyya in Indonesia

A man face down covered in blood. Dying helpless. Such has not been satisfied, some violent people who stood around blade of bamboo struck again. Plaque!! A blow on the back of the head of the poor man ending his life. Shouted Takbir continues to reverberate, to celebrate his death. The scene is visible from a video show the incidence of dengue in Cikeusik, Pandeglang, Banten (6/2) and also the worst since the last three years.

The presence of Ahmadiyah in Indonesia can not be separated from the role of the three young men from Sumatra Thawalib, the first modern Islamic schools in Indonesia, who migrated to India. As quoted from the official page of the Ahmadiyya, http://www.alislam.org, three young men were Ayyub Abubakar, Ahmad Zaini Dahlan and Nuruddin. Their arrival was followed by 20 other young men to join Thawalib Ahmadiyah congregation. In 1925 Rahmat Ali Ahmadi sent to the Dutch East Indies. Officially became the Ahmadiyya religious organizations in Padang in 1926. Since then the Ahmadiyah from spreading its influence in Indonesia.

Ahmadis won a following among educated who can quickly receive ajarah Mirza Ghulam Ahmad. However, the inclusion of the Ahmadiyah Indonesia reap the response from some quarters. The debate was going on everywhere. Most of the other Muslims consider Ahmadiyah heretical because followers recognize the prophethood of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad the same meaning as denying that the last prophet Muhammad SAW.

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Categories: Asia, Indonesia

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