Cape Malays…

and their Heritage

Indonesian Makam of Syech Yusuf al-Makassari

Posted by tahirfarrath on August 18, 2009

Shaykh Yusuf

A potrait of Shaykh Yusuf

White tomb of Shaykh Yusuf

His bones are buried in the white shrine

Syeikh Yusuf Makam

Tuanta Salamaka, meaning “Our Lord that Blesses”, is written on the board of his grave.

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2 Responses to “Indonesian Makam of Syech Yusuf al-Makassari”

  1. Toyer said

    History would have been very different if the people of Banten did not work against each other.

  2. Achmat Damon said

    Maulana Dawood Sampson invites everyone to al-Masjied al-Sabr in Blackbird Avenue, Parkwood Estate in the Western Cape, South Africa for an evening of adhkaar. Events on Saturday, 5th June 2010 will include the Maghrib Salaah, the dhikrullah, the ‘Isha Salaah, the continuation of the dhikr and the du’aa. Maulana Sampson will address the congregants after that. The ’Ibaad-u-Ragmaan Qadiri Jamaa’ah, thankful for being part of the community of Islam, will contribute their time and efforts to this occasion.
    Interested persons may talk to the Mosque Secretary, Haji Riedwaan Blake of 17 Wattle Road, Parkwood Estate 7945, Western Cape, South Africa; telephone +2721 705-3006 or +2721 705-8965, cellular number 0823777326.
    For further information, please talk to the Mosque Chairman, Haji Yusuf Baroochi. He lives at 13 Vrede Road, Grassy Park 7945, Western Cape, South Africa; telephone number +2721 705-6909, or at mobile telephone number 0834081072.
    To learn more about this gathering, kindly get in touch with Maulana Dawood Sampson at 10 11th Avenue, Eagle Park 7945, Western Cape, South Africa; home telephone number +2721 396-4555, or at mobile telephone number 0822591724.

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