Lebaran in Indonesia and Ketupat

Eid will be here soon. If you are Indonesian, you're surely familiar with ketupat. Eid al Fitr ketupat tradition has become an inseparable part of Indonesian society. Why ketupat? When was the tradition of making ketupat started? Unfortunately, there is no scientific references on this special food. However, there are estimates which stated that tradition of making ketupat … Continue reading Lebaran in Indonesia and Ketupat


Boastful and Refuse Paradise

Boastful attitude may caused by having lots of wealth, the beautiful face, or widely learned. Therefore, it is not amazing when this such virus may injects everyone. Anybody has to be cautious. Anything we have, indeed, is originated from Allah and it may leaves us or we do leave it at any time. It is … Continue reading Boastful and Refuse Paradise

The Trustful Leader

Hanya pemimpin berhati nurani yang mau "mewakafkan" jiwa dan raganya untuk berdedikasi demi kemajuan, keadilan, dan kesejahteraan umat serta bangsanya. Pemimpin berhati nurani dan tulus akan selalu memberi layanan prima bagi rakyatnya. Nabi SAW pernah bersabda, "Mintalah fatwa kepada hati nuranimu." (HR Muslim). Termasuk, dalam memimpin dan mengambil kebijakan.

The Power of Love

The power of love is amazing, indeed. Someone who falls in love will get a willing to sacrifice everything for his beloved one. Love makes everything beautiful, although it has to be passed with suffer. Those sort of power had made Bilal ibn Rabah preferred to choose to be dried in the sun that was … Continue reading The Power of Love

Acquiring Knowledge

Al-Quran has stated earlier about the importance of someone who acquires knowledge. Rasulullah had also described it in his hadiths. ......يَرْفَعِ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مِنْكُمْ وَالَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْعِلْمَ دَرَجَاتٍ ۚ وَاللَّهُ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ خَبِيرٌ “....Allah will increase several level to whom has knowledge. Allah is the Most Knowing what you do.” (QS Al-Mujadilah 11) “A … Continue reading Acquiring Knowledge