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 has existed since the advent of Islam to Java, circa 1400’s.
Upon returning from liberation of Yemen, Muslim soldiers brought several ghanimah (loots of war) to Medina and delivering it to Caliph Omar ibn Khattab. The Caliph shared a piece of clothes from the ghanimah to all citizen of Medina then.
After being equally divided, Omar got a piece one. Because the clothes was not fit to him, it could cover to his thigh only. He, then, ask his son, Abdullah, to give his clothes. Then Omar restyled both of the clothes he got so that it covered the ankles.
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 very hot, rather than reverted to kafir. While he was oppressed with a big chunk of stone until almost crushed his chest. Lanjutkan membaca The Power of Love