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Author Millie, Julian.

Title Splashed by the Saint : Ritual Reading and Islamic Sanctity in West Java.

Imprint Leiden : BRILL, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (230 pages).
Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde.
Contents SPLASHED BY THE SAINT; Copyright; Contents; List Of Maps And Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Notes On Transliteration, Orthography And Qur'anic Citations; Introduction; Islam And Sunda; Ritual Reading Of Karamat Tales; Karamat In Ritual Practice; Karamat In Contemporary Indonesia; Doing Fieldwork In Bandung; Approaching Difference In Sundanese Islamic Society: The Tali Paranti; Organization Of The Book; Part 1; Chapter I ́A bd Al-qadir Al-jaelani And Ritual Reading In West Java; Introduction; Transmission And Vernacularization Of ́Abd Al-qadir: The Indigenous Elites Of West Java.
Banten: Sultans And SufismVernacularization Of The Synopsis (khulasat Al-mafakhir); Sumedang And Tafrih Al-khatir (the Celebration): The Two Sanusis; The Mendicant (pakir) Of Sumedang; Ahmad Sanusi And The Period Of Unrest; Telling Tales In Sundanese Ritual; Pantun: A Sundanese Ritual Recitation Tradition; Abah Anom And The Tarekat Qadiriyyah Naqsyabandiyyah (tqn); History Of Pondok Pesantren Suryalaya; Suryalaya Manakiban: A Ritual Without Exegesis; Chapter II Situating Tales In Ritual Graves, Ancestors And Karamat Tales; The Tale Of Ibn Saka; Elite Ancestry; Supplication At Grave Sites.
Chapter III Karamat In Bandung Four PractitionersAki Atin, The Village Ritual Specialist; ́Announcing The Intention ́ And ́relocating Karamat ́; Intercession Through ́Abd Al-qadir; Mama Rustana, Specialist Layang Seh Performer; Rustana ́s Clients: Two Examples; Haji Abdullah Muhammad, Leader Of A Pesantren; Haji Abdullah ́s Education; Manakiban; Ikhwan Of The TQN: Pak Endang Sunanda; Pak Endang And Manakiban; Part 2; Chapter IV Pangaosan Layang Sehprayers Are Solemn; Tales Are Fun; Syukuran In North Bandung; Pangaosan Layang Seh: An Observer ́s Description.
Chapter V Nguningakeun Maksad Seeking Mediation From Urang LuhungChapter VI Tawassul Seeking Mediation From Wasilah; Karamat From Afar: Overcoming Distance Through Tawassul; Tawassul And Grave-visiting; Chapter VII Ritual Tale-telling; Tale-telling I: How Is It Efficacious?; Tale-telling II: Karamat Tales And Paratheatre; Enactment One: The Virtue Of Fasting; Enactment Two: The String Of Ma ́rifat; Enactment Three: A Chicken Grab; Tale-telling And Liminality; Pls As A Statement Of Social Rank; Conclusion To Part 2; Part 3; Chapter VIII Talking About Karamat Khāriq Al- ́āda Anecdotes.
Karamat Anecdotes In ConversationAnecdotes In Written Karamat Texts; Chapter IX Reading Karamat In Publicthe Manakiban Besar Of Suryalaya; Introduction; Ritual Performance: Public And Private; Connecting Ritual To Authority: Imron Am; A Journey To Suryalaya; Locality And Community; Karamat And Wasilah: The Narrow Interpretation; Tariqa, Didacticism And The Indonesian State; Public Transcript And Private Ritual; Chapter X PLS And The Sundanese Canonrustana Performs Wawacan; Dangdingan And Sundanese Tradition: The Normative Framework.
Note Bringing The Sinden Into Karamat-reading: Rustana In Performance.
Summary Sanctity is a concept recognized by Muslims throughout the Islamic world, and often motivates observances with highly localized characteristics. Julian Millie spent a year attending a supplication ritual in which Muslims of West Java directed their prayers to Allah through 'Abd al-Qadir al-Jaelani (d. 1166). This man, whose tomb even today is a popular pilgrimage site in Baghdad, is widely considered the most powerful intercessor of all the saints of Islam. The supplication takes the form of reading or singing the narrative proofs of 'Abd al-Qadir's saintliness in a ritual context. The ritual.
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Subject ʻAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī, -1166 -- Cult -- Indonesia -- Jawa Barat.
Sufism -- Indonesia -- Jawa Barat -- Rituals.
Sundanese (Indonesian people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Holiness -- Islam.
Prayer -- Islam.
Jawa Barat (Indonesia) -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Millie, Julian. Splashed by the Saint : Ritual Reading and Islamic Sanctity in West Java. Leiden : BRILL, ©2009 9789067183383
ISBN 9789004253810 (electronic bk.)
9004253815 (electronic bk.)