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LIFE IS A JOURNEY

Is life a journey? Every birth if thought carefully is just a coincidence. With hundreds of millions of sperm swimming blindly in the dark, it is very unlikely that a person can become what they are. Of all the crowded in the universe, how much is planned? Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS IF ABU NAWAS BECOMES A KING

WHAT HAPPENS IF ABU NAWAS BECOMES A KING. Imagine if an Abu Nawas exchanged a position with Harun Al-Rashid, the Abbasid Caliph. what’s happening? In history, Abu Nawas is a reliable critic but can he be in control as Caliph Harun Al-Rashid? Continue reading

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THE POLITICS OF AN ABUNAWAS

THE POLITICS OF AN ABUNAWAS. Abu Nawas was born from history, not from nothing. Abu Nawas original name is Abu Ali al-Hasan bin Hani al-Hakami. He was born in 145 H (747 AD) in the city of Ahvaz in Persia (present Iran). His father, Hani al-Hakam, was a member of the military legion of Caliph Marwan II. While his mother was named Jalban, a Persian woman who worked as a woolen washer. Since childhood, he was orphaned. A glorious life in the reign of Harun Al-Rashid, in a chaotic manner, can help or at the same time defeat the Caliph in any matter. Continue reading

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RENUNGAN MALAM

RENUNGAN MALAM
Sunyinya malam bukti kehidupan
Nyanyian alam sendu menyayat
Mengeja kitab suci
Kala insan lelap dalam buaian Continue reading

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TARIKH ACEH DAN NUSANTARA

TARIKH ACEH DAN NUSANTARA. Sesudah sekitar tahun 400 Masehi, Sumatera bagian Utara dinamai orang Arab : Rami (Ramni), oleh orang Tionghoa : Lan-li, Lan-wu-li dan Nan-poli.  Nama sebenarnja sebutan Aceh adalah Lam Muri, oleh sejarah Melaju: Lambri (lamiri) dan oleh Marco Polo disebut Lambri. Sesudah kedatangan Portugis, nama Lambri tidak tersebut lagi. melainkan Achem (Aceh). Orang Portugis dan Italia biasanya mengatakan Achem, Achen, Acen dan orang Arab menyebutkan lagi : Asji, atau juga dengan Dachem, Dagin, Dacin. Penulis-penulis Perancis mengatakan : Achem, Achen, Achin, Acheh, orang Inggeris menyebut : Atcheen, Achheen. Achin dan akhirnya orang-orang Belanda menjebutkan : Achem, Achim, Atchin, Atchein, Atjin, Atsjiem, Atsjeh dan akhirnya menjadi Atjeh. Orang Aceh sendiri mengatakan “Atjeh”. Begitu pula nama daerah ini tersebut didalam Tarikh Melayu, Undang-Undang Melayu, didalam surat-surat Aceh lama (Sarakata) dan pada mata uang Atjeh, emas (derham), uang timah (keueh) tertulis Atjeh. Tentang asal nama ini belum ada keterangan atau penelitian jang menjelaskan lebih rinci. Continue reading

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BERZIARAH KE MAKAM SULTANAH MALIKAH NAHRASYIYAH

BERZIARAH KE MAKAM SULTANAH MALIKAH NAHRASYIYAH. Nisan Sultanah Malikah Nahrasyiyah diimpor pada permulaan abad IX Hijriah, didalam nisan tidak ada isi, jasad Sultanah Sultanah Malikah Nahrasyiyah sendiri dikubur disamping makam. Monumen ini merupakan hadiah dari sebuah Kesultanan di India Barat (Pakistan sekarang), sampai saat ini merupakan nisan terindah di Asia. Continue reading

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SELF EVALUATION

SELF EVALUATION. Tonight, in this muhasabah1), along with the notes I have ever made. I realized with such a high ego, I made artificial wings, and when I fell, wounded others. I am sorry for the mistakes I made, and the mistakes that occurred because I did not do. Continue reading

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A SUFI SONG

A SUFI SONG
I have ever felt defeat
Then hide in the cave above the mountain peak
Trying to avoid the sun
Enjoying quiet in meditation Continue reading

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WHY PALESTINE IS OUR SADNESS

WHY PALESTINE IS OUR SADNESS. Palestine is not just a territory, nor are people of a particular ethnicity. Palestine is sadness, facing the forces associated with knowledge and technology, facing sophisticated weapons, the power of money, a very conquering force. Why do we feel the same fate with Palestine? Because we know it feels sad because our hearts feel the same with Palestine. Ever felt how captured, defeated and silenced in the world. Continue reading

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MENGAPA KITA MERASA SENASIB DENGAN PALESTINA

MENGAPA KITA MERASA SENASIB DENGAN PALESTINA. Palestina bukanlah hanya sebuah wilayah, bukanlah sekumpulan orang-orang dari etnis tertentu. Palestina adalah kesedihan, menghadapi kekuatan yang bertaut dengan pengetahuan dan teknologi, menghadapi senjata-senjata yang canggih, kekuatan uang yang begitu perkasa serta menaklukkan. Mengapa kita merasa senasib dengan Palestina? Karena kita tahu rasanya bersedih, karena hati kita merasa senasib dengan Palestina. Pernah merasakan bagaimana diringkus, diringkas dan dibungkam didunia. Continue reading

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