Chapter 28. The Pilgrimage to Tembayat: Tradition and Revival in Islamic Mysticism in Contemporary Indonesia

  1. Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi'
  1. Nelly Van Doorn-Harder and
  2. Kees De Jong

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch29

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought

How to Cite

Van Doorn-Harder, N. and De Jong, K. (2006) The Pilgrimage to Tembayat: Tradition and Revival in Islamic Mysticism in Contemporary Indonesia, in The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought (ed I. M. Abu-Rabi'), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996188.ch29

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121743

Online ISBN: 9780470996188

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Keywords:

  • tradition;
  • mysticism;
  • tembayat;
  • spiritual powers;
  • islamic revival

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Ziarah in Java

  • The Time

  • Modifications in Pilgrimage

  • The Landscape of Tembayat

  • Tembayat

  • The Historic Background of Tembayat as a Center of Pilgrimage

  • The Story of Sunan Bayat

  • Meeting of Worldly and Spiritual Powers

  • The Contemporary Pilgrimage to Tembayat

  • Performing a Successful Pilgrimage

  • Juru Kunci or the Guardians of the Keys

  • The Nahdatul Ulama (NU) and Visiting the Graves

  • Pesantren Sunan Pandan Aran and Islamic Revival

  • Conclusion