Friday, October 22, 2010
A HISTORIC OF BAITURRAHMAN MOSQUE IN ACEH

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque, located in the middle of Banda Aceh, capital of the Province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam (NAD), Indonesia of the proof of the greatness of God, who remained firm and were not destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami hit the end of December 2004.

When tsunami happened I was on vacation in Indonesia, Medan, North of Sumatera. One of my friend asked me about this mosque, he is a doctor from India, non Moslem. ''Its very amazing and wonderfull, I can not believed this, all place damaged even in Thailand, but see that mosque''

The origin of Jambi domestic tourists, when visiting the mosque on Tuesday [29/07] said, as she watched the show the tsunami four years ago on a television screen looking car and a tall building was hit by a wave sink.

"But the Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in the middle of town why not damaged and flooded, and remained intact as of this moment, indeed, the Great Power of God," said Manda (20) together with some friends expressed a sense of awe. Stranger still pictures and stories from people who survived, the water level reaches 20 feet, while the mosque was not until the fence three meters and the water can not enter.

Solomon (45) congregation of the mosque, said the tsunami, the Masjid Raya Baiturrahman be a place to escape for residents who took refuge in the house of Allah. Large tsunami waves, the water was just went perkarangan waist, while out there in the tens of meters, and not until into the mosque.

House and home store (shop) around the neighborhood mosque are all drowned, except that its height above 20 meters, and all damaged. "Utuhnya mosque or house of God, should add confidence to mankind, especially Muslims to strengthen their faith, as already demonstrated its power by keeping a place of worship for followers of the Prophet Muhammad," said Sulaiman

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is one of the mosque which has its own history sheet. Baiturrahman Grand Mosque is now a state mosque located in the Province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. The mosque was built during the reign of Sultan Iskandar Muda (1607-1636). At the time, Aceh is a religion of science education center in the archipelago. Many students from various parts of the archipelago, even from Arabs, Turks, Indians, and Persians who came to Aceh to study religion.

One symbol of greatness, courage and Acehnese nationalism. This mosque is a silent witness to the history of the struggle against the Dutch. When the war with the Dutch people of Aceh are also using it as a base defense. Finally, during the Aceh War in 1873, this mosque was burned by the Dutch army. At that time, Major General Khohler shot dead in the forehead by troops in the yard Masjid Raya Aceh. Place the shooting of Major General is now immortalized with a small monument under the tree ketapan.

Six years later, to dampen the anger of the people of Aceh, the Netherlands through the Governor-General Van Lansnerge Grand Mosque was rebuilt with the laying of first stone in 1879 and completed on December 27, 1883 with a single dome, this mosque subsequently extended to 3 dome in 1935 . Last expanded again to 5 dome (1959-1968). Masjid Raya has experienced five times the renovation and expansion (1879-1993)

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