Posts Tagged ‘Hui people’

Wuzhong keeps Islam in focus

October 29, 2011

Source: The Star’s “Wuzhong keeps Islam in focus” (Made In China) by CHOW HOW BAN

Wuzhong city has a big Muslim community with 1,300 mosques. It is the first Muslim city in China to establish resource centres at mosques to rekindle interest in the religion among young Muslims.

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The Land of the Pure and True – Muslims in China

February 19, 2011

Source_emel:The Land of the Pure and True – Muslims in China By Ethar El-Katatney

Muslim China boasts a population of 20 million. From the Hui to the Uyghurs, Islam in China is distinctive and diverse – intertwining authentic Chinese culture, with Islamic practice.

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100 year anniversary of Myanmar Chinese Muslim’s “PANTHAY Masjid” in Mogyoke

February 19, 2011

         ‎100 year anniversary of Myanmar Chinese Muslim‘s PANTHAY Masjid” in Mogok would be held on March 28 2011                                 

 

Myanmar Chinese Muslims have their own masjids in Mandalay since 1850+ and in Mogok later. So it is already 100-150 years old now. They R the original Muslims from Hui. Here in Malaysia, Chinese Muslims R converted from Han. One great con…vert HAN Chinese Muslim Religious leader (Ustaz from PERKIM, Malaysia) once wrote that he and the Malaysian Chinese Muslims R superior than ORIGINAL Chinese Muslims from China because they are HANS but not Huis!

May be he forgot or NEVER UNDERSTAND the Farewell Sermon (Arabic: خطبة الوداع, Khuṭbatu l-Wadā), also known as the Prophet’s Final Sermon or The Last Sermon, was delivered by Muhammad on 9 Dhu al-Hijjah, 10 AH (632) in the Uranah valley of Mount Arafat (in Mecca, seventy-two days before his death, at the end of his final pilgrimage.
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The Land of the Pure and True (Muslims in China- Part 1)

November 28, 2010

Source: The Land of the Pure and True (Muslims in China) By Ethar El-Katatney Professional Journalist & Contributor to Egypt Today Magazine – Egypt

I got into a rickshaw in Beijing and my 65–year-old wrinkled driver immediately whizzed me through the hutongs — old, narrow alleyways. He looked at me and talked in Chinese. I turned to my guide.

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Muslims in China- Past and Present Part 2

November 28, 2010

Source: Muslims in China- Past and Present Part 2 By Ethar El-Katatney Professional Journalist & Contributor to Egypt Today Magazine – Egypt

Throughout 1400 years, Muslims in China have gone through many ups and downs, until they reached the state of “harmony” with non-Muslims Chinese.

China__3Muslims in China began as traders and soldiers in the 7th century, therefore instilling in the early Muslim settlers a sense of belonging and legitimacy; they were not a burden on the country, but valuable contributors.

It was only in the 13th century, however, after the Mongols conquered China, that these Muslims who were classified as “foreign guests” were allowed to live wherever they chose and were granted full citizenship.

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