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Tiga buku pertama yang ditulis dan diterbitkan saya.

The first three books written and published by me.

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Mencari Diri dan Erti".

ISBN 983-42031-0-1, Jun 2006

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Membela Syiar yang Asal"

ISBN 983-42031-1-x, Mei 2007

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Sirih Pulang ke Gagang?"

ISBN 978-983-42031-2-2, November 2007

Buku keempat bertajuk "Rumah Azan". Diterbitkan April 2009 oleh syarikat Karnadya dengan pertolongan Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, buku ini memaparkan gambar-gambar cantik berserta cerita di sebalik masjid-masjid terpilih yang boleh dikaitkan dengan sejarah Melayu Islam dan pembentukan negara Malaysia.

The fourth book titled "Rumah Azan". Published in April 2009 by the company Karnadya with the help of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, this book features beautiful pictures along with stories behind selected mosques which could be related to the history of Islam and the Malays and the formation of the nation of Malaysia.

Buku kelima saya "Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and Malay Sultanates" diterbitkan awal 2010. Ia merupakan terjemahan buku "Ahlul Bait (Keluarga) Rasulullah SAW dan Kesultanan Melayu" karangan Hj Muzaffar Mohamad dan Tun Suzana Othman ke dalam bahasa Inggeris untuk pasaran antarabangsa.

My fifth book "Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and Malay Sultanates" was published early 2010. It is a translation of the Malay-language book "Ahlul Bait (Keluarga) Rasulullah SAW dan Kesultanan Melayu" authored by Hj Muzaffar Mohamad and Tun Suzana Othman turned into English for the international market.

Seperti buku ke-empat saya "Rumah Azan", buku ke-enam "Kereta Api Menuju Destinasi" juga adalah buku mewah yang diterbitkan oleh syarikat Karnadya dengan kerjasama Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. Keluar Januari 2011 ia memaparkan gambar dan cerita tentang pengembaraan menaiki keretapi ke seluruh Semenanjung Malaysia berserta tempat-tempat menarik yang boleh dicapai dengan cara ini.

Like my fourth book "Rumah Azan", the sixth book "Kereta Api Menuju Destinasi" is also a coffee-table book which is published by the company Karnadya with the cooperation of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (the main Malay literary body in Malaysia). Coming out January 2011 it features pictures and stories on the adventure travelling by train to all of Peninsular Malaysia along with the interesting places which could be reached this way.

Buku ketujuh saya "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" pula ada sebuah coffee-table book atau buku mewah yang ditulis, disunting, direkaletak dan gambar-gambarnya diambil sendiri oleh saya. Keluar dari kilang Oktober 2011, buku yang menggabungkan sejarah keluarga dengan sejarah tempat-tempat seperti Singapura, Johor, Batu Pahat, Muar malah ada sejarah Pulau Jawa dan Inggeris sekali ini telah diulas dengan saya ditemu ramah secara langsung dalam program Selamat Pagi Malaysia di RTM1. Lihat artikel Siaran langsung ulasan buku "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" dan temu ramah di Selamat Pagi Malaysia. Sedikit isi terpilih ada dipaparkan dalam Sneak peek "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah".

My seventh book "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" in turn is a coffee-table book which is written, editted, designed and has pictures taken by me. Coming out of the factory October 2011, this book which combines family history with history of places such as Singapura, Johor, Batu Pahat, Muar and in fact the history of the island of Java and England has been reviewed with me interviewed live in the program Selamat Pagi Malaysia at RTM1. Look at the article Siaran langsung ulasan buku "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" dan temu ramah di Selamat Pagi Malaysia. Some selected contents have been featured in Sneak peek "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah".

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Terbaru : Siri novel "Berpetualang ke Aceh" kini boleh didapati dalam bentuk e-book. Masuk http://www.e-sentral.com/, klik kategori novel am dan pergi ke mukasurat 4. Anda juga boleh taip perkataan "Aceh" pada kotak carian. Atau terus klik Buku 1, Buku 2 dan Buku 3.

Latest : The "Berpetualang ke Aceh" series of novels could now be obtained in e-book form. Enter http://www.e-sentral.com/, click general novel and go to page 4. You can also type the word "Aceh" at the search box. Or click straight Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Makam (Tomb of) Tok Senik, Beserah, Kuantan



Di sebelah masjid terdapat bangunan ini.
Besides the mosque lies this building.


Di dalamnya terletak makam Tok Senik, juga dikenali sebagai Tuan Haji Senik.
Inside it lies the tomb of Tok Senik, also known as Tuan Haji Senik.





Nama sebenar beliau adalah Haji Wan Abdullah Abdul Karim.
His real name was Haji Wan Abdullah Abdul Karim.


Beliau dipercayai seorang ahli kerabat diraja Patani yang melarikan diri setelah Siam (Thailand) menyerang lalu menguasai Patani tahun 1830an..
He is believed to be a member of the Patani royal family who fled after Siam (Thailand) attacked and overpowered Patani in the 1830s...








Masjid (Mosque of) Tok Senik, Beserah, Kuantan

Melompat ke hari ke-7 perjalanan di Pantai Timur. Bersambung daripada Rupa baru Masjid Tokku Paloh (New look of the mosque of Tokku Paloh).
Jumping to the 7th day of the trip to the East Coast. Continuing from Rupa baru Masjid Tokku Paloh (New look of the mosque of Tokku Paloh).


Pagi Isnin 5 September 2016. Selepas bermalam di rumah seorang kawan di Beserah, Kuantan kami dibawa ke masjid lama ini.
Monday morning 5th September 2016. After spending the night at the house of friend in Beserah, Kuantan we went to this old mosque.


Ia dikenali sebagai Masjid Tok Senik.
It is known as Masjid Tok Senik.





Masjid ini katanya dibina oleh Tok Senik, seorang bangsawan dari Patani bermula tahun 1850.
This mosque is said to have been built by Tok Senik, a nobleman from Patani starting in the year 1850.





Mari lihat ke dalam...
Let us have a look inside...














Thursday, September 22, 2016

Rupa baru Masjid Tokku Paloh (New look of the mosque of Tokku Paloh)

Kembali pada cerita perjalanan Pantai Timur. Bersambung daripada artikel Makam (Tomb of) Haji Abdul Malek, Sungai Pinang, Tumpat tetapi melompat terus ke hari ke-5 perjalanan...
Returning to the East Coast trip stories. Continuing from the article Makam (Tomb of) Haji Abdul Malek, Sungai Pinang, Tumpat  but jumping straight to the 5th day of the trip...


Sabtu 3 September 2016, kami berada di Kuala Terengganu untuk menghadiri satu majlis di Masjid Tokku Paloh. 
Saturday 3rd September 2016, we were at Kuala Terengganu to attend a function at Masjid (mosque of) Tokku Paloh.





Ini adalah majlis Haul (juga disebut Hol) Tokku Paloh. Tentang siapakah beliau lihat artikel lama Masjid (Mosque of) Tokku Paloh.
It is the Haul (also pronounced Hol meaning remembrance) of Tokku Paloh. On who is he look at the old article Masjid (Mosque of) Tokku Paloh.





Artikel lama itu menunjukkan keadaan masjid beberapa tahun lalu.
The old article shows the condition of the mosque a number of years ago.





Dahulu masjid ini diperbuat daripada kayu. Sekarang sudah digantikan dengan batu...
Previously the mosque was made from wood. Now it has been replaced by bricks...







Friday, September 16, 2016

Tanah perkuburan lama di (Old burial ground at) Kampung Chohong, Jasin, Melaka

Salam. Keluar sebentar daripada cerita tempat-tempat di Pantai Timur...
Peace be upon you all. Going out for a while from the the stories on places in the East Coast.


Empat hari lalu iaitu pada hari Isnin 12 September 2016 bersamaan 10 Zulhijjah 1437 Hijriah saya dan isteri telah pergi ke satu tempat di Kampung Chohong, Jasin, Melaka.
Four days ago that is on Monday 12th September 2016  equivalent to 10th Zulhijjah 1437 Hijriah (the Muslim calendar) me and wife went to a place in Kampung Chohong, Jasin, Melaka.


Ia dikatakan sebuah tanah perkuburan lama Islam.
It is said to be an old Muslim burial ground.











Kewujudannya mula mendapat perhatian ramai apabila muncul di surat khabar kurang sebulan lalu.
It's existence caught the attention of many when it appeared in newspapers less than a months ago.








Berdasarkan bentuk batu-batu nesan dan cara ukiran ia dikatakan menjadi petunjuk kepada kewujudan sebuah kerajaan lama,,,
Based on the shapes of the tombstones and how it was chiseled it is said to point out to the existence of an old kingdom...









































Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Makam (Tomb of) Haji Abdul Malek, Sungai Pinang, Tumpat

Masuk cerita hari ke-2 perjalanan di Pantai Timur Baru ini. Bersambung daripada Makam (Tomb of) Maharaja Perba Jelai di (at) Bukit Kota.
Entering the storytelling of the 2nd day of the recent East Coast trip. Continuing from Makam (Tomb of) Maharaja Perba Jelai di (at) Bukit Kota.


Sampai di Tumpat kami menginap di sebuah sekolah pondok. Pagi berikutnya Rabu 31 Ogos 2016 kami dibawa keluar menziarahi satu tanah perkuburan berdekatan di Sungai Pinang.
Upon reaching Tumpat we lodged at a traditional religious school. The following morning Wednesday 31st August 2016 we were brought out for a visit to a nearby burial ground at Sungai Pinang.


Sebelum itu kami telah ke makam seorang wali yang agak terkenal iaitu Tok Selehor. Lihat artikel Visiting tomb of Tok Selehor di blogspot BERPETUALANG KE ACEH.
Before that we went to the tomb of a rather famous saint which is Tok Selehor. Look at the article Visiting tomb of Tok Selehor in the blogspot BERPETUALANG KE ACEH.


Yang ini pula katanya makam milik guru kepada Tok Selehor.
This one in turn is said to be the tomb belonging to the teacher/master of Tok Selehor.


Kami diberitahu nama beliau adalah Sheikh Abdul Malek.
We were told his name was Sheikh Abdul Malek.





Cuma apabila mencari rujukan di Internet saya dapati guru ini lebih dikenali sebagai Haji Abdul Malek.
It's just that when looking for references on the Internet I found that this master is better known as Haji Abdul Malek.