Ahmad b. Haji ‘Abd al-Halim, Haji Wan (1861-1934)

Popular Name(s): Tok Padang Jelapang, Tok Golok

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Biographical Details: b. 1861, Kampung Palekbang, daerah Sungai Pinang, jajahan Tumpat, Kelantan. He married Hajjah Zaynab, Palekbang and had two children Haji Mat and Haji Sulayman. d. 1934, at age 73. While studying at Pondok Chaok, he became friends with Tok Guru Selehor. After studying for some years in Mecca, he returned and opened a pondok in Palekbang, Kelantan. After a few years, he moved to Padang Jelapang, near Pasir Mas, and then much later, he moved to Golok, c. 1351/1932.

Teachers:

  1. Tok Chaok (d. 1921), Pondok Chaok
  2. Tok Wan ‘Ali Kutan (1837-1913), Mecca
  3. Shaykh Ahmad b. Muhammad Zayn al-Fatani (1856-1908)
  4. Pak Cik Wan Da’ud (1866-1936), Mecca

Students:

  1. Tuan Guru Haji ‘Abd al-Ghani b. Haji Awang Kecik, Kubang Bemban, Pasir Mas
  2. Tuan Guru Haji ‘Abd al-Rahman b. Haji Che Wan, Lubok Tapah, Pasir Mas
  3. Tuan Guru Haji ‘Abd Allah b. Mat Saman, Lati, Pasir Mas
  4. Tuan Guru Haji Che Hassan b. Haji Isma’il, Lemal, Pasir Mas (bekas Wakil Rakyat)
  5. Tuan Guru Haji ‘Abd al-Latif b. Haji Omar, Banggol Kulim, Rantau Panjang, Pasir Mas
  6. Tuan Guru Haji Hassan b. Haji Isma’il, Buloh Poh, Ketereh, Kota Bharu
  7. Tuan Haji ‘Abd Allah b. Musa, bekas Imam Kampung Laut, Tumpat
  8. Lebai Ya’qub b. Kecik, Rantau Panjang

Authored Work(s):

  1. Dilalah al-‘Awwam

References:

  • Awang, Ismail. “Tok Padang Jelapang (1872-1935), in Tokoh-tokoh Ulama’ Semenanjung Melayu, vol. 1, 3rd ed., 325-35. Kota Bharu: Majlis Ugama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan, 2001.
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