‘Idris b. Muhammad Salih, Haji (d. 1975/6)

Popular Name(s): Tok Cembar, Haji Pak Cu

Origin: Kampung Atas Beting, Mukim Jabo Hilir, daerah Cetok, Pasir Mas

Location(s):

Biographical Details: He married Hajah Maryam b. Tuan Guru Haji ‘Abd al-Rashid Kampung Bandar, Patani. He was friends with Haji ‘Abd al-Rahman Padang Ru, Haji ‘Abd al-Rahman Lubok Jambu (d. 1959), and Haji Ya’qub Gong Jabo Hilir, daerah Cetok, Pasir Mas (d. 1963). He died c. 1975/6, at Pondok Cembar, Patani. After his first wife’s death, he married Hajah Kalthum b. Haji Da’ud b. Tuan Minal.

When he was very young, he studied at a pondok with Shaykh ‘Abd al-Rashid al-Fatani (known as Tok Keramat Pulau Bidan), his future father-in-law. Afterward, he went to Mecca to continue his education. He afterwards returned to the peninsula. After his marriage, he and his wife moved to Bendang Pedur. He later opened a pondok at Kampung Cembar, Telaga Bakong, Nongcik, Patani.

Teachers:

  1. Tok Keramat Pulau Bidan (d. 1938), father-in-law
  2. Shaykh Yusuf al-Fatani (a student of Shaykh Nik Dir Patani)
  3. Pak ‘Ali Patani

Students:

Writing(s):

  1. IAM 127 – Ghayat al-Taqrib
  2. PNM 1498Kifayat al-Muhtaj

References:

  • Daud, Ismail Che, “Ulama’ Kelantan di Rantau Orang,” in Tokoh-tokoh Ulama’ Semenanjung Melayu, vol. 2, 2nd ed., 494-6. Kota Bharu: Majlis Ugama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan, 2007.
  • Fatani, Ahmad Fathy al-. Ulama Besar dari Patani. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2002: 291.

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