Musa b. ‘Abd al-Samad b. Muhammad Salih al-Kalantani (1874-1939)

Popular Name(s): Mufti Haji Wan Musa

Origin:

Location(s):

Biographical Details: b. 1874, in Lorong Tok Semian, Kota Bharu, Kelantan. His mother was named Wan Thum, his father was Tuan Tabal. d. petang Sabtu, 14 Jan 1939, at age 65. He was taken by his father to Mecca, where he studied and was inducted into the Ahmadiyya tariqa. Not long after his return, he was appointed mufti of Kelantan by Sultan Muhammad IV, to succeed Haji Nik Wan Da’ud. He held the position 1909-16. He went to Cambodia as a missionary and a teacher after stepping down from the post. He taught mainly at Kampung Laut and Padang Pak Amat in Pasir Puteh.

Teachers:

  1. Shaykh Ahmad b. Muhammad Zayn al-Fatani (1856-1908)
  2. Shaykh Hasb Allah

Students:

  1. Haji Ni‘mat Kedai Lalat
  2. Haji Abdullah Nuh Pasir Puteh
  3. Tuan Guru Haji Sa’d Kangkong
  4. Haji Ya’qub Lorong Gajah Mati
  5. Haji Ahmad Hafiz
  6. Mukhtar Mandahiling
  7. Mat Jani Mandahiling
  8. Haji Nik Muhammad Pasir Pekan
  9. Pak Su Wan Adam Kampung Laut
  10. Haji Nik Da’ud Tanah Merah
  11. Haji ‘Abd al-Wahid Sungai Udang, Melaka
  12. Haji Ahmad Perak
  13. Haji ‘Abd al-Rahman Semerak
  14. Haji Ayub Kemboja*
  15. Sultan Ismail (of Kelantan?)
  16. Sultan Ibrahim (of Kelantan?)

Authored Writing(s):

  1. ‘Aqd al-Durr al-Nafis
  2. Risala karangan Syaikh Ismail al-Nuwwab mengenai manaqib gurunya Sidi Shaykh ‘Ibrahim al-Rashid

References:

  1. Awang, Ismail. “Mufti Haji Wan Musa (1875-1939), in Tokoh-tokoh Ulama’ Semenanjung Melayu, vol. 1, 3rd ed., 385-97. Kota Bharu: Majlis Ugama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan, 2001.

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