Yusuf b. ‘Abd al-Rahman b. ‘Abd al-Ghani, Haji (c. 1887-1957)

Popular Name(s): Tok Pulau Ubi, Haji Yusuf Pulau Ubi

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Biographical Details: b. c. 1887, in Sungai Pinang, Kelantan. His mother was Che Jamilah. D. 1957, at age 70. After his initial studies in Kelantan, he went to Mecca to continue his education.

Teachers:

  1. Tuan Guru Haji ‘Abd al-Malik, at Sungai Pinang
  2. Haji ‘Abd al-Latif al-Fatani, a cousin of his father’s
  3. Tok Selehor (Mecca)
  4. Tok Kenali (1868-1933), Mecca
  5. Pa Da ‘El Patani (1882-1965), Mecca
  6. Tok Wan ‘Ali Kutan (1837-1913), Mecca
  7. Shaykh Ahmad b. Muhammad Zayn al-Fatani (1856-1908), Mecca
  8. Tok Senggora (c. 1850-1930), al-Qur’an (Mecca)

Students:

  1. Haji Da’ud b. Sa’id
  2. Haji Nik Muhammad ‘Abd Allah
  3. Haji Nik Muhammad b. ‘Abd al-Rahman
  4. Shaykh ‘Uthman Jalal al-Din Sering (Penanti)
  5. Haji Ali Pulau Pisang
  6. Haji Dir Patani
  7. Lebai Ahmad b. Lebai Awang

Authored Writing(s):

  1. Sharh Na‘at

References:

  1. Awang, Ismail. “Tok Pulau Ubi (1887-1955), in Tokoh-tokoh Ulama’ Semenanjung Melayu, vol. 1, 3rd ed., 579-86. Kota Bharu: Majlis Ugama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Kelantan, 2001.
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