Bulukumba community has been in contact with the religious teachings of Islam since the beginning of century – 17th AD, which is expected in the year 1605 AD the Islamic religion brought by 3 (three) major scholars (Waliyullah) from the island of Sumatra, each title Dato Tiro (Bulukumba), Dato Ribandang (Makassar), and Dato Patimang (Luwu).
The essence of Islamic teachings is tasawwuf for religious awareness and mobilize them to zuhut attitudes beliefs, sacred force inside and outside, as well as survivors of the world and the hereafter, in the context of monotheism “Appasewang” (to God Almighty Allah).
Bulukumba community is known as religious community. When Islam was brought and introduced by a man named Abdul Jawad and titled Al Khatib Maulana Bungsu, several centuries ago, Bulukumba society can accept it with open arms.
Abdul Jawad (other versions of the original name of Nurdin Ariyani) or Al Khatib Maulana Bungsu come to South Sulawesi with two friends, namely: Khatib Makmur better known by the name of Dato ri Bandang, and Khatib Sulaiman better known as Dato Patimang.
The three of them were pupils or students of Pesantren Sunan Giri. Sunan Giri is the name of one of Wali Songo (the nine guardians who spread Islam in Java in the 17th century) and the founder of the kingdom Guru Kedaton, which is located in Gresik, East Java. He was born in 1442 Blambangan year. Sunan Giri has several nicknames, namely Raden Paku, King Satmata, Sultan Abd al-Faqih, Raden ‘Ainul Yaqin and Joko Samudra. He is buried in the village of Giri, Kebomas, Gresik.
In the AD 1600s, Abdul Jawad broadcast Islam di Tiro (Bulukumba) and surrounding areas. The first king in the Tiro kingdom is Launru Daeng Biasa islamicised with titled Karaeng Ambibia.
Launru Daeng Biasa is the fourth grandchild Karaeng Samparaja Daeng Malaja, named Karaeng Sapo Batu was the first king in Tiro. Tomb of Abdul Jawad at Hila-hila, District Bontotiro later better known as Dato Tiro until now still well preserved and has many visitors. Islam is well developed in Bulukumba as it marked with Islamic schools and mosques and many built in the area.
Bulukumba even had time to become a national talking point after the entry into force of Regional Regulation (Perda) relating to the administration of Islamic law in Regent Andi Patabai Pabokori (1995-2005).
Long history, culture, religion and thrive in Bulukumba have provided shades of morality in the government system in a particular order to be ethical for the structure of people’s lives through the principle of ‘Mali’ siparappe, Tallang sipahua. “
Mali ‘means carried by water currents, siparappe means helping each other not to bring the flow of water, tallang means drowned, while sipahua means helping one another from drowning).
Phrases that reflect the fusion of two dialects Bugis – Makassar, is the description for the security community mental attitude of Bulukumba unity in realizing common development goals for assemble of physical material and spiritual, and spiritual, as well as world and the hereafter.
It also shades of morality that underlies the development of the birth of the slogan “Bulukumba Sailing” which began to be socialized in September 1994 and agreed to use in 1996.
Conception of “Sailing” as a development within and outside of moral philosophy which contains enough depth, and have a relationship history, culture, religion and society Bulukumba.
“Berlayar” (Sailing) is an abbreviation of “Bersih Lingkungan Alam Yang Ramah” (Nature Clean Living Environment). The philosophy contained in a slogan seen from three sides of footing, foundation footing historical, cultural and religious foundation.
From the cultural side, Bulukumba has emerged into “modern legends”, in the constellation of national cultural scene. Even through the cultural industry in the form of a boat, both boats type phinisi, padewakkang, Lambo, pajala, both types of lepa-lepa has succeeded in lifting international Bulukumba name. Said screen has the understanding of the subject by the name of the boat as a reflection of society’s creativity Bulukumba.
Bulukumba regency located in the eastern part of South Sulawesi, that is southeast of Makassar (ujungpandang). Geographically located at 5.20 degrees 5.40 degrees southern latitude and 119.58 degrees of longitude 120.28 degrees east with the southern boundary includes the District Selayar, and Sea Plores the North and the East with Sinjai Regency Bone Bay, west of the District Bantaeng.
The strategic position makes Bulukumba potential in several sectors, and in this decentralization Bulukumba much supported by the four leading sectors respectively of Agriculture, Fisheries, Tourism, Transport, Land and Sea.
Bulukumba regency is famous for boat industry phinisi a lot of economic added value for society and local government, the total area of 1154.67 km2 with distance from the city of Makassar about 153 km. Bulukumba was titled Butta Panrita Lopi, land of Phinisi Boat makers because in this regency there are traditional ship building industry, lodatet at Tana beru Village.
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