Kitab Tafsir Al-Ibriz: A Commentary on the Qur'an in Javanese Pegon Script
Kitab Tafsir Al-Ibriz is one of the monumental works of Nusantara ulama from Rembang, KH. Bisri Mustofa, the father of Gus Mus (KH. Mustofa Bisri). It is a commentary on the Qur'an in Javanese Pegon script, which is a modified Arabic script used to write Javanese language. The book consists of 30 juz (parts) in 3 volumes.
The book is popular among Javanese Muslims, especially in Suriname, where the local language is Javanese, not Indonesian. The language used in the book is easy to understand for Javanese people, as it uses kromo halus (polite speech level). The book has a unique style of explaining the meanings and implications of the Qur'anic verses, using examples from everyday life and local culture.
The book is available for free download in PDF format from various online sources, such as Archive.org[^1^] and Duta Islam[^2^]. The PDF files have a total size of almost 0.5 GB, so make sure you have enough quota before downloading. If you want to have the physical book, you can order it from Menara Kudus publisher for Rp. 320.000 (30 juz in 3 volumes), by clicking the WhatsApp link below.
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Tafsir Al-Ibriz is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to learn more about the Qur'an and its interpretation from a Javanese perspective. It is also a testament to the rich and diverse legacy of Islamic scholarship in Nusantara.
One of the features of Tafsir Al-Ibriz is that it often quotes from other classical tafsir books, such as Tafsir Al-Jalalayn, Tafsir Al-Qurtubi, Tafsir Al-Baydawi, and Tafsir Ibn Kathir. It also cites from the hadith collections of Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawud, Tirmidhi, Nasa'i, and Ibn Majah. The author shows his mastery of various Islamic sciences, such as fiqh (jurisprudence), usul al-fiqh (principles of jurisprudence), kalam (theology), tasawwuf (mysticism), and tarikh (history).
Another feature of Tafsir Al-Ibriz is that it often relates the Qur'anic verses to the current issues and challenges faced by the Muslim community in Nusantara. For example, in the commentary on Surah Al-Baqarah verse 256, which says \"There is no compulsion in religion\", the author discusses the importance of religious tolerance and pluralism in a diverse society. He also warns against the dangers of extremism and violence in the name of religion.
Tafsir Al-Ibriz is not only a book of knowledge, but also a book of wisdom and guidance. It invites the readers to reflect on the Qur'an and its teachings, and to apply them in their daily lives. It also inspires the readers to seek a closer relationship with Allah and His Messenger, peace be upon him.
Tafsir Al-Ibriz is not only a book for scholars and students, but also for the general public. It is written in a simple and clear language, using Javanese Pegon script, which is familiar to many Javanese Muslims. The book also contains illustrations and diagrams to help the readers understand the Qur'anic verses better. The book is suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about the Qur'an and its interpretation from a Javanese perspective.
Tafsir Al-Ibriz is also a book that reflects the spirit of Nusantara Islam, which is characterized by moderation, balance, harmony, and inclusiveness. It shows the diversity and richness of Islamic thought and culture in Nusantara, and how it interacts with the local traditions and values. It also demonstrates the contribution of Nusantara ulama to the development of Islamic civilization and scholarship.
Tafsir Al-Ibriz is a book that deserves to be read and studied by anyone who loves the Qur'an and its message. It is a book that will enlighten the mind, purify the heart, and elevate the soul. It is a book that will bring the readers closer to Allah and His Messenger, peace be upon him. 061ffe29dd