Founded by two Islamic missionaries from Minangkabau, Sumatra (Indonesia), Dato Nika and Mudim Khatib Raja, this is the oldest mosque in the District of Jelebu in Negeri Sembilan.
Kuala Dulang Mosque (Masjid Kuala Dulang) is not only a mosque without a dome, it has a flat roof. This place of worship also has a mystery behind its existence.
In the early days, the mosque originally built without using a single nail, which was established in the early 16th Century as a shed with palm fronds for a roof, was merely a shelter used to teach Islam and propagate the religion within the community of Kampung Peninjau.
Soon after, a “dulang” (tray) laden with food mysteriously appeared, and it was always filled no matter how many worshipers ate from it. After a few years, just as mysteriously, it disappeared, hence, the name “dulang” was adopted by the mosque: Kuala Dulang (Kedulang) Mosque or Masjid Kuala Dulang.
Stored at the mosque is a tabuh (drum used to call people to prayer). It is as old as the mosque itself.
Masjid Kariah Kuala Dulang
Add: Kg. Peninjau, 71600 Kuala Klawang, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan.
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