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Indrapuri Old Mosque

English | Indonesia

Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)

The second point (after Indrapatra Fortress) from the relics of three centers of the kingdom of Hindu / Aceh Lhee Sagoe / Aceh Tiga Segi, is the Indrapuri Old Mosque.

Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)

Based on architectural relics, the Hindu kingdom existed since 500 BC in Aceh and grew to other areas. That said, the kingdom of Poli Hindu Aceh is the first and oldest in Indonesia.

Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)
Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)
Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)

Sheikh Abdullah Kan’an (or Tengku Abdulah Lampeuneuen – Peureulak, East Aceh), and Johan (Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Lingga), helped and won the battle of the Lamuri Kingdom with Chinese troops. After that, the king & the people converted to Islam. Indrapuri, the building is still suitable for use, cleaning of statues. In 1205 AD, it was converted into a mosque. This process began — a pyramid-like / 3-layer roof — a model of building styles in other regions and became one of the strategies to spread the Islamic archipelago.

Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)
Photo: Ferial Afiff (accessed from Instagram @alebutoh)

It is said that the invading Chinese troops were thousands of women under the orders of the Nian Nio Lian Khie War Commander (later to become Putroe Neng). They came from the Western Liao Dynasty founded by the Khitans, the majority of whom females were the leaders.

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FERIAL AFFIF adalah seniman fleksibel yang telah aktif berkarya lebih dari 10 tahun. Saat ini ia berdomisili di Yogyakarta. Pola karyanya tak punya batasan maupun gaya tertentu, secara artistik dia kerap beralih-peran sebagai fasilitator/kurator/penulis/peneliti/produser/dsb. Dia senantiasa penasaran. berhubungan dengan orang lain serta kondisi kehidupan yang menyertainya, terutama tema lingkungan/gender/sejarah. Karyanya sempat hadir di berbagai kota di Indonesia dan negara lain seperti: Singapura,Myanmar, Jepang, Korea Selatan, India, Sri Lanka, Madagaskar, Switzerland, dan sebagainya, Ferial sejak 2012 menjadi anggota Lifepatch, sebuah inisiasi warga dalam seni-sains-teknologi. Sejak 2018 bersama Putri Wartawati, Ridwan Rau Rau, dan Yayasan Lingkar Semanggi (Tangerang) menginisiasi Expedition Camp sebuah forum temu dan berbagi per dua tahunan bagi para praktisi performans se-Asia.

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