Makam Maulana Malik Ibrahim


Alamat : Desa Gapuro Sukolilo, Kabupaten Gresik
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Deskripsi :
Syekh Maulana Malik Ibrahim dikenal pula dengan sebutan Maulana Maghribi, atau Syekh Maghribi. Dalam deretan nama-nama Sunan/Wali di Jawa Beliau adalah wali tertua. Datang di Jawa untuk menyebarkan Agama Islam pada zaman Majapahit (TH. 1379 M).

Beliau wafat tanggal 12 Rabiul Awal 822 H (1419 M), yang selanjutnya setiap tanggal tersebut diperingati dengan acara Haul yang diikuti jamaah lokal dan regional maupun nusantara.

Makam ini terletak di jantung kota Gresik, tepatnya di Jln Malik Ibrahim, di Desa Gapuro Sukolilo yang berjarak 200 m dari aloon-aloon kota Gresik, sehingga sangat mudah dijangkau dengan transportasi umum.

Kompleks makam Maulana Malik Ibrahim dikelilingi oleh pemakaman keluarga dan umum, selain itu di sebelah barat kompleks makam terdapat makam Bupati Gresik yang pertama yaitu Raden Pusponegoro beserta keluarga.

Bangunan makam memiliki ciri khas tersendiri dibandingkan dengan makam lainnya sehingga mempunyai daya tarik mempesona bagi wisatawan. Hal ini dapat dilihat dari bahan batu nisan dan gaya tulisan arab yang terdapat pada makam. Batu nisan bergaya nisan Gujarat terbuat dari batu marmer berbentuk lunas kapal khas Gujarat, serta model tulisan arabnya banyak dijumpai di negei Gujarat.

Sheikh Maulana Malik Ibrahim is well known also as Maulana Maghribi or Sheikh Maghribi. In the list names of Wali Songo (9 islamic preachers in Java, Indonesia), he is the oldest one. He came to Java to preach Islam in Majapahit era (1379 M).

He died at 12 Rabiul Awal 822 H (1419 M) and was buried in Gresik. The date of his death then is used to sign the commemorate event of his Haul (day or date of someone death in Java culture). This event is usually followed by local, regional, and national religious tourist or pilgrimages annually.

The tomb of Sheikh Maulana Malik Ibrahim is located in the downtown of Gresik city, precisely at Malik Ibrahim Street, Gapurosukolelo village, Gresik. Because of its near location, only about 200m from Gresik town hall, it is easy to be accessed by public transportation.

The area of Sheikh Maulana Malik Ibrahim’s graveyard is surrounded by his family and descendants and also public cemetery. In the west part of this area there is also tomb of K.T. Poesponegoro (the 1st regent of Gresik in Colonial Administrative Government of Hindia Belanda) and his family.

The architecture of Sheikh Maulana Malik Ibrahim’s gravestone is very specific and has its own uniqueness than other gravestones, so that, it looks special and captivated to everyone who come and visit the tomb. The uniqueness is shown on the material, the shape, and the ornamental point of Calligraphy of the gravestone which are generally marked as Gujarat gravestone style.

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