Glorious Mosque [of] Bandung in the year 1875. Famous with the title Bale Nyungcung till mid of century of ke-20 (Source of: masjid2000.org, KITLV).
GREAT MOSQUE of BANDUNG (1955)
Great Mosque [of] Bandung Province West Java which [is] first recognized with Glorious Mosque [of] Bandung, have been rebuilt [by] [at] 13 January 2006. That development [is] including with settlement repeat Plaza of Bandung, development two floors of basement town garden and at the same time mosque page able to be utilized for the activity of cultural art and also Idul Fitri pray and of Idul Adha.
GLORIOUS MENGGAGAS MOSQUE of BANDUNG FUTURE.
Glorious Situation Mosque of Bandung residing in solid commercial activity midst very, representing especial characteristic which owned by Glorious Mosque of Bandung. In the middle of workload of expenditure area or shopping`, white collars, banking, entertainment amusement, and all kinds of other business is including place huddle cloister it which hijack almost entire pedestrian pavement, glorious mosque reside in there.
Unconsciously, day in day out mosque appearance progressively like immersing in frenzied ocean all kinds of above mentioned activities. More than anything else after awaking up of high fence in front/ eastside mosque building, hence glorious mosque like will duck out pressures from outside which might be it is true bother. Factor of safety for example, it is true a matter which need to be finished. But this is that fact!
In medial mosque expression and appearance more and more denseness of activities business like that, glorious mosque it is true like supposing a Sufi which will exile x'self because partying to world obsessions and sin. Hence he needs to fortify x'self, where necessary do not associate with/ relate to world “external” of him with sturdy high fortress also which owned.
Come On Behold Background History
If we behold at Islam history, expression might be that Islam is religion “urban” perhaps there is its correctness. Its intention, he exactly rapidly grows in towns even without overruling countryside’s. Proven attend him even also in “town” Mekah and even progressively rapidly grow in “town” Medinah. Why do not expand in Badui Arab countryside for example, because its spreading perhaps exactly can very adversative tardy by what we see during the time.
Madinah alone by lexical mean “town”. Intellectual of Moslem of Nurcholish Madjid in Islam, Doctrine, and Civilization (1992), mentioning Madinah mean also as civilization (madaniyah, tamaddun, civilization), pattern somewhere (hadlarah, sedentary), and cultural pattern [of] society (tsaqofah, culture).
First which is done by Prophet of Muhammad SAW first time when Move to Madinah is to develop mosque. Afterwards develop commercial centre and market, as which is explained in history that that markets can shift markets which have there is specially four Jew market in Madinah. Isn’t it true that this also become valuable Lesson that that both activities (market and mosque) do not be separated and exactly have to be balanced.
Eleanor Sims (1995) in Trade Travel and: Markets and Caravanserais mention that mosque and bazaar grow with, the two is pillar in life of Islam town, separate but adjoining harmony.
So also in history background, those big mosques in Islam world oftentimes emerge market around him. It is true very natural, when many people to mosque like Friday pray for example, hence formed by market by itself. There are also in Al-Qur`An mentioning that after giving or obtain cash for of Friday pray, hence ordered each that slave to rust about, to searching His grant from above.
From that concept, of course Glorious Mosque idea of Bandung Future better need to be integrated existence with vicinity environment. Become do not cut loose or oppositely leave its location this time (removed).Yang connote that mosque have to be integrated its existence with its commercial activities. Of course none means to be joined, but integrated compatible, rhythm and harmony. Broadcast him also have to be more be shown. Mean also that religion characteristic in architecture form and room and also its town room need more expressed so that come up to become centrally of downtown area specially and Town of Bandung in general.
On the way history which is abysmal almost a period of two century, Glorious Mosque of Bandung have experienced of “golden epoch” namely when led by Moslem scholar which also man of letters and of philosophy Hoofed Chieftain of Bandung Haji Hasan Mustafa.
Glorious Mosque in year 1930th the most uppermost its function as religious service centre and townie social. Chasm of Kohkol and it still heard by in entire angle of town. Mosque become place celebrate Mauludan, Rajaban, Idul Fitri Pray and learn to study. He also become place of baitul mal accepting religious obligatory of fitrah and is thin prosperity of people (Kunto, 1996:13). Term to “Bale Nyungcung” people of berakad do, marry also very famous at that moment. Hopefully glorious mosque of future again occupies its function like that even more improved again.
Various Strategic Roles
Roles is hereunder laid open by merely as early a dis - courses, expected can become contemplative materials return and resumption, till is finally taken by furthermore stages as repair efforts of insuffiencys which have there is. Some role had the for example is:
First, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as Pioneer of Room Town. Here, existence of glorious Mosque of Bandung besides will give signpost to area orientation, also will be able to give separate colour to forming of town rooms. More than anything else in unique mosque setting in the centre of commercial area.
With its typical orientation direction (kiblat) hence created town room forms even also will become typical because its existence. So that, as pioneer of town room, this mosque in future expected can become “centrally” from this area. To local government of town of Bandung, effort this of course draw because besides giving specification of forming of town rooms, also become religion characteristic a town.
Both, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as symbol/ Icon. Existence of medial mosque of this commercial area expected can give and cirri of symbol religiosities physically. Through expression of religiosities strong, he will be able to give legitimise and improve to broadcast him. It is true insufficient just symbol, its meaning have to is also followed with essence, activities, management, service, etcetera.
Third, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as area oasis. Medial of area of workload commercial activities as have illustrated many above, glorious mosque can become medial oasis of area. This oasis can mean psychological oasis, imagine, even also physical oasis.
Medial of that situation, and through voice of adzan dulcet infiltrate soft among that workload, Allah slave stop over to discharge all is tired, noise, emulation, and every thing having the character of earthly to kowtow in His fore part. Then discovering of a new freshness, to leave to go to its routine activities return. In here tired which can balance creation with existence of mosque? What an important is this oasis and what a needing of that oasis here is.
Fourth, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as orientation. Glorious mosque which woke up as according to real correct orientation direction namely up at Direction, making this mosque can become guide of direction orient physically to building, area room till town.
When someone losing of direction orient in town because there are a lot of high physical plant him in this business area, hence mosque can show and explain to through its orientation direction. This matter is caused by mosque differ from other religion building, mosque have guidance causing it have to orient at one way namely Direction (Ka`bah).
Fifth, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as area ecclesia, town and entire/its entire resident. Existence of mosque can become giver of soul strengthening area spiritualities, society and town of Bandung. Managed Activities in mosque better will give valuable injection for them. Make proper to be improved by various majlis ta`lim and also other activities especially at this area noise moments.
Sixth, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as generator of activities economic. In realizing or existence of mosque is not Glorious conducive Bandung is make-up of growth of economic activities caused by new requirements. If mosque have various facility which is representative and more important can be managed better, so that mosque become more is crowded visited by people, hence by increasing it is amount of human being which is dating, automatic will increase there are also many is assorted of requirement. Hereinafter sales activities also will mount or increase multitude. Because it’s among bazaar and mosque (market) it is true grow with is.
Seventh, Glorious Mosque of Bandung as media. In mosque there no difference of storey, rank, position, clan, properties, husk colour, and all kinds of other attribute. All human being of domiciling is equilateral of God, like Islam itself teaching which have never differentiated the things except that difference lay in god-fearing among them. Whom even also leaving in advance hence he is entitled to occupy line/ shaft most next, so that become most august at the time of Friday pray for example.
Condition of environment outside mosque which during the time have never or difficult obtaining of dot encounter among two different poles, hence very is possible reached in mosque with character like that. For example, an opportunity can happened director come in contact with all its officer, among subordinate and superior can meet in togetherness atmosphere which there no difference among them because all is same as God slave of Lord.
Of that meeting, will very possible the happening of good communications with basis for togetherness of Belief, later converse from liver to liver to think out to with. That communications do not in psychological boundaries atmosphere, or even govern, instruction and other structural which once in a while often pursue the communications. Therefore, Glorious mosque can become this social communications media. He can become trouble-shooting media with that happened outside mosque especially in this business area.
All the role him make Glorious Mosque of Bandung have very strategic role to downtown area specially, and city wide Bandung along with its resident in general. Hence other there is no choice for him except making his area landmark. Optimal conducive roles it either through physical and also non physical, so that can improve to broadcast and religion characteristic of Town of Bandung.
Some Note at Great Mosque of Bandung
From its function facet as a religious service building, clear become proper something that thanked goodness to the opening of development of Glorious Mosque of] New Bandung (is nowadays altered by its name become Great Mosque of Bandung), is such as those which reported on various local good media and also national in this country.
Two this important note is also expected to become a case study in field for the input of Law Republic of Indonesia number 28 year 2002 about related/ relevant building especially process management of very important building in place very strategic like this. Seems the condition of in this country is claimed by the existence of special regulation concerning decision-making processes for the management of special buildings like in this case.
- From Great Mosque physical design of most uppermost Bandung, controversy and at the same time concern is taking over of plaza as mosque air-gap.
- Of planning and development of Great Mosque of This Bandung is related to decision-making processes by in charge especially local government.
Glorious Tower Mosque which adopt traditional symbol of Gedung Sate, in this time is new landmark of flower town.