New ‘habib’ on the block
Hasyim Widhiarto and Fikri Zaki Muhammadi
The Jakarta Post
Majelis RasulullahClaiming to currently manage more than 50,000 loyal followers, Majelis Rasulullah is possibly the largest Islamic prayer group in Jakarta.
Starting out by doing door-to-door Koran recitals in 1998, the group, founded by Yemen-educated cleric Munzir Almusawa, only took a few years to attract thousands of loyal sermon participants and to become one of the most influential I...