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New ‘habib’ on the block

  • Hasyim Widhiarto and Fikri Zaki Muhammadi

    The Jakarta Post

| Mon, June 18 2012 | 11:17 am

PREMIUM 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...