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April 24, 2021, 04.17 AM

"[The Balinese facade] is a nod to Balinese Hinduism to symbolize mutual respect between Muslims and Hindus, as well as the harmonious relationship between both faiths in Bali."

Suwarno asserted that for the Al-Hikmah mosque, tolerance is not just a punchline.

"We practice tolerance on a daily basis. For example, the mosque will distribute qurban, or sacrificial meat, to local residents during Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, regardless of their religion."

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Suwarno noted "that the locals appreciated Al Hikmah's resemblance to a Hindu temple. On the other hand, many visitors questioned the similarity to the temples,” said Suwarno. "The edifice's shape does not matter, as the Al Hikmah's main purpose is to pray to God. "

The Al Hikmah Mosque can accommodate up to 1,000 people for a range of activities, ranging from communal prayers, studies of verses from al-Qur'an, and religious instruction for children.

But most of all, the Al Hikmah mosque reminds one of the universality of God and the need to look at the book beyond its cover.  

(Writer: Bali Contributor, Imam Rosidin | Editor : Robertus Belarminus)



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