|malay concordance project|
Suryadi, “Syair Syurga a Devotional Literary Text in an Early Malay Printed Book from Sumatra”, Sari 27 (2009): 67-95. Available online.
Ini Syair Syurga, yang dikeluarkan dari nas QurŽan dan hadis Nabi ..., Palembang, 1917. (Leiden University Library, shelf mark 5-800 E 102).
text & print edition: 1917.
text: Palembang Lama, 1 Ilir.; manuscript: Palembang.
2129 words, comprising 485 verses.
to the pages (tp, 1-12) and stanzas on each page of the 1917 edition.
This text was kindly provided by Suryadi
- Editorial notes
- For images of the title page and first page of the text, see illustrations.
- The booklet outlines tarekat teachings about the levels of consciousness and a symbolic interpretation of the prayer ritual.
- Added: April 2008
- A pre-publication digital text was provided by Suryadi, and adapted to the MCP format. There may be minor discrepancies between the MCP text and the published text. In any such case, the published text is to be preferred.