NALAR: Jurnal Peradaban dan Pemikiran Islam
Vol 1, No 1 (2017): Jurnal Nalar


Alfianoor, Alfianoor ( Banjarmasin, Kalimantan Selatan )

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29 Jul 2017


The stimulating thing in the oral literature of the Banjar people is their mantras that custom parts or fragments of verses of the Quran. The usage of fragments of the Quranic verses in the mantra cannot be separated from their belief in the miracles of the Quran that are believed to provide the infiltrating force in the recited mantras, so as to, the purpose of chanting mantras in various shades is expected to achieved. According to the author, it is a form of interaction of an Islamic society against the Quran. the Banjar people are very religious, nonetheless they incorporate a very sacred and revered part of the Quranic verses and are upheld by Muslims in their mantras, as if this were a paradox. this is a very interesting thing to be studied.The research done in Hulu Sungai Tengah district has managed to get some important notes that the mantras that use the verses of the Quran turned out to exist in various kinds of spells such as in the spell of witchcraft, the spell of power, the mantra for things occult spells, spells to treat illness and praise.Keywords: Qur’anic verse, Spell, Banjar.

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Nalar: Jurnal Peradaban dan Pemikiran Islam promotes multidisciplinary approaches to Islam and focuses on seven main topics; (1) the Qur’an and hadith, (2) Da’wah, (3) Psychology/Counseling, (4) Theology (Kalam), (5) Philosophy, (6) Mysticism (Tasawwuf), and (7) Islamic History. All ...