Friday, April 4, 2014

Sunan Drajat (Indonesia)

Sunan Drajat

Sunan Drajat, also known as Syarifuddin, was the second son of Sunan Ampel, and the younger brother of Sunan Bonang. He received his religious training directly from his father. Once he had successfully mastered his father’s teachings, he moved to the region of Paciran. After about two years, he already had many followers. He also built a mosque in 1502. Sunan Drajat was well-known for his engagement in social activities and charity projects.