Mosques Between Two States

By Nidhal Mujahid

June 2019 FEATURE
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Mosques function as the nucleus for the Muslim community, where many important aspects of Muslim life take place, from marriages to funerals. This role has not changed much over time – mosques are still focal points for religious leaders to deliver their teachings, and for the local community to congregate.Some mosques in Penang are unique in that they straddle state borders and open their doors to the faithful, be they from Penang or from without. Penang Monthly explores three such...

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Nidhal Mujahid

is just an ordinary man who works as an analyst at Penang Institute. He is inspired by the unique diversity of cultures that exist in Penang.