The term Ulama is a plural word from "alim" which means one who knows or one who has knowledge. In the dictionary Munjid al-Tullab defines a scholar as a person who is knowledgeable. Scholars in the Malay world have a great role in the spiritual construction of the local community to be applied in daily life. Their role is not only involved in religious teaching but they also have a big role in managing the state administration which is closely related to Islam.
LIST OF ISLAMIC SCHOLARS
Haji Abdul Latif
Known as Haji Abdul Latif Geluk Getah among friends because of his skill in the art of silat gayung and being a silat gayung teacher to the Arabs in MeccaView