Sheik Karim Makhdum Mosque

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Simunul Island
Province of Tawi-Tawi
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4.898259°N 119.848797°E

Makhdum Karim was a 14th century Arab trader who brought Islam to the Philippines, in 1380. He established a mosque in Simunul Island, Tawi-Tawi, Sulu, known as Sheik Karimal Makdum Mosque which is the oldest mosque in the country. There are saying about Makhdum Karim, that he has the power to walk through water, fly, and save drowned people. But what he did in the Philippines is, he spread to all non-Muslims everything about Islam and showed them the beauty of the religion. –


Posted: September 21, 2012

Author: pamana360

Category: Mosque, National Historical Landmarks

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