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Title: al-Mawāhib al-rabbānīyah
Full Title: al-Mawāhib al-rabbānīyah ‘an al-as'ilah al-Jāwīyah
Author: Muḥammad ibn ‘Allān al-Ṣiddiqī
Place, Date of Birth: Mecca, 1588
Place, Date of Dead: Mecca, 1647
Place of Activity: Mecca
Language: Arabic
Script: Arabic
Subject Matter: Politics
Genre: Prose
Date of Autograph (century): 17
Found in : Sudrajat 2002; Azra 2004; Burhanuddin 2007.

This work has been written at the requests for opinion by the ruler of Banten kingdom, Sultan Abū al-Mafākhir ‘Abd al-Qādir al-Jāwī al-Shāfi‘ī (r. 1626-1651). It contains a specific subject of Islamic politics that became the main focus of attention by the ruler of Banten kingdom, the political ideas in the Naṣīḥat al-Mulūk by al-Ghazālī (d. 1111).

This text, which has the interlinear Javanese translation in each line, consists of ten questions and their answers, concerned with the political affairs and rulers' political exercises in the kingdoms.