The mystery of the Floating Mat in Mosque

Just 3 days ago a mystifying incident took place in a mosque in Trengganu, Malaysia. The Crystal Mosque, as it is known, has attracted quite a lot of local public interest after the strange incident took place. Thanks to the advancement of Technology, a lady was able to capture this incident with her mobile phone camera.

The photo shows the carpet slowly inching, oblivious to the man, in prayers.

The photo has sparked fears among the rural folks who might believe it to be the work of evil spirits or genies, haunting the mosques. However, the chief "Imam", Uztaz Azizi Saidi dismisses this as hardly a phenomenon. He claims that such occurences have also taken place in Saudi Arabia. He believes that this is a sign that Muslims are distancing themselves from prayers.

(Source: The Star, June 30th, 2009)


Nisha said...

I haven't heart about this but it is strange indeed.. :-)

Mystique Earth said...

Hi Nisha,
Thanks for droppin by.
The news appeared in the Star on June 30th, 2009. You can check it out through my weblinks.

Thanks for pointing this out. I've now added the date of this news at the bottom of post.

Thank You.

Anonymous said...

i wonder whether this news have been verified by some religious authority

Mystique Earth said...

Hi Mr. Hans aka "the Bluesman",
Recently, the "pocong" (ghost) mystery in Malacca was busted by a motorist when he turned back to inspect the floating cloth by the roadside. It turned out to be a cloth tied to a rope which was hung from a tree. Someone drew the eyes (red colour).

It turned out to be the work of local teenagers who were taking delight in scaring the locals off at night. They were warned of against such pranks by the Imam & the elders.

Indeed, a verification would be good though some similar incidents have taken place in Arab. This would separate the truth from the fallacy. The cloth captured in the photo was not floating though locals "claimed" to have seen was reported in the daily.

Anonymous said...

Hmmm, that was interesting. Looks like somethings will always remain mystery.

I myself has been trying to solve the mystery of the legend that forces you to have "earn it before

having it", for a wile now. Could not understand much though.

Let me know in case you get to understand the mystery of the Old Hound and the Legend

By the way, good writing style. I'd love to read more on similar topics

Mystique Earth said...

Hi Saili,
Thanks for droppin by.

Tried to access your blog but could not. What is the url link?

Lina Gustina said...

I think the evil genies won't be in a holy place. Well, there are another creatures besides human,animals,and plants aren't there?

Shalini said...

@ saili

Man, I followed that the dark truth link, and was completely in the story. Damn exciting. The latest post talks about a friend of him who's gone missing . Somewhere on his way to Leh, India. And the guy is asking for help find it. Soundss like an online game . This looks interesting. M already hooked on.

Hey, btw, nice post you have there - keep rocking - ;)

Mystique Earth said...

Thanks Shalini,
Will check this out.

Mystique Earth said...

Hi Lina,
Thanks for dropping by.

Yes indeed. That can't be denied.

Arz Nova said...

oh man, this is riveting I had to read this post literally 4 times!

this blog is officially one of my favourites!

I haven't been this excited about stories since my friend from cambodia told me of several monks who used meditation to keep themselves warm through harsh winters isolated in caves in the mountains.

amazing story and post!

Mystique Earth said...

Thank you, Arz Nova.

TJ said...

I never heard of this, but is very interesting! The world around us hide many things and sometimes they reveal themselves to us ^_^. I will follow you, I love to read more about these subjects! Keep this blog mysterious!

Mystique Earth said...

Indeed TJ.
There's no doubt about it.
There are so much of inexplicable things here on Earth, i mean Mystique Earth.

Thanks for droppin by.

Yos said...

subhanallah...maybe this a secret allah too

Mystique Earth said...

Hi Yos,
Well, anything is possible. The most important thing is to keep our beliefs stronger & intact in the faith that we keep.

That will make a world of difference.

Thanks, YOS, for droppin by. Hope your faith in GOD is strengthened by this mosque incident.

Take care.

秘密崇拜者 said...

hello blog walking how are you,

Mystique Earth said...

Hi 秘密崇拜者,
I am doing fine. Just too busy that I have not had the time to update my blog with new posts.

Thanks for the visit.


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