The ways the spread of Islam in Indonesia, among others:
1. How To Marriage
this is done by traders who came from outside Indonesia, such as
Gujarat, Persia and the Arabs who had long lived in Indonesia. They spread Islam through trade. With
socio-economic status are better then these traders interact with the
locals so that the science of religion and science as well as they could
trade spread in the area and also the traders are married to local
girls to the wedding then they are more free to propagate religion Islam. So tersebarlah Islam widely and thoroughly, from the grassroots up to the nobles at the time.
2. Ways propaganda
than by way of trade and marriage, the way this mission is also used as
an alternative spread of Islam that led to great scholars and famous. Like the one on the famous island of Java until now the Wali Songo. They have great service in spreading the teachings of Islam in Indonesia especially in Java.
3. Through the teachings of Sufism
In Islamic Sufism was also instrumental in the spread of Islam. In
addition as a complement to the science of Islamic sharia (Islamic
teachings which teaches worship dhohir) the role of Sufism is to cleanse
the soul, heart, and so syari'atnya akhlah good Muslims, good moral
combination of the two teachings is what causes the rapid spread of
Islam in Indonesia because it fits with the character and customs of its
4. Method of Education
Institutions of Islam is the oldest boarding school. The institute is a container for the spread of Islam. Subjects
in this institution of Islam (Shari'ah and Sufism) taught to santrinya
so comes the great scholars of this institute gemblengan results thus
creating a good moral scholars and broad-minded.
5. Through art and culture
this cultural art of the great scholars are combining local traditions
with Islamic teachings that includes several aspects such as:
architecture, sculpture, music, dance and literary arts, so that time
Islam was in a high position in the eyes of society at that time . We can see relics of the religious scholars today as the puppet of cultural heritage Sunan Kalijaga.
Sources: Book History By Tim PT the Three constituent History, 1994