وَلْتَكُن مِّنكُمْ أُمَّةٌ يَدْعُونَ إِلَى الْخَيْرِ وَيَأْمُرُونَ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَيَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ الْمُنكَرِ وَأُوْلَـئِكَ هُمُ الْمُفْلِحُونَ* القران سورة آل عمران ١٠٤
“Dan jadilah kamu sekalian bagian dari umat yang menyerukan kebajikan dan mengajak yang ma'ruf dan mencegah dari perbuatan munkar, mereka itulah orang-orang yang beruntung [Quran Surat Ali Imron, ayat 104]




LDII Overview

Islamic Da'wah Society of Indonesia (LDII) is established in accordance with the ideals of the pioneering Ulema that is as container for Muslims to learn, practice and spread Islamic doctrine purely based on Al Quran and Al Hadiths, with the background of Indonesian society culture, in the frame Unitary Republic of Indonesia based on Pancasila and Constitution of the Republic of Indonesia 1945..


In the study and practice the religion of Islam based on Al Qur'an and Al Hadith ,pilgrims are advised to always based on pure intentions BECAUSE of GOD ie expecting a repay mercy and blessings of Allah be HEAVEN and fear to God's wrath and punishment in form of HELL.

Based on the Word of Allah The High and Rasulullah SAW word:
Al-Quran Surah Al Lail verse 19-21
وَمَا لِأَحَدٍ عِندَهُ مِن نِّعْمَةٍ تُجْزَى - ١٩ إِلَّا ابْتِغَاء وَجْهِ رَبِّهِ الْأَعْلَى - ٢٠ وَلَسَوْفَ يَرْضَى - ٢١
"And nothing for someone who is rewarded with the enjoyment of God (Heaven) in Allah's sight. Unless (their practices) because of seeking God's face of his Lord the Highest. And they'll always be happy."
أُولَـئِكَ الَّذِينَ يَدْعُونَ يَبْتَغُونَ إِلَى رَبِّهِمُ الْوَسِيلَةَ أَيُّهُمْ أَقْرَبُ وَيَرْجُونَ رَحْمَتَهُ وَيَخَافُونَ عَذَابَهُ إِنَّ عَذَابَ رَبِّكَ كَانَ مَحْذُورًا القران سورة الإسراء ٥٧
Those whom they invoke seek means of access to their Lord, [striving as to] which of them would be nearest, and they hope for His mercy and fear His punishment. Indeed, the punishment of your Lord is ever feared.
Hadith narrated Nasa'i from Abi Amamah, Rasulullah spoke
إِنَّ اللهَ لاَ يَقْبَلُ مِنَ الْعَمَلِ إِلاَّ مَا كَانَ لَهُ خَالِصً وَبْتُغِيَ بِهِ وَجْهُهُ...الحديث* رواه النسائى عن أبى أمامة الباهلى
"Verily Allah will not accept a practice unless the practice is based on intentions pure and seek His face (God)."
Al Quran Surah Ali Imron verse 131-133
وَاتَّقُواْ النَّارَ الَّتِي أُعِدَّتْ لِلْكَافِرِينَ * وَأَطِيعُواْ اللّهَ وَالرَّسُولَ لَعَلَّكُمْ تُرْحَمُونَ * وَسَارِعُواْ إِلَى مَغْفِرَةٍ مِّن رَّبِّكُمْ وَجَنَّةٍ عَرْضُهَا السَّمَاوَاتُ وَالأَرْضُ أُعِدَّتْ لِلْمُتَّقِينَ * القران سورة آل عمران ١٣٣-١٣١
"Fear you all on HELL provided for those who disbelieve . And obey Allah and His Messenger to you all, have mercy. And the race on forgiveness from your Lord and HEAVEN that the extent of the sky to the earth, prepared for the pious people."

In conducting worship of God, Jemaat LDII directed to be orderly, solemn, mutawari'(be careful) and earnest. Always stay away from acts envious, heresy and kurofat and avoid acts of sin, violence, vices, haram goods, usury, and others.

Also every pilgrims are suggested to have a mainstay practice, namely the routine sunna practice that is done without interruption until his death, such as expert fasting, praying sunna, experts night sunna shalat, a remembrance, shodakoh experts and others. Ulama 'LDII also has issued guidance to the practice routine that could easily be done by any pilgrims among others; reading the Quran at least 3 (three) verses in a day reading the Prophet in the morning and afternoon 100x 100x, read a prayer Asmaulhusna and others.

In the social life LDII pilgrims is always encouraged to be loyal, submissive and obedient to the rule of law and the legitimate government of Indonesia based on Pancasila and the Constitution of 1945. In environment every LDII congregation is expected to be a virtuous models with good character, honesty, trusted, discipline and achievement and does not violate community rules and norms prevailing in the environment.


Guidelines Books reviewed and be carried out within the organization LDII is Kitabillah (Al Quran) and the Sunna of the Prophet (Al Hadith). Kutubusittah hadiths studied is composed of:
1. Hadith Shohih Bukhori
2. Hadith Shohih Muslim
3. Hadith Sunan Abi Dawud
4. Hadith Sunan Termizi
5. Hadith Sunan Nasa’i and
6. Hadith Sunan Ibnu Majah
Al-Quran Surah Al An’am verse 153
وَأَنَّ هَـذَا صِرَاطِي مُسْتَقِيمًا فَاتَّبِعُوهُ وَلاَ تَتَّبِعُواْ السُّبُلَ فَتَفَرَّقَ بِكُمْ عَن سَبِيلِهِ ذَلِكُمْ وَصَّاكُم بِهِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ
"And verily, this (Qur'an) is the true path so follow it, and do not follow any path, it will stray from the path of Allah be with you all."

Rasulullah SAW word in Hadith narrated by Malik
عَنْ مَالِكٍ أَنَّهُ بَلَغَهُ أنَّ رَسُولِ اللهِ صَلَى اللَّه عَلَيهِ وَسَلَمَ قَالَ تَرَكْتُ فِيْكُمْ أَمْرَيْنِ لَنْ تَضِلُّوا مَا تَمَسَّكْتُمْ بِهِمَا كِتَابِ اللهِ وَ سُنَّةِ نَبِّهِ * رواه مالك فى الموطأ
"I (Prophet) has left for you all, the two cases. You will not get lost (definitely true), while holding fast to both, namely Kitabillah (Al Quran) and the Sunna of the Prophet (Al Hadith)."

To preserve science of Hadith as the basic guidance of Islam, the Islamic Da'wah Socity of Indonesia (LDII) periodically and alternately held a recitation of the Great Hadith. The hadith study is held in several LDII boarding-school in Indonesia.

In teaching the Quran and Hadith sciences LDII uses word for word translation that is written directly below each word in the book of Al-Quran or Al-Hadith. The explaination / interpretation of the verse by verse or the Hadith is written directly to a blank page next to Verses or Hadith in question.

To facilitate knowledge transfer and practice it, LDII Also print the Hadith collections by topic / chapter specific accomplishment, such as;

  1. Kitabusholah (Book of collection of hadith chapter Salaat procedure)
  2. Kitabu Da'wat (Book of collection of Hadith about the Various Islamic dua)
  3. Kitabushiam (Book of collection of hadith chapter Fasting
  4. Kitabu Jannah Wannar (Book of collection of Hadith about heaven and hell).
  5. Kitabul Adab (Book of collection of Hadith about good character)
  6. Kitabu Manasikil Haji (Book of collection of Hadith about the procedure of implementation of the Hajj). Etc.
Until now it is recorded LDII has 15 kinds of hadith collection. With this method proven Quran and Hadiths is easily followed and carried out by LDII pilgrims that consisting of various strata of society.

To maintain the validity of their knowledge LDII ulema', religious teacher, mubaligh and mubalighot also use science tools like nahwu, shorof, badi', ma'ani, bayan, mantek, balaghoh, usul fiqih, mustholahul-Hadith, and so forth and supported by a variety books of Commentators like Ibn Kathir and sara, Muatho', Jalalain etc.

Every month LDII pass between 400 to 500 mubaligh and mubalighot to be assigned teaching the Qurran and Hadith as well as guide the Jamaat LDII at Various levels of study groups, Executives Child Branch (PAC) that exist in almost every village in Indonesia. Al-Quran and Al-Hadith learning in this PAC levels are usually held 2-3 times a week.


Studying AL-Quran dan Al-Hadith is the principle and foremost worship program in LDII. Studying must be performed by any element of LDII from usual congregation, organization administrator even ulema', ustadz, ustadzah, mubaligh, and mubalighot.

The benefit of studying Quran Hadist include:
  1. Guarantee the legitimate practice of worship that is done, for a practice of worship that are not based on Quran-Hadith knowledge / proof is not acceptable by God.
  2. Maintain the purity of Islam, avoiding ro'yu , wishful thinking , opinions or liberalization in the understanding and practice of Islamic doctrine.
  3. Mastering the science of Quran and Hadith is a prerequisite to the life of Islam religion and uphold the faith of a Muslim.
  4. By knowing the basic proposition in the Quran and the Hadiths the pilgrims respectively will understand the rights and duties as Muslims, so they are easy advised, directed and encouraged to worship and do pious.
  5. With the knowledge of Quran and Hadiths each congregation in worship is not only fixated on the figure of the ulema', syeikh or the leader.
  6. Studying the Quran Hadiths is indeed a principal obligation in Islam.
Al Quran suraa Al Israa verse 36
وَلاَ تَقْفُ مَا لَيْسَ لَكَ بِهِ عِلْمٌ إِنَّ السَّمْعَ وَالْبَصَرَ وَالْفُؤَادَ كُلُّ أُولـئِكَ كَانَ عَنْهُ مَسْؤُولاً* ٣٦
" And do not you all practicing on a practice that has not any knowledge you have , ... "
Al Quran surah Al Mujadalah verse 11
يَرْفَعِ اللهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مِنكُمْ وَالَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْعِلْمَ دَرَجَاتٍ وَاللهُ بِمَا تَعْمَلُونَ خَبِيرٌ* ١١
"Allah lift the believers and the people who are given science degrees,... "
Hadith narrated Abu Syaikh from Ibnu Abas
الْعِلْمُ حَيَاةُ الْإِسْلَامِ وَعِمَادُ الإْيْمَانِ...الحدث * رواه أبو الشيخ عن ابن عباس
"Science is the life of Islam and the rule of faith."
Hadith Ibni Majah par 1 page 81
طَلَبُ الْعِلْمِ فَرِيْضَةُ عَلَى كُلِّ مُسْلِمٍ ...الحدث* رواه ابن ماجه عن أنس بن مالك
... From Anas bin Malik reported that Rasulullah SAW said, "Seeking knowledge is obligatory for every Muslim man ... "
Hadith narrated Abu Dawud from Abdulloh ibn U’mar ibn A’sh
العِلْمُ ثَلَاثَةٌ وَمَا سِوَى ذَلِكَ فَهُوَ فَضْلٌ ءاَيَةٌ مُحْكَمَةٌ أَوْ سُنَّةٌ قَائِمَةٌ أَوْ فَرِيْضَةٌ عَادِلَةٌ * رواه أبوداود عن عبدالله بن عمرو بن العاص
"Science (which is mandatory to be studied) that there are three, while other than the three is extra(not required to search); muhkam verses ( Al Quran ) uphold Sunnah (Al Hadith) or faroid science fair (science division of inheritance)."

LDII conducted many forums types of Quran Hadith learning based on age group and gender, among others ;
  1. PAC Level Study Group
    This type of study conducted a routine 2-3 days a week at mosques, mushalla that exist in almost village in Indonesia. Each PAC groups usually consist of between 50 to 100 worshipers. Learning materials at the level of this group is the Quran ( reciting, translation and explanation), the hadith collection, and religious advice. In this forum LDII pilgrims also taught rote memorization, dua, Quran Hadiths theorems and rote short letters Al Quran. In the PAC level study group forum congregation also corrected the practice of worship such as the practice of ablutions and salaat.
  2. Childhood Study
    Religious mental and noble manner (akhlakul karimah) development of the pilgrims begins at an early age. Childhood is the main foundation of faith and morals formation of the people, because at an early age a child is easily shaped and directed. Cabe rawit (Childhood) study holds every day in each LDII Quran Hadith study group with materials such as readings iqro', wrote pegon (Javanese Arabic letter), rote dua, and short Quran verses. Caberawit study forum also interspersed with recreation and play.
  3. Youth Quran Hadith Study
    Young people or teens should get special attention in the religious mental development. At this age children begin to develop the mindset and the negative environmental and social influence becomes stronger. Therefore, during this period needs to maintain and fortify the youth with adequate religious understanding so the young generation does not fall into wicked sinners, sins and offenses that can harm their future. As a form of seriousness in developing the younger generation moral, LDII has formed Younger Leader's Movers Team (TPPG) consisting of education experts and psychologists.

    Youth development in LDII at least have three objectives, namely:
    • Making the younger generation that pious , devout ( more knowledge ) and reacted in worship.
    • Making the younger generation who have noble manner (akhlakul karimah), honest, trustworthy, courteous and respectful to parents and other people.
    • Making the younger generation that is orderly, disciplined ,skilled in their work and can live independently.
  4. Women Quran Hadith Study Forum
    The women, mothers and teenager girls need to be given a special container in the guidance of faith and religious understanding improvement, considering the number of special problems in the religion of Islam concerning women's roles. Menstruation, pregnancy, childbirth, ablutions (keeping cleanlines), educate and nurture children, serve and manage the family is a special problem of women and mothers. Besides giving worship skill, the LDII women / mothers forum also provide knowledge and practical skills about female world that is useful for daily living supplies and supporting the family income .
  5. General Quran Hadith Learning
    General study is a joint forum between the PAC and PC LDII pilgrims. This study is also a friendship media amongst LDII to foster harmony and unity among the pilgrims.
All LDII Quran Hadit study is open to the public, anyone may come to follow every instruction in accordance with the schedule.


Assets under LDII usually comes from individuals pilgrims' shodakoh jariyah. While the physical building of the mosque, mushalla, halls and other religious facilities built on donations from several local aghniya (the rich) costs assisted by the entire congregation to volunteer in accordance with their respective capabilities .

LDII pilgrims also issue monthly shodakoh voluntarily to certain requirements such as operational costs for mubaligh anf mubalighot, duafa assistance' , maintenance of vehicles, payment of electricity and others.

All these expenses are as defense fii sabililah guaranteed by the theorem Quran and Hadith .
Allah's Word in Al Quran surah Ashof verse 10-13
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آَمَنُوا هَلْ أَدُلُّكُمْ عَلَى تِجَارَةٍ تُنجِيكُم مِّنْ عَذَابٍ أَلِيمٍ* ١٠ تُؤْمِنُونَ بِاللهِ وَرَسُولِهِ وَتُجَاهِدُونَ فِي سَبِيلِ اللهِ بِأَمْوَالِكُمْ وَأَنفُسِكُمْ ذَلِكُمْ خَيْرٌ لَّكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ* ١١ يَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ وَيُدْخِلْكُمْ جَنَّاتٍ تَجْرِي مِن تَحْتِهَا الْأَنْهَارُ وَمَسَاكِنَ طَيِّبَةً فِي جَنَّاتِ عَدْنٍ ذَلِكَ الْفَوْزُ الْعَظِيمُ* ١٢ وَأُخْرَى تُحِبُّونَهَا نَصْرٌ مِّنَ اللهِ وَفَتْحٌ قَرِيبٌ وَبَشِّرِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ* ١٣
O those who believe in you all, I would like to see merchandise that can save you from the painful torment (Hell).(10) Believe in you by God and the Messenger of Allah and defense the religion of Allah with their wealth and yourself, so it is good for you if you only knew.(11) I forgive the sins of you and shall I put thee into eternal paradise, so it was great vengeance.(12) and additional (from me) that you are happy that is help from God and close victory.(13)
Al Quran surah At Taubah verse 38-41
يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مَا لَكُمْ إِذَا قِيلَ لَكُمْ انفِرُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللهِ اثَّاقَلْتُمْ إِلَى الأَرْضِ أَرَضِيتُمْ بِالْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا مِنْ الآخِرَةِ فَمَا مَتَاعُ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا فِي الآخِرَةِإِلا قَلِيلٌ* ٣٨
O ye who believe, why when it is said unto you: "Go (to defend) in the way of Allah "you feel hard and want to stay at your place? Are you more happy with life in the world of the hereafter? While enjoyment of life in this world (compared to life) in the afterlife is just a little.
إِلاَّ تَنفِرُوا يُعَذِّبْكُمْ عَذَاباً أَلِيماً وَيَسْتَبْدِلْ قَوْماً غَيْرَكُمْ وَلا تَضُرُّوهُ شَيْئاً وَاللهُ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ* ٣٩
If you do not go (to defend the religion of Allah), He will punish you with a painful punishment, and (God) will change (you) with another people, and you will not be able to give harm to Him whatsoever. Allah has power over all things.
إِلاَّ تَنصُرُوهُ فَقَدْ نَصَرَهُ اللهُ إِذْ أَخْرَجَهُ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا ثَانِيَ اثْنَيْنِ إِذْ هُمَا فِي الْغَارِ إِذْ يَقُولُ لِصَاحِبِهِ لا تَحْزَنْ إِنَّ اللهَ مَعَنَا فَأَنزَلَ اللهُ سَكِينَتَهُ عَلَيْهِ وَأَيَّدَهُ بِجُنُودٍ لَمْ تَرَوْهَا وَجَعَلَ كَلِمَةَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا السُّفْلَى وَكَلِمَةُ اللهِ هِيَ الْعُلْيَا وَاللهُ عَزِيزٌ حَكِيمٌ* ٤٠
If you do not help him (Muhammad), Allah has helped him {1} (ie) when the kafeers (polytheists of Mecca) chase him away (from Mecca) he was one of two people when both were in the cave, at the time he said to his companion: "Do not grieve, Allah is with us. " And Allah sends down His tranquility to them (Muhammad) and helped him with forces which you did not see it, and God made the infidels call humble. And the sentence of Allah is high. Allah is Mighty, Wise.
{1} Means: those who disbelieve had agreed to kill the Prophet Muhammad. Allah SWT. inform the disbelievers' malevolence to the Prophet Muhammad. Since then he 's out with the company of Abu Bakr of Mecca and Medina on his way to his hiding in a cave in the hills Tsuur
انفِرُوا خِفَافاً وَثِقَالاً وَجَاهِدُوا بِأَمْوَالِكُمْ وَأَنفُسِكُمْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللهِ ذَلِكُمْ خَيْرٌ لَكُمْ إِنْ كُنتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ* ٤١
You go well in a state of mild or severe circumstances , and fight with your wealth and yourselves (strength) in the way of Allah. That is better for you if ye only knew.
Al Quran surah At Taubah verse 111
إِنَّ اللهَ اشْتَرَى مِنْ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَنفُسَهُمْ وَأَمْوَالَهُمْ بِأَنَّ لَهُمْ الْجَنَّةَ يُقَاتِلُونَ فِي سَبِيلِ اللهِ فَيَقْتُلُونَ وَيُقْتَلُونَ وَعْداً عَلَيْهِ حَقّاً فِي التَّوْرَاةِ وَالإِنجِيلِ وَالْقُرْآنِ وَمَنْ أَوْفَى بِعَهْدِهِ مِنْ اللهِ فَاسْتَبْشِرُوا بِبَيْعِكُمْ الَّذِي بَايَعْتُمْ بِهِ وَذَلِكَ هُوَ الْفَوْزُ الْعَظِيمُ* ١١١
Allah has repaid from believers, themselves and their possessions with them to Heaven. They fight in Allah, then they kill or be killed. (It has become) the true promise from God in the Torah, the Gospel and the Qur'an. And who is better to keep her promise (other) than Allah ? So rejoice in the bargain which ye have done it , and that's a big victory .
Al Quran surat Al Hujurat ayat 15
إِنَّمَا الْمُؤْمِنُونَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا بِاللَّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ ثُمَّ لَمْ يَرْتَابُوا وَجَاهَدُوا بِأَمْوَالِهِمْ وَأَنفُسِهِمْ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أُوْلَئِكَ هُمُ الصَّادِقُونَ
Truly the believers are those who faith in Allah and his messenger (of Allah) then they did not hesitate and they defended with their wealth and themselves in the path (religion) of Allah, so that they are the lucky ones.
Al Quran surah Al Munafikun verse 10
وَأَنفِقُوا مِن مَّا رَزَقْنَاكُم مِّن قَبْلِ أَن يَأْتِيَ أَحَدَكُمُ الْمَوْتُ فَيَقُولَ رَبِّ لَوْلَا أَخَّرْتَنِي إِلَى أَجَلٍ قَرِيبٍ فَأَصَّدَّقَ وَأَكُن مِّنَ الصَّالِحِينَ
And pay part of what God give earnings to you before coming to one of your mortality, so they say (sorry) My Lord, if it ends in death thou me close so I will shodakoh and I will become a pious person.


Embryo of the Islamic Da'wah Society of Indonesia organization (LDII) was established on January 3, 1972 in Surabaya , East Java with the name of Yayasan Karyawan Islam (YAKARI)

At YAKARI conference [ Mubes ] in 1981, the name of YAKARI was changed to the Lembaga Karyawan Islam [LEMKARI].

In LEMKARI conference [Mubes] in year 1990, in accordance with the directives General Rudini as Minister of Home Affairs [Home Minister] at that time, the same name with the acronym LEMKARI Karate -Do Institute of Indonesia, was changed to Lembaga Dakwah Islam Indonesia / Islamic Da'wah Society of Indonesia (LDII)