Ahmad Sampang ibnu Hajiri, MD

A Personal blog by a Tausug medical student (now a doctor!) from Sulu and the stories that inspired him.
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Why A.Hajiri?



By  Ahmad Ibn Hajiri     May 12, 2017  

Why AHajiri?

(Updated October 6, 2013)
Original Article can still be accessed here.


Why AIMD?

        AIMD is the abbreviation for Anak Iluh sung Mag-Duktur” (literally translated: An orphaned child who wanted to become a doctor someday). This blog was known as "Anak-iluh" then "Anakiluh blog" then "Anakiluh, MD" and eventually "AIMD" for 6 years until the author finally (again) changed its name to "Ahmad ibnu Hajiri" or "A.Hajiri".


What’s this all about? (Content)

A.Hajiri Blog is a collection of essays and write-ups by Ahmad, a young Tausug Blogger (and a big dreamer) from Sulu. Most of the contents in this blog would revolve around any one of the following topics:
  • Personal experiences on: Life of a medstudent, being a Tausug youth, being a Muslim, and the daily things that may or may not have important lessons in the author's own simple life;
  • Anything about Sulu (Hidden history, places, etc.) and the Tausugs (language, traits, traditions, etc.);
  • Some topics on Islam (answers to common questions by non-Muslims); and
  • A lot of random essays 

So, why was A.Hajiri created, again? (Purpose)

A.Hajiri is trying to meet the following purposes (yes, may purpose na rin ang blog na to, finally): In sha Allah to:
  •  Share the author’s thoughts, ideas, experiences, and opinions;
  • Promote Sulu’s hidden beauty
  • Eradicate common misconception on Sulu, Islam, the Tausugs, and the Muslims as a whole;
  • Promote the culture of “seeking for knowledge and struggle for change” in the hearts of the Tausug youths;
  • An avenue for the author to practice and improve his writing skills;
  •  Just an avenue to release the tension within a frustrated writer’s works;


This page was updated May 6, 2015. The older versions of this “Why Anak Iluh” Page (for a better and more complete version about the blog) can still be accessed here.


Salam Kasilasa!

Dedications:

I am faithfully dedicating this humble blog to the following:

1) The my dear homeland: Lupa' Sug (Sulu), and her people, whom I always find my inspirations;
2) To my dearest Ina', Engr. Misba Sampang, who has always been my guiding light;
3) To my father, his memory I will always cherish; and
4) To the Muslim ummah, and my brothers in Islam.

Like my FB Page: Anak Iluh Publications
Please also visit my Photo-Blog: www.warnah.blogspot.com.
To learn more about Bahasa Sug and the Tausugs, checkout: Tausug 101: Learning Bahasa Sug
Learn more about my story here: "The Bird that took Flight" by ARNL Alonto
Magsukul... (thanks)



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