Rifaiyah are a group of Muslim pilgrims are not many followers such as Muhammadiyah and NU, although experts Sunnah wal Jamaah but there are fundamental differences which adheres to the pillars of Islam is one (sawiji beloko). This group also calls itself Islam tarojumah, the intention of worship replaced readingwith Java language translation. These teachings brought by Kiai Haji Ahmad Rifai origin Kalisalak, Batang, Central Java, Indonesia it appears logical.
Existing local groups of jamaah rifaiyah are Pekalongan, Batang, Kendal, Wonosobo, Demak, Pati, Jakarta, (Cempaka Baru Kemayoran), Purwodai (Grobogan) Pati (Sundoluhur) / Kayen, Tambang, Baturejo / Sukolilo Tambakagung / Tambakromo, Kudus.
Rifaiyah adherents generally followed the teachings of hereditary from his parents, because the religious organization is not adequate enough preaching media such as Muhammadiyah and NU.
Media propaganda Jamaat Rifaiyah very limited, making these pilgrims less well developed, there are times when people learn in school Jamaat Rifaiyah NU and Muhammadiyah.