Contemporary Dynamics of the Bou Kounta Qadiri Community

By Maria Grosz-Ngaté

Photo of Makhtar Ndiaga Kone at the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta

Photo of Makhtar Ndiaga Kone at the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta
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Makhtar Ndiaga Kone seated at the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta in Ndankh. The Arabic inscription on the plaque reads: "This is the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta. May Allah have mercy on him." Abou Mouhamed Kounta was a brother of Ndankh founder Cheikh Bounama Kounta. He passed away during a visit to Ndankh. Photograph: Maria Grosz-Ngaté. Translation of inscription on plaque: Gana Ndiaye.

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Photo of Makhtar Ndiaga Kone at the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta
Photo of Makhtar Ndiaga Kone at the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta
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Creator: Grosz-Ngaté, Maria
Description: Makhtar Ndiaga Kone seated at the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta in Ndankh. The Arabic inscription on the plaque reads: "This is the grave of Abou Mouhamed Kounta. May Allah have mercy on him."

Abou Mouhamed Kounta was a brother of Ndankh founder Cheikh Bounama Kounta. He passed away during a visit to Ndankh.

Photograph: Maria Grosz-Ngaté. Translation of inscription on plaque: Gana Ndiaye.
Date: July 30, 2011
Date Range: 2010-2019
Location: Ndankh, Tivaouane, Senegal
Format: Image/
Language: Arabic
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Maria Grosz-Ngate; MATRIX: Center for Digital Humanities and Social Sciences at Michigan State University
Contributor: Gana Ndiaye (Translator)
Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngaté

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