Qadiri Community of Buh Kunta

By Maria Grosz-Ngate and Toba Diagne Haїdara

Religion: 79th Pious Visit in Ndiassane, Saturday

Religion: 79th Pious Visit in Ndiassane, Saturday
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Brief article reporting on the upcoming pious visit to Khalif  Shaykh Mame Buh Kunta of Ndiassane and the rituals scheduled to take place on this occasion. The pilgrimage is intended to mark the importance of the month preceding Ramadan as well as to commemorate the 79th anniversary of the death of Buh Kunta, the founder of Ndiassane. Thousands of pilgrims from as far as Mali are expected.

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Religion: 79th Pious Visit in Ndiassane, Saturday
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Creator: Cheikh, Ben
Description: Brief article reporting on the upcoming pious visit to Khalif  Shaykh Mame Buh Kunta of Ndiassane and the rituals scheduled to take place on this occasion. The pilgrimage is intended to mark the importance of the month preceding Ramadan as well as to commemorate the 79th anniversary of the death of Buh Kunta, the founder of Ndiassane. Thousands of pilgrims from as far as Mali are expected.
Date: February 7, 1993
Date Range: 1990-1999
Location: Ndiassane, Thies, Senegal
Format: Text/jpeg
Language: French
Rights Management: For educational use only.
Contributing Institution: Centre d'Etudes des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information - CESTI(University Cheikh Anta Diop Journalism School); Toba Diagne Haidara and Maria Grosz-Ngate; Matrix: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Digitizer: Maria Grosz-Ngate; Matrix
Archive: Centre d'Etudes des Sciences et Techniques de l'Information (CESTI), Dakar
Source: Le Soleil, February 4-7 1993