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Maulidi ya Hom

Ritual and performance in Zanzibar

Reference

804

Duration

00:14:00

Production year

1997

Original material

SD
4/3
Sound

Summary

Maulidi Ya Hom is a religious performance stemming from Muslim Sufi orders, here held in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It was very often associated with mortification practices which are nowadays abandoned. On the point of disappearing, Maulidi Ya Hom continued to survive in the countryside.

Scientific topics

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