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Delight wishing

Dhikr from the Rifa ' iyya Damas Brotherhood

Reference

825

Duration

00:29:00

Production year

1997

Versions

Original material

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4/3
Color
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Summary

Presentation of a Sufi Muslim ritual practiced by the Damascus Rifa ' yya, based in Syria. This mystical order is related to its founder, the Sheykh Ahmad b.'Alî al-Rîfâ'î (1118-1183), by a chain of spiritual masters who legitimate the action of the current Caliph.

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