Daily News Egypt

Celebrating new Hijri year the Sufi way - Daily News Egypt

Advertising Area




Advertising Area




Celebrating new Hijri year the Sufi way

  Dozens of Sufi followers organised a march from Al-Gafary Mosque to Al-Hussein Mosque celebrating the new Hijri year. The march began after Al-Asr prayers with a large number of sheikhs from Al-Azhar in attendance. Sufis aim to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through a direct personal experience with God that involves …


 


Dozens of Sufi followers organised a march from Al-Gafary Mosque to Al-Hussein Mosque celebrating the new Hijri year. The march began after Al-Asr prayers with a large number of sheikhs from Al-Azhar in attendance. Sufis aim to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through a direct personal experience with God that involves chanting various hymns and lifting huge banners to distinguish their different orders.  A large number of children participated in the march with their parents.

 

Photos by Asmaa Gamal

https://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2016/10/03/celebrating-new-hijri-year-sufi-way/
Breaking News

No current breaking news

Receive our daily newsletter
Subscribe