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He is perhaps best known for his emphasis on work, and his disciples are known for their industriousness. Thus, today there exists migratory routes that also allow spiritual oe. The Mouride doctrine of hard work served French economic interests, as addressed below. The Mourides of Senegal: Amadou Mouridism was buried in at the great mosque in Touba, the holy city of Mouridism and the heart of the Mouride movement.

They often send money back to the brotherhood leaders in Touba. June Learn how and when to remove this template message.

Senegal’s Mourides: Islam’s mystical entrepreneurs

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Bythe French realized that Bamba was not waging war against them and was in fact quite cooperative. Retrieved from ” https: This was the first instance of their role in politics.

Jerusalem Mecca Medina Mount Sinai. Through migration, Senegalese Mourides have managed to effectuate a metamorphosis in the relation between work and prayer centered around one of their founding myths.

This article’s lead section does not adequately summarize key points of its contents. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Sheikh Ibrahima Fall was one of the first of Amadou Bamba’s disciples and one of the most illustrious.

The marabout-talibe relationship in Senegal is essentially a relationship of personal dependence. Even taxi and bus drivers fill their vehicles with stickers, paintings and photos of the marabouts of their particular brotherhoods.


Although recently Mourides have become more involved in the highest level of politics. Diop et tous les auteurs travaillant sur le mouridisme. The essential Islamic core lies in the shared belief in the fundamental unity of the Muslim world.

For example, on the ship to Gabon, forbidden from praying, Bamba is said to have broken his leg-irons, leapt overboard into the ocean, and prayed on a prayer rug that miraculously appeared on the surface of the water.

Hence they have grown to be associations of Mourides, generally based on shared allegiance to a particular marabout. These collective farms were largely responsible for the expansion of peanut cultivation.

Retrieved May 25, from “Archived copy”. Amadou Bamba is considered a mujaddid renewer of Islam by his followers, citing a hadith that implies that God will send renewers of the faith every years. In a den of hungry lions, it is said the lions slept beside him.


Notable early Notable modern Singers. The brotherhood has a sizable representation in certain large cities in Europe and the United States.

The results is that marabouts are expected to provide certain material benefits to their follower in addition to the spiritual ones. At the end of the 19th century, French colonial authorities began to worry about the growing power of the Mouride brotherhood and its potential to resist French colonialism.

Fonctions et activités des dahira mourides urbains (Sénégal). – Persée

At the time of the foundation of the Mouride brotherhood inthe French were in control of Senegal as well as most of West and North Africa. Because of their emphasis on work, the Mouride brotherhood is economically well-established in parts of Africa, especially in Senegal and the Gambia. The methods used by the marabout have led to a constant depletion of the forests in Senegal and have taken much of the nutrients out of the soil.

Another aspect of influence that the religious leaders have is the material means to influence local leaders and politicians. Although it had shared in the horrors of the pre-colonial slave tradeFrench West Africa was managed relatively better than other African regions during the Scramble for Africa and ensuing colonial era.

This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat One famous disciple of Bamba, Ibrahima Fall, was known for his dedication to God and considered work as a form of adoration.