Mogadishu: Images from the Past

Dhikr / Dikri in Mogadishu

Posted in 1969-1991 Barre period, Religion, Video by rickjdavies on 29 December, 2008

“Dhikr… is an Islamic practice that focuses on the remembrance of God. Dhikr as a devotional act often includes the repetition of the names of Allah…A group dhikr ceremony in Arabic countries is usually called the hadrah”  (from the Wikipedia entry on dhikr)

 

Undated dhikr, possibly from the 1980s. Long, good sound.

See others in the same series of 18 videos:17, 16, 15, 14,13, 12, 11, 10, 8, 7, 6,5, 4, 3, 2,

Dhikr in Mogadishu in the 1980s [1980s dikr Somalia 1]

Dhikr in Mogadishu in the 1980s [Somalia 1980s dikri 2]

Video records of Mogadishu on YouTube…1

Posted in 1960s Independence, 1980s, Religion, Video by rickjdavies on 24 December, 2008

In the 1960s

Aadan Cade Madaxweynihii ugu horeeyay 1963 -SomalSwiss.net

In 1984

Taariikhdii Somalia Somali history 1960-91 – SomaliSwiss.net

Dhikr… is an Islamic practice that focuses on the remembrance of God. Dhikr as a devotional act often includes the repetition of the names of Allah  (from the Wikipedia entry on dhikr)

Dikr in Mogadishu in the 1980s (1st)

Dikr in Mogadishu in the 1980s (2nd)

Undated dikr, possibly from the 1980s. Long, good sound. Others

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