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  • blog January 9, 2014

    Egyptian Sufi Celebration: Carnival Mysticism

    There is no American equivalent to amulid, a Sufi saint celebration commonly celebrated in Egypt.  Imagine a cross between a town fair and a revival meeting with a ripping hot, down-home gospel act belting away all through the night.  A … Read more »

  • feature March 26, 2012

    Exclusive Egypt: Exclusive Podcast: The Ecstasy of a Sufi Moulid

    As a web exclusive downloadable podcast to accompany our Hip Deep Egypt 4 program, “Living Traditions,” we’ve decided to delve into the world of sufis. Join us as Afropop visits a sufi moulid celebration in Upper Egypt and delves into … Read more »

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