Leeral yi aajo ci ab ndajewu Murid
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The material is a program description of an international gathering of Murid organizations and disciples written in Wolofal (Wolof Ajami). The document is written in Wolofal because it is the primary means of written communication among Murids. It describes various religious, educational, and cultural activities in the program, including speeches, instructions (ndigal), conferences, films, and discussions on three key Sufi tenets (tarbiyya, tarqiyya, and tasfiyya).The material provides information on the organizations that took part in the meeting such as ASEM (Association des Etudiants Mourides) based in France, and the key leaders who participated in it such as Serigne Cheikh Ahmadou Mbacke, son of Serigne Moustapha Mbacke; Serigne Sarr Diop, President of ASEM; and Serigne Saliou Salam, among others. Based on the events discussed in the material, it was likely written in the 1980s. Digitized on 13 July 2011. The document is in poor condition. Some pages are lost. The remaining ones have some stains and tears. Due to the age of the documents, some pages are hard to read, and the ink has faded away in some parts.
Date created: 1980s (est).The entire manuscript is available for download below as a single PDF file. Each page is also available as a separate, larger, JPG file. If higher-resolution JP2 files are needed (WARNING: files average 11-14MB in size), please contact email@example.com. Fieldwork Team: Dr. Fallou Ngom (PI), Cheikh Tidiane Fall (Co-applicant), Ablaye Diakite (Researcher), Birane Gassama (Researcher) Technical Team: Roger Brisson (Head of Metadata Services, BU Libraries), Vika Zafrin (Institutional Repository Librarian, BU Libraries), Jack Ammerman (Associate University Librarian for Digital Initiatives and Open Access, BU Libraries), and Dr. Peter Quella. This collection of Wolofal (Wolof Ajami) materials is copied as part of the EAP 334 Project (Digital Preservation of Wolof Ajami manuscripts of Senegal) led by Dr. Fallou Ngom in collaboration with WARA/WARC and Boston University Library. The project is funded by the British Library/Arcadia Endangered Archives. Access Condition and Copyright: The materials are subject to copyright. Access is for research and educational purposes only. Materials are not to be reproduced without written permission. Citation: Materials in this web edition may be cited as: Ngom, Fallou. 2011. African Ajami Library: EAP 334. Digital Preservation of Wolof Ajami Manuscripts of Senegal. Boston: Boston University Library: http://open.bu.edu For Inquires: Please, contact Professor Fallou Ngom (firstname.lastname@example.org)