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Culto aos Egungun

baya fall

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest One of the most important elements of the Baye Fall is dedicated work. Many followers have dedicated their lives to the land, often working the fields of their daara, a rural Mouride community. Ndindy, Senegal. 2014 (Laylah Amatullah Barrayn) Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest The Grand Mosque of Touba, one of the largest mosques in sub-Saharan Africa, was completed in 1963 and is the final resting place of Amadou Bamba Mbacké, the founder of the Mouride brotherhood and settler of the city itself. Touba, Senegal. 2013. (Laylah Amatullah Barrayn) Fifteen years ago, while on a trip to Senegal, photojournalist Laylah Amatullah Barrayn first encountered the Baye Fall, men and women of the Islamic Sufi order who walked through the capital, Dakar, dressed in brightly colored patchwork clothing, wearing long, distinctly “locked” hair, and often with amulets of their spir