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Moplah

 

a Muslim sect among the Malayalis in southern India. The sect arose in the ninth century; its religious and administrative center is the city of Ponnani, where the chief Moplah educational institution, the Djemaat mosque, is located.

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The arrival of the Hadrami sharifs went hand-in-hand with the launching of the Sufi Orders both in Lakshadweep and among the mainland Mappila communities, where the Rifa'i, Qadiri, and Alawi (and later, Chisti) tai'fas (Ar., branches) were founded and headed by the thangal and Koyas, who led the weekly dhikr ceremonies, annual celebration of the Prophet Muhammad's and local Sufi saints' birthday celebrations (maulood or mawlid) and the nerchara tomb visitations.
(81) Sometimes it is adopted by the entire language user group, as in the case of Urdu, Kashmiri (Purik), Pashto, and Sindhi, and at other times by particular user groups, as in the case of Gujarati (Lisan al-Da'wat), Tamil (Arwi), Malayalam (Mappila), Punjabi, Konkani, and Sanskrit, the latter for a short time in the nineteenth century.
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Malarvadi Children Organisation held Mappila Song Contest Season 5 for children up to 13 years.
However, two years I remember are 1857, the year in which the "First War of Independence" or the Sepoy Mutiny happened, and 1921, the year in which the Malabar Rebellion, also called the Mappila Rebellion, happened.
Here he examines the fisherfolk of that southern state both diachronically and synchronically using comparative research among the Mappila, Hindu, and Latin Christian people.
Respondent in the case said that the contentious scene where Priya winks at a boy features the Mappila lyrics -- a traditional Muslim song from the Malabar region of Kerala -- that celebrates the love between Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and his first wife Khadija.
In addition to Arabic poems, he has also composed a number of Mappila songs and Malabar oppana songs.
Read a marriage ad appearing in a newspaper: "Nair brides, Menon brides, Mappila brides, Marthoma brides, Jacobite brides, Roman Catholic brides, Pillai brides, Nambiar brides.