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Murid

 

in Muslim countries, a person wishing to dedicate himself to Islam and to master the fundamentals of the mystical teachings of Sufism. The murid selects his teacher, the murshid (or sheikh), whom he must obey.

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To illustrate their commitment to working for humanity, Rokhaya Thiam mentioned their provision of medical services at the previous year's Maggal, the yearly meeting of members of the rival Murid Sufi order in the city of Touba.
DISCUSSION--The isolated upper and lower molars from Chapala Lake share the diagnostic characters of the genus Postcopemys: the major cusps of upper and lower molars are alternate, and the anterior and median mures and murids in M1 and m1 are anteroposteriorly oriented and situated along the midlines of the molars.
81) Ali not only inherited his father's murids but apparently reinvigorated his followers.
This ceremony gives the murids a sense of belonging to the tarikat, and acts as a way of communicating with Allah directly, and most important, it distinguishes the Naqshbandiyya from other forms/tarikats of Islam.
This article uses select Mughal paintings to critically analyse the physical desire and sexual longing that exists between the dominating pir or master and the subservient murid or disciple in relation to, rather than in opposition to, Sufi spiritual practice.
From the Late Miocene onward and during a large part of the Pliocene murids are the dominant rodents in Europe (Freudenthal and Martin-Suarez, 1999).
Sufi movements like the Yacoubists, the other Hamallists and the Murids played a major role in enabling former slaves to become effectively free.
Thoroughly disappointed, she spent the entire day at home only to find a woman visiting her in the evening with three of Sheikh Nazim's murids.
Scale was administered on murids (n = 106) and non murids (n = 130) from five regions of Potohar, Pakistan.
Reptiles make up 30-40% of remains in most spits, while small murids make up between 30-70%, and slightly more on average above Spit 9 than below.
As Shamil's murids [adherents or partisans] continued to resist, Russian forces poured into the region, eventually capturing Shamil in 1859.
Kangaroo rats generally coexist with several species of murids including deer mice, Peromyscus spp, and wood rats, Neotoma spp (Brown and Leiberman 1973; Rosenzweig and Winakur 1969).