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April 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Glimpses from Taiz

Glimpses from Taiz



Mohammad  N. Al-Hakimi

&Abdulqawi Salem

 

This article brings certain glimpses from the beautiful city of Taiz, 300 km south of Sanaa. The city has been admired by poets, intellectuals, authors, and regular people for its spectacularly traditional atmosphere and friendly people. Here we bring to you some of the glimpses we feel could bring you closer to the real…

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Added by محمد نعمان الحكيمي on April 13, 2012 at 5:54am — No Comments

Sufism in Yemen: Concept and Reality

Sufism in Yemen: Concept and Reality

By \ Mohammad N. Al-Hakimi

Sufism emerged during the early years of Islam. The name was taken after a certain religious group known as Al-Soffah. However, to many people it is related to Al-souf (wool) which is worn by ascetic people as a sign of looking down upon life. It has many supporters and followers and its date of emergence has been reported in many books to be the second half of the second century of Hijirah. One of the main reasons…

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Added by محمد نعمان الحكيمي on April 13, 2012 at 5:51am — 1 Comment

YEMENI Superstitions

 

 

YEMENI Superstitions - Part I

Mohammad Noaman Al-Hakimi

Taiz

YEMEN

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Little has been written on social superstitions spread among our Yemeni society. Many of those beliefs have been inherited through generations and are still alive among us. Here we describe the main Yemeni superstitions.

The Ram…

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Added by محمد نعمان الحكيمي on April 13, 2012 at 5:48am — No Comments

Diverse & unique folklore

Diverse & unique folklore

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Added by محمد نعمان الحكيمي on April 12, 2012 at 10:49am — No Comments

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