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Tales Along the Nile 02 by MahmoudYakut Tales Along the Nile 02 by MahmoudYakut
Sudan 2013, my second submission from this series, again the same ceremony held every Friday evening in Omdurman, at the Hamad al-Neel cemetery - a vast, dun-colored cemetery in Omdurman - which is the headquarters of the al-Qadiriya order (Sufi group) in Sudan and was founded by sheikh Hamad al-Neel, who is buried at a nearby mosque.

The pounding beat gets louder as you walk to the edges of the circle and see what they were all watching: green, red and leopard-clothed mystics swirling and dancing in a hypnotic fashion in the middle of the circle which is the order’s rituals; dance, music and colorful attire, that combine African and Islamic heritage mixed in a very peculiar way.

You can check the rest of the series in my gallery folder mahmoudyakut.deviantart.com/ga...

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Orchideacae Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
divinity and sublime...
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:iconmahmoudyakut:
MahmoudYakut Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you 
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:iconrezzanatakol:
RezzanATAKOL Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014
Congrats!:clap:
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:iconmahmoudyakut:
MahmoudYakut Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you! 
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:icongamewizard-2008:
gamewizard-2008 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Prithee, I wish for the Nile!!
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:iconmahmoudyakut:
MahmoudYakut Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you! 
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:icongamewizard-2008:
gamewizard-2008 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
NO WAY!! ;D
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bluevelvetwings Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Student Traditional Artist

The guy with the glasses looks like the president of a school, lol.


This is a gorgeous picture, though~

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:iconmahmoudyakut:
MahmoudYakut Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you! 
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LimboTheLost Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Almost feels like the man walking by in leopard cloth and such is photo-bombing... XD
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