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Sheikh Umar Futi Taal Ziyareh

Gunjur Sand Dunes Mosque (Sacred)
June (Ending)
Annual

Description

The mosque, associated grounds, buildings and rocks are all regarded as sacred because the site provided sojourn for the Kalifat’ul Tijanniyya Sheikh Umar Taal, 1793-1864, leader of the Tijanniyya Sect in West Africa, during his Islamization mission in West Africa. Followers take pilgrimage to the site to pay homage and receive blessings.

Cultural Significance

People visit the Sand Dune Mosque to pray for life changing situations ranging from marital status to reversing the plight of barren women for child bearing.

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