Senegal – Mystic leader

Inside the mausoleum of Mame Diarra, men and women are divided on two sides, where they gather to pray at the shrine of Sokhna Mame Diarra Bousso, the Mother of Saint Amadou Bambas. The Senegalese refer to Mama Diarra as ‘The Source’, because she is the mother of Amadou Bamba and theirefore considerd as the source of the wisdom and spiritual powers of the holy man. Some believe that praying at the grave of Mame Diarra improves the chance that their prayers will be fulfilled.

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