Tidjani is a given name or surname. Notable people with the name include:
The Tijāniyyah is a Sufi tariqa, originating in the Maghreb but now more widespread in West Africa, particularly in Senegal, The Gambia, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Niger, Chad, Ghana, Northern and South-western Nigeria and some part of Sudan. The Tijāniyyah order is also present in the state of Kerala in India. Its adherents are called Tijānī. Tijānī place great importance on culture and education, and emphasize the individual adhesion of the disciple (murid). To become a member of the order, one must receive the Tijānī wird, or a sequence of holy phrases to be repeated twice daily, from a muqaddam, or representative of the order.
Dhikr, also spelled Zikr, Thikr, Zekr, or Zikar, literally means "remembrance, reminder" or "mention, utterance". They are Islamic devotional acts, in which phrases or prayers are repeated. It can be counted on a set of prayer beads or through the fingers of the hand. It plays a central role in Sufi Islam. A person who recites the Dhikr is called a ḏākir . Tasbih (تَسْبِيح), literally meaning "glorification" is a form of dhikr that involves the repetitive utterances of short sentences glorifying God. Dhikr is used in tasbih. The content of the prayers includes the names of God, or a dua taken from the hadiths or the Quran. The word Dhikr is also the origin of the name Dhakir (ذَاكِرْ) literally means "mentioner".
Kaolack is a town of 172,305 people on the north bank of the Saloum River and the N1 road in Senegal. It is the capital of the Kaolack Region, which borders The Gambia to the south. Kaolack is an important regional market town and is Senegal's main peanut trading and processing center. As the center of the Ibrahimiyya branch of the Tijaniyyah Sufi order founded by Ibrayima Ñas, it is also a major center of Islamic education. The Leona Niassene mosque (right) in Kaolack is one of the largest and best known in Senegal.
Abū al-ʻAbbās Ahmad ibn Muhammad at-Tijāniyy or Ahmed Tijani, was an Algerian Berber who founded the Tijaniyyah tariqa.
Ibrāhīm Niasse (1900–1975)—or French: Ibrahima Niasse, Wolof: Ibrayima Ñas, Arabic: شيخ الإسلام الحاج إبراهيم إبن الحاج عبد الله التجاني الكولخي Shaykh al-'Islām al-Ḥājj Ibrāhīm ibn al-Ḥājj ʿAbd Allāh at-Tijānī al-Kawlakhī —was a Senegalese major leader (wolof) of the Tijānī Sufi order of Islam in West Africa. His followers in the Senegambia region affectionately refer to him in Wolof as Baay, or "father."
Religion plays an important role in Sudan, with 90 to 97% of the country's population adhering to Islam. The vast majority of Muslims in Sudan are Sunni belonging to the Maliki school of Islamic jurisprudence. Islam is the predominant religion in Sudan at 90.7% of the population while Christianity forms 5.4% of the population according to Pew Research Center. In September 2020, Sudan constitutionally became a secular state after Sudan's transitional government agreed to separate religion from the state, ending 30 years of Islamic rule and Islam as the official state religion in the North African nation. It also scrapped the apostasy law and public flogging.
Sayyid Muhammad al-Tijani al-Samawi is a Tunisian ex-Sunni Twelver Shi'i scholar, academic and theologian.
Babangida is a Nigerian surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Tijani Belaïd is a French-born Tunisian international footballer who plays for Erbil SC in the Iraqi Premier League as an attacking midfielder.
Ismaël is a given name or surname, and may refer to:
Tidjani Serpos is a compound surname. Notable people with the surname include:
Belaid is both a surname and a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Kerim is a variant of the Arabic masculine given name Karim. People with the name include:
Abass is a given name. Notable people with the name include:
Tijani and Tyjani is a masculine given name. Notable people with the name include:
The Tijani is a Sufi order.
Ahmed Tijani is a male Muslim given name formed from the elements Ahmed and Tijani. It may refer to:
Sheikh Ahmad Tijani Ali Cisse is the spiritual leader of the Tijaniyya Sufi order. The Tijaniyya is the largest Sufi order in Western Africa and its leader is responsible for nearly 300 million Sufi adherents.
Folorunsho or Folorunso is a Nigerian given name of Yoruba origin meaning "under God's protection"
Opeyemi is a given name and surname. It may refer to: