Wolof Documents

Sëriñ Daam Ndiaye
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

The document is a poem of Sëriñ Daam Ndiaye given by his nephew and dealing with the life and work of Moodu Faty Khary, a son of Shaykh Massamba Mbàkke (a brother of Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba).

Sëriñ Abdul Ahad Mbàkke - 1976
Language: Wolof
Script: Wolof Ajami (Wolofal)

The document is a speech of Sëriñ Abdul Ahad Mbàkke, the third Khalīfa of the Muridiyya Sufi order of Senegal. It was delivered on the day of the of Eid-al-Fitr in 1976. The speech deals with various religious issues including Shaykh Ahmadu Bamba’s teachings.

Shaykh Muhammadu Lamiin Baara Mbàkke, Head of the Murid Sufi order in Touba, Senegal - 2009
Language: Wolof
Script: Ajami wolof (Wolofal)

The document is an important certificate attesting the birth of a Murid youth organization named Matlabul Fawzayni at the University of Ziguinchor in southern Senegal. The name was given to the new organization during the members’ first visit to Touba to meet with the Head of the Murid order. The document serves an important historical document and a sign of his approval of the founding of this new Murid youth organization.

African Language Program at Harvard University