Companion site to the book Ambient Sufism: Ritual Niches and the Social Work of Musical form (University of Chicago Press, 2020) by Richard C. Jankowsky

RITUAL HOSPITALITY: Women Sufis and the Musical Ethics of Accommodation

Audio Example 3.2

Shādhuliyya dhikr performed by the Ḥaṭṭābiyya Sufi order.

Audio Example 3.2       

Shādhuliyya dhikr at slow tempo (recording generously provided by Shaykh Belḥassen and Adnen el-Ghali of the Shādhuliyya Sufi order)

Audio Example 3.3

Shādhuliyya dhikr at fast tempo, approximating fazzānī rhythm (recording generously provided by Shaykh Belḥassen and Adnen el-Ghali of the Shādhuliyya Sufi order)

Video Files

Video Example 3.1

“Shame on Mannūbiyya” (‘Arī al-Mannūbiyya) performed by Fatima Lwelbani and her troupe.

Video Example 3.2

End of the nūba “Yā Belḥassen,” performed by Fatima’s Mannūbiyya troupe and featuring the appropriation of the Shādhuliyya dhikr

Video Example 3.3

Ṭabla drum played by the women’s Tījāniyya (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiOzaISg11k – see below)

Additional Figures

Girl in a jacket
Map of shrines invoked in the Mannūbiyya silsila