mahmal

mahmal

(ˈmɑːmɑːl)
n
(Islam) a litter used in a Muslim ceremony which is carried by a camel
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She decided to portray the journey of Hajj from another perspective through her "Al Mahmal," where she studied the art works of Al Mahmal and conveyed masters such as Sadek Bey, Mohammed Ali Effendi Sa'udi, Ibrahim Rif'at and al-Hussaini.
This includes a documentary of a Mahmal convoy in Cairo in 1938 before it headed to Makkah, as well as niches that covered the Kaaba during different periods of time, and a replica of the key to the Kaaba from the late twentieth century.
For the first time ever, the show is exhibiting 'Al Mahmal Al Shami', a ceremonial palanquin carried on a camel which was the centrepiece of the pilgrim caravan to Makkah.
The inauguration of the 20th edition of Carpet and Art Oasis also saw the display of 'Al Mahmal Al Shami' (a ceremonial palanquin carried on a camel which was the centrepiece of the pilgrim caravan to Makkah).
A few days ago, Mahmal supermarket chains were sold to Ragab Sons chains, who added around 40 branches to his portfolio through this move.
Ces nouveaux espaces d'investissement contribueront egalement a generer de nouveaux postes d'emploi dans ces communes a caractere agropastoral, a-t-on ajoute, rappelant que 8 zones similaires ont ete amenagees entre les annees 2010 et 2013 dans plusieurs communes de la wilaya a l'instar de N'sigha, d'El Mahmal et de Khenchela, pour un cout de 5 milliards de dinars.
Nafil H, Tazi I, Sifessalam M, Bouchtia M, Mahmal L, Clinical, biological and therapeutic profile of anaemia by vitamin B12 deficiency in the department of haematology of Marrakech (Morocco), Bull Soc Pathol Exot.
The exhibition included pictures about the 21-gun salute fired on the arrival of the Mahmal at Jeddah port; the Ka'aba and the well of Zam-Zam and the Prophet Abraham's sanctuary; and the pilgrims after getting their passports stamped.
His photos depict the important steps of the pilgrimage a century ago " the Egyptian caravan's arrival in Jeddah's harbour; the landing of the Mahmal and the Kiswa; perceived sites along the way, as Eve's grave in Jeddah, Turkish forts, Makkah Sherif's house and several famous characters of this period as Y[pounds sterling]Abd ul Rahman Pasha Al Yusuf, Ottoman emir of the pilgrimage.
Always in search of legitimacy, the sultans tried to consolidate their power by instituting various forms of political ritual in Cairo as well as, and maybe above all, in Mecca and Medina, namely, the invocation of the name of the reigning sultan at the call to prayer and before the weekly sermon, and the annual dispatch of the mahmal and kiswa (the cloth covering the Ka'ba), which were a prerogative of the 'Abbasid caliph in the preceding centuries.
It would also have been along the route of the Mahmal, or procession which set off each year from Cairo with the kiswah, or cloth that would cover the sacred Ka'aba in Makkah during the Hajj pilgrimage.