Mūsā Āghā Rāsim
(147 words)

mid and late 19th cent.


O’Fahey (1990), 160.


Khalīfa of Ibrāhīm al-Rashīd in Egypt. An Egyptian student of al-Rashīd, Mūsā Āghā Kāẓim (or Rāsim), who seems to have obtained official recognition of the ṭarīqa under the name of al-Rashīdiyya al-Aḥmadiyya al-Idrīsiyya by 1881 from the shaykh al-sajjāda al-Bakriyya, ʿAbd al-Bāqī al-Bakrī, the government-appointed overseer of the orders. A former governor of Isnā Province and a resident of Alexandria, Mūsā Āghā had been initiated by al-Rashīd at Qūṣ in 1269/1852-53.


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“Mūsā Āghā Rāsim”, in: Arabic Literature of Africa Online, General Editor John O. Hunwick, R.S. O’Fahey. Consulted online on 22 March 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-4453_alao_COM_ALA_10006_5_7>
First published online: 2016

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