Sunday, December 5, 2010

Shaykh Ibrahima Fall

Shaykh Ibrahima Fall (1855–1930) was a disciple of Shaykh Ahmadu Bàmba Mbàkke, founder of the Mouride Brotherhood movement in West Africa. Well known in the Mouride Brotherhood, Ibrahima Fall established the influential Baye Fall movement. Ibrahima Fall was a son of Amadou Rokhaya Fall and Seynabou Ndiaye. At an early age, Ibrahima Fall memorized the Qur'an. Ibrahima Fall achieved scholarship in major Islamic and Arabic sciences such as theology, fiqh, tafsir, grammar and rhetoric.

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