Tag Archive for ‘Linxia’

Qur’an class at the Linxia “Women’s School” (女校)

First year students at the Linxia “Women’s School” (女校), learning to recite the Qur’an Recorded by Rachel Harris, 11am, 27 May 2014. The Linxia Foreign Languages Women’s School, established just over 30 years ago, displays a very confident, cosmopolitan outlook,… Read More ›

Khufiyya dhikr at the North Mosque (北寺), Linxia (1)

Khufiyya dhikr at the North Mosque (北寺), Linxia (1) Recorded by Ruard Absaroka, 6.30am, 28 March 2014. These worshippers belong  to the Khufiyya menhuan, one of the main branches of the Sufi orders that were introduced into this part of China… Read More ›

Evening call to prayer heard from the North Mountain

Evening call to prayer heard from the North Mountain ( 北山 ) above Linxia city Recorded by Ruard Absaroka, 7pm, 28 March 2014. Just to the north of the Muslim quarter of Linxia, with its densely packed mosques, lies a… Read More ›