It is common believe, that the dhikr and Sufism sessions in al-Zawiya al-Hilaliyya are restricted to men only. But in this video we listen to excerpts from Mrs. Ruba Rustam’s relationship with this ritual and place.

The Syrian Heritage Archive Project is located at the Museum für Islamische Kunst (Museum for Islamic Art) in Berlin.

More information: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

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