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Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English 310 Muhanunad Tukur wrote the poem And Asma'u translated it into Hausa in love ofMuhammada. 311 I ally myselfto him as my father did And Shaikh Abdulkadir, Ahmada. 312 And Shaikh Rufai and Shaikh Ahmadu Badawi And Shaikh DasuJu, through them may I see the face ofMuhammada. 313 It is their help we seek in this world and the grave And also in the Next World, so that we may see Ahmada. 314 God enabled me to write three hundred verses And eighteen for Muhammada 315 Oh God forgive the sins ofAsma'u Because she found the strength to long for Muhammada. 316 You know that the Prophet wipes away all grief So give us renewed energy to long for Muhammada. Lan,~age oforiginal: Fu!fulde Fear This Hulnj-nde n.d. Source oftext: Alhaji Muhammadu Magaji Introduction: 345 Work 61 In this powerful poem the torments of hell are described in frightening detail.872 It opens with a warning to prepare for death because a terrible fate awaits those who do not (vv.I-7), and closes with a brief account of the delights of Heaven ( vv. 95-100), and a prayer for the poet's personal salvation. This work should be read with a copy of the Qur'an in hand, because it reiterates'the terrors cited the Qur'an, which are put into local terms that the people readily would understand. Such punishments include being: fried alive (v. 24), flogged (v. 26), blinded (v.41), clubbed (v.42), starved (v.45), frozen (v.46), choked (v.7S), melted (v. SO), squeezed (v.SO), and "'There is a list ofbooks on Muslim eschatology in Schimmel (1994: 241). Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English 310 Muhammad Tukur wrote the poem And Asma'u translated it into Hausa in love ofMuhammada. 311 1ally myselfto him as my father did And Shaikh Abdulkadir, Ahmada. 312 And Shaikh Rufai and Shaikh Ahmadu Badawi And Shaikh Dasuki, through them may I see the face ofMuhammada. 313 It is their help we seek in this world and the grave And also in the Next World, so that we may see Ahmada. 314 God enabled me to write three hundred verses And eighteen for Muhammada 315 Oh God forgive the sins ofAsma'u Because she found the strength to long for Muhammada. 316 You know that the Prophet wipes away all grief So give us renewed energy to long for Muhammada. Fear This Hulni-nde n.d. 345 Work 61 Fulfulde Alhaji Muhammadu Magaji Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction: In this powerful poem the torments of hell are described in frightening detailS72 It opens with a warning to prepare for death because a terrible fate awaits those who do not (vv.I-7), and closes with a brief account of the delights of Heaven (vv. 95-100), and a prayer for the poet's personal salvation. This work should be read with a copy of the Qur'an in hand, because it reiterates'the terrors cited the Qur'an, which are put into local terms that the people readily would understand. Such punishments include being: fried alive (v. 24), flogged (v. 26), blinded (vAl), clubbed (v.42), starved (vAS), frozen (vA6), choked (v.78), melted (v. 80), squeezed (v.80), and "'There is a list ofbooks on Muslimesehatology in Schinunel (1994: 241). Boyd & Mack/The Collected Works ofNana Asma 'u in English 310 Muhammad Tukur wrote the poem And Asma'u translated it into Hausa in love ofMuhammada. 311 1ally myselfto him as my father did And Shaikh Abdulkadir, Ahmada. 312 And Shaikh Rufai and Shaikh Ahmadu Badawi And Shaikh Dasuki, through them may I see the face ofMuhammada. 313 It is their help we seek in this world and the grave And also in the Next World, so that we may see Ahmada. 314 God enabled me to write three hundred verses And eighteen for Muhammada 315 Oh God forgive the sins ofAsma'u Because she found the strength to long for Muhammada. 316 You know that the Prophet wipes away all grief So give us renewed energy to long for Muhammada. Fear This Hulni-nde n.d. 345 Work 61 Fulfulde Alhaji Muhammadu Magaji Language oforiginal: Source oftext: Introduction: In this powerful poem the torments of hell are described in frightening detailS72 It opens with a warning to prepare for death because a terrible fate awaits those who do not (vv...

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ISBN
9781609170653
Related ISBN
9780870134753
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OCLC
605316199
Launched on MUSE
2012-12-20
Language
English
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