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Zaouias of Chefchaouen - Sannyassa
Zaouia, Zawiya (Arabic “corner”), zâwiya, is a Maghrebi and West African term for an Islamic religious school or monastery, roughly corresponding to the Eastern term “madrassa”. The zawiya often contains a pool, and sometimes a fountain. The Hamadcha, Aïssawa and Gnawa Sufi orders are also very active in civic life. Other zaouias which are linked …